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New Meetup: 12th Intro to Photoshop Meetup

From: Larry
Sent on: Friday, August 14, 2009 4:03 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Austin Beginners Photoshop Meetup Group!

What: 12th Intro to Photoshop Meetup

When: Wednesday, August 26,[masked]:00 PM

La Madeleine French Bakery & Cafe
3418 North Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78705

We had a really good Meetup in July, so for those of you who were unable to make the last one ... here's your chance!

This will be geared for folks who have never used Photoshop before and are unfamiliar with the program, but ready, willing and able to learn.

Just to clarify -- Adobe Elements is 'not' the same program as Photoshop.

The group will congregate at 6pm in the back room and have a member introduction.

I'll give an overview of Photoshop, how it works and what it can do along with some examples. We'll then start by learning the principles and fundamentals. I'll explain how to set up a workspace, import an image and then demonstrate a few of the most important tools. Each member will have a chance to practice using them on an image.

We'll work slowly as I want everyone to understand and become comfortable using the basic tools before moving on. Depending on time, we'll take a few more steps ahead.

If you have a laptop with PS installed, please bring it. There will be AC outlets. We're learning on a PC so if you have a MAC, I ask that you know how to operate it and be able to convert key functions.

I'll try to have a couple extra laptops available so those of you who don't have a copy of PS or portable laptop, can share.

I also suggest a paper and pen to take notes.

If you're hungry, the restaurant has a great selection of food, drinks and pastries. It's definitely no problem if you would like to eat while learning. This is a very relaxed atmosphere and there is absolutely no pressure. In fact, they would like for us to purchase something since they are providing us with their facilities.

It is very important that you please RSVP beforehand so I'll know how many will be attending and also let the restaurant know how many guests to expect.

I'm trying to adjust the day/date schedule to accommodate everyone. I hope Wednesday evening will be a more convenient time.

NOTE: It is not necessary to RSVP 'NO' if you're unable to attend.

There will be a charge of $12.00 per person, including guests.

Be sure to check out the comments and photos from our previous Meetup so you can see some of the happy- smiling members actively participating and working diligently to learn this program.

I'm looking forward to another great turnout.


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