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Promoting public interest and participation in the arts since 1961.

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Gualala Arts Workshop
Photographing Your 2D and 3D Art
Instructor: Bill Apton

   Saturday, June 21, 2008, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
or  Sunday, June 22, 2008, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Photographing Your 2D and 3D Art, with Bill Apton
Register by:   June 6, 2008
Tuition:   $100 Members; $110 non-members
Materials:   Camera and Art to be photographed
Class size:   minimum 4; maximum 10

Bill Apton is offering a half day workshop twice, on two consecutive days, on how to photograph your own 2D and 3D artwork. You will learn how to eliminate reflections, set up even lighting and find the correct exposure to bring out detail and texture. You will also learn the basics of digitally manipulating your images and correctly size them.

The workshop will be held at Bill Apton's professional photo studio in Anchor Bay where lighting and set up equipment will be available. Contact the instructor prior to the workshop for directions: Bill Apton, 884-4278.

Bill has 40 years experience as a commercial photographer in New York and San Francisco. His comprehensive expertise includes photographing art for individuals and business both on location and in his studio. Complete catalogs for Tabra, Shreves, and products for Firemans Fund are some of his many commercial clients. Learn the tricks of the trade from a seasoned veteran.

Please bring your own camera and a small piece of art (36 inches or less) to photograph.

Photographing Your 2D and 3D Art, with Bill Apton Photographing Your 2D and 3D Art, with Bill Apton

The Gualala Arts Center, located at 46501 Old State Highway in Gualala, CA,
is open weekdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and weekends from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Please call (707) 884-1138 for more information, or email

Serving the coastal communities of northern Sonoma & southern Mendocino Counties.