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Oct 1, 2014 Knowing Trees by their Leaves Oct. 5 1 to 3 pm, Maynard Ecology Center (Basement of Neville Place, 650 Concord Avenue) Autumn is a great time to learn to identify trees by their leaves. Join Ranger Jean Rogers on this walk from the Maynard Ecology Center to the nearby Lusitania Wet Meadow. We’ll learn how leaves work and then practice recognizing oak, maple, ash, cottonwood, walnut, willow,... more
Sep 25, 2014 Social Media Strategy for Artists: Creating and Maintaining Your Online PresenceThursday, January 15th 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street HAPPY NEW YEAR SPECIAL: $5 for this class if you sign up by January 7th Okay, so you’ve got your website, your facebook page, your twitter account, etc. How do you make these platforms work together to represent you? How... more
Sep 25, 2014 Networking and Resume Building for Artists: How LinkedIN Works Wednesday, January 7th 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue HAPPY NEW YEAR SPECIAL: $10 for this class if you sign up by January 7th In this three-hour workshop, learn how to use the world’s largest professional networking site to showcase your career as an artist. We’ll cover how to... more
Sep 25, 2014 In this workshop we will talk about some simple examples of how to go from the basic black background to something that will look more unique and exciting. In the big studio you will learn to use props and set backgrounds in ways that don’t require much pre-planning but will give you a little bit more depth to your production. Instructor: Ben Brown Date: Wed, 12/17/2014, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All... more
Sep 25, 2014 Production identity and distinguished branding will make your program stand out in the crowd. Join this fast paced, intensive workshop exploring Photoshop CS6 to draw shapes and text effects to conceive a logo. Students will learn how to utilize this logo in FCPX as well as in online forums such as Facebook. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit I Dates: Sun, 12/14/2014, 6:00 PM... more
Sep 25, 2014 In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of non-linear editing with Apple's Final Cut Pro X by putting together an edited promo. Topics covered include: • How to work with Events & Projects. • Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips. • Sharing your project. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Dates: Mon, 12/08/2014, 6:00 PM Tue, 12/09/2014, 6:00 PM Wed, 12/10/2014, 6:... more
Sep 25, 2014 Representing the Real Online: Techniques and Strategies for Photographing Your Art Work for the Web Sunday, December 7th 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue In this course we will discuss best practices for photographing your art work (2-dimensional and 3-dimensional work) for use online. Basic lighting and digital photography technique will be... more
Sep 25, 2014 In this workshop, you will be introduced to audio concepts, microphones and other audio gear, and basic audio recording techniques. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV's audio equipment. Instructor: Kelsey Jarboe Date: Wed, 12/03/2014, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-members. Advance registration is required and is... more
Sep 25, 2014 Field Camera II builds upon the knowledge gained in Field Camera I. The class will explore more advance functions on CCTV’s professional camcorders, and discuss camera and lighting theories to make you a better videographer. Instructor: Jennifer Walker (formerly Jennifer Kelley) Date: Thu, 11/20/2014, 6:00PM - 9:00PM All regular classes have two rates: one for Access Members and one for non-... more
Sep 25, 2014 “Just Submit Online”: An Artist’s Guide to Electronic Exhibition SubmissionsThursday, November 20th 6:30PM – 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street In this workshop, learn about the common rules and guidelines for submitting your artwork to exhibitions online. The class will take a look at some specific platforms, as well as provide general information about how to... more
Sep 25, 2014 This class will focus on the preproduction, production, and post-production of time-lapse videos. We will go over the challenges of photographing motion in the field and how to manage and process the images/data after the shoot. The class will center around Cambridge, shooting everything from the sun and clouds, to people and city life. A final collective/group project to be assembled from... more
Sep 25, 2014 Podcasting – the distribution of audio content on the Internet – allows media producers to greatly expand the scope of their audience. This course will introduce the concept of Podcasting as an extremely approachable medium for producing a wide variety of audio-based programs. We will go over the process for developing, recording, and editing a podcast that will be ready to share on the Internet... more
Sep 25, 2014 This advanced session in Final Cut Pro X invites students to edit a multi-cam shoot using multiple devices to produce one final product. Students will shoot an interview in class, then import and synchronize the footage. This is a sophisticated and marketable skill. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Pre-requisite: Edit II Dates: Sun, 11/16/2014, 6:00 PM Mon, 11/17/2014, 6:00 PM All regular classes... more
Sep 25, 2014 In this introductory workshop you will learn the basics of non-linear editing with Apple's Final Cut Pro X by putting together an edited promo. Topics covered include: • How to work with Events & Projects. • Using intuitive tools to organize and edit your clips. • Sharing your project. Instructor: Garabed Setrakian Dates: Mon, 11/10/2014, 6:00 PM Tue, 11/11/2014, 6:00 PM Wed, 11/12/2014, 6:... more
Sep 25, 2014 You will learn the basics of the BeLive studio. We will cover the video switcher, the document camera, roll-in deck, the computer, and taking phone calls from viewers. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. Instructor: Sean Keane Date: Sun, 11/09/2014, 3:00 - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to Cambridge... more
Sep 25, 2014 You will learn the basics of the BeLive studio. We will cover the video switcher, the document camera, roll-in deck, the computer, and taking phone calls from viewers. We will also briefly cover “LIVE” on-camera presentation techniques, and discuss policies, procedures and responsibilities. Instructor: Sean Keane Date: Sun, 11/09/2014, 3:00 - 4:00 PM This free mini class is open to Cambridge... more
Sep 25, 2014 “Animators are drawn to this art by the wide range of pleasures it offers. For some it’s the complete sense of control … others love the ability to mime and act through a character … yet others are attracted to the meditative process.” – George Griffin, independent animator This class is an introduction to the art form of animation, with a focus on the work & techniques of independent... more
Sep 25, 2014 Engaging Facebook: How to Make (and Keep) Your Artist Page Compelling Tuesday, November 4th 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Facebook has over a billion active users and is the most utilized social networking site in the world. Many artists and organizations today are successfully utilizing it as a marketing tool, and as one of the primary means... more
Sep 24, 2014 The Artist’s Website: Building Your Website with WIX for ArtistsWednesday, October 29th 6:00PM – 9:00PM, $20/$30 at Cambridge Community Television 438 Massachusetts Avenue Can’t code HTML? Don’t have thousands to shell out for a beautiful web design? You can build your own interactive website using Wix. This hands-on workshop will walk you through the web-building program including how to find,... more
Sep 24, 2014 Funding Your Art Project: An Overview of Crowdfunding PlatformsThursday, October 16th 6:30PM - 8:30PM, $10/$15 at the Cambridge Art Association 25 Lowell Street Crowdfunding has become one of the most popular ways to find fiscal sponsorship for artistic endeavors and grassroots projects. In this workshop, lean about some of the most successful small donor sites – Kickstarter, indiegogo,... more
Sep 24, 2014 This class covers the basic functions of CCTV’s professional camcorders, including the JVC GYHM150U HD camera and the Panasonic DVX100B SD camera. Learn basic safety and handling procedures through hands-on practice with these camcorders. This class certifies Access Members to check out CCTV camcorders - it is required to check out CCTV cameras. Instructor: Jennifer Kelley Date: Mon, 11/03/2014... more

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