Self-Portraiture – Online Class creates a platform to explore photography and celebrate yourself with a camera. Self-Portraiture – Online Class provides a vehicle to learn about photography and art while celebrating one-self.
- Self Portraiture Technique
- Who Are You?
- Shadows and Reflections
- Cable release or self timer
- A willingness to experiment
- A sense of humor
Self-portraiture dates back to the origins of art. Throughout history, artists have turned their study inward and created self-portraits. Whether a model was unavailable for lack of funds or character, painters and photographers often became their own subject. “For many artists, the self-portrait was a critical exploration of personal realization and aesthetic achievement. Back in the days of Vincent Van Gogh, it was customary to trade self-portraits; they were a token of friendship and mutual respect. Join me for this fun and insightful class and you will learn so much.
Cheryl Machat Dorskind’s playful self-portraits appear as cover art on best selling novels, in magazines, and in many private collections. Photographing and painting since she was twelve, Cheryl Machat Dorskind is the best selling author of “The Art of Handpainting Photographs,” “The Art of Photographing Children,” and the eBook “Photographing Children Naturally.” She is also a New York Times acclaimed photo artist, a workshop instructor, a college professor, a speaker, and a fine art mentoring expert.