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Introduction to Photoshop and Illustrator


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Monday, Wednesday, Fridays and Saturday



This online course features the following types of interaction:

  • Live meetings

This course is an elemental introduction to Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator with a focus on building digital images. We will explore useful techniques in these software programs specifically geared to visual communication. Through the use of a pen sensitive drawing tablet and traditional mediums, we will create original digital images. Assignments will emphasize traditional image building skills and final execution will be done digitally.

Schedule: Jan 4- 15, Mon, Wed, Fri, 6:30-9pm

January 9th, Saturday, 10am-2pm

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Michelle Poirier is a Boston based illustrator and educator. Focusing on pop culture and illustrative type, she combines energetic line work with expressive paint for galleries, editorial work, and promotional design. She received a BFA with honors in Illustration and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Massachusetts College of Art & Design. Clients include … Read more