Field Seminars and Workshops 2019

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June 22nd 9AM-12PM


Acrylic Plein Air Painting Workshop at the Devastated Area 


Instructor: Yvonne Jordan-Sherwood


Location: Meet at the Devastated Area Parking Lot 


Cost: $30 per person Lassen Association members $25 per person Kids 10-18 $10 with a paid adult 


COURSE DESCRIPTION: Plein Air means painting on location. This 3 hour course will be geared towards the beginner who may have never painted with acrylic before but any level of painter is welcome. Children 10 and up are able to attend class with parent participation. This class will cover how to choose what to paint from the overall view, basic techniques such as painting on canvas, applying paint, brush strokes, and finishing with the detail work. When you're done, you go home with a work of art painted by you! This will be a fun class for anyone interested in trying their hand at acrylic painting! Laughter and fun encouraged as you paint! Supplies: Paint and canvas will be provided. When you register for class a detailed list of supplies will be given to you. Please bring a chair you can sit at a table with. 


PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ACRYLIC PAINT WILL STAIN YOUR CLOTHES! PLEASE WEAR SOMETHING YOU DON’T CARE IF PAINT ENDS UP ON! 


Workshop details and registration at Loomis Museum, Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center, online at www.lassenassociation.org or call 530-595-4464 Class limit: 20 people - Ages 10 to Adult.



June 29th and 30th 10Am-12PM


Manzanita Lake guided hike with Tracy Salcedo.

Join Tracy Salcedo, author of Hiking Lassen Volcanic National Park, this summer at Manzanita Lake for a walk-and-talk hike.

Salcedo will share her insights into best hikes and best hiking practices in the park. The hike is limited to 20 participants. Cost is $10 and you can sign up online at lassenassociation.org or call 530.595.4464.

 What to Bring

Bring a comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, water and a snack and a camera if you would like.


Considerations

Lecture will be at various elevation levels; Weather extremes and rapidly changing conditions may exist; exercise caution with exposure to the elements. Unfavorable or dangerous weather conditions may cancel the course. Light rain will not cancel. The course itinerary is tentative and may change due to weather conditions, participants’ experience levels, and accessibility to resources, etc.

 

 Nature Photography Workshop with Terry Nathan


July 26th-27th


Location: Manzanita Lake


Terry Nathan Photography Workshop: 

In this two-day photography workshop, we will use Lassen Volcanic National Park’s stunning landscape and diversity of ecosystems to improve our skills making photographs. By combining in-class and hands-on photography experiences in the park, we will learn about compositional principles that will enable us to make more compelling photographs of wildflowers, geologic features, and grand mountain views. The workshop will consist of a two-hour in class presentation on the principles of lighting and composition, a five-hour hands-on field excursion, and a post photo-shoot critique session.


July 26th 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Lecture: Lighting and Composition (Loomis Museum)

July 27th 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Field Excursion: Hike around Manzanita Lake 7:00 a.m. Welcome in front of Loomis Museum • The camera, a tool for the heart and mind. • Basic aperture, depth of field, etc. • Learning to see like an artist: documentation and interpretation. • Basic principles of composition: visual weight, proportion, perspective, etc. • Seeing the light: qualityand direction of light, color. • From concept to portfolio: telling a story. 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Optional Q&A/practice session 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Photo critiques of images captured during the field excursion (Loomis Museum).



September 20th-21st


Location: Bumpass Hell to Kings Creek Picnic Area


Sept. 20th                                 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Lecture:  Lighting and Composition

(Mineral Conference Center, South End)

Sept. 21st                                 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Field Excursion: Bumpass Hell Trailhead to Kings Creek

Picnic Area  

7:00 a.m.  Welcome at Bumpass Hell Trailhead

                  The camera, a tool for the heart and mind.

                  Basic aperture, depth of field, etc.

                  Learning to see like an artist: documentation and interpretation.

                  Basic principles of composition: visual weight, proportion, perspective, etc.

                  Seeing the light: quality and direction of light, color.

                  From concept to portfolio: telling a story.

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.           Lunch

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.            Optional Q&A/practice session

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.           Photo critiques of images captured during the field excursion

(Mineral Conference Center, South End)


What to Bring

All types of cameras are welcome. Bring plenty of water, backpack, lunch, extra food, sunscreen, insect repellent, hat, sunglasses, rain gear for you and gear.  Wear sturdy hiking shoes/boots, layers of light and loose clothing. Small folding chair is optional.

   

Considerations

Lecture will be at 5,000 feet elevation and above; Weather extremes and rapidly changing conditions may exist; exercise caution with exposure to the elements. Unfavorable or dangerous weather conditions may cancel the course. Light rain will not cancel. The course itinerary is tentative and may change due to weather conditions, participants’ experience levels, and accessibility to resources, etc.





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