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Create Your Website in a Day: A Workshop for Artists
Murray Boardroom in the Wheelock Student Center, University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA
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In this hands-on workshop, the morning begins with instruction on how to resize and format your own images. In the afternoon, you'll add these images to the website that you create. You'll leave the class with the technical skills to be able to create your own customized website.

Bring your laptop loaded with your existing images, no matter what quality they are. If you don't have images, we'll provide some, but you will need to bring either a PC or Mac laptop with wireless capability to participate in the class.*

During the morning session, you'll use a 30-day free trial of Photoshop and Lightroom (don't download before the class), and we'll also review free web-based photo programs. You'll compare each program and gain the knowledge to choose the one that best suits your needs Through personalized instruction and class exercises, you'll learn how to format and save your images for a variety of purposes, including submissions to art calls, sending as attachments, printing, and the web.

In the afternoon, you'll use WordPress to create your own website that requires no initial software or hosting. You'll sign up for an account, personalize your profile and start posting content right away, including the photos you formatted in the morning session. Learn to add images and videos, create custom themes, attract viewers with social sharing, and more.

Informational handouts will be provided.

*Requirement to participate: bring your own PC or Mac computer with wireless Internet connection capability.

Juan G. Aguilera is an industrial designer from the University Autonoma Metropolitana in Mexico City. Juan has been involved in digital publishing, with a prepress speciality, since the darkroom days. A self-proclaimed "color nut," he believes color is an independent language, with a specific grammar, spelling and intonation. Juan is a teacher at heart, having taught geometry and design to students ranging from middle school to adults. He currently teaches Photoshop, color correction, camera raw and digital photography workflow in the Northwest. He is a member of NAPP (National Association of Photoshop Professionals) and has attended several Photoshop World events. Visit Juan's website for more information:

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This workshop is expected to fill quickly. Secure your place soon!

Register before Wednesday, October 15th, and receive a discount:
Artist Trust members: $60, non-members $80

Register on or after Wednesday, October 15th:
Artist Trust members:  $75, non-members $95

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Thank you for you interest in this Artist Trust workshop. We experienced high demand for this event and the workshop filled quickly. If you are interested in being placed on the wait list, please contact Cynthia Hall at 206 467-8734 x10 or email at


Murray Boardroom in the Wheelock Student Center, University of Puget Sound (View)
1500 N. Warner Street
Tacoma, WA 98416
United States

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Arts > Visual

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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