Teaching Materials by - Class Prelude

Transferring images

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude

Creating with images is not a privilege of photography. The representation of the photo becomes a major issue as it can endow the photo with new meanings.


Grotesque – to damage and reconstruct

Name of Artist Educator: Leung Yiu Hong
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Imagery Reading, Visual storytelling

When images are combined into one single scene, each fragment can be seen as different individual ones while they could be connecting with the others also.


Capturing the lyrics

Name of Artist Educator: Chan Pak Kin
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude

Words can depict and describe images. Sometimes words come as direct and straightforward, sometimes they are as abstract as incomprehensible.


The composition series (1) Looking for characters

Name of Artist Educator: Thomas Lin
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude

To actualize the imagination by giving characters, life and meaning to the object.


Me in the scanner

Name of Artist Educator: Li Hiu Wa
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude

Taking photographs with camera is merely the first step to obtain an image. However it is not the end. The post processing of image is also significant.


Cyanotype printing : The contour of an image

Name of Artist Educator: Li Hiu Wa
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude

Like a pair of hands could become a flying bird on the wall when they are under the light. Starting with observing the outlines of different objects from our daily life, students should explore different ways to decode the objects around them and become more imaginative towards the trivial objects that they have once viewed as boring.


Truths and lies about me

Name of Artist Educator: Ho Man Kei, Vik Lai
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

Photo could be an evidence of truth, it also tells lie convincingly.


Handmade camera obscura

Name of Artist Educator: Lai Lon Hin
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude

In earlier times without modern camera, people relied on camera obscura to aid their drawing, so as to record the image.


Light

Name of Artist Educator: Lai Lon Hin
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude

We are constantly in touch with light. We cannot live without it. We have grown accustomed to its presence. We are easily influenced by it, but we never pay much attention to it.


Speech bubble – words, sound and tone

Name of Artist Educator: Doreen Chan
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Imagery Reading

Comic is literally an illustration without sound. With the limitations of soundless, how could we convey the sounds, tone?


Memory Game

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

What evokes your memories of a place?


Nature Photography (Outdoor photography series)

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

Relax, slow your breath down... what did you notice about the nature surrounding you?


Walking Mindfulness (Outdoor photography series)

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

Photography often requires us to be aware of our everyday environment. But have we ever truly experienced our surroundings from the inside out?


Optical Illusion Photography (Outdoor photography series)

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
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Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

“Optical illusion photography” is a type of conceptual photography based on Gestalt psychology and perceptual illusions that has gained popularity since the late 20th century.


Hide Your Features (Outdoor photography series)

Name of Artist Educator: Enoch Cheung
Level:
Excercise Category: Class Prelude, Photographer's eye

When you meet someone for the first time, what do you remember most about that person?