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Training Illustrator CC / Advanced – 1 day

Class overview :

In this advanced Adobe Illustrator training course, students will learn advanced features of Illustrator CS5 that will help them work more efficiently and effectively.

Class goals :

Learn to format type.
Learn to apply effects, appearance attributes, and graphic styles
Learn to work with symbols
Learn to combine Illustrator graphics with other CC tools
Learn to produce color separations for printing

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Training Adobe Presenter – 2 days

Class overview :

In this Adobe Presenter training class, you will learn to turn simple PowerPoint presentations into exciting interactive video presentations with narration, animations, interactivity, quizzes, and software simulations.

Class goals :

Learn to create dynamic video presentations with Adobe Presenter.
Learn to edit Presenter presentations.
Learn to add and modify audio in your Adobe Presenter presentations.
Learn to add Flash and video to your presentations.
Learn to add quizzes to your presentations.
Learn to publish your presentations with Adobe Presenter.

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Training Illustrator CS5 / Introduction – 2 days

Class overview :

This Adobe Illustrator training course introduces students to the basics of Illustrator. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing.

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Class goals :

Get to know the Adobe Illustrator CS5 work area
Learn to use the selection and shape tools in Illustrator CS5
Learn to transform objects
Learn to effectively use the pen tool
Learn to work with colors and painting
Learn about type in Illustrator CS5
Learn to work with layers
Learn to blend shapes
Learn to work with the brush tool

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Training InDesign CC / Advanced – 1 day

Class overview :

This Adobe InDesign training class covers advanced features of InDesign CC. Students will learn to work with variables and cross references, to create books with a table of contents and index, to output documents in multiple formats, to work with XML and to create interactive PDFs.

Class goals :

Learn to work with variables, cross references
Learn to build a table of contents and index
Learn to publish documents in different formats
Learn to work with XML
Learn to create interactive PDFs

Content of Training InDesign CC / Advanced

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Training Photoshop CS6 / Introduction – 3 days

Class overview :

In this Adobe Photoshop training course, students new to Photoshop CS5 will learn to use the tool to touch up and modify existing photos and create their own graphics. It is packed with hands-on exercises so that students can learn by doing. This course can also be taught using an older version of Photoshop.

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Class goals :

Get to know the Photoshop CS5 workarea
Learn to use Adobe Bridge
Learn to work with the different selection tools
Learn to work with colors, painting and retouching
Learn to use Photoshop layers effectively

Content of Training Photoshop CS5 / Introduction

Class Outline

  1. Exploring Photoshop CS5
    1. Taking a look at the final project
    2. Creating a panorama from three images
    3. Cropping your image
    4. Adding a selection to your image
    5. Fading one image into another
    6. Using the new Content-Aware feature
    7. Using the improved selection features
    8. Refining your selection
    9. Adding a Type layer
    10. Adding the Vertical text
    11. Making some waves using the Puppet Warp feature
  2. Getting to Know the Workspace
    1. Opening an existing document in Adobe Bridge Mini Bridge
    2. Discovering the Tools panel
    3. Accessing Tools and their options
    4. Hidden tools
    5. Navigating the image area
    6. Using the Zoom tool
    7. Using the Hand tool
    8. Tabbed windows
    9. Maximizing productivity with screen modes
    10. Using panels
    11. Putting the panel system to use
    12. Choosing other panels
    13. Expanding your panels
    14. Customizing your panels
  3. Using Adobe Bridge
    1. What is Adobe Bridge?
    2. Navigating through Bridge
    3. Using folders in Adobe Bridge
    4. Making a Favorite
    5. Creating and locating metadata
    6. Using keywords
    7. Creating a Metadata Template
    8. Opening a file from Adobe Bridge
    9. Searching for files using Adobe Bridge
    10. Searching by name or keyword
    11. Using the Filter panel
    12. Saving a Collection
    13. Automation tools in Adobe Bridge
    14. Batch renaming your files
    15. Automated tools for Photoshop CS5: Web Photo Gallery
    16. Saving or uploading your Web Gallery
    17. Automated tools for Photoshop CS5: PDF contact sheet
    18. Changing the view
  4. The Basics of Working with Photoshop CS5
    1. A look at the finished project
    2. Opening an existing document
    3. Understanding document settings
    4. Viewing an image’s size and resolution
    5. Combining the images
    6. Using Copy and Paste
    7. Dragging and dropping to copy an image
    8. Transforming and editing combined images
    9. Changing the size of a placed image
    10. Removing a background
    11. Understanding the stacking order of layers
    12. Refining the edges of copied images
    13. Adding text
    14. Saving files
    15. Understanding file formats
    16. Choosing a file format
    17. Saving a JPEG file
    18. Saving for print
    19. Changing the color settings
    20. Adjusting image size
    21. Saving a Photoshop CS5 PDF file
  5. Making the Best Selections
    1. The importance of a good selection
    2. Using the Marquee tools
    3. Creating a square selection
    4. Creating a selection from a center point
    5. Changing a selection into a layer
    6. Working with the Magic Wand tool
    7. The Lasso tool
    8. Adding to and subtracting from selections
    9. Using the Quick Selection tool
    10. Understanding the Refine Selection Edge feature
    11. Making difficult selections with the Refine Edge feature
    12. Using Quick Mask
    13. Saving selections
    14. Copying and pasting a selection
    15. Using the Pen tool for selections
    16. Using the Pen tool to select an area of an image
    17. More Pen tool selection techniques
    18. Converting a path to a selection
  6. Painting and Retouching
    1. Setting up your color settings
    2. Color primer
    3. Understanding color gamut
    4. The RGB color model
    5. The CMYK color model
    6. Working in the RGB mode
    7. Editing color settings
    8. Selecting colors
    9. Starting to paint
    10. Using the Color panel
    11. Using the Brush tool
    12. Changing opacity
    13. Save time – learn the shortcuts
    14. Using the New Brushes
    15. Using the Airbrush feature
    16. Creating a Border using the Bristle brushes
    17. Applying color to an image
    18. Changing blending modes
    19. The Eyedropper tool
    20. Retouching images
    21. Using the Clone Stamp tool
    22. Repairing fold lines
    23. The History panel
    24. The Spot Healing Brush
    25. The Healing Brush
    26. Using the Patch tool
    27. Using the Clone Source panel
    28. Cloning from another source
  7. Creating a Good Image
    1. Choosing your color settings
    2. Opening the file
    3. Why you should work in RGB
    4. Reading a histogram
    5. Making the Curve adjustment
    6. Defining the highlight and shadow
    7. Locating the White and Black Point
    8. Inputting the white and black point values
    9. Adjusting the midtones
    10. Setting the neutral
    11. Sharpening your image
    12. Comparing your image with the original
    13. Taking care of red eye
    14. Using the Camera Raw plug-in
    15. Using Camera Raw controls
    16. Saving a DNG file
    17. Reopening a DNG file
  8. Getting to Know Layers
    1. Discovering layers
    2. The Layers panel
    3. Getting a handle on layers
    4. Creating a new blank file
    5. Naming your layer
    6. Selecting layers
    7. Tips for selecting layers
    8. Moving layers
    9. Changing the visibility of a layer
    10. Using masks in a layer
    11. Preserve transparency
    12. Creating a composition
    13. Moving images in from other documents
    14. Creating a layer mask
    15. Editing the layer mask
    16. Cloning layers
    17. Aligning and distributing layers
    18. Applying filters to layers
    19. Creating a type layer
    20. Applying a layer style
    21. Creating a clipping mask
  9. Taking Photoshop CS5 Layers to the Max
    1. Making color changes using adjustment layers
    2. Refining the adjustment layer mask
    3. Adjusting the Hue/Saturation layer
    4. Adding a pattern fill layer
    5. Defining the pattern
    6. Applying the pattern
    7. Using the new Black & White adjustment layer
    8. Adding a tint
    9. Applying a gradient to the adjustment layer
    10. Layer styles
    11. Creating the text layer
    12. Applying the Outer Glow layer style
    13. Applying the Bevel and Emboss layer style
    14. Changing the shading
    15. Changing the fill opacity
    16. Saving the style
    17. Accessing the style

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Training Photoshop CS6 / Advanced – 1 day

Class overview :

In this Adobe Photoshop training course, students will learn advanced features of Photoshop CS5 that will help them work with the tool more efficiently and effectively. This course can also be taught using an older version of Photoshop.

Class goals :

Learn advanced features of Photoshop CS6
Learn to work with filters
Learn to create images for the Web and for video
Learn to work in 3D

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Content of Training Photoshop CS6 / Advanced

Class Outline

  1. Getting Smart in Photoshop CS6
    1. Creating a composition using Smart Objects
    2. Opening an image as a Smart Object
    3. Converting a layer to a Smart Object
    4. Placing a Smart Object
    5. Editing a Smart Object
    6. Editing the contents of a Smart Object
    7. Modifying multiple Smart Object layers
    8. Replacing the contents of a Smart Object layer
    9. Working with Smart Filters
    10. Modifying a Smart Filter
    11. Creating multiple Smart Objects
    12. Working with Illustrator files
  2. Using Adobe Photoshop CS6 Filters
    1. Filter basics
    2. Starting to use filters
    3. Using the Clouds filter
    4. Using the Filter Gallery
    5. Applying filters in the Gallery
    6. Taking advantage of Smart Filters
    7. Applying a Smart Filter
    8. Smart Filter options
    9. Enabling and disabling effects
    10. Using a filter effects mask
    11. Using the Vanishing Point filter
    12. Building your own perspective planes
    13. Building an attached plane
  3. Creating Images for Web and Video with Photoshop CS6
    1. Viewing the completed file
    2. Changing your units of measurement
    3. Creating the web page
    4. Adding the Text
    5. Adding Style to the text
    6. Creating the text for the links
    7. Positioning and distribution of text
    8. Creating slices
    9. Slicing it up
    10. Selecting and combining slices
    11. Applying attributes to your slices
    12. Using Save For Web & Devices
    13. Optimizing the image slices
    14. Saving files for video
    15. Creating animation
    16. Working in Frame mode
    17. Saving an animated GIF
    18. Creating animation for video
    19. Working in Timeline mode
  4. Introducing 3D
    1. Creating a 3D object
    2. Getting an image ready for 3D
    3. Wrapping the image around a soda can
    4. Adjusting the lighting
    5. Animating the soda can
    6. Testing your animation
    7. Using the Repoussé feature to create 3D Text
    8. Rasterizing your 3D images
  5. Adobe Photoshop CS6 New Features
    1. Mini Bridge
    2. Puppet Warp
    3. Turn 2D objects into 3D using Repoussé
    4. Content-Aware retouching
    5. Selections made easier

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Training Premiere Pro CS6 / Introduction – 2 days

Class overview :

In this Adobe Premiere Pro training course, students will learn the fundamentals of non-linear editing.

Class goals :

Learn to comfortably navigate the user interface
Learn to do rough cuts, trims and 3-point editing
Learn to add transitions
Learn to create titles and credits

Content of Training Premiere Pro CS6 / Introduction

Class Outline

  1. Touring Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
    1. Introducing Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
    2. Presenting the standard digital video workflow
    3. Enhancing the workflow with high-level features
    4. Touring the Adobe Premiere Pro workspace
    5. Customizing the workspace
  2. Capturing Video Assets
    1. Capturing video
    2. Capturing an entire tape
    3. Using batch capture and scene detection
    4. Tackling manual analog movie capture
    5. Capturing HDV and HD video
  3. Selecting Settings, Adjusting Preferences, and Managing Assets
    1. Selecting project settings by sequence
    2. Three types of settings
    3. Project settings
    4. Importing assets
    5. Taking a closer look at images
    6. Managing media in the bins
    7. Exploring additional bin features
    8. Finding assets with the Media Browser
  4. Importing Tapeless Media
    1. Using a tapeless workflow
    2. Using Media Browser
    3. Importing P2 and XDCAM media
    4. Mixing media formats
  5. Creating Cuts-Only Videos
    1. Using a storyboard to build a rough cut
    2. Editing clips on the Timeline
    3. Moving clips to, from, and within the Timeline
    4. Working with Source Monitor editing tools
    5. Adjusting clips in the Trim panel
    6. Using other editing tools
  6. Adding Video Transitions
    1. Using transitions with restraint
    2. Trying some transitions
    3. Changing parameters in the Effect Controls panel
    4. Using A/B mode to fine-tune a transition
    5. Applying transitions to multiple clips at once
    6. Adding audio transitions
  7. Creating Dynamic Titles
    1. Strengthening your project with titles
    2. Changing text parameters
    3. Building text from scratch
    4. Putting text on a path
    5. Creating shapes
    6. Making text roll and crawl
    7. Adding text effects: sheens, strokes, shadows, and fills
  8. Applying Specialized Editing Tools (If Time Allows)
    1. Exploring the timesaving editing tools
    2. Replacing a clip and replacing footage
    3. Using Sync Lock and Lock Track
    4. Editing with In and Out points around a clip
    5. Creating subclips from the Source Monitor
    6. Multicamera editing
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Training Premiere Pro CS6 / Introduction

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Training Adobe® Photoshop®: Creating and Enhancing Images and Graphics – 4 days

Class overview :

Creating content with visual impact is essential in today’s Web and print environments. Adobe Photoshop is the premier tool for creating and manipulating graphic and photographic images.

Class goals :

  • Leverage Adobe Photoshop to create and manipulate graphic and photographic images
  • Efficiently navigate and configure the Photoshop workspace
  • Apply Photoshop luminance and color adjustments using histogram analysis
  • Create and manipulate layers, layer masks, Smart Objects and Smart Filters
  • Retouch and restore imperfect or damaged images
  • Design graphics and optimize images for the Web

Content of Adobe Photoshop: Creating and Enhancing Images and Graphics

Introduction to Photoshop

  • Selecting the best Creative Suite tool for the job
  • Key Photoshop concepts

Navigating and Configuring the Interface

Navigating the work area

  • Panning and zooming
  • Saving a custom workspace

Moving content into Photoshop

  • Opening with Bridge and Lightroom
  • Processing using Camera Raw

Optimizing the interface

  • Showing a hidden panel group
  • Creating custom workspaces
  • Rolling back history

Demystifying Color, Resolution and Bit-Depth

Producing proper color

  • Calibrating end to end
  • Getting out of gamut

Bits, bits, and more bits

  • Selecting the proper bit depth
  • Resolving resolution issues

Image Optimization

Manipulating the canvas

  • Straightening the frame
  • Cropping for composition

Working with histograms

  • Reading a histogram
  • Adjusting levels using a histogram

Optimizing the photo

  • Automating corrections
  • Correcting white balance
  • Sponging in saturation

Working with Parts of an Image

Selection tools

  • Picking a selection tool and creating a selection
  • Making a Quick Selection

Modifying your selection

  • Adding to and subtracting from a selection
  • Feathering your selection

Masking and channels

  • Painting in Quickmask mode
  • Saving and loading masks
  • Converting a selection to a mask

Layers for Added Control

Manipulating layers

  • Grouping layers and adding a layer mask
  • Masking in a layer
  • Merging to a single layer

Styling a layer with effects

  • Drop shadows
  • Glows
  • Bevels
  • Applying filters to layers
  • Blending and layers
  • Making Smart Objects and Filters work for you

Vector Drawing and Typography

Vector drawing

  • Creating paths with the pen tool
  • Adding shape layers
  • Drawing vector geometric shapes

Working with type

  • Paragraphs and point type
  • Editing and formatting text
  • Altering type layers
  • Placing text on a path

Photographic Restoration and Retouching

Retouching a photo

  • Eliminating dust and scratches
  • Removing distracting objects

Repairing problem photos

  • Retouching and repairing an image
  • Cloning away details

Designing Graphics for the Web

Creating Web content

  • Designing Web banners
  • Turning images into buttons
  • Producing graphics for rollover effects

Outputting for the Web

  • Optimizing for Web colors
  • Resizing and compressing an image for quick rendering

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Training Adobe Photoshop Level 1 – 1 day

Class overview :

Course Description As a graphic designer, you are starting to familiarize yourself with image creation and editing using Photoshop. Understanding the different tools and features available in Photoshop will help you to maximize your creative potential. In this course, you’ll work with several tools and features to edit images using Photoshop.

Class goals :

  • explore the Photoshop interface and use several tools for selecting parts of images, and will move, duplicate, and resize images.
  • learn to use layers, and to apply layer effects and filters to create special effects.
  •  use painting tools and blending modes to create shading effects, and will perform adjustments to contrast and color balance.
  • save images in formats for print and web use.

Content of Adobe Photoshop Level 1

This course is intended for new users of Photoshop.

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Training Adobe Photoshop Level 1

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Course Description As a graphic designer, you are starting to familiarize yourself with image creation and editing using Photoshop. Understanding the different tools and features available in Photoshop will help you to maximize your creative potential. In this course, you’ll work with several tools and features to edit images using Photoshop.

Training Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Techniques – 2 days

Class overview :

This Advanced Illustrator training course lets you build on your existing skills and explore some of the more advanced techniques available when working with this increasingly powerful software package.

Class goals :

Whether you’re a large corporation or a small studio, you can take advantage of the power of Illustrator CS5 to create distinctive vector artwork, using features like the gradient mesh tool, perspective drawing, beautiful strokes and lots more.

Content of Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Techniques

Intro to the Advanced Illustrator training course

Using the Appearance panel

Creating Complex Illustrations

Effects and Styles

Colour

Brushes

Tracing graphics – Live Trace Advanced

Coloring Artwork Using Live Paint

Symbols – Advanced

More about paths

Color

Outputting Documents

Blending shapes

Exporting Graphics for the Web

Gradient Mesh tool

Creating an Interactive PDF

Perspective Drawing

Beautiful Strokes

Bristle Brush

Multiple Artboards

Shape Builder Tool

Using Illustrator for Flash

Roundtrip editing with Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5

Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Techniques
Training Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Techniques

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