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    • 06/12/2023
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • H&H Color Lab, 8906 E 67th St, Raytown, MO 64133

    Heart of an Artist

    with Toni Johnson Harryman

    Do you sometimes struggle with creativity? Would you like to get more emotion into your work? Have you found your own unique voice and style?

    In this class we will talk about ways to get more emotion into your work no matter the genre you work in. We will learn about becoming more creative and ways to feed your creative soul. And hopefully help you discover your own super-powers and unique voice. You all have it inside you. The time to create the art that only you can create is now.

     Toni has owned and operated Johnson Photography since 1982. She holds the prestigious Master of Photography, Photographic Craftsman and Master Artist degrees from the Professional Photographers of America. She was also named a Certified Professional Photographer having passed an extensive written test of her photographic knowledge and a review of her photography. She also holds the distinguished Fellow of Photography degree from the Professional Photographers of Iowa for her service to that group and her excellence in print competitions.

    Toni is an award winning artist. In 2020 Toni was named a Diamond Photographer of the year in the Professional Photographers of America International Print Competition. Toni has been named as a Top 10 photographer in Iowa several times as well as named 2020 Top Iowa Master Photographer of the Year. She was awarded a trophies for the top CPP in Iowa and the ASP trophy. And she has had images published in  the PPA loan collection books and Professional Photographer Magazine.  As a photographer Toni is known for her patience with and love of children, her relaxed, fun way of dealing with families and her quickness and efficiency with dance and sports volume photography. She is also widely recognized for her art prints that are available for purchase to decorate your home.

    Toni is also an approved PPA juror available to judge state image competitions around the country where she can also give programs on Emotion and Creativity, Print Competition and Photoshop tips and tricks.

    Johnson Photography 1035 Sunset Drive Norwalk IA 50211

    Meeting Schedule: 

    6:00-7:00pm - Snacks and Social Hour

    7:00- 9:00pm - General Education Meeting

    8:25pm - 8:30pm - Door Prize($) Drawing

Past events

05/08/2023 “Stepping Up Your Volume Photography Game” Join John and Cindy La Barge
04/17/2023 April 17th - Chris Fritchie, Magic of Santa
03/20/2023 March 20th - The Nathan Ham Process
12/12/2022 Dec 2022 - Holiday Party!
11/14/2022 November Meeting - Russ Matthews, AI Art
10/09/2022 CANCELLED - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9th, 2022 Gary Box - All Full Day PPA Merit Workshop
09/12/2022 FREE Nichole Manner | Polishing Portraits: Digital tools to help you finish your images with finesse
08/22/2022 Dave Swoboda Scholarship Mini-Workshops WEDDINGS
08/08/2022 August, 8th, meeting IS CANCELED (moved to Oct 10th, 22) Speaker Nichole Manner Digital Retouching
05/09/2022 The Cherry on Top: Turning Dread into Delight for In Person Sales
04/11/2022 April Meeting - Stormy Raye
03/28/2022 PPA Merit an-all day workshop with the one and only Sal Cincotta
03/14/2022 Carly Sullens Photo Painting
12/13/2021 December Xmas Party!
11/08/2021 November Monthly Meeting
10/11/2021 October - Creativity: In theory and practice - Brian DeMint
09/13/2021 September Monthly Meeting
08/09/2021 Welcome Back Meeting/DIY
09/08/2020 Taylor Brumfield - Skin Retouching Techniques
08/01/2020 POSTPONED April 2020 - Professional Drone Photography by Rodney Loesch
08/01/2020 POSTPONED May 2020 - Raquita Henderson
03/10/2020 March 2020 - Erin & Marco Hernandez
12/09/2019 2019 Christmas Party!
11/11/2019 Raquita Henderson - Profitable Weddings
10/14/2019 Jim Griggs - Wildlife Photography
09/09/2019 Boosting Sales with Artistic Composites by John & Cindy LaBarge
08/12/2019 August 2019 Print Competition Awards Banquet
07/21/2019 2019 Print Competition
07/01/2019 July 2019 Workshop - Sparklers with Angi
06/22/2019 PPAGKC Gives Back - Fashion Photography Workshop and Fashion Show
06/10/2019 June 2019 Meeting - Print Competition Preparation!
05/13/2019 May 2019 Meeting DIY and Social
04/08/2019 April 2019 Meeting Mitzi and Jordan Starkweather
04/05/2019 Join Us for a First Fridays Walkabout!
03/11/2019 March 2019 PPAGKC Meeting with the Howes
03/11/2019 GKCPPA Merit Workshop - Posing with the Howes
02/11/2019 February 2019 Meeting - Composition with Tom Krekow
01/14/2019 January 2019 Meeting - Laura Schumpert on Surrealism
01/14/2019 GKCPPA Workshop - From Inspiration to Creation (Merit Class)
12/10/2018 December 2018 Meeting / Christmas Get-Together
11/12/2018 November Meeting - Canceled due to weather
10/08/2018 October 2018 Meeting - Guest Speaker: Paul McMillian
09/29/2018 Wildlife and Astro Photography Merit Class
09/10/2018 September 2018 Monthly Meeting
09/10/2018 GKCPPA Workshop - Dawn Muncy: Demystifying Off Camera Flash

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