& Simple: The Workshop
Design + Technology
Clean & Simple: The Workshop, you'll learn
to design and create scrapbook pages the Cathy Zielske
wayclean, simple, timeless, story-rich, and
full of heart.
goodbye to your rulers and hello to a solution that
allows you to use Photoshop Elements (or Photoshop)
to build scrapbook pages in the digital method, which
you'll print and piece togetherusing additional
supplies from your stashto create beautiful
hybrid layouts. Digital sketching has been the core
of Cathy's approach since her very first layout, and
it's a key part of the Clean & Simple process.
You'll learn how to use Photoshop Elements to plan
and design pages, just like Cathy does.
week you'll receive a template assignment designed
by Cathy-some 12" x 12", some 8 1/2"
x 11", as well as receiving all of the custom-designed
PNG files needed to complete the page. Along the way,
you'll receive thoughtful layout ideas, tips to improve
your writing, some of Cathy's trademark type tricks,
and page design secrets. You'll also get the best
of Cathy's graphic design knowledge as she outlines
why each assignment works.
the second half of class, once you've built your digital/hybrid
confidence, Cathy will provide design challenges that encourage
you to create your own projects using that week's approach
is a very hands-on, assignment based, video-instruction
driven workshop for users of Photoshop Elements (or Photoshop).
Cathy will provide all instruction, both written and video,
to guide you through each week. A familiarity with Photoshop
Elements is helpful, but it's not required. Cathy will provide
detailed step-by-step instruction for all assignments.
video, handout and practice files (designed for new or
less experienced PSE users)
list with live links to product resources (extremely
notes from Cathy in the classroom
emails when the classroom is updated with new materials
instructional handouts with step-by-step instructions
for each lesson/project
Weekly introduction videos
Extensive weekly video tutorials
digital elements (layered PSD template files + custom
designed PNG files) to complete 12 assignments, including
both 8.5" x 11" and 12" x 12" pages
Message board to share your thoughts with your classmates
Private posting gallery to share your work and view the
work of your classmates
One video chat with Cathy
access to Cathy
A 15% discount on Totally Rad photo-editing products
exclusive pass to watch the full-length documentary on
scrapbooking (by filmmaker Tory Jeffay) that features
Cathy Zielske, Stacy Julian, and other notable scrapbookers
to Cathy's introduction of Clean & Simple: The
As a student in Cathy Zielske's Clean & Simple:
The Workshop, you will enjoy an exclusive 15% discount
on Totally Rad products. Cathy uses Totally Rad's RadLab
for much of her photo editing and is thrilled to extend
this special discount to her students!
If you are interested in late enrollment, please email
will close April 17, 2013 at 10:00pm PST.
version of PSE will work with this class, however, anyone
with earlier versions may not have access to all of
the PSE features.