DISCOVER. PRACTICE. MASTER.
FOUNDATIONS: THE STARTING POINT
As we collectively gather to kick off these creative workshops, the groups will be split into your chosen track: the Artist Track, the Musician Track, and the film Making Track.
Here, our instructors will be covering the fundamental basics of theory and foundational techniques necessary to master your craft and forge quickly ahead. Follow below to see what opportunities lie ahead!
ARTIST TRACK | MUSICIAN TRACK | FILM TRACK
Sponsored by Masterpiece Christian Fine Arts Foundation
and @The Story.Ashland . We are providing a truly exceptional experiences for young creatives to learn and thrive.
Chris Hopkins and his remarkable experience and talents lead the Artist Track. Primarily a painting track, participants will be gathered together for strengthening the fundamentals of strong drawing skills, the way to "see" subjects, which are essential to all skilled painting. Chris will be covering principles of design/composition, values, light source, technical elements of art, as well as color theory. Then finishing the week with the human form portrait instruction.
This time will include hands-on exercises to immediately put skills into practice. develop, and master other specialized skills coming in later sessions.
For the first day, (Wed. 24th), students following the Musician Track will be gathered together for teaching on the fundamentals of music and music theory. The team will discuss fundamental elements of music in history, in the church and culture with which they can then use as they dive deeper into learning and sharpening their musical talents! Then following days pick your musical preference from our daily offerings. And a real recording studio experience will be available for all who want to have some fun!
FILM MAKING TRACK WITH JEFF BATES
Producer Jeff Bates is passionate about a Great Story and has had over 30 years of experience making short films. Combining technical excellence and a great eye to "see" beyond the camera students will work alongside Jeff to produce a short film with all the gear. Each production element will be explored step by step and you will become the camera crew and producer!