That's right, LMC photography teacher Curtis Corlew (that's me, writing in the third person) is teaching his Location Photography class in Cuba during the summer 2012 session. I know you want to know more, so here's a link to the Photography In Cuba blog about the trip.
closeup value assignment, originally uploaded by losmedanosart. This extreme detail is from Shelly Boyd's self portrait. Students in Dawn Black's 2D design class painted nine different values on separate pieces of paper, cut varied shapes and then assembled them into portraits. Shelly's whole piece is below. Click on it to see it at a larger size.