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kimberkatt 07-08-2009 08:21 AM

Digi Design Academy!!

I thought with all the new aspiring designers coming in here to check out the awesome new Program Toiny has set up, that I would let you all know about Sherah's Digi Design Academy!

The Digi Design Academy is a "work-at-your-own-pace" type of classroom to teach you everything you need to know about becoming a Designer!! It covers three programs, Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, & Paint Shop Pro! It is taught by the lovely & talented Sherah of Skrapper Digitals, who is just the sweetest "teacher" by far! :)

It includes topics like Monitor Calibration, TOU's, Color Theory, cleaning up CU products for use, Quality checking your products, Logo Design, How to apply to a store, FTP usage, Copyright, Industry Standards, Preview Making, essential items for a kit, blogging, product descriptions, promoting yourself & your designs, blinkies/banners, basic design principles, basics of creating elements, making your own overlays/brushes/patterns/textures, gentle critique & one-on-one coaching if needed!

If you want more information, you can find the product in the store here! I am a student of the academy, and I highly recommend it! Sherah's lessons are very straight forward and easy to understand. And the best part is being able to learn at your own pace, so you are not forced to make time for the lessons! Once you purchase the product, you have "unlimited" access to the site and all the wonderful information shared over there! :)

Jean Ann 07-08-2009 12:25 PM

Thanks for all the info. Sherah is just as sweet as anyone can possibly be. I just love her.

I really would like to learn PSP so maybe this fall when things quiet down for me I can sign up for her class.

Toiny 07-08-2009 02:22 PM

I highly, highly recommend this program. Sherah is one of our most successful designers and this is a very well-thought out, easy to understand, cover all the bases program.

If you are serious about designing, but a little confused on any, many, of the ins-and-outs. This is truly priceless.


kimberkatt 07-08-2009 05:58 PM

I can't praise this program enough! It's helping me to understand everything, right from the beginning! You don't know how much goes into being a designer until you become one... or you take Sherah's courses!! :D

mistimus 07-11-2009 11:33 PM

Thank you for this info! I come here and cruise often but never saw this. May have to do this!

Amberpony 07-12-2009 01:53 AM

I have to admit I am enjoying this course and recommend it to any one looking for hands on learning at your pace! :D

Joba2 08-19-2009 11:25 AM

I've always been interested in this class even though I have absolutely no intention to become a designer. I think it could help me to make better LO's & to make elements etc that I need & don't have.
I think it would be good for CT's too.

Toiny 08-19-2009 04:04 PM

Hmmmm I'm thinking maybe Sherah (yoooohooo Sherah!) could do a "lite" version of this specifically for this purpose. Some of the course you wouldn't need ie: how to TOU, market, etc, etc.

I know that starting scrapping is so confusing. You see these great LO's soooooooooo beautifull, you run & buy the exact same kit & then.... wellllll let's just say I was very unhappy for months. I would much rather have had someone hold my hand & help me learn.



Originally Posted by Joba2 (Post 46430)
I've always been interested in this class even though I have absolutely no intention to become a designer. I think it could help me to make better LO's & to make elements etc that I need & don't have.
I think it would be good for CT's too.

violethare 10-31-2009 02:44 AM

Have been thinking of purchasing but it is just a matter of having the $$ to do so, hopefully when I have the funds the class will still be around:)

kimberkatt 10-31-2009 10:06 AM

I don't think Sherah's going anywhere anytime soon! :l

It's cool because you can learn at your own pace, and she has weekly video chats that are awesome!!

SkrapperDigitals 11-25-2009 12:00 PM

oh! i just saw this thread.. sorry get lost in forums! rofl.. thanks ladies for all the nice words, and thats a great idea Toiny and Joba2! hmmm.... something to think of there for sure.... :-) i still haven't added this back into the site since the crash,this reminds me to get that up there! lol :-)

kimberkatt 11-25-2009 12:11 PM

get to it, lady! You act like you have sooo much to do! :l LOL!!

Marcie 12-02-2009 01:46 PM

Interesting. I will have to look into, but probably not till after the holidays. :)

hareraisers2 12-22-2009 07:08 PM

I only have pse 6.0, will this class work for me? Or do I need photoshop?

kimberkatt 12-22-2009 09:23 PM

Absolutely! I use PSE5 mostly, PS7 as a backup... I haven't had to use PS yet though! :DD

Enchanted 01-13-2010 10:04 PM

this was an awesome class..though i will probably have to go back through..and learn it for PS, but it's super easy to follow :)

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