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You're invited to Graphic Design 4 Social Media & Beyond (Jun 22, 2016 - Jun 24, 2016) #Detroit

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM 
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Friday, June 24, 2016 at 8:00 PM (EDT)

Good Cakes and Bakes
19363 Livernois Avenue
Detroit, MI 48221

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GRAPHIC DESIGN 4 SOCIAL MEDIA & BEYOND is a collection of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) graphic design POP-UP WORKSHOPS that teach Digital Visual Design skills for Mobile Social Web content.


We all are creative beings. Whether you're a small business owner wanting to know how to communicate your graphic image needs to a Graphic Designer, or an Entrepreneur without a budget to hire a one or just someone who is curious about how other people create engaging graphic images online, this class will help you to tap into your Inner Creative Genius, that side of you that loves to create.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and join us for a 3-hour introductory hands-on digital graphic design workshop to unleash your Inner Creative Genius!

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Workshops are taught using web-based visual design applications with intuitive and uncomplicated User Interfaces (UI) that make it possible to introduce, explore and increase visual design literacy in learners, while providing you with a means to produce stunning graphic images, guaranteed to increase your online and print effectiveness.

In this introductory GRAPHIC DESIGN 4 SOCIAL MEDIA & BEYOND workshop you will learn how to use Canva, an on-line, drag-and-drop, graphic design application that offers free access to a wide assortment of design tools and options to create beautiful graphic designs and documents.

Workshop practice and instruction will center around project-based, interactive and collaborative exercises to:

  • Deepen the learning experience
  • Engage students in critical thinking 
  • Cultivate rich problem-solving skills
  • Stimulate creativity
  • Build confidence in learning abilities
  • Foster a relaxed "can do" and "fun" learning experience!

And when you register for this workshop, you will be added to an exclusive Facebook Group, GRAPHIC DESIGN 4 SOCIAL MEDIA & BEYOND FACEBOOK GROUP, where you will receive lots of extra resources to help you continue to advance your skills.

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The skills acquired in this workshops will enable students to design and create Digital Visual Content for on-line and off-line digital and print media projects, including:

  • Advertisements
  • Banners
  • Blog & Vlog Images
  • Business Cards
  • Certificates
  • Discount Coupons
  • Flyers
  • Gift Cards
  • Infographics
  • Invitations
  • Letters
  • Logos
  • Menus
  • Parallax Images
  • Photo Collages
  • Postcards
  • Posters
  • Slide Presentations
  • Social Media
  • -- Cover Photos
  • -- Posts
  • -- Questions
  • -- Quotations
  • -- Tips
  • Webinars
  • Websites:
  • -- Featured Images
  • -- Header Images
  • -- Supporting Images
  • -- Thumbnail Images


This workshop will teach you how to design and create Visual Graphic Images for all of the Social Media Platforms, including: 

  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • Instagram
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest
  • Print Media
  • Twitter
  • YouTube




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  1. JUNE 22, 2016, 0500p - 0800p (Wednesday)
  2. JUNE 24, 2016, 0500p - 0800p (Friday)


  1. Two (2) identical workshops are being offered on 2 different dates. 
  2. Select your desired date from the dropdown menu at the top of the registration page.


One (1) Seat = $36.50 + EventBrite Processing Fee

NOTE: If you have a Discount Code, then enter it in the Promotion Code Field.


Good Cakes and Bakes, 19363 Livernois Avenue, Detroit, MI 48221

GBC bakes from scratch, each and every morning, using organic, high quality, fresh ingredients! April Anderson, Owner, understands the importance of the community and having a gathering place. If you need a venue to host your next event, Good Cakes and Bakes is it!

Good Cakes and Bakes will provide electricity and Internet Access. Food and beverages will be available at reasonable prices.

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To insure your success, please be responsible to yourself and others by doing the following things to prepare for and support the learning process:

  • Arrive on-time to grab the best available seat and to set-up your computer, so you're ready to rock-n-roll when the instruction begins.
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)! Bring your laptop computer or tablet. And be responsible for knowing how to use your device for:
    • Accessing the Internet. 
    • Accessing Facebook (a Private Facebook Group).
    • Accessing your Web/iOS browser. The Chrome Browser is preferred.
  • Bring your device charger. 
  • Dream up a graphic image, in your mind, that you would like to build at the end of the workshop!
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  1. I don't have graphic design experience. Could this workshop still be for me?
    Absolutely. This is an introductory class, which was developed for Non-Designers. By the end of the workshop, everyone will have created at least 3 graphic design projects and understand how the skills they've learned can be applied to other graphic design projects. (See KEY TAKEAWAYS, above)
  2. Do I need to purchase or download a software program for this workshop? 
    The software program that we will use is a free web-based application called Canva, which makes it possible for anyone to design the visual assets they need for a variety of circumstances. We will download Canva, together, in the workshop. But, you can download it before the workshop if you like to be ahead of the curve and feel ambitious.

  3. Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
    18 years and older and mus have their own mobile device.
  4. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
    You can contact the organizer at:
  5. Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
    Registration is not refundable. Registration is transferrable to another person. 
  6. I'm coming from work. Is there anywhere to get food, fast?
    The workshop will be held at Good Cakes and Bakes, a local bakery/cafe that sells really good fresh soups with cornbread, coffee and baked goods (cakes, coffee, cupcakes, cookies, juices, pies, scones, soda, tea etc.)
  7. What are my transportation/parking options getting to the event?
    On-street metered parking and parking lot across the street from Good Cakes and Bakes.
  8. Can I get help beyond the workshop?
    Yes. The instructor is available for one-on-one consultations and study groups (at a lower rate/person).
  9. Is IDIMDS looking for other instructors to teach workshops?
    Yes. The instructor has long-term goals that include facilitating a digital learning school.
  10. What kind of restroom accommodations are available at the venue site?
    There is a unisex bathroom.
  11. Is the venu accessible to physically-challenged individuals?
    Yes. The venue is on the ground floor. No stairs to climb.
  12. Can I invite my friend(s)?
    Sure! Seating is limited, tell them to register today.


We're excited to see what your Inner Creative Genius will produce!

i did it my damn self

Digital Literacy for the People.


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We hope you can make it!

Prema Qadir

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