The studios initiative strives to build culture and vibrancy in cities, creating cities where people desire to live, work and play.

Music, art, and storytelling are a part of all of us. We are all born creators. Studios goes to the creative core of people and connects artists, musicians, writers, storytellers, comedians and creators of all kinds to explore, have fun, and create!

 Studios

Gangplank Studios Vision:
Gangplank Studios is the playground to collaborate and create, building a vibrant local scene and fostering career opportunities.

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Examples of Studios initiative Events and Programs:
*Concerts
*How Do You Picture Your Summer – Summer photography series. Meets once a week to learn and share photography skills.
*Videography Class
*Art and craft classes
*Music lessons
*Writing meetups
*Improv classes
*Photography contests
*Mentoring- when available, we have mentors who will work with those interested in getting into the arts industries.
*Video studio: some locations have video equipment available for use and a pop up studio.

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Upcoming Events

10/06 12:00am
Fall Photo Workshop (10 Week Series)
@ Gangplank Avondale

Gangplank’s Fall Photo Workshop is an excellent opportunity to cultivate, sculpt, and nurture the hidden photographer inside of you. In this 10 week workshop we will go over the basic principles of photography, and some professionals tips and tricks. Whether you’ve never touched a DSLR before, you’re trying to go pro, or photography is simply a pastime for you, this workshop is perfect for you.

Gangplank is a place for creators where diverse backgrounds and ideas collide. Those moments provide the necessary fuel to innovate. Gangplank provides the infrastructure both physical and social for this to happen.

Participants will need to bring their own gear including at least a DSLR Camera, SD Card, and USB thumb drive.

There is no fee for this class. Gangplank is a community run on social capital. We ask if you find this class meaningful, you share your time and talent in collaborating with us to further grow and cultivate this community of creatives in a way that is meaningful to you.

Please note this class fills quickly. Please make sure to register via Eventbrite: http://gangplankavondalefallphoto.eventbrite.com

Time: 6:30- 8:00 pm

Please note this is a 10 week series. The topics build from the prior week and thus students should try to be at each class in the series.

[10/06/14]Week I: Introduction To Digital Photography & Your DSLR (Digital Single-Lens Reflex)

[10/13/14]Week II: ISO: Learn It!

[10/20/14]Week III: Shutter Speed Control

[10/27/14]Week IV: Aperture Control

[11/03/14]Week V: Depth of Field

Ambient VS. Studio

[11/10/14]Week VI: The Anatomy Of A Speedlite (On/Off-Camera Usage) & Studio Lighting Dynamics

[11/17/14]Week VII: Shooting Outdoors With Speedlites

[11/24/14]Week VIII: Open Discussion & Review

[12/01/14]Week IX: Studio Portraiture

[12/08/14]Week X: Graduation

 

11/06 12:00am
Gangplank Studios Open House
@ Gangplank Chandler

Join us to explore the events, workshops, demos and equipment available at Gangplank Chandler in videography, photography, podcasting, music, art, performance, craft. Mentors in the creative arts are available to dicuss their current work as well as possibilities for your creativity and collaboration. Gangplank Studios is the playground to collaborate and create, building a vibrant local scene and fostering career opportunities. The studios initiative strives to build culture and vibrancy in cities, creating cities where people desire to live, work and play.