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Composite Realities: Blending images in Photoshop CS6 for Realism and Art

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LA Web Professionals Group May Meeting -

Composite Realities: Blending images in Photoshop CS6 for Realism and Art featuring Scott Valentine

Win Adobe Creative Suite 6: (

Thursday May 10, 2012 - 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM

NEW LOCATION: ING Direct Cafe - (

11175 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025


Scott will present a two-part session on compositing, starting with an overview of blending and blend modes for photo enhancements and illustration. In the first session, you'll get an overview of some of the more powerful ways to use blend modes for photography and illustration. In the second session, you'll see some of those and other techniques put to use in two very different composite projects.

6:15 PM - Doors Open - Registration / Networking

6:40 PM - Part 1

7:50 PM - Networking Break / Tweetup @lawebprosgroup and Light Refreshments

8:10 PM - Prize Drawing

8:15 PM - Part 2

9:30 PM - Meeting End

Please register early, space is limited and usually fills up fast. We also offer an early bird special when registering the first few days once registration is open. If you still want to attend without registering ahead and space permits, it will be $7 at the Door and include 1 door prize ticket.

Register Here: or by email [masked] if you want to register and have issues with eventbrite

Please feel free to invite as many friends as you want.



We will be having a special separate drawing for Adobe Creative Suite 6 on Thursday May 10, 2012. One lucky person will receive a FULL copy of the Adobe Creative Suite 6 of their choice up to a $2,100 value. You can choose from Design & Web Premium CS6 or Production Premium CS6. Go to to view the product details for Adobe Creative Suite 6.

Separate door prize tickets for this Adobe Creative Suite 6 drawing will be sold for:
1 for $7
2 for $13
6 for $29
12 for $49
25 for $85

You may buy as many tickets as you want. The more tickets you buy the lower the price per ticket and the higher your odds of winning. You may purchase your tickets for this drawing here through Paypal at the link bellow anytime between now and 8:00 PM Thursday May 10, 2012 or at the LA Web Professionals Group Thursday May 10, 2012 meeting. This drawing helps fund the LA Web Professionals Group.

- You DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT to win. This drawing is open to anyone interested.
- You may not have won ANY ADOBE SOFTWARE PRIZE from us in the past 12 months.
- You need to let us know which suite Design & Web Premium CS6 or Production Premium CS6 you want and specify the Mac or Windows version
- You need to give us your name and email address

Please note: Our regular Door Prize Drawing of Plug-ins, Books, sawg and the usual goodies will still take place as usual at the meeting with separate tickets.

Good Luck!!!


Speaker Bio: Scott Valentine started with Photoshop working on optical and electron microscopy images, becoming a Subject Matter Expert at a national laboratory. With a degree in Physics and dual minors in Music and Theater, he has a unique perspective on balancing the technical with the artistic. He’s also a Photoshop prerelease tester, User Group Manager, and Adobe Community Professional, helping users get the most out of Photoshop for nearly ten years.


Parking Info: Free Parking is available in the garage located next to ING Direct Cafe between the cafe and the Tesla dealership.

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