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Cape Cod Art Center

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3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States

January 2020

Advanced Lightroom – Develop Module: Learn My Processing Secrets! w/ Betty Wiley

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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In this class, I’ll take students beyond the basic editing techniques in Lightroom. Lightroom can do much more than simply adjust exposure, fix blown highlights, open up shadows, change white balance and add contrast! This class will cover techniques to add advanced and creative effects to images without ever having to use Photoshop or other editing software. The following topics will be covered (time permitting) Creating dramatic lighting affects for portraits Adding beams of light Using the tools in Lightroom…

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Introduction to Tile Making

January 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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In this class you will explore various techniques for making and decorating tiles by hand and by simple machine. A history of tiles around the world will be used as a backdrop for traditional methods of using repetitive design as well as storytelling. Surface decoration will include glazing, painting in underglazes, sgraffito and other carving techniques. Students will have a chance to try different tile making and decorating techniques and can expect to make a finished multiple tile piece for…

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Understanding Layers and Masks: Learn My Processing Secrets! w/ Betty Wiley

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Cost: Members $65 | Non – Members $75 Description: Proficiency with layers and masks is such an important part of using Photoshop and I always feel that it is the “heart and soul” of what makes Photoshop such a powerful imaging editor. During this class, you will learn how and when to use layers and masks in Photoshop and some the editing tips and tricks that I use when I process my images in Photoshop. This is one of my…

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Intro to Lightroom w/ John Tunney

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Saturday, January 25 Time: 9:00am-12:00pm Price: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: Learn the essential tools and techniques to make your photos look their best using Adobe Lightroom. This hands-on workshop is based on a simple workflow that will let you quickly and easily organize, edit and output your images. First, we’ll cover how to import, rate and sort your pictures. Then, working with sample images, you’ll learn how to adjust colors, fine-tune your exposure and recover blocked shadows…

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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series w/ Mellissa Morris

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting Instructor: Mellissa Morris Day: Saturdays Dates(s): January 25th | February 22nd | March 28th | April 25th – Choose one workshop individually, or sign up for all workshops as a series Cost: Members $115 | Non-Members $145 Time: 10am-3pm (30 minute lunch break at noon) Description: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting: For All Skill Levels This four-part series can be taken as…

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February 2020

Essentials of iPhone Photography w/ Barbara Braman

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Saturday, February 1 Time: 1pm-4pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: Do you feel that you are not getting the most out of your iPhone camera? Have you just gotten a new iPhone and want to learn how to use all the features of your new camera? Join this workshop and we will explore all the features of the camera and how and when to use them. We will also talk about how to sort and organize your…

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Making the Roundtrip from Lightroom to Photoshop (and back) w/ Betty Wiley

February 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: This class will focus on taking images from Lightroom into Photoshop (and back) – otherwise known as making the “roundtrip” from Lightroom. It’s incredibly easy to take images from Lightroom to Photoshop and I will show you how. I’ll cover the basic editing I do in Lightroom and review the why and when I need or want to take my images into Photoshop for additional processing. Once the images are back in Lightroom,…

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Cape Cod Winterscapes w/ John Tunney

February 7 @ 6:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Friday-Sunday, February 7-9 Price: Members $325| Non-Members $350 Max: 6 people Description: Winter on Cape Cod is a unique time with special photo opportunities. The tourists and part time residents are gone. Many businesses are closed. Beaches, harbors and streets are empty. In this unique workshop, we will explore Cape Cod’s winterscapes–everything from the natural beauty of the beaches and marshes to shuttered business and deserted harbors and streets. In addition to field shoots, we’ll spend time inside editing…

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Start to Finish: Learn My Processing Secrets using Lightroom and Photoshop w/ Betty Wiley

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Cost: Members $65 | Non – Members $75 Description: In this class, I will show you my processing workflow using both Lightroom and Photoshop. I will discuss when I use Lightroom for my basic editing as well as the reasons for taking images into Photoshop for further processing. I will cover the best tools in each program to maximize the potential in your images. Time permitting, we will work on three different types of images from start to finish. I…

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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series w/ Mellissa Morris

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting Instructor: Mellissa Morris Day: Saturdays Dates(s): January 25th | February 22nd | March 28th | April 25th – Choose one workshop individually, or sign up for all workshops as a series Cost: Members $115 | Non-Members $145 Time: 10am-3pm (30 minute lunch break at noon) Description: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting: For All Skill Levels This four-part series can be taken as…

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March 2020

Photoshop: Learn My Processing Secrets! Color Grading and Light Shaping w/ Betty Wiley

March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Tuesday, March 3rd Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: (repeat of my class in 2019) This class will focus on the various techniques that I use in Photoshop when working with color and light in my images. Students will learn how to maximize the potential in their images by adding dramatic light and color. I will show you how to use the various types of adjustment layers to add, modify and change the colors and/or tones…

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Photoshop: Fixing Various Problems in Images Using the Various Tools in Photoshop w/ Betty Wiley

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Tuesday, March 10th Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: This class will cover how to fix problems in images using Photoshop. I will cover the use of the various tools in Photoshop such as the clone tool, patch tool, healing brush and spot healing brush as well as using content aware fill along with other techniques to remove such things as signs, telephone wires, people, etc. Often more than one tool in Photoshop is required to…

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Learn My Processing Secrets! Using Luminar as a Plug-In with Photoshop and/or Lightroom w/ Betty Wiley

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Tuesday. March 17th Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Cost: $65 Members | $75 Non-members Description: Luminar by Skylum Software has become a very popular plug-in that is typically used with Photoshop and/or Lightroom (it can also be used as a stand-alone program as well). It is my preferred editing plug-in for many of my images.  In this class, you will learn how to use Luminar software to add many different effects to your images such as rays of sun or golden light, Orton…

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Street Photography Workshop with John Hames

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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3-Part Workshop: Sunday, March 22nd; Sunday, March 29th; Sunday, April 5th 1pm-3pm Each Sunday Members $150 | Non-Members $200 Join us for this three-week workshop that meets on consecutive weekends at the Art Center as well as in downtown Boston. Week 1 (March 22, 2 hours) will feature a slide show and Q&A at Cape Cod Art Center about historical and contemporary trends in street/candid photography. Week 2 (March 29, 2 hour) will give us the opportunity to meet in Boston…

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Photoshop: Creating Your Own Watermarks Using the Text Tool w/ Betty Wiley

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Day: Tuesday, March 24th Time: 6pm-9pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: During this class, I will show you how to create your own custom watermarks and logos in Photoshop. Creating your own watermark is quite easy to do and you will learn how to work with the text tool in Photoshop which is useful for creating watermarks as well as creating cards, invitations or anytime you want to add text to an image. This class is lots of…

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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series w/ Mellissa Morris

March 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting Instructor: Mellissa Morris Day: Saturdays Dates(s): January 25th | February 22nd | March 28th | April 25th – Choose one workshop individually, or sign up for all workshops as a series Cost: Members $115 | Non-Members $145 Time: 10am-3pm (30 minute lunch break at noon) Description: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting: For All Skill Levels This four-part series can be taken as…

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March 31 Photoshop: Creating Your Own Watermarks Using the Text Tool w/ Betty Wiley

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Photoshop: Creating Your Own Watermarks Using the Text Tool Instructor: Betty Wiley Day: Tuesday, March 31 Time: 6pm-9pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: During this class, I will show you how to create your own custom watermarks and logos in Photoshop.  Creating your own watermark is quite easy to do and you will learn how to work with the text tool in Photoshop which is useful for creating watermarks as well as creating cards, invitations or anytime you want to add text…

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April 2020

Ink Drop Floral Workshop w/ Mary Wojciechowski

April 4 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Ink Drop Floral Workshop Instructor: Mary Wojciechowski Day: Saturday, April 4th, 2020 Time: 9:30am-3:30pm Cost: Members $80 | Non – Members $85 *$10 optional material fee, includes ink and Yupo paper Description: Alcohol Ink is a highly pigmented and quick-drying medium applied by pouring, brushing or stamping on a non-porous surface such as Yupo. This workshop will explore the unique qualities of this painting medium that may be used for flowing abstracted works, representational images and subjects that incorporate both.…

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Photoshop for Lightroom Users: Making the Roundtrip from Lightroom to Photoshop (and back) w/ Betty Wiley

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Instructor: Betty Wiley Day: Tuesday, April 7th Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: This class will focus on taking images from Lightroom into Photoshop (and back) – otherwise known as making the “roundtrip” from Lightroom.  It’s incredibly easy to take images from Lightroom to Photoshop and I will show you how.  I’ll cover the basic editing I do in Lightroom and review the why and when I need or want to take my images into Photoshop for…

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CALL FOR ENTRIES! “Spring Open” Juried Exhibit

April 19
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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"Spring Open" Nationally Advertised Open-Juried Exhibit May 18-June 12 Cape Cod Art Center seeks submissions for Spring Open 2020 (formerly "All Cape Cod"). This open-juried exhibit embraces talent from across the United States. Any subject matter will be considered. There is a special award for best Cape Cod Landscape. Jurying over $1,500 in cash prizes! Anybody from anywhere is eligible to enter--all media allowed. Enter through SMARTER ENTRY Important Dates: JPEGS DUE: Sunday, April 19th (by midnight) ENTRY FEE: $20/members, $25/non-members (per piece).…

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Introduction to iPhone Photography and Digital Art w/ Lisa Jo Rudy

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Introduction to iPhone Photography and Digital Art Instructor: Lisa Jo Rudy Day: Saturday, April 25th Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm Cost: Members $65 | Non-Members $75 Description: Introduction to iPhone Photography and Digital Art — Your iPhone is a powerful tool for photography and photo editing. Learn how to use your camera effectively, and take an interactive tour of your iPhone’s many-faceted “native” editing suite. Next, you’ll explore apps that allow you to create portraits and experiment with image blending, digital…

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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series w/ Mellissa Morris

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Winter Abstract Painting Workshop Series: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting Instructor: Mellissa Morris Day: Saturdays Dates(s): January 25th | February 22nd | March 28th | April 25th – Choose one workshop individually, or sign up for all workshops as a series Cost: Members $115 | Non-Members $145 Time: 10am-3pm (30 minute lunch break at noon) Description: Four workshops that explore and expand on Abstract Painting: For All Skill Levels This four-part series can be taken as…

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May 2020

ArtWeek Presents: Art Talk with Beth Stein – French Pastels

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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During the late 19th century, some of the most famous avant-garde artists in France and beyond began to experiment with pastels, including Cassatt, Degas, Manet, Millet, Monet, Pissarro, Redon, and Renoir. They captured the fleeting moment, the passing effects of light and weather, delicate blossoms that might soon fade in these exquisite pieces. A pastel must be carefully preserved due to the fragility of the powdery pigment, and the light sensitivity of the paper used to display it. Come hear…

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“Spring Open” Juried Exhibit Reception

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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"Spring Open" Nationally Advertised Open-Juried Exhibit May 18-June 12 Cape Cod Art Center is having a reception for Spring Open 2020 (formerly "All Cape Cod"). This open-juried exhibit embraces talent from across the United States.  There is a special award for best Cape Cod Landscape. Jurying over $1,500 in cash prizes! RECEPTION: Thursday, May 21 from 5pm-7pm

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June 2020

Gardens of Cape Cod with Charles Needle

June 26
Cape Cod Art Center, 3480 Route 6A
Barnstable, Ma., MA United States
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Instructor: Charles Needle Date: June 26–June 29 (Friday-Monday) 4 day workshop Cost: $400 Members | $450 Non-Members Class Limit | 12 Late June on Cape Cod is a garden paradise! Some of the most beautiful gardens in America can be found here. Join award-winning California-based flower and garden photographer, Charles Needle, on a tour of six breathtaking public and private gardens on the Cape at the peak of summer growing season. Charles will guide you through the technical craft of flower and…

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