Monday September 9th 2024 : Refresher Workshop : Designing a Great Photobook Like a Professional – from Concept to Printing Workshop / Zine Using Affinity Publisher with Stewart Wall


Original price was: £55.00.Current price is: £35.00.

A one-day Refresher Workshop: Designing a professional looking photobook from concept to printing

Monday September 9th 2024 – 10am to 4pm (includes rest breaks and lunch break)

Limited to ten places

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Designing a Great Photobook / Zine Like a Professional – from Concept to Printing Workshop

Refresher Workshop with Stewart Wall

Monday September 9th 2024 – 10am to 4pm (includes rest breaks and lunch break)

This is a live interactive workshop using Zoom with plenty of time for participants’ questions, and has been designed to help you create your own professional looking photobooks. The workshop is for everyone, and could be seen as a refresher for attendees at previous workshops and builds on that content.

The Workshop is led by Stewart Wall, a professional photographer / graphic designer with over four decades in photography, and more than twenty-five years in photobook design who will share with you his experience with an aim to deepen your understanding and enhance your abilities in creating project photography for photobooks, and photobook design. Stewart also holds a BA (Hons) in Photography and Design, an MA in Photography, and a Level 7 PGCE teaching qualification. He wrote the criteria for the RPS Distinctions Photobook Genre and was awarded the Fenton Medal and made a Life Members of the society for his contributions.

Workshop limited to 10 participants.

Course Overview: This refresher workshop has been designed as an opportunity to revisit the skills covered in the previous workshops and refine and develop them to make even better photobooks and zines.There will be ample opportunity to answer any questions that you have, and please do not worry if you have been struggling with using Affinity or creating a design, you will be looked after during the workshop.

The workshop content will include:

  • What makes a Photobook great and engaging: A recap of what all great a photobook have.
  • Image and Text Preparation: Advanced practices for preparing visual and textual content, and getting the colour right.
  • Concept and Narrative Development: Advanced techniques to craft a clear and engaging narrative.
  • Projects for Photobooks: The benefit of creating projects for your photobook, and how to find inspiration for projects.
  • Sequencing: Advanced methods for arranging images and text in a sequence that creates a cohesive flow.
  • Affinity Publisher Workflow: Creating an advanced and repeatable workflow and mastering essential tools.
  • Advanced Affinity Publisher Techniques: How to utilise Master Pages, importing and resizing images, linking text boxes, and adding pages to create an efficient way of designing a photobook/zine.
  • Finalising Your Photobook / CMYK: Preparing your design for print, ensuring colour accuracy, and choosing the best print option. How to get the best out of print houses like Mixam

Workshop Outcome: By the end of this refresher course, you will have refreshed your basic skills with Affinity Publisher, have a reinforced understanding of photobook creation, enhanced skills in Affinity Publisher, and more confidence to produce high-quality, professional photobooks.