More teaching? Yes. In fact, I’ve got THREE teaching opportunities coming up before the end of 2018. As many of you know, I’ve taken a break from teaching over the past few years, but was asked to return, mostly for Blurb related events, but also found myself thinking about photography workshops once again. A few days ago I posted about a two-day workshop at The Palm Springs Photo Festival 2018, and today I’m posting about my upcoming class at Maine Media in Camden.
Maine is a powerhouse operation offering programs on still photography, book arts and design, filmmaking, writing, travel, etc. It is also based in one of my all time favorite places on planet Earth: Maine.
Like Palm Springs, I’m co-teaching with Michelle Dunn Marsh, but this time with a week-long class to dig deeper into the book arts world. I’ll be bringing book blanks once again and students will be able to spend copious time creating their maquette. I’m also planning on showing short films, case studies, etc., things that will hopefully jar loose the thinking process that often accompanies something as historical and traditional as publishing.
This class will be about editing, sequencing, prints, books, glue, scissors, feedback, reviews, community and also strategy. I’ve been at this long enough to know there really is no right or wrong with publishing/self-publishing. If you make solid work, have a goal and are flexible you can do almost anything you can dream up. Sometimes the most difficult part is determining what it is you truly want to do.