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PAVED Arts is excited to announce a new set of workshops for our producing members.  With a combination of old favorites and brand new content there is sure to be something for everyone.  If you are a member in good standing and want to attend any or all of the workshops on the schedule below, please email

**Workshops are free for producing members in good standing.  If you would like to become a member please call 306-652-5502 ext 3. 

Blackmagic Cinema Camera Introduction
Host – Devin McAdam

Date – Thursday, September 26th 6:30 – 9:30
Description:  The newest camera available for PAVED Arts members, the BMCC has been impressing members all summer.  Now is your chance to get an up close look at what all the hype is about.  This workshop is meant for beginner to novice shooters looking to find out more about the unique qualities of the camera, how to take advantage of all that it offers, and what to potentially avoid based on your specific project.  

Audio Suite 101 (Attendance Full)
Host – Reilly Forbes

Date – Saturday, October 5th 1-4 PM
Description: Whether you are interested in learning how to mix your most recent project in 5.1, or just curious on how to record some voice-over dialogue, the Audio Suite at PAVED is here for you!  This workshop beginner level workshop will take members through the basic workflow of operating the audio suite using Pro Tools 9 software.  After which the workshop will focus on project specific questions in a group learning environment.

* If you have a project with a specific audio related question that you would like addressed at the workshop be sure to mention it during your sign up email

Digital Panorama Workshop (Attendance Full)
Host – Laura St. Pierre

Date – Sunday, October 6th 1-4 PM and Sunday, October 20th 1-4 PM
Description:  Participants will learn how to combine digital photographs to create large panoramic images.
The workshop will introduce:
-Panoramic shooting techniques
-Stitching tools (Photoshop and beyond)
-Automated and manual perspective correction
-Manual repair and assembly
-The use of layers and masks in the creation of panoramic images.
-Colour and tonal corrections, noise reduction and sharpening

* Class limit 6 participants
* Participants should have a basic knowledge of photoshop
*Cameras, tripods and computers will be available, however please bring your own if you have them.
*Questions? Please contact Laura St.Pierre at

Social Media For Artists and Non-Profits
Host Lindsey Rewuski

Date – Saturday, October 19th 1-4 PM
Description: Social media can be a powerful tool for promoting your practice or your organization.  But where does one start?  And how does one get noticed amidst all the chatter?  This fun, casual, workshop will explain the basics of social media while also focusing on best practices for beginners within the art world as learned from one of the members of the outstanding communications team at the Mendel Art Gallery.

WordPress Basics
Host –
Troy Gronsdahl
Date – Saturday, November 2nd 1-4 PM

Last spring this workshop was a real hit, so we are bringing it back one more time! WordPress website authoring tool is experiencing massive popularity from artists and organizations looking to create professional looking web content as easily and efficiently as possible.  This workshops aims to get those members new to WordPress started, and also answer questions from members who have experience in wordpress but have run into problems that they can’t figure out.  Topics include: Basic layout, theme integration, media management, and social media connectivity.

More workshops to be added soon!