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Scanner Art


In Person








2 sessions

About the Course

Scanners are wonderful devices for capturing loads of visual imagery that can be used in collage or as textural overlays in your photography. It is essentially a camera with a very shallow depth of field and capable of tremendous detail. Learn techniques and secrets about successful scanning, and methods of using scans in your fine art photography.

Your Instructor

Sue Bloom

RAB Self Portrait for Photoworks - Richa

Sue Bloom came to photography in the 1980s from a drawing and painting background. She holds a BFA and an MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. She is a professor at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD.

At Photoworks, Sue has taught Digital Collage, Digital Painting, The Digital Beyond, Digitally Re-Touch Old Photo Family Photos, and multiple iPhone photography classes.

She has several long running projects that include a series on Venus, Sacred Places that Never Existed, and continuing to create techniques for painterly interpretations of our photos.

Her photography influences include: Ruth Bernhard, Joyce Tenneson, Arnold Newman, Julia Margaret Cameron, and so many more.

"Teaching is merely sharing what you have learned. Sharing that body of knowledge in a pleasant, nurturing, and creative manner is my goal. Everyone has a creative spirit. Uncovering that impulse and delivering methods to access and develop that spirit is primary to my teaching style."

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