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Discover the amazing capabilities of the Adobe® Creative Cloud® tools. Explore layout and design, motion graphics and photo editing.

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Layout and Design

Adobe® InDesign® Creative Cloud®: The First Step

Enhance your graphic design skills and productivity with InDesign. Learn how to import illustrations and photos, set type correctly for flyers and brochures and master other basic applications. Learn the program’s core tools, and use them to complete a basic InDesign document. Explore key commands and discover other great tips that make easy work of your layouts.
CVTW-702 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
S01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
June 4 | Online

Adobe® InDesign® Creative Cloud®: The Second Step

Don’t know the best way to set up your brochure or multi-page document? Learn how to optimize your page setup for better productivity. Modern typesetting techniques, including examples from the top magazines, show you how to elevate your document. This introduction to style sheets will have your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW-702 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
S02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
June 18 | Online

Motion Graphics

Adobe® After Effects®: Introductory Workshop

Experience more of the Creative Cloud® with this introduction to Adobe After Effects. Explore how to set up Photoshop files for use in After Effects. Learn about keyframes and in-betweens, adjusting position, scale, rotation and opacity. Coordinate images with audio and export to .mov and .mp4 formats.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $72 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
S04 F 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 4 | Online

Adobe® After Effects®: The First Step

Use After Effects to create motion graphics. Explore the interface in After Effects, put graphics into motion and render finished movie and animation projects. Explore the workflow between Photoshop® and After Effects. Be prepared for an intensive, hands-on learning experience.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
S02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Tim Linder
May 21 | Online

Adobe® After Effects®: The Next Step

Sharpen your skills with advanced After Effects techniques. Uncover a deeper understanding the effects panel options. Explore background keying, motion tracking and the 3D workspace. Be prepared for an intensive, hands-on learning experience.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
S03 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Tim Linder
May 28 | Online

Photo Editing

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud®: In A Day Workshop

Explore the basics of Photoshop in a single, hands-on class! Learn how to manipulate images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Discover the use of layers, history, clone stamp, content-aware fill, and spot healing brush tools. Gain a greater understanding of transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive edits. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $100.50 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
S11 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 24 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop®: The First Step Workshop

Learn practical Photoshop skills for everyday use. You will gain hands-on experience in the following techniques, attributes and tools: layers, making selections, masking, basic color, type tool, extraction filter, image resolution, and conversion from RGB to grayscale. Image repairs with the healing patch and clone stamp will be explored. Discover how to create unique fictional images without a camera or scanner. Discussion will be based around guided demonstrations by a Photoshop expert, encouraging class participation in an atmosphere of mutual support.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $100.50 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
S05 ◊ | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 11 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop®: Introduction

Learn practical Photoshop skills for everyday use. Gain hands-on experience in the following techniques, attributes and tools: layers, making selections, masking, basic color, type tool, extraction filter, image resolution, and conversion from RGB to grayscale. Explore image repairs with the healing patch and clone stamp. Discover how to create unique fictional images without a camera or scanner. Discussion based around guided demonstrations by a Photoshop expert, encouraging class participation in an atmosphere of mutual support.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $143 AGE 60+ | $199 REG
S01 ◊ M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
May 17-June 7 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop®: Intermediate

Pick up where the introductory class left off and enhance your techniques. Dive in to the histogram, exposure adjustments, smoothing wrinkles, brightening teeth, image and canvas size changes, crop tool use and blending modes. Work hands-on with a variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe® Photoshop Introduction class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $143 AGE 60+ | $199 REG
S06 ◊ W 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 16-July 7 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop®: Advanced

Build on your skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes. Examine adjustment layers with layer masks, encounter smart objects, and work with blurring, sharpening, shadow and highlight tools. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $143 AGE 60+ | $199 REG
S10 ◊ M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 12-Aug. 9 | Online
• NOTE: No class Aug. 2.

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud®: Masking Workshop

This one-day workshop builds upon techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop CC with focus on refining selections, quick masks, layer masks and channels. Learn to non-destructively conceal a portion of an image and blend multiple photos into a single composition.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $100.50 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
S07 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 18 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud®: Image Size Workshop

When you download an image from your camera or the internet, what is it good for? At what size can you print it? How would it appear if uploaded to your website or Facebook? Learn the ins and outs of image and canvas size, all the cool things the crop tool can do, and how to control the size of a photo via the “save for the web” command.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $100.50 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
S08 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 25 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud®: Blending Modes Workshop

Discover efficient and powerful ways to use layers and blending modes to colorize black and white photos. Learn how to brighten, darken and add contrast. Explore how to transform an otherwise pedestrian image into an engaging visual!
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $68.50 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
S09 F 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 2 | Online


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