Artists will shoot 10 different projects ranging from landscapes and portraiture, to stop action and abstraction. You will also learn and apply Photoshop techniques to digitally enhance your photos. You will need to purchase your own flash drive to store your projects (2 GB). As a course final, artists will create a digital portfolio of their work. 

Studio Habits of Mind

The 8 Studio Habits of Mind is a framework- a way of thinking and practicing studio skills. The 8 habits have no order-- they work together in a cycle and have no structure- instead they should animate as studio experiences unfold.

Below are videos of creative artists modeling studio habits of mind and discussing the beauty of mistakes, the need to struggle, and the satisfaction of making their unique contributions to the world through their art form.


Learning to picture mentally what you can't directly observe and imagining possible next steps in making a piece.