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Looking for a Reason to Finally Install MDS? 

Join me on the last Wednesday of each month starting Jan. 2014 for a 3 hr workshop and learn how easy it is to use My Digital Studio (MDS) from Stampin’ Up! Each month we will dive into the ins & outs of the software with demonstrations, projects and assignments that will help you learn and use this software to it’s fullest.


3 hrs of class time, with a 15 minute break
Class notes, Study files, Learning Projects, Not included software, computer, any digital files that are required for class.

Starting January 29, 2016 - February 26, 2016 - March 26, 2016

What you will learn: The basics, Adding Text, Adding Photo Boxes, Adding Embellishments, Using Designer Templates and much, much more. 

Projects: Create your own basic business card, 12-up Cards, 6 x 6 scrapbook page, Web banner.

Review of Class 1
Projects due beginning of class.

What you will learn: Add Multiple Items, Background Photo, Crop Embellishments, Crop Stamps, Customizable Color Palette, Default Bleed Area, Delete Project Preview, Designer Template Selection, Edit Objects Off Canvas, Enhanced Photo Drag and Drop, Enhanced Page Layer Editing, Export to JPG, PDF, PNG, Fill Punch with Card stock,  with photo, Font/Global Search, Recolor Designer Series Paper, Recolor Embellishments, Round Paper Corners, Round Photo Corners, Splatter Tool, Stamp Image Coloring, Suggested Color Combos, Watermark (how to create a copyrite for your pictures.

Projects: 12 x 12 scrapbook page, Postcard, Thank You Card

Review of Class 2
Projects due beginning of class.

What you will learn: Batch Photo Effects, Calendar Effects, Change All Text in Project, Change Layer of Selected Objects, Change Punch Shape, Change Text Case, Custom Canvas Size, Custom Groups, Edit Object Short cut Key, Export to SVG, Layers Palette, Locking and Unlocking Page Objects, Mirror Designer Series Paper, Mirror/Flip Grouped Images, Mirror Text, Photo Fill Grouped, Boxes, Project Size Conversion, Recolor Photo, Smart Guides, Smart Object Alignment, Text in Columns, Text Justification, Text Shapes, Text Tracking, Vector Stamp Brush Images (Enlarging Stamps), Zoom Tool Short cuts.

Projects: 12 x 12 scrapbook page, Birthday Party Suite, Project Life Tags

Final projects will need to be handed in 1 month after class April 26, 2014

(NOTE: This is not a how to install your software class you must come ready to go. The pace of the class will be determined by the instructor and class/computer knowledge. We will try to cover everything listed but in the time allotted.) this is a PC course but can be adapted for MAC.


As this is a hands on class you will be required to bring a computer (laptop preferably due to space) with the latest version of MDS. You will need to purchase any required Digital Files for each class. Sharing files or not owning your own is considered illegal and infringes Stampin’ Up’s copyright standards. 


The Package 3 classes (9 hrs) $125.00 *
By buying The Package you are automatically registered for all three classes and have Priority seating. (Maximum 10 people per class)
NOTE: There will be no refunds for missed classes or canceled classes. 

Pay As You Go (3 hrs) $55.00 per class * **
If you choose to Pay As You Go you will need to register 1 week prior to class and only if there is available seating (limited seating)
NOTE: Classes must be taken in order given, there will be a review of
prior class, but this is a review only.

Private Classes (Pay as you Go) $65.00 1 hr * 
Looking for private classes then this option is for you. Learn at your own pace or customize your lesson. Day or evening options available, classes must be booked in 2 weeks in advance 

Throw your own Class (For the Demonstrator) $500.00 5 hrs *
Are you looking to teach your down lines or customers how easy it is to use My Digital Studio then this option might be for you. You organize the place/time/cost maximum 15 people I will come and teach based on a pre-planned workshop for you. A 50% deposit is required prior to class final payment due prior to event. 

*As this is a hands on class you will be required to bring a computer (laptop preferably due to space) with the latest version of MDS. You will need to purchase any required Digital Files for each class. (This is a requirement to ensure copyright standards are met)

**If you choose to Pay as you Go you will be required to register 2 week prior to class to ensure you seat.

WHEN: January 29, 2014, February 26, 2014 and march 26, 2014
TIME: 7-10 pm (please come early to set-up)
WHERE: 144 Patterson Cres, Carleton Place, Ontario


PayPal: A charge of $3.50 per transaction will apply.

e-Transfer: Make a payment to e-mail address studionoeight@hotmail.com

By Cheque: Make cheque payable to studionoeight and mail to 

Jo-Ann Pullen
144 Patterson Cres., 
Carleton Place, Ontario
K7C 4P3

Paying by cheque does not hold your spot until cleared.
PayPal Payment
12 x 12 Scrap booking pages
5 x 7 Cards
10 Things Friendship Tags 
Showing the Pocket and the Tags 
all done in MDS