Digital Media Week

Digital Media Week!

Check out the workshops below that will teach you how to use the industry leading softwares for graphic design, video editing, and photography.

UTSC students are all welcome to attend the workshop during our digital media week! Sign up on clnx.utoronto.ca for access link!

 

Illustrator Basics Workshop

Learn how to work with Adobe Illustrator CC, the leading software in vector-based graphic design. Hosted by Illustrator expert, Sylvia Mohanraj, this workshop will review the platform's interface, how to set up a document for various needs (e.g. print vs. web), and how to use selection, pen, text, shape, colour, and texture tools. During this workshop, we will work on a poster project to help you build and integrate your Illustrator skills.

In advance of this workshop, students must install the Adobe Illustrator program. For a free 7-day trial version go to: https://www.adobe.com/ca/products/illustrator/free-trial-download.html

Sylvia is a graphic designer with professional experience working in communications at post-secondary schools in Ontario. She is proficient in digital marketing and knowledge translation for digital learning objects.

Explore her work here: https://sylviamohanraj.myportfolio.com/work

 

 

 

Premiere Pro Basics Workshop

Discover the powerful artform of video making learning Premiere Pro Basics the industry-leading application for video editing. Facilitated by Premiere Pro expert, Manolo,

this hands-on workshop will show you the fundamentals of video and audio editing, correct color, produce titles, apply effects, and more. We will review the software’s interface and the different workspaces that will allow you to understand the use of the different tools as well as how to output your content for different online platforms. As a conceptual artist, Manolo brings a creative approach to video editing that will contextualize video editing within the realm of art.

In advance of this workshop, students must install the Adobe Premiere Pro program. For a free 7-day trial version go to: https://www.adobe.com/ca/products/premiere/free-trial-download.html

Manolo Lugo is a Mexican-born Toronto-based artist and educator working in performance, video, photography, and installation. His work speaks to the conditions of migrancy, precarity, and queerness in advanced capitalism. He has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally in venues including the University of Toronto’s Art Centre, TRANSMUTED International Festival of Performance Art (Mexico City), LIVE Biennial of Performance Art (Vancouver), Visualeyez Performance Art Festival (Edmonton), amongst other venues. He received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University and completed a Masters of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto in 2013. He has worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto as well as a sessional faculty in the Visual Studies Department of the same University.

 

 

 

 

Photoshop Basics Workshop

Learn how to work efficiently and effectively with Adobe Photoshop CC. Hosted by Photoshop expert, Manolo Lugo,

this workshop will review the platform's interface, demonstrating the basic use of the tool kit to crop and retouch photos, while maintaining the highest quality output. The facilitator will also demonstrate the most efficient ways to perform common tasks to improve the look of your photos.

In advance of this workshop, students must install the Adobe Photoshop program. For a free 7-day trial version go to: https://www.adobe.com/ca/products/photoshop/free-trial-download.html

Manolo Lugo is a Mexican-born Toronto-based artist and educator working in performance, video, photography, and installation. His work speaks to the conditions of migrancy, precarity, and queerness in advanced capitalism. He has performed and exhibited nationally and internationally in venues including the University of Toronto’s Art Centre, TRANSMUTED International Festival of Performance Art (Mexico City), LIVE Biennial of Performance Art (Vancouver), Visualeyez Performance Art Festival (Edmonton), amongst other venues. He received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University and completed a Masters of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto in 2013. He has worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Toronto as well as a sessional faculty in the Visual Studies Department of the same University.