Using Cards & Templates in Photoshop (just in time for the holidays)
Have you ever purchased a template, storyboard, birth announcement, holiday card, etc. only to find out you have no idea how to customize it or even how to insert and resize photos to fit? If so, you are not alone. Thanks to some amazing template and card designers, those who sign up for this 1 hour workshop will get some great cards and templates to practice on (shown above). I will use these designers’ layouts in my online workshop.
WHERE: This will be a group format online workshop. You will be able to see my screen and interact via phone (call into a US based toll free number) or VoiP (if you have a headset with speakers/microphone).
WHAT: I will teach you how to use a variety of templates and cards. I have gotten dozens of emails in the past few weeks from frustrated photographers trying to use cards and templates they have bought from a variety of companies online. The cards and designs are beautiful, but I hear over and over, “I have no idea how to get my pictures into the cards. Can you help?” As you know, my Magic Blog It Boards, Print It Boards and Tell a Storyboards all come with video instructions. But very few sites offer this support.
So now I am hear to help. And just in time for the holidays…
In this 1 hour training, I will teach you how to use a variety of templates and cards. I will even have a sample cards for you to use for practice from a few designers. The ones included are shown above. You will get a link to download these once the class is filled.
This class is for beginner to intermediate users. I will teach you how to insert and resize photos to work in cards using: clipping masks, layer masks, cut out openings, paste into command. I will explain how you can customize templates and cards – from changing fonts, to colors, and more. Each designer has different TOU so what you can do with a card has a lot to do with how it is designed and also what terms they have.
WHO: Anyone can benefit. Before taking this workshop, you will want to own Photoshop 7, CS, CS2, CS3 and CS4 and be familiar with the layout and basic functions of the tools in Photoshop. I will be using CS3 to demonstrate in this class.
WHEN: You have two options for when. You can sign up for one of the times listed at the bottom. I need a minimum of 3 people per workshop, maximum of 8. If you sign up for one and it does fill up, you can switch to a different one. OR if you have 3-8 friends who want a private workshop, we can coordinate a time and I can conduct one for your self created group.
INVESTMENT: The “Using Cards & Templates” workshop is $50 per participant. Once purchased, your money is non-refundable. But with 48 hours notice, you may switch to a different workshop slot.
I will update on this thread as classes fill. So if you are interested, please bookmark this post. I may add future times and dates here for this online class. All times are posted in US Eastern time. Please make sure you know what time that means for you.
Please add a comment in the comment section, which class you are registering for. I will add your name here once I receive your payment. To pay, go to paypal, and click send money. My paypal address is: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to write “MCP USING CARDS AND TEMPLATES GROUP WORKSHOP” and your specific time slot desired on your payment.
- Tuesday, November 11th, 8:30-9:30PM eastern time (THIS TIME/DATE is now FULL – for night class check my class the following week (on Wed).
1. Char Lynn O’Connell – PAID
2. Julie Bogoevski – PAID
3. Amy Barnett – PAID
4. Wendy Layne -PAID
5. Staci Landis – PAID
6. Photographer (anon) – PAID
7. Lailah Mueting – PAID
8. Allison Wist – PAID
- Wednesday, November 12th, 9-10AM eastern time.
1. Tara Pugmire – PAID
2. Dale Regazzi – PAID
3. Stu Bernstein – PAID
4. Claire Hill Photography – PAID
5. Laurel Riffey – PAID
6. Tonya Dreher – PAID
- Friday, November 14th, 2:30-3:30PM eastern time. (THIS TIME/DATE is now FULL – check my classes available for next week.)
1. Maureen Rigdon – PAID
2. Terri Stahl – PAID
3. Alisa Conn – PAID
4. Jenny Ress – PAID
5. Sara Schrock – PAID
6. Valerie Bowlick-Terrell – PAID
7. Niccole Kulig – PAID
8. Kim McKinney – PAID
- Wednesday, November 19th, 8:30-9:30PM eastern time.
Nichole Johnson – PAID
Teri Vollmer – PAID
Erin Thompson – PAID
Julie Miller – PAID
Dionne Terrell – PAID
Pam Maumenee – PAID
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