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CooperHouse Digital Creative Workshop

September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

EVERYONE can design, and probably should. Our goal is to teach everyone to communicate more clearly and confidently with visual graphics. If you’ve ever had to design anything, or been given some design assets and are unsure how to implement them, this workshop is just for you.

This class will teach you what you need to know about creating (and appreciating) great design. Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop are powerful tools, but we will give you the skills to navigate these programs confidently. More importantly, we’ll teach you the process for taking an idea from a picture in your mind to a finished product. We’ll give you a hint: it’s not JUST the software that makes a great design.

Register for this workshop and join us in September for a game-changing weekend for your small business.


OKC design & web studio studio CooperHouse presents the Digital Creative Workshop: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Graphic Design for Small Businesses.

This series is geared towards small businesses and entrepreneurs. This workshop will teach Photoshop, Illustrator and basic graphic design techniques specifically for digital marketing & promotion.
The emphasis will be in creating beautiful design, elevating your brand, maintaining continuity, and teaching you the skills to take control of your visual content.

Our workshop will teach basic technical graphic design skills and design fundamentals. We want you to learn how to use the tools, and then learn how to use them to create good products specifically intended for your business. This workshop will give you working knowledge of Photoshop & Illustrator, even if you’ve never tried using these programs before.

The CooperHouse Digital Creative Workshop will be a 2 day course, held on Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th from 9-5 pm. The class will be held in Oklahoma City at Halcyon Works Coworking Community in the Paseo Arts District.

Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 – Day 1

9:00 am – 10:00 am: Design Basics // Part 1

Color Theory

15 minute break

10:15 am – 12:30 pm: Design Basics // Part 2

Design for Print vs. Design for Web
What is good design?
Designing for advertisements

Lunch Break – 1 hour

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm: Adobe Illustrator // Part 1

Tour the software
Understanding vector graphics
Learn the basic tools

15 minute break

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Adobe Illustrator // Part 2

Tips & Tricks
Creating graphics for print
Exporting graphics for web
Question & Answer

Sunday, September 24th, 2017 – Day 2

9:00 am – 10: 00 am: Introduction to Small Business Promotion

Social media graphics
Creating visual content
Copyright & ethical guidelines

15 minute break

10:15 am – 12:30 pm: Visual Communication

Promotional photos
Imagery in social media // Guest instructor: Hannah Royce

1 hour Lunch break

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: Adobe Photoshop // Part 1

Tour the software
Learn the basic tools
Create your workspace

15 minute break

2:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Adobe Photoshop // Part 2

Integrating vector & bitmap images
Tips & Tricks
Hands-on learning & graphic creation
Question & Answer

Students will have access to an online “sandbox” where they can share work for one week after the class and ask for feedback from the instructors.

Registration is $695. There will be 12 spaces available.

We’ll provide drinks, snacks, and lunch to keep you going during our session.

In order to participate in this workshop, we ask that you bring a laptop with Photoshop & Illustrator installed. If you do not have these programs, you can download a 30-day free trial before you come to class. Please be sure to have the programs installed and ready to go before you attend our workshop. Our class timeline is very structured and we will not be able to to assist with installation or trouble shooting.

Policies & Procedures:

We do not accept cancellations or provide refunds.
Transfer of class enrollment is not allowed once registration is purchased.
Video or Audio recording of workshop session is not permitted.
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September 23, 2017 @ 9:00 am
September 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm


Halcyon Works
405 Northwest 30th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73118
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