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November 18, 2017


Adults : Digital Creativity Classes

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Digital Creativity Classes

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The Library's public computers are now equipped with Adobe Creative Cloud applications (Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Audition, Acrobat, and more.) The classes listed below will assist you in learning about Adobe Creative Cloud, 3D printing, and digital photography.

Intro to Adobe InDesign

Learn how to create desktop publishing works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, and books. You will also see how to create multiple page newsletters, templates for book pages and web page layouts.


Intro to Adobe Illustrator

During this workshop, you will see how to create vector graphics and use basic tools in Illustrator. Get a better understanding of this program for personal use or working with a designer.


Intro to Adobe Photoshop

See some of the basic and intermediate ways Adobe Photoshop has available for transforming your images. Feel free to follow along or just observe. Good for those who want to understand the power of this program either for personal use or working with a designer.


Intro to Adobe Premier

Learn how to use Adobe Premier to organize, edit, enhance and share your videos.


Intro to Digital Photography

Learn how to go beyond automatic to make your camera do what you want it to. Explore what those other modes and settings on your camera can do for your photographs. Also discuss some basic principles of designing a compelling photograph. For all levels of experience, shooting any digital camera.


Intro to Etsy

Come to this class for an introduction to Etsy, a website where users can sell handmade and vintage items.


Intro to WordPress

Learn how to use WordPress to create customizable and dynamic websites. WordPress is a free and open software that was primarily for blogging but is now used by amateurs and professionals to build websites.


Intro to CSS/HTML

Learn how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to describe how the HTML elements on your webpages should be displayed on screen or other media.

What other digital creativity classes would you like the Library to offer?

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