Introduction to digital photography
Instructor: Geneviève Thauvette

Saturday, March 11, 2017 – 12PM – 4PM

Non-members $92
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Photoshop is an essential tool when it comes to digital image manipulation software. This workshop aims to introduce Photoshop’s simple interface and its commonly used tools as a way to inspire workshop participants. After an introduction to the software’s key features, the participants will learn about some of the more advanced functions such as masks, the creation of GIF images, and 3D effects. They will also learn shortcuts to encourage a quick working method right from the start. Participants will receive a folder with links to relevant websites, a list of shortcuts, and notes on the steps for each exercise so that they may continue their learning.

About the instructor:

Geneviève Thauvette is a practicing Franco-Ontarian artist currently residing in Toronto. Her work has been shown both internationally and nationally, notably at the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival, the Perth International Arts Festival (Australia), the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, and the VIèmes Jeux de la Francophonie in Beirut where she won the gold medal for Team Canada. Her series Les quintuplées Dionne have been acquired by the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the City of Ottawa Fine Art Collection. She won the 2013 FlashForward emerging artists award and is the recipient of several grants, including the 2011 Emerging Artist Production Grant from the Ontario Arts Council. Thauvette presented Cake is Freedom, a performative installation at Ottawa’s inaugural Nuit Blanche for which she was the subject of a Radio-Canada documentary (Rendez-vous Artv). Thauvette has taught many photo workshops and been a part of numerous juries. In 2012, she toured Canada, Haiti and St-Lucia to select the final participating artists during for the VIIèmes Jeux de la Francophonie. She was further chosen by L’Organization internationale de la francophonie to judge the photography competition during the games in Nice. Thauvette is represented by St-Laurent + Hill Gallery in Ottawa and Eye Buy Art Gallery in Toronto.

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