One Place, One Face 5/17/2019, 1 PM to 4 PM, $390

THE PLACE: This experience will focus on the thriving creative community and street art scene in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Led by street art expert Justin Rivers, you will discover works of art throughout this Brooklyn neighborhood which has become the epicenter of street art. While taking this tour you will start working on your street photography skills until “The Face” enters the picture…

THE FACE: For this unique experience you will have the privilege to photograph Claire De Luxe, a performance artist who specializes in fire theatrics, stilt dancing, and LED acts. Twirling poi sticks set ablaze and visual wands that create light images in the air, she dazzles audiences with her unique skills and glitzy costumes. De Luxe creates mesmerizing experiences for intimate settings and large scale shows with her troupe The Enchanted Circus. She has performed for the likes of celebrities like Jay-Z and Miranda Kerr and companies such as Sony, Macy’s and The W Hotel. She is often performs at the House of Yes in Brooklyn and has appeared on Lifetime’s Project Runway and Bravo’s The Chef Show.

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Schedule:

  • 1 PM: Students meet Stephanie de Rouge for a 30 minute class on portrait photography where they will learn her signature three secrets of making a great portrait in less than 5 minutes, as well as specific techniques for the two types of portraits they will take: “Live Portraits” and “Posed Portraits”.

  • 1:30 PM: The Bushwick street art tour starts near The Bushwick Collective. Students start the “Portraits on the Move” portion of the class using the portrait techniques taught by Stephanie, while discovering and learning about the art in the neighborhood

  • 2:15 PM: The class meets Claire De Luxe. Students start photographing Claire in a group setting

  • 2:45 PM: Under Stephanie’s lead, each student will get individual time with Claire to photograph her one-on-one for the “Posed Portrait” portion of the workshop

  • 3:45 PM: Students debrief with Stephanie in a group setting

  • 4 PM: End of the photo workshop

Maximum of 10 students per class.

Optional Critique Session

For those of you who want to extend the experience, a critique and editing session of the photos you took during this workshop is available upon registration on Friday, May 24th from 10am to 12pm. Stephanie de Rouge will review your images, give you a constructive critique, and share tips tailored to your work. If time allows Stephanie will introduce you to the art of storytelling.

6 spots available, $60 per participant. (Option available at checkout)