As usual, I’m getting ahead of myself. Yes, the printing class taught me how to convert something from the digital world into a print ready file. I also learned a few very useful Photoshop tricks. Have I mentioned that I’m not really a wizard in Photoshop and I like to spend as little time as possible using it? I’d much rather be creating new images.
I spent the first day in class working on “traditional” images. The first was a landscape from New Zealand, which took seven revisions before the instructor felt it was print worthy. The second was an image of Nola from our train trip last year. That only took five tries. The whole process made me cross-eyed. But I was definitely learning.
With day one in the books, I was looking forward to moving on and printing some real art.