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CONTACT: Myrna Whitehead
Vanderpool to teach class for photographers, writers on March 29
LUBBOCK – Photographer and author Rick Vanderpool will teach the class, “Creating Critical Thinking Skills for Photographers, Writers and Teachers” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting March 29 through May 3. The cost is $50.
The class will originate in the Byron Martin Advanced Technology Center ITV classroom and will be delivered to Crosbyton, Denver City, Levelland, Muleshoe and Plainview.
Vanderpool graduated from the University of Georgia’s Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications in 1975. He worked as a staff photographer before opening an art studio in Athens, Ga. He has marketed and sold his creative output for nearly 40 years.
Vanderpool published “Looking for Texas” in 2000 which chronicled his travels of more than 20,000 miles in Texas over a five year period. He has produced mosaic prints of subjects ranging from Texas wildflowers, stars and spurs, to Texas barbecue joints, vineyards and windmills.
Session 1 – March 29, 2012
Which came first – images, or the words to interpret them?
What is an idea? What is the difference between a “good” idea and a “bad” one?
Where do ideas come from? Zen – It’s not just for wine anymore…
Session 2 – April 5, 2012
Which came first – words, or the images to inspire them?
What is discovery? A new idea? A new process/technique? A new world?
How do discoveries come about?
Session 3 – April 12, 2012
Which came first – the necessity or the invention; the function or the form?
What is creativity? Is it Art? Invention? Functional, decorative or purely whimsy?
What the heck is ROYGBIV?
Session 4 – April 19, 2012
Which came first – imagination (1 percent) or perspiration (99 percent)?
Imagination vs. Research vs. Resource
Exposure = Intensity x Time
Session 5 – April 26, 2012
Teachers (and all resources) should guide students to interpret words & images…
It’s always about the brain… Right side or left? Nature vs. Nurture…
Session 6 – May 3, 2012
Teachers (and all resources) should inspire students to express their thoughts/ideas in words and images…
Yin vs. Yang vs. Genesis
The most powerful four-letter words are crea, tive, thin, king.
For more information and to register, contact Kasey Reyes at (806) 716-2341.