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Workshops at The Studio: Visual design apps and video making

Posted on August 25, 2017 at 6:00 am

Whether you want to up your social media savvy or create a unique, digital holiday card, you can gain the skills you need in visual design, photography, and video making at The Studio at Spokane Valley Library.

This fall, we’re offering lecture-style classes for teens and adults to introduce four visual design software applications available in Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, and Illustrator.

In December, teens in grades 9–12 will have the opportunity to delve into film making in a two-day workshop. Our trained staff will show workshop participants how to use the professional video equipment and video-editing software to create their own masterpieces.


Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop & Lightroom
Learn how to improve photos after you’ve taken them! This is a lecture-style class for teens & adults.

Thursday, Sep 7, 7–8pm
Wednesday, Oct 11, 7–8pm

Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign & Illustrator
Get an overview of two graphic design programs. This is a lecture-style class for teens & adults.

Thursday, Sep 21, 7–8pm
Wednesday, Nov 15, 7–8pm

Video Making: 2-Day Workshop
Immerse yourself in filmmaking! In this hands-on two-day workshop, you explore and use professional video equipment and learn the video-editing software available on the computers in The Studio. Grades 9–12.

Register online, starting Nov 20.

Wednesday & Thursday, Dec 20 & 21, 10am–1pm


There are so many things you can do online with your library card, including free online classes with and Gale Courses.
Set your own pace with nearly 4,000 online, on-demand courses taught by industry experts. Each includes free video tutorials plus instructor and practice files. Course categories include video, audio, photography, 3D+ animation, software developer, design, web, business, and more.

Gale Courses
Interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online in a convenient 6-week format. Courses include college readiness, test preparation, computer fundamentals, web technology, reading and writing, general business skills, and so much more.

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