This past Saturday we had three great, free workshops with the folks from Blurb.com. Chad Jennings, VP of Design and founding employee at Blurb came down to the Photography Space with Blurb Marketing whiz Suzanne Caballero and shared tips, trade secrets and publishing discounts. Three classes of two hours each were held. Chad offered basic instruction on the two ways of making a book through Blurb - using their layout tool and using Adobe InDesign and uploading the layout. Chad showed printed samples of different layout options...and also show on the workshop screen how to approach different formats. Workshop attendees got hands-on advice an examples and also got special discount vouchers for their own future publishing efforts! The Photo Space was a perfect setting - giving arriving and departing students of all ages a chance to see our current exhibit and explore the possibilities. We even had a special guest visit by one of our POYi IRIS Nights lecturers, the amazing photographer Colin Finlay! The Blurb folks were totally engaging and supportive. They left us a number of sample books and promised they would come back and do it again soon. We hope to see you there.
Blurb Workshop Makes Publishing Hands-on Easy!
Monday, December 7th, 2009