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Conference Poster Sessions
This hands-on workshop will get you through start to finish, using Adobe InDesign or Microsoft Publisher to create a professional conference poster.
This workshop is for beginners who have never used Photoshop. In the workshop you will learn basic adjustments, how to make edits and retourches (such as editing facial blemishes and removing unwanted objects from the background). Students will also learn how to make selections from their photos, work with layers, and make duplicate layers.
This workshop is for patrons who have a working knowledge of Photoshop. Some of the things covered will be how to use layers, layer masks, filters, non-destructive editing, and adding shadows or embossing.
- Adobe Photoshop: Photo Editing and Repair
Learn how to repair old damaged
photos and add some flair to new ones. Photoshop contains many of the
tools professionals use to touch up photos and restore damaged
prints. Masks and filters can also add some artistic touches to turn
an average picture into a work of art.
- Adobe Photoshop: Holiday Scrapbooking
Imagine giving up the scissors,
tape, glue and mess to create memorable scrapbook pages. Using layers
and selection tools to manipulate your graphics, images and text,
you can create all the looks you are looking for without having to
spend so much on specialty tools. You can even put your pictures back
in their frames when you're done!
- Adobe Illustrator: Innovative Print Publications
There are many programs available for print publication design, but Adobe Illustrator is often overlooked. The graphics power of Illustrator offers you unmatched control over the look of the document, producing professional, eye-catching and unique designs.
This Illustrator 101 is for those with little or no experience in Illustrator, or those who have a basic knowledge of the program. We start with the absolute essentials!
Illustrator 202 is for those with a working knowledge of the basics in Illustrator. In this session we will go beyond the basics and begin exploring how you can use Illustrator to create simple logos, word art and more.
Learn to use the basics of InDesign to create documents that require precise layout and creative control, such as handouts, newsletters, posters, brochures, manuscripts or books. You will learn basics such as inserting text and adding pictures, pages, color swatches, and formatting.
InDesign 202 is for those with a working knowledge of the basics in InDesign. Learn how to use master pages, insert multiple pictures, work with custom swatches and more.
Adobe InDesign: Creating Newsletters
Quickly becoming the new industry standard, Adobe InDesign is a powerful copy and layout tool that makes designing newsletters a breeze. Learn the dos and don'ts of creating a professional newsletter and how to get the most out of your workspace.
- Microsoft Publisher: Creating a Newsletter
The print power of Publisher is often underestimated, but find out how much this program can do. With a little practice and experience, you can use Microsoft Publisher to create high-quality and professional newsletters without having to spend too much on high-end software.