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January 13, 2020 1:00–3:00 pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Computer Lab (room 234)
Digital Media

Adobe Photoshop 101

Taught by Cici Cheng
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About the Workshop

In this quick introduction to Photoshop, you will learn how to

  • navigate the Photoshop interface;
  • crop and resize images;
  • work with curves and levels to edit and manipulate images;
  • create and use gradients;
  • and much more!

Please bring photographs that you would want to edit in class! Student are welcome to bring in their own laptops with Photoshop installed or use the Editing Lab computers.

About the Instructor

Cici Cheng is a Chinese-American photographer and artist who grew up in North Carolina. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography and media from California Institute of the Arts, where she made work that was focused on the cultural transition of her family. She taught for the Community Arts Partnership, where she instructed high school students from Los Angeles County in the arts and aspects of analog photography in their Fiat Lux program.

Cheng is currently a second-year student in the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program at Duke.

About the Location

This workshop meets in room 234 (the AMI computer lab) of the Rubenstein Arts Center:
get directions – parking info

About Duke Arts Create

Duke Arts Create is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help all Duke students, including graduate and professional students (including Duke Health), as well as Duke faculty and staff develop a variety of creative skills in the visual arts, dance and movement, creative writing and more. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most workshops are held in the Duke Arts Annex, the Rubenstein Arts Center or the Duke Arts Office 2101 and are typically held weeknights from 6-8 p.m.

Registration for the following week’s workshops go live on Friday mornings at 9 a.m. – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot. Didn’t get a spot? No problem! We always reserve space for walk-ins. Email DukeCreate@duke.edu if you have any questions. Sign up for the monthly newsletter here, which includes the full list of classes offered during the following month.

Duke Arts Create is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (Duke Arts).