MCA Workshop Series Presents:

Styling Workshop: Learn to Create Compelling Images

with Basha Burwell

Description
It’s more important than ever to be able to utilize technology to digitally present your work to the world. The internet and social media is an endless sea of imagery. It can be quite easy to get lost in the shuffle. Join Stylist + Art Director, Basha Burwell, for this one-of-a-kind styling workshop! She will introduce you to her line work, and teach you some tips and tricks to create interesting images containing your work.  This unique workshop is for craftspeople + makers wanting to improve the skills necessary to present your craft through photographic images. This workshop will prepare you with the tools needed to successfully conceptualize, plan, produce, and even shoot creative and memorable still life images featuring your craft objects. The primary focus will be on composition, proper lighting and the use of editing tools and props.

When

Saturday, January 25th
10am – 2pm

Location
Church: 16 Brewster St, Rockland ME 04841
Preview the unique workshop location! This remodeled church was featured in Remodelista

What to Bring
Whatever camera you already possess (smartphone, point and shoot, dslr)
Craft object(s) and any props; fabric, papers, blocks/risers.

Instructor Bio
Originally from Maine, Basha splits her time between Brooklin, ME and Cambridge MA. She is a commercial photo Art Director and Stylist with a roster of national clients. Since the early 90’s Basha has been making and photographing her own line of handcrafted Silver & Gold Jewelry . Basha prides herself on a certain “scrappy” resourcefulness and adventurous spirit. Although
teaching is not on her current resume, working with makers, designers, and teams of creatives is her forte.

For more on Basha and her work :
www.bashabcreative.com (art direction + styling)
www.bashaburwell.com ( jewelry site)
Instagram: Basha_oog
Blog: bashaoogblogspot.com

Cost:
MCA Members: $45
Non-MCA Members: $60

Light refreshments provided. Lunch not included.

Registration Open

Questions? Email emily@mainecrafts.org