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

Photoshop 101

Partnership with Duke Arts Create & 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 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 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).