2011 Speaker: Co-Owner/Principal Graphic Designer, 3thought, Inc.
Matt has been in the design business since the age of 16 when he started as intern with a local design studio. After graduating from Keene State College in New Hampshire, Matt continued to hone his design skills becoming a production and Photoshop expert. He enjoys helping his clients through the conceptual phase to reach the best solution for their needs. An avid consumer of online media and general gadget geek, Matt helps his 3thought clients to see their marketing efforts in a larger strategic context.

Session Title: Two Presentations: Facebook Basics AND Photoshop Basics

Facebook Basics
With over 500 million users, Facebook is more than just a social network, it’s staple of modern life. Facebook is where people get the news, play games and keep in touch with family and friends. If you’re finally breaking down and looking to join Facebook, or you’d just like to learn more Facebook and it’s features, this is the workshop for you!

In this workshop you will learn:
How to create a Facebook account and personal profile.
How to control your privacy settings.
How to find and manage your friends.
How to upload, tag and share photos and videos.
How to create and join groups and fan pages.
Plus info about Facebooks newest features!
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Photoshop Basics
If you’re like me you probably have 1000’s of digital images. Not every photo is perfect, and it would be nice to make them better. When you need to edit and share photos with your friends and family people turn to Photoshop, the most popular and powerful photo editing software in the world. and after you learn some basic tricks and techniques you’ll be editing and sharing your photos in no time.

In this workshop you will learn:
All about Photoshop’s tools and palettes.
How to size and share your photos for email, web and print.
Basic retouching and color correction.
How to work with layers, filters and effects.
How to create a digital collages (silos and masking).
Plus much more!