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Photoshop Compositing and Painting with Cindy Dover

  • 25 Feb 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Don Polo Photography


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Photoshop Compositing and Painting
with Cindy Dover

M.Photog., M.Wed.Photog., M.Artist.Cr., CPP

Cindy Dover headshot

Saturday, February 25, 2023
9pm to 5pm

Don Polo Photography

It's time to play!

This class will take your photoshop to the next level of compositing and painting using basic photoshop tools. We will work together on a project and create a work of art together using the below photoshop skills.

  • How to set up your photoshop workspace, to make your workflow easier.
  • How to extract and add objects and backgrounds to your images.
  • Where to find objects from free stock pages, extract and add them to your art.
  • How to use the mixer brush, brush and paint objects, people and backgrounds.
  • We will touch on dodge and burn using multiply and screen adding shadows and highlights.

… and lots more tips and tricks will be shared.

We learn by doing… so bring your computer with photoshop and your Wacom tablet.

Who is Cindy Dover?

I am a Certified Professional Photographer and hold a Master of Photography, Master Artist, Master of Wedding Photography and Photographic Craftsman’s degree. I have been a member of Professional Photographers if America for 13 years and an ASP member for 5 years. I have volunteered at ImagingUSA for 6 years and 3 years on the print competition team for PPN (Kentucky). I volunteered in the CPP program as a CPP judge and liaison. I am currently a Juror in Training to become an IPC judge and enjoy judging state print competitions.

I have been featured in and on the cover of regional magazines, The Photographer, Cincy Magazine, Bridal Bliss, Receptions and Professional Photographer (PPA). I am a member of two state affiliates, PPN (Kentucky) and TPPA (Texas). I have won numerous awards for my wedding albums, weddings, artist and photographic open. I was honored to be chosen the Kentucky Photographer of the year 2021 and received Best of Show in Texas Print competition.

Print competition has been very important to me to grow my craft and as a photographer. I have entered in state print competitions as well as International Print Competition and Southeast District competitions. Over the years I have been nominated for 5 GIA’s, Bronze, Silver, Platinum and Diamond medals. ASP honored me with the Southeast District medallion in 2022.

I have been a business owner since 2007 and specialize in Wedding, Portrait Photography and Santa Photography. I hold a Masters of Education and taught elementary visual arts, social studies, special needs and 3rd grade for 30 years in the Ohio schools. I now reside in Northern Kentucky on my 111 acres that I call my outdoor studio.

My outdoor studio has a variety of locations to create photographs of couples, seniors and families. My love is my 2 adult children Garrison and Emily, 4 grandchildren Konner, Mickey, Addison and Matthew, 2 dogs Maggy and Oakley, 3 horses Dancer, Montana and Thunder and 11 ducks. The support and love of my husband, Dutch, my light man, handyman, and Santa, has been the key to my happiness and a successful business.

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