Gina Gibson, MFA is Associate Professor of Digital Media at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD where she teaches Graphic Design and Art. An internationally exhibiting artist and lecturer, her work has been seen at the Cynthia Broan Gallery in New York City, the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei,Taiwan and The Siena Art Institute in Siena, Italy. She received her BA in studio art at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and her MFA in studio art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Design Basics: InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Adobe® InDesign®, Photoshop® and Illustrator® are a robust set of tools that can answer any number of design needs. However, for newer users, it can be confusing in terms of when to use what program for which project. Join Gina Gibson, Associate Professor of Digital Media at Black Hills State University, in this hands-on, full-day workshop, as you dive into each of these design tools.

Gina will teach you how to integrate Adobe® Photoshop®, Illustrator® and InDesign® into a more streamlined and easy to follow workflow, as well as:

·Terms and techniques of graphic design

·When and why to use Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and InDesign®

·How to create shapes and lines in Illustrator®

·Manipulating images and basic color correction and determining image quality in Photoshop®

·How to build multiple pages and layouts and how to package files in Indesign®

Participants will be able to follow right along with Gina step-by-step in the Mac Lab at BHSU-Rapid City campus.

Learn how these design tools can help you empower your design sense, work more efficiently together, and save you time.