May Meeting – InDesign Basics for Print Workflows

You’ve all been asking for InDesign, well here it is! JT Thompson will walk us through some InDesign basics. Join us at Millworks on May 5th.

JT will walk us through the basics of setting up documents, inserting and manipulating photos, placing text, and exporting your files in a package and for print applications.

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April Meeting – Illustrator Basics

Illustrator! Join us as Stephanie Owens walks us through some basics of Illustrator with workflows for other Adobe products.

Stephanie will walk us through the basics of setting up art boards, making vector graphics, and using basic tools to create print and web ready graphics.

Art show at The Oak Room featuring 5 of our members.

Please join Matt Swift, Ed Zirkle, Stephanie Owens, Jennifer Bender, and Nicolette Swift  for Souled World: Personification in Small Artwork

Opening Reception: Saturday December 6, 2014 6-9 PM At The Oak Room Gallery.

Souled World, comprised of 13 artists with over 90 paintings, drawings, photographs and mixed-media pieces, was curated by Nicolette Swift, local video artist and photographer. Souled World will adorn the walls of the Oak Room throughout December in a perfect culmination with the holidays, inanimate and animate.

Souled World is a celebration of art about items that we, as humans, have personified. We often find that we place human qualities in other objects such as toys, animals, personal belongings or other inanimate objects to imbue them with a sense of personality. These objects are personified, engaging them with the world through a form of empathy. The imaginative process of personifying objects allows us to understand humanity’s place in the world. In a wonderful twist these works are not life sized but rather, small and intimate.

http://oakroomgallery.com/

Columbus Digital December Meeting: Potluck!

December is such a chaotic month, so let’s have a potluck! Also, bring something you’re working on and we can talk shop, maybe watch a film (edited on Premiere), and enjoy the last meeting of the year. Bring some food to share, just remember that some of our members are gluten free or vegetarian. If you have special needs please let the group know. If you are bringing a special dish make sure you mark if it is gluten free, vegetarian or any other dietary specialty.

*****Don’t forget we will be holding our bi-annual raffle for a year’s subscription to CC. Please attend for your chance to win. *****

Please go to the Facebook event and let us know if you are attending and what you are bringing.

October Meeting – Worldwide Photo Walk

Once again we break with our formal meeting place and time to do something fun.  This year the Worldwide Photo Walk will be on October 11.  We are going to explore some of the abandoned buildings of the Franklinton part of Columbus. The walk will begin and end at 400 West Rich Street. Afterwords we can stop into their Farmer’s Market and get some refreshments.  Sign up here http://kelbyone.com/photowalk/walk/columbus-oh-united-states-franklinton/  and join us at 10 AM in Franklinton.  Do not let your camera be your excuse! Last year we had photographers with a wide range of skills and equipment, if you want just use your cell phone.  See you on the 11th!