Explore how to set up a professional looking blog, fill it with quality content, spread your posts via social media, and grow your online community. Follow practical hints and tips, make your Blog for fun, for family and friends, to share with the world, or to aid the marketing of your business. This workshop will cover the basic fundamentals of creating a successful blog: platforms and design, content strategy, creating quality and engaging content, how to find and make good pictures, creating a call to action, content scheduling, SEO, and marketing your blog. Get the help you need to start your new successful blog.
Discover your talent & passion for drawing with a range of fun drawing techniques. Not an artist? You don't need to be. This workshop is designed for beginners wishing to explore art techniques at a pace that suits them, with some gentle guidance and practical tips, in a relaxed environment. Free your inner artist with easy and relaxing drawing techniques. Drawing is a quick relaxing hobby everyone can enjoy. No experience needed and all materials provided. View samples on our Pinterest Board and on the Art Gallery Page.
Explore the easy ways to create your own website whether it is for family and friends, for a special occasion, to share your interests with the world, or to publicise your business. Make a professional quality website that will work on computers, tablets, and phones. Discover online resources that can help you create great imagery and compelling content. Learn website jargon and the basics behind establishing a successful website. Bring along your own images and text or explore website creation with our samples. Topics include: SEO, hyperlinks, domains, copyright, metadata, navigation, and hosting. Basic computer skills essential.
Explore how to make your own eBooks whether it is for family & friends, for a special occasion, to share your interests with the world, or to publicise your business. Make a professional quality eBook that will work on computers, tablets, and phones. Sell your eBook all over the world, send it as a gift to family & friends, or offer it as a freebie on your website. Bring along your own images & text or use our sample projects. This class is designed for beginners wishing to explore eBook techniques at a pace that suits them, with some gentle guidance & practical tips, in a relaxed environment. Topics include: eBooks for eReaders, PDFs, copyright, Amazon eBooks, and interactive photobooks.
This course is designed for beginners wishing to learn basic computer tips and tricks. Build your confidence, learn how to manage and back up your files and images. Discover free online software to create new files and edit old files. Safely share your files on social media, websites and to devices. Learn how to transfer and save pictures from your camera or phone. Discover easy techniques to use the Internet and create a handy online email account. No previous experience required. Join us and get the help you need.
Have fun with an underused or dysfunctional outdoor space by making a corrugated iron mural. Metal wall art is very popular and corrugated iron gives a unique visual effect. Bring along your own designs - a photo, a drawing or an image to use as a starting point, then see where your creativity takes you! Never painted before? No experience is necessary. Discover your inner artist. ALL materials included. View photos online www.cew.ac.nz or on our Pinterest Board.
Explore making images for your website, social media, prints, and art. Make professional quality banners and images for your website. Quickly & easily create banners, memes, and adjust photos for all your social media pages. Discover online resources that can help you create great imagery. This workshop is designed for beginners wishing to explore digital imagery techniques at a pace that suits them, with some gentle guidance & practical tips, in a relaxed environment. Bring along your own images & questions- or use our sample images. Topics include: fixing images, adjusting images, creating images, combining text with images, Adobe Photoshop, and image formats. View samples on our Pinterest Boards.
Discover your creative talents and ignite inspiration with watercolour pastels. Not an artist? You don't need to be. This workshop is designed for beginners wishing to explore art making techniques in a relaxed workshop environment. Free your inner artist with a range of watercolour crayon techniques, including: Colour mixing, Mark making, Layers, Brush techniques, Mixed media, Still Life, and a range of artists. Watercolour pastels are quick and easy to use at home, outdoors, or while travelling. No experience is needed and all materials are provided. View samples of Watercolour pastel art on our Pinterest Boardand on the Art Gallery Page.