Category Archives: Training

Bookkeeping Made Ease-y

The program for the August monthly meeting, “Interactive Bookkeeping Workshop for Graphic Artists and Small Business,” was a very informative and productive gathering of CDPUG members at BudgetEase, an experienced group of bookkeepers located in Shaker Heights on Lee Road. In an expansive and airy space with many windows open to the busy street, Kathy Dise, president of BudgetEase, divided… Read more »

30% Off Mojave and iOS 12 Titles from Take Control Books

Take Control Books is pleased to offer Macintosh Users Group (MUG) and CDPUG members three new titles that provide early access to information about Mojave and iOS 12. Buy all three books together for only $25.98, a savings of up to $14. This price includes free updates when new information is added to the books. In Take Control of Upgrading to… Read more »

My Experience with the “Artist as an Entrepreneur” (AEI) Workshops

By Jeff Poplar I have attended three AEI at Summit Art Space classes so far and the experience has been more than satisfying. The atmosphere is not one of a typical classroom—here, you are integrated into an “art space” so to speak. It is very comfortable and conducive to interaction between the teacher and the students. Carolyn Bagley, a fireball,… Read more »

Private Tour of the Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS) at the NASA Glenn Research Center — Part 2

By Stan Bujak Imagine traveling 935,581,827 miles to Saturn to be submerged in a submarine into a sea of liquid hydrogen on a planet that is nine times the size of the Earth. The team at the Graphics and Visualization Lab (GVIS) at the NASA Glenn Research Center has created this virtual reality simulator to help scientists explore Saturn’s surface…. Read more »

Video Editing Boot-Camp for Graphic Designers. Bill Baraona’s Recommended Training Links

Video editing can be intimidating, especially with all the utilities you have at your disposal. Not only that, but you also have screen sizes and file sizes to consider when you render the finished project. There’s a lot to keep track of, and luckily an experienced video editor named Bill Baraona of Flex Media will be a speaker for our… Read more »

Meeting Video Posted for "Learning to Love Lightroom & the NEW Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015

The April 30th, 2015 CDPUG meeting featured Lesa Snider ( presenting “Learning to Love Lightroom & the NEW Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015.” This meeting was a remote meeting using Zoom, so we were  able to record the meeting, so other than seeing Spike in one of the little Squares, it’s a great and useful presentation. To see the Presentation,… Read more »

A Special Program. Trish Witkowski Designer, Teacher, Lecturer Folding Fanatic

The North Eastern Ohio Craftsmen’s Club and Cuyahoga Valley Career Center present a special program of  Trish Witkowski, Designer, Teacher, Lecturer. Folding Fanatic November 18th at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. 8001 Brecksville Road ( Rt. 21 ) at Wallings Road, Brecksville, OH. 5:30-6:30 Registration and Reception. Light Appetizers and drinks proudly served by the Culinary Program of Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. 6:45 p.m. Welcoming… Read more »

Explore Color Class begins this Saturday, May 10!

This is the class to take if you are tired of struggling with color mixing and winding up with mud. You will be able to use your own paints in class–watercolor, oils, acrylics or other media, even pastels, will work. I will show you how to use the split primary color palette to mix clean colors. By the end of… Read more »

Explore Sketching! (Workshops by CDPUG Services Directory Director Karen Jewel-Kett)

This workshop consists of 3 Saturday morning classes on the basics of drawing. We will work in my studio in a relaxed atmosphere to explore the fundamentals of sketching for fun. You will be introduced to the basic principles of line, gesture, contour, shading and shadow, and drawing from life. I will also give you tips on how to select… Read more »

Take Control of LaunchBar" teaches you to control your Mac from the keyboard

“Take Control of LaunchBar” teaches you to control your Mac from the keyboard Why do so many Mac experts love LaunchBar, and what can it do for you? If you’ve never used LaunchBar, you likely don’t realize just how important a tool it is, and if you’re already a LaunchBar devotee, you’re probably experiencing only a fraction of LaunchBar’s goodness…. Read more »