Archived Classes
Class Name / DescriptionDates
Photo Editing Video Tutorial Class

Have you ever been frustrated because your photos look blurry, tilted, have a yellow cast to them or your kids have "devil red eyes" staring out at you? Wish you could fix those??? Well, take this class and in ten short weeks Sande will turn you into a Photo Editing PRO - and you'll be taking your photos from BLAH to Oooooh LA LA!!!

You'll be amazed at how EASY it is!!!

She'll show you how to:

Organize your photos so you can actually find what you're looking for

Crop and straighten

Use the BRIDGE that comes with Photoshop Elements

Use the Quick Fix features

Understand Resolution

Fix tonal and color cast issues

Lighten dark photos and darken light photos

Sharpen your photos and reduce noise

Fix red-eye, blemishes and soften wrinkles

Convert your photos to Black & White

Use selective coloring to have only one part of your photo in color

Get rid of distracting objects

and much more....

And the great thing is...ALL the lesson's are VIDEO TUTORIALS!!! No looking at a book for hours trying to figure out where Fig.A is!

You can watch the tutorials as many times as you want - and whenever you want! Hello 3am and pjs! Once you're signed up for the class - you'll have access to them INDEFINITELY! So, if you need to miss a week or even two - NO BIG DEAL! Just watch them on your own schedule - it's kind of like TIVO!

You will also be able to download a PDF for each class with Tips and Tricks for that week's lesson.

So SIGN UP NOW - and you'll be a Photo Editing PRO before the holidays get here!

Classes begin on Wednesday, September 9th, 2009. A new video tutorial will be released every Wednesday. ***Class members are also able to chat on a private message board and share their work in the class gallery for the chance to win prizes along the way.

**NOTE: all lessons are taught using Photoshop Elements 6.0 or higher. You can use an earlier version of Photoshop Elements but you may not have all the tools that Sande demonstrates in her videos.

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9/9/2009 - 11/10/2009
Stress-Free Scrapbooking #01: Go to Press

Shimelle's number one rule for creating? There is no stress in scrapbooking. So many times we can get caught up in the right way, the right look, the right products that we forget this is something we do for fun! In her series of Stress-Free Scrapbooking classes, there are always plenty of ideas to try and projects to inspire while always encouraging you to do things your way for the perfect end result.

Over the course of this four week class, you'll bring one of your biggest scrapbooking investments to life: your printer! With a full page of printables included with each prompt, you'll have dozens of new accents to stretch your stash. Each of the twenty PDF prompts walks you through a new technique with a scrapbook page plus variations to get your mind going. You'll also see other twists as the Garden Girls put their unique spin on the techniques. With step-by-step techniques for putting the power of the printer in your hands, it's time to make your ideas go to press.

Better still, the twenty pages are designed to become an album in their own right, so you'll finish the class with a completed album documenting the Simple Pleasures for you and your family. Most exemplar pages are 12x12, but you can easily follow along and adapt to 8.5x11, 8x8 or any other size you love. The class starts with a photo preparation sheet (available for download from Tuesday, July 21st) so you can gather the pictures you want to use from the beginning -- the majority of the pages will use 4x6 prints of photos you have already taken and are needing to scrap!

So join Shimelle for four weeks filled with new life for your printer, balancing new techniques with perfect storytelling and the promise of absolutely no stress at all.

Class starts Monday, August 3rd, with prompts delivered by email Monday to Friday. Class members are also able to chat on a private message board and share their work in the class gallery for the chance to win prizes along the way.

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7/27/2009 - 8/28/2009
Advanced Photo Editing

Are you ready to take your photos to the next level? This advanced photo editing class will guide you through editing your photos using advanced techniques through Adobe Photoshop and Camera Raw. Garden Girl, Two Peas Digital Designer and professional photographer Holly McCaig will demonstrate exposure corrections using curve adjustments and layer masks; portrait enhancement techniques for faces; color adjustments to images; and you'll learn how to prepare your final image with sharpening and color profiles. Participants will receive sample images used during this class to work with as well as custom Photoshop actions.

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5/4/2009 - 6/30/2009
Sew Scrap Happy

Join Garden Girl Jennifer Johner for a month of happy stitching goodness! Have you ever wanted to learn to sew on a layout? Maybe you have tried it and loved it? ..or maybe not? ..but maybe you would like to try again!? Are you a stitching queen and love sew sew sew!? 'Sew Scrappy Happy' is for anyone and everyone! This is a four week class, with a new lesson every week! Learn sewing basics, techniques, project ideas and many tips and tricks along the way! Before you know it, you will be adding this wonderful texture filled technique to all of your scrappy projects!

This class begins March 2nd. Class includes detailed instructions, photos and downloadable PDF documents. This class will have a private message board forum which will open at the start of the class.

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3/1/2009 - 4/1/2009
Here, There & Everywhere

Join renowned online crafting instructor and Garden Girl Shimelle Laine for a six week online workshop as we create an album about the world through your eyes. You're likely familiar with Shimelle's annual "Journal Your Christmas" class as well as many other inspiring classes she's offered. Here, There & Everywhere is the title of the album but also of the album's three sections, as we scrap things near home, places you've been and the places you still want to go.

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2/15/2009 - 3/31/2009
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