In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know about cutting with Premiere Pro, interacting dynamically with other Adobe applications, and outputting to multiple formats. We’ll practice core editing skills, workflows, and technologies professional editors use every day to produce media for broadcast television, DVD, and the web.
This one-day course was a client’s idea, and it’s a great one! It’s for people who need a quick introduction to the basics in Photoshop (making selections, retouching, adjustments, and working with layers). They’re actually easy to learn -- Photoshop makes it so simple. You will be amazed at what you can do with your new skills. Excellent practice exercises ensure you remember the lessons learned.
For many, learning how to use Photoshop effectively is an essential part of their job. This comprehensive course covers all the basics plus features like masking, colour correction, sharpening (the correct way), and compositing -- things a marketing pro needs day to day. The most amazing things are the new time-saving features (where you click once and save 20 minutes on some common tasks). We’ll give you lots of practice to be sure you remember the lessons learned.
The good, the bad, and the ugly — nearly every photograph can benefit from retouching. In this course, we'll teach you how to turn good photographs into showstoppers! You will learn to make seamless changes, realistically enhancing your images for breath-taking results. The course features both portrait retouching and compositing (adding, altering and removing elements from images).
Need to get up to speed on InDesign fast? If all you need to do is edit a bit of text or replace an image, this course is for you. InDesign Quickstart is a great way to get started with InDesign (and, seriously, this is software you could use for the rest of your life). InDesign is so easy to use, and does so much! Check it out!
This is our most popular InDesign class. It teaches you everything you need to create ads, brochures, newsletters, product sheets, and more -- right from scratch. You’ll be amazed at your new skills, and with all the practice in class you’ll feel completely comfortable working in InDesign back at the office. If you face any special projects please bring a sample to class with you. You can use it during practice sessions.
For those who can afford the time away from the office, this course takes students from beginner to advanced user in just three days. It covers all the essentials plus more advanced topics that increase productivity and save time. If you use InDesign a lot you probably need this course. This amazing app is surprising in so many ways for advanced users. The third day also provides additional practice time.
The movement towards interactive documents and effective presentations is exploding. It is not hard to see why; interactive documents engage readers by being way more user-friendly and content rich. Designers love InDesign because its interactive features allow them to create stunning presentations so easily. Interactive documents can take many forms: multi-layer annual reports, sensational slide presentations, animated style guides, interactive mood boards, and more. You’ll learn how to add movies, sound clips, interactive buttons, hyperlinks and bookmarks to InDesign documents.
eBooks now routinely outsell their hard cover cousins. What's more, eBooks are exciting! You can include movies and revolving 3D objects, for example. eBooks are also cheaper to produce and easier to update. This one-day class takes you through every step in the process of creating and refining your eBook.
This course is for existing InDesign users who want to increase their speed and proficiency by learning the most advanced features. The course material is customized to suit the people attending.
In this one-day course you will learn how to create accessible PDF files using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat. The course is hands-on throughout, offering useful tips, current standards for compliance, and lots of practice.
Illustrator has a lot of unique drawing features. We’ll focus on the basic ones here -- the ones you will use often. After this workshop you can start using Illustrator, with complete confidence, to create logos, illustrations, floorplans, posters, and banners. Students are encouraged to tell us of special requests. Prerequisite: Basic computer skills.
This course teaches you techniques that help you work faster and smarter. You’ll also work with advanced features that make it easier to create schematics, infographics, graphs, 3D comps, floor plans, or architectural elevations. Prerequisite: Illustrator 101 or equivalent experience.
This course is designed for advanced users who wish to use Illustrator for prepress and/or packaging production. The course material is customized to suit the needs of each person taking the class.
This course is completely hands-on. The instructor will guide you through the features and tools and provide design tips for creating effective eLearning projects. You will have enough practice in class to feel completely comfortable when you start working with Captivate back at the office
This three-day course is for anyone who wants to create compelling motion graphics and awesome visual effects. Industry experts demonstrate professional workflows and provide hands on instruction with practical exercises designed to educate and inspire you.
This course is hands-on -- you will learn to create, edit, and combine PDF documents for distribution, collaboration, and data collection. It sounds daunting, but this app has a LOT of features that will make your day easier. In class, we’ll make sure you have enough practice to feel completely comfortable when you start working with Acrobat back at the office. Includes eForms.
This hands on course teaches you how to create fillable user-friendly e-forms, from basic survey forms to order forms that calculate tax and shipping. You’ll practice creating buttons to submit, reset, and print e-forms. The course includes practice exercises so you remember the lessons learned.
This class takes you through the process of creating accessible PDF files using Microsoft Word or Adobe InDesign plus Adobe Acrobat Professional. Multiple document types are covered - graphics, tables, text-based documents and forms. The course covers guidleines, useful tips, and current standards for compliance.