Image by Kate Breakey
Pixels, Paint, Pastel and Pencil: Altering Images with Kate Breakey (Webinar)
- June 18, 2022
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lightroom and Photoshop allow you to creatively alter your digital images in endless wondrous ways, but this digital manipulation is just the beginning. In this webinar, Kate Breakey will show you how to extend your vision further and make your images total unique using a variety of art media to hand-color inkjet prints.
Kate Breakey’s (http://www.katebreakey.com/) early training as a painter and printmaker makes her regard photographs as a starting point, surfaces to embellish. She paints and draws on them, gilds, and sometimes embroiders her images which are all invariably about her fascination and wonder of the natural world.
She is internationally known for her large-scale, richly hand-colored photographs including her acclaimed series of luminous portraits of birds, flowers and animals in a series called Small Deaths published in 2001 by University of Texas Press. Other monographs include, Painted Light, 2010, a career retrospective that encompasses a quarter century of prolific image making and Slow Light, Published by Etherton Gallery in 2011. Her collection of photograms, entitled ‘Las Sombras / The Shadows’ was published by University of Texas Press in 2012. This series is a continuation of her lifetime investigation of the natural world which in her own words is ‘brimming with fantastic mysterious beautiful things’.
Born in Australia in 1957, Breakey received her master’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin. Since 1980 her work has appeared in over 120 solo and group exhibitions in the United States, Australia, Japan and France. Her collections include the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, The Australian National Gallery and the San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts, as well as various private collections.
She has resided in the Tucson, Arizona for 22 years and regularly teaches workshops nationally and internationally.
Webinar – Online Learning Class via Zoom
This class is part of our Saturday “Webinar” series. These 90-minute online presentations, taught by leading leading professionals in the field, are designed to be informative and educational. A wide range of topics will be explored. Each webinar will end with Q&A from the audience.
A link for the Zoom webinar will be emailed to the prior to the start date. Please read the instructions included in the email. If you have additional questions please contact Kevin Weinstein or Janis McGavin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dates: Saturday, June 18, 10-11:30 am PST
Skill/Experience Level: Open to all levels
Tuition: $45 Non-Members; $35 Members
Venue: Online Learning Class
This course will be meeting online via Zoom. We encourage you to install and test the software on your device prior to the class.