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Creative Insight & Inspiration

Providing creative, technical and production services to the art & design community and helping clients deliver meaningful experiences to their audience.


Since 1992, Studio IX has provided services to clients and design creatives including photography, digital imaging & illustration, print & interactive design, software/hardware consultation and professional level training.

Real-World, Hands-on training with the Adobe® Creative Cloud™ Apps. Get some color on you.

The stuff you can't get from online tutorials and videos, magazines or books about Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign & your creative workflow.

Color correction, retouching, image manipulation, illustrations, graphics, logos, typography, page layout & more – we've done it all and can help you do it too.

We've worked on-location with designers & production artists at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, print professionals at R.R. Donnelley & Sons, Media Two and The Vane Brothers, archivists at Johns Hopkins University and Western Maryland Public Libraries, independent artists, photographers, and many more clients. We listen to your needs and create a custom plan of action to get you using the Adobe Creative Cloud apps the way you need to.

Whether you need individual, one-on-one instruction or training for the entire team, we can get you up-to-speed with the Adobe Creative Cloud apps.


Call 410-961-1969 or email to discuss your career development training now.


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Randy Morgan, multi-media creative of Studio IX, first generation digerati and award-winning designer & educator, has been sharing his knowledge of art, design, photography, digital imaging and the Adobe Creative Cloud at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Towson University and other institutions of higher education for over 30 years.


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Summer 2023 Open Studies Professional Practice

Online Remote Learning

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CSPD 300 Photoshop 101

10 Sessions – Thursdays, June 08 – August 10, 2023  
6:30 – 9:30 pm

Photoshop 101 is a course for artists, designers and photographers getting started with Photoshop. The basics of color correction, retouching, image manipulation, layers & masks, and Smart Objects & Smart Filters will be covered. Digital file formats and best practices will also be covered.

This workshop will be taught online using Zoom & Canvas.


Register now, limited enrollment!

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phone at 410-225-2219 or by email at



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MPS Workshop: Intermediate Design Basics with Adobe Illustrator (DBAI2)

6 Sessions – Saturdays, June 03 – July 08, 2023  
10:00 am – Noon

Intermediate Design Basics with Adobe Illustrator (DBAI2) is a workshop for MICA MPS graduate students continuing with the elements & principles of design and Adobe Illustrator. Subjects covered include drawing with bézier curves (vectors), working with fills, strokes, color, gradients, patterns, brushes, graphs, typography and more.

This workshop will be taught online using Zoom & Canvas.



"Taught with a hands-on, nuts & bolts approach, these courses are a must for anyone pursuing knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud apps!"

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