Learning Revolution's AI ART Bootcamp for Teachers and Librarians:
An Online Course on AI Art-Making Tools, Techniques, and Creativity
3 x 90-minute live online sessions with Q&A + non-expiring access to the recordings
This virtual bootcamp provides a deep dive into AI art-making and then empowers teachers and librarians to integrate AI Art into educational programs and to create a vibrant AI Art ecosystem in schools and libraries by fostering creativity, critical thinking, and cross-disciplinary connections.
"I have been using AI in one form or another since I began making art on computers in the 1990s. I only truly started using image-generating AI tools around 2020. But the levels of sophistication of the AI algorithms have developed so rapidly that it feels like I have moved from using a 3000-year-old ancient lyre to a Stradivarius violin in two short years."
- Jon Rafman, artist
"I felt like I was witnessing magic. Now that it’s been a few months, I’m like, ‘Well, yes, of course, AI generates anything.’"
- Karen X. Cheng, creator of Cosmopolitan's first magazine cover generated by an AI program
Please join award-winning teacher, photographer, and artist Nino Trentinella as she provides a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge AI-driven tools and techniques that nurture artistic expression, boost student engagement, and allow the creation of stunning visual art.
SESSION 1 (July 21st)
"Introduction to AI Art-making (AI & Creativity)"
- What is AI Art-making? A Beginner's Guide to the Intersection of Art and Artificial Intelligence
- Why make AI Art? Addressing pain points: limited resources, time constraints, and student behavior or lack of engagement
- History of AI Art-making and Its Impact on the World
- Demystifying AI Algorithms: An Introduction to How AI Creates Art. Authorship, ethics, creativity, and societal implications (including fears of job losses)
- Foundational Art Principles (Elements of Art, Principles of Design, Composition, and Art History)
SESSION 2 (July 28th)
"AI Art Basics / Techniques"
- Essential Tools for Beginners in AI Art-making (Stable diffusion, Night Cafe, Dall-e, Midjourney, Photoshop, and Gigapixel)
- Making 3D stereoscopic images (Depth Maps in Photoshop, LeiPix, 3D Stereo Maker Pro)
- Finding your creative voice/style
SESSION 3 (August 4th)
"AI Art in Education"
- Harnessing the Potential: How AI Art-making Enhances Education and Library Programs
- Nurturing Artistic Expression: Integrating AI into Classroom and Library Settings
- Long-term Sustainability: Incorporating AI Art-making into the Curriculum and Library Programming (posters, visual aids, and interactive lessons)
- Cultivating Cross-Disciplinary Connections - Interdisciplinary Integration: Exploring AI Art across Various Subjects
- Working with SEND - Special Educational Needs & Disabilities: neurodiversity, mental health, and physical disabilities
Interactive Art Projects for Students
- Inspiring Creativity: Unleashing Students' Imagination through AI Art
- Engaging Activities: Designing Interactive AI Art Projects for Students
- Collaborative Art-making: Fostering Teamwork and Peer Learning through AI
- From Pixels to Exhibition: Showcasing Student Artworks (Art Steps, Virtual Books, Organizing AI Art Exhibitions: Creating Showcase Events for Students and the Community)
- Encouraging Critical Analysis: Exploring the Intersection of AI and Society, Facilitating Discussions on AI Art's Impact and Implications
- Building Partnerships: Collaborating with Local Artists and Organizations
- Community Engagement: Hosting Workshops and Talks on AI Art-making in the Library
Conclusion and Next Steps
- Recap of the course and key takeaways
- Resources for continuing your AI Art-making journey
- Potential future developments in AI Art-making
DATES & TIME:
- Fridays - July 21st, July 28th, and August 4th, 2:00 - 3:30 pm US-Eastern Time
- Each session will include Q&A time which may extend beyond the scheduled finish
- Each session will be recorded and non-expiring access to the recordings is included in the cost of registration
- $199/person - includes live attendance, any-time access to the recordings and the presentation slides, and receipt of a participation certificate.
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Nino Trentinella is a multi-award-winning contemporary photographer, artist, and teacher based in London, UK. Born in the Soviet Republic of Georgia, she later studied in the United States, receiving her MFA in Imaging and Digital Arts. Nino began her career as a fine art photographer and has since worked as a professor/teacher and director/chair of art and photography in different countries.
Nino is known for her conceptual and thought-provoking images. Her work makes a commentary on current social and cultural issues and her photographs take on a more ethereal and otherworldly quality. She has a special interest in stereoscopy and cutting-edge technologies such as AI, which she incorporates into her work to create a sense of depth and alternate realities.
Nino's work has been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world, and she has won numerous awards and accolades for continuing to push the boundaries of art, including an Award by the President of the USA for excellence in teaching Digital Arts. This year, Nino’s AI-generated images won first and second place at the annual Stereoscopic Society Exhibition and the Martin Wilsher Award “for all the outstanding work done with AI in stereoscopy and in raising the profile of stereoscopy in teaching work.” She also won a 2023 Pearson National Teaching Award for digital innovator of the year.
You can see some of Nino's work on Brian May's London Stereoscopic Company's website, in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, and Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts, Kiyosato, Japan.
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