CourseHorse NYC: Classes to Take This Week

We’ve teamed up with CourseHorse to bring you a selection of NYC classes that will be of particular interest to you. Here’s what we recommend checking out in the next seven days. As a special treat, DWL readers can get $5 off any class with the promo code: designworklife.


Here’s what’s happening this week:

Composition and Framing

Friday, April 5th, 5:00PM–7:00PM / $45 (other dates available)
Improve your imagery with this 2-hour seminar covering common tricks and tips for shooting different scenes.
Sign up here.

Graphic Design Fundamentals

Wednesday, April 3rd, 7:00PM–9:00PM / $50
In today’s competitive web environment, designing an interface that is both engaging and easy to navigate is a necessity. This course, which is tailored to non-designers, will teach students about the fundamental concepts of graphic design and how to discuss these ideas using key terminology.
Sign up here.


Starting Tuesday, April 2nd, 2:00PM–5:00PM / $285 (multiple sessions)
WordPress is the world’s leading Blogging/Content Management System because anyone can make any kind of web site with it. In this class you’ll be learning the fundamental things you need to know to make your web site.
Sign up here.

Intro to Business Development: The Art of 

Starting Tuesday, April 2nd, 6:00PM–8:30PM / $275 (multiple sessions)
Learning how to most effectively sell both your product and yourself is a key component in growing a successful business. This four-part workshop series provides a detailed understanding of the sales process, from identifying your audience and making key customer connections, to creating effective presentations and nailing the pitch. Students will come away with valuable sales and networking techniques, as well as a Short Form, Elevator Pitch, and Sales Presentation.
Sign up here.

Photoshop CS5 Photo Printing and Color

Wednesday, April 3rd,  9:00AM–4:30PM / $395 
In this course, students will use color management techniques and color correct images to ensure optimal print output.
Sign up here.


Want to plan farther ahead? CourseHorse offers a ton of other NYC classes, both this week and down the road. The designprogrammingphotography and business classes may be of particular interest.


Courtney is the founder of Design Work Life and Seamless Creative, a small design studio she runs with her husband Brian. She now splits her time between developing brand identities for small businesses and soaking up (and passing along) as much inspiration as she possibly can.

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