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BCC to Offer Photoshop/InDesign Workshops in South County
Aug 19, 2011

The following computer workshops will be offered at the South County Center of Berkshire Community College (BCC) in Great Barrington this fall. The workshops, taught by Jane McWhorter, are $155 per course. 

"Beginning Adobe Photoshop CS5" (WKS-236) teaches students to modify photos using an amazing assortment of painting, drawing and retouching tools to create original artistic images. Classes meet Monday, Oct. 3 through Oct. 24, or Wednesday, Oct. 5 through Oct 19, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

"Intermediate Adobe Photoshop CS5" (WKS-239) is a continuation of Beginning Photoshop. Students learn advanced techniques and procedures using Channels, Masks and Paths, type manipulation, coloring black & white photos and drawings, and more. Classes meet Monday, Nov. 14 through Nov. 28 or Wednesday, Nov. 16 through Nov. 30, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

"Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS5" (WKS 242) a new workshop, is directed to photographers who have a good working knowledge of Photoshop CS5. It concentrates on advanced instruction using layers, masks, camera raw processing, high dynamic range (HDR), and more. Classes meet Thursday, Oct. 6 through Oct. 13, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

"InDesign CS5 for Beginners" (WKS-240) teaches participants to create visual communication such as newsletters, brochures, posters, and other printed documents that contain both text and images. The workshop explores essentials of this state-of-the-art layout program. Classes meet Tuesday, Oct. 4 through Oct. 18, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

"Intermediate InDesign CS5" (WKS 241) is a continuation of Beginning InDesign CS5 and covers advanced functions while emphasizing design theories and production techniques. The course covers the creation of single and multi-page documents, type and paragraph controls, transparency and drop shadows, layers, drawing tools, imported graphics and links, master pages, palettes, and more. Classes meet Tuesday, Nov. 15 through Nov. 29, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

For more information, or to register, call BCC's South County Center in Great Barrington, 413-528-4521 or long distance 800-816-1233 (in Mass only), ext. 5201 or 5202.

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