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March 8, 2021 6:00–7:30 pm
Digital Media

Photoshop 101

Partnership with DukeCreate & DuWell

Taught by Emily MacDiarmid

About the Workshop

This workshop familiarizes participants with a range of Photoshop tools and introduces its extensive opportunities for digital creation. Utilizing this software program, you will learn about adjustment layers, cropping, resizing and image editing and manipulation. Follow along in this interactive setting that allows you to ask live questions to an experienced instructor.

Note: Photoshop should be installed prior to this workshop. Duke students can download the software for free under the Adobe Creative Cloud link here. Faculty and staff can download a free trail of the software here.

About the Instructor

Emily MacDiarmid is a visual artist from Reno, Nevada and is currently pursuing an MFA in Experimental Documentary Arts at Duke University. She previously studied visual communications and journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Her skill set includes digital design, photography and videography. Professionally, she has worked in digital media through experiences in marketing, communications and journalism. She currently uses her digital skills to advance her documentary videos, photos and zines.

About the Location

This workshop will meet online via Zoom. See link at top of page.

About DukeCreate

DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are typically held weeknights 6-8pm.

Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff, with priority given to students. Class size is limited. Students must sign up in advance. Registration for the following week’s DukeCreate workshops goes live on Friday mornings – sign up in advance to guarantee your spot!  Online enrollment for Duke staff opens on the day of the workshop. Staff can also show up 10 minutes prior to a workshop in case a slot becomes available. Walk-ins will be accommodated on a space-available basis.

DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts) and University Center Activities and Events (UCAE).