Mastering the Art of Photographic Printing

$525.00

A 7-Week Class

A photograph is not finished until it is printed. For a fine art photographer, “good enough” prints can’t effectively communicate your vision to the audience. The Mastering the Art of Photographic Printing (MAPP) class is for the photographer looking to bring his or her printing skills to a fine art level.  Taught by John Granata who has taught his Fine Art Printing Method to hundreds of photographers, many of whom have become internationally recognized.

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May 10th, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Thursdays)
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May 10th, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Thursdays)
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Description

A photograph is not finished until it is printed. For a fine art photographer, “good enough” prints can’t effectively communicate your vision to the audience. The Mastering the Art of Photographic Printing (MAPP) class is for the photographer looking to bring his or her printing skills to a fine art level. Only after mastering printing skills and effectively choosing a paper, will your prints express your vision. Learn how to captivate and communicate with the viewer by transferring mood, emotion and artist intent visually.

This course focuses on:

  • understanding the value of color management and color profiles
  • utilizing a workflow for printing in Adobe Photoshop
  • identifying characteristics of “good” color and density in photographic printing
  • charactering different paper types and surfaces
  • determining paper choice based on subject matter to best covey artist intention
  • discovering how fine art printing represents your vision

Required supplies for students to purchase:

  • 1 Hahnemühle Matte Smooth FineArt Inkjet Paper Sample Pack
  • 1 Hahnemühle Matte Textured FineArt Inkjet Paper Sample Pack
  • 1 Hahnemühle Glossy FineArt Inkjet Paper Sample Pack
  • 2 Hahnemühle Photo Rag® 308 Matte FineArt Paper 8.5×11 25 sheet box
  • 2-3 additional boxes of Hahnemühle 8.5×11 25 sheet boxes (to be purchased in week 5)

Instructor

John Granata

John Granata has shown and sold his images throughout the United States and internationally. An accomplished printer in his own right, he has expanded on his Columbia College Chicago Bachelor of Fine Art Degree to include a Masters Degree from Concordia University, in order to share his passion for photography. John has taught his Fine Art Printing Method to hundreds of photographers, many of whom have become internationally recognized.

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