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Digital Studio

The mission of the Digital Studio is to provide library customers with access to cutting edge video, photo and graphics editing programs. 

The studio is a place where aspiring filmmakers can learn to take their ideas from inception to completion, where photographers and digital artists make their unique vision reality, a place for musicians to create and edit their own music and where web designers and digital communicators share it all with the world.  It’s also a place for people who simply want to restore and preserve precious historic and family media.  It’s a place where people of all ages and levels of knowledge can create, share and encourage each other.

Digital Studio Information

Open Studio Hours

Studio is available to the general public:

Monday 9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:45 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:45 pm

 

3D Modeling with Sculptris

Use the free 3D modeling application Sculptris to make your own simple 3D models. Sculptris is available for Mac and PC.

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Colorize a Black and White Photo

Learn to colorize a black and white photo with Photoshop actions and painting. All photos will be provided.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics

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Desktop Publishing with InDesign

Use textboxes and paragraph settings to better organize your copy and save time by using presets when creating a multi-page documents.

Prerequisites: Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Final Cut Pro X Basics

Create your own 30-45 second video spot using the professional grade video editing software. This class builds on techniques learned in the iMovie class.

Prerequisite: iMovie.

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Final Cut Pro X Beyond Basics

Learn the more advanced editing functions of Final Cut Pro X including: color correction, green screen effects, and much more. All "problem" video clips will be provided for you.

Prerequisite: Final Cut Pro X Basics.

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GarageBand

Learn the basics of GarageBand, the audio recording and editing software from Apple.

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Illustrator 2: Vector Art

Create original Vector Art using various tools in Adobe Illustrator.

Prerequisite: Illustrator Basics.

Illustrator Basics

Learn the basics of creating graphic designs and images from photos and creating unique material using the basic tools and processes of Illustrator.

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

iMovie Basics

Create your own video project using photos, video clips and music. This is a great class for beginners.

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Introduction to Digital Photography

Learn the basics of indoor and outdoor digital photography. Feel free to bring your own digital camera, or use your smartphone camera.

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Introduction to Mac

We will cover the basics of using Apple software and hardware. Some experience with computers is necessary. This class will be using OS X Mavericks.

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iPhoto Basics

Enhance and organize digital photos and create a slideshow with music and text. This is a great class for beginners.

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Photoshop 2: Retouching

Learn to retouch your photos like the professionals do! We'll use multiple techniques, and talk about avoiding the dreaded "Photoshop Disaster."

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Photoshop Art

Use Wacom tablets to create original sketches and manipulate color, brightness, and contrast to get the best out of your illustrations and photos.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

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Photoshop Basics

Fix "Red-eye" and remove blemishes from portraits. You'll also learn how to combine several images into a single photo and add text to the image.

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

Photoshop for Photographers

Use Photoshop digital darkroom techniques and Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image.

Prerequisite: Photoshop Basics.

Northside Branch - Digital Studio
Northside Branch - Digital Studio

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