Welcome to the creative lottery, whether you stumble upon this by coincidence or a wonderful friend of your told you about this page you are very lucky. Whether you’re just starting with design or you want to perfect your craft, a session with Dr. Eddy will blow your creative mind. You’re going to need Photoshop, Illustrator will help too, over a four week period expect your brain to start leaking creative thoughts. You’ll be designing in your sleep, crafting beautifully design toast art every morning. This class will literally change your creative life.
Do you love the way things looks? Are you even a small fan of art? Do have a more than serious relationship with pizza? This creative class could be for you!
What will you learn about design and photoshop?
- The Four rules of design (Colour, Contrast, Subtlety, Simplicity)
- How to use basic Photoshop tools (the basic 15 quick keys in Photoshop)
- How to use masks to edit photos without changing the original file
- How to find and install new fonts and use new fonts in photos
- How to design a basic logo, stickers, postcards, posters
- How to create files for print as well as files for the website (and knowing the difference between the two)
- How to pick a colour scheme that looks good and goes well together
- How to downsize a photo without losing quality
- How to quickly edit a photo to make it look good
In all seriousness, the cost is $149, basically to cover the cost of Dr. Eddy’s Pizza. You get four classes on four Friday’s in a row (June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30 @ 6pm-9pmISH). You’ll be making logo’s, updating brochures, making postcards, designing and creating murals downtown Regina, heck anything you can imagine, you can create.
Put your PJ’s on and pop on by the @StratLab office, you’re going to learn a TON and have a blast doing it.
On July 18 in Regina, we hosted the How to be Awesome Online workshop. A morning of not only learning from the best, but meeting, tweeting, talking and asking questions to a panel of four expert minds on marketing and social media. It was like the world series of Regina’s Twitteratti.
The quotes that were playing throughout the morning:
52 different local organizations represented
215 cookies eaten
319 cups of coffee drank
What: The How To Be Awesome Online Workshop ft. Mitch Gallant, Jackson Middleton, Kaeli Decelles, and Brin Werrett
When: 9:00AM July 18th, 2013
Where: Ramada Plaza – Canada North Room
It’s here! It’s finally here! Jeph, Brandon, and I have been waiting for this day for quite some time. Our talented speakers have been a joy to work with and we can’t wait to, alongside you, hear what they have to say. Here are a few last minute things you should know in advance to make your experience at #awesome13 (spoiler alert: that hashtag is one of the things you should know) as valuable as possible.
Conferences come and conferences go. Perhaps you’ve been to many but have only taken valuable information away from a few. Was there a common thread amongst the ones you found valuable? I’m willing to bet that aside from quality content and great speakers, the ones that left a lasting impression are the ones to which you arrived prepared and found applicable to your life or your line of work. The beauty of conferences with a panel-focus (like our How To Be Awesome Online Workshop) is that you can have some control over the things you learn. Just like any class you’ve ever taken, the more preparing you do in advance — the more you’ll take away. Here are a few tips for coming prepared, asking the right questions, and turning a few hours into the best part of your month.
The date has been set! Some amazing marketing influencers and presenters are ready and eager to spend a morning in July imparting upon you their experiences marketing online in this rapidly changing business world.
Kaeli Decelles of the Regina Police Service, Mitch Gallant of Capital Ford, Jackson Middleton of First Foundation, and Brin Werrett of Rockstar Homes all have experience in the trenches and want to share them with you.
The day will be a combination of short presentations and interactive panel discussions designed to equip you with a deeper understanding of how to crush it online. And, of course, our very own Jeph Maystruck will be on the microphone with his unabashed opinions and signature candor.
Whether you’re just beginning to think about marketing online or have vast experience, this interactive, informative, and collaborative day is for you and your company.
See you there!
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