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Discover the amazing capabilities of the Adobe creative cloud tools. In these adobe classes you can learn Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and AfterEffects.

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Classes offered in-person may be rescheduled, canceled or transitioned to an online format based on COVID-19 guidelines. Students are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines for classroom participation, which includes, but is not limited to, use of masks and social distancing requirements.


Unless otherwise specified in the course description, registration for online classes closes three business days prior to the class start date.

 

Photo Editing

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Introduction

Learn the basics of Lightroom Classic, a desktop-focused software with powerful and comprehensive digital photography tools. Mastering Lightroom will enable you to organize and bring out the best in your images. Lightroom is designed as an end-to-end photographic workflow for both amateur and professional photographers.
CVTW-701 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P03 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Jan. 23 | Online
P02 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
April 3 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Book and Print Module

This workshop will focus on using the output modules to layout and print images with the Lightroom® print module. You’ll learn to create a photo book with the Lightroom book module. This course is ideal for all Lightroom Classic users.
CVTW-701 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P05 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
April 24 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Advanced Development Techniques

This workshop will explore advanced image development techniques for all digital photographers. You’ll learn global and selective enhancement tools to optimize images. Emphasis will be placed on preparing images for the Lightroom output modules: print, slideshow, book and web.
CVTW-701 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P03 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Feb. 13 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Advanced Organization

This workshop will focus on using the Lightroom database to optimize your digital and scanned image searches, enabling you to filter, locate and select images by date, location, keyword and other metadata items. Suited for all Lightroom users, this workshop will help you create collections that meet your unique needs.
CVTW-701 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P04 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
March 13 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud: In a Day Workshop

Explore the basics of Photoshop in a single class, while working hands-on with a wide variety of images! You’ll learn how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. You’ll discover the use of layers, history, clone stamp, content-aware fill, and spot healing brush tools. At the conclusion of this class, you’ll gain a greater understanding of transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Textbook and class files will be mailed to each student registered.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
P09 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
May 7 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud®: The First Step Workshop

Through a series lectures and tutorials, each lasting for about an hour, the workshop may cover (but is not limited to) how to create, copy, transform and manage layers, how to combine layers into groups, transferring content from one document to another, traveling backwards and forwards through Photoshop time, controlling the magnification of your document, crafting selections (with the marquee tool, quick selection tool, magic wand and select color range feature), making adjustments both destructively and non-destructively, simple color alterations via adjustment layers and an introduction to the power of the clone stamp. Class textbook will be mailed to registered students. Registration closes five business days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P03 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
Feb. 12 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Introduction

Through a series of carefully crafted tutorials, you’ll learn practical Photoshop skills for everyday use. You’ll 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. You’ll 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. Class textbook will be mailed to registered students. Registration closes five business days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $104 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
P02 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Feb. 8-March 8 | Online
NOTE: No class Feb. 15.

Adobe® Photoshop® Intermediate

Picking up where the introductory class left off, you’ll build your understanding of Photoshop® tools and techniques. We’ll dive in to the histogram, exposure adjustments, smoothing wrinkles, brightening teeth, changing the size of your image and canvas, crop tool use and blending modes. You’ll work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe® Photoshop Introduction class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program. Class textbook will be mailed to registered students. Registration closes five business days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $104 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
P06 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
March 22-April 12 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® Advanced

This advanced course builds on skills learned during the beginning- and intermediate-level classes. As a part of this course, you’ll examine adjustment layers with layer masks, encounter smart objects, and work with blurring, sharpening, shadow and highlight tools in a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program. Class textbook will be mailed to registered students. Registration closes five business days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $104 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
P08 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
April 19-May 10 | 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 to pictures. Explore how to transform an otherwise pedestrian image into an engaging visual!
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $70 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P01 F 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Zak Zych
Feb. 5 | Online

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. You’ll also learn to non-destructively conceal a portion of an image and blend multiple photos into a single composition. Class textbook and files will be mailed to registered students.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
P05 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
March 12 | 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 uploaded to your website or Facebook? Learn the ins and outs of image and canvas size, all the cool things that can be done with the crop tool, and how to control the size of a photo via the save for the web command.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $135 REG
P07 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
April 9 | Online

Motion Graphics

Before You Get Started in Adobe® After Effects®

Experience more of the Creative Cloud® with this Introduction to Adobe After Effects. Explore how set up Photoshop files for use in After Effects. Learn about keyframes and inbetweens, adjusting position, scale, rotation and opacity. Coordinate images with audio and export to .mov and .mp4 formats.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $77.50 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P04 F 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Zak Zych
Jan. 29 | Online

Adobe® After Effects®: The First Step

Gain understanding and skill in using After Effects to create motion graphics. You’ll explore the interface in After Effects, put graphics into motion and render finished movie and animation projects. You’ll also explore a 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
P10 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
Feb. 26 | Online

Adobe® After Effects®: The Next Step

Now that you understand the basics of adding assets and keyframing motion in After Effects, gain more advanced techniques. During this course, you’ll uncover a deeper understanding of effects panel options and other topics. We’ll 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
P11 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
March 5 | Online

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
P01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Feb. 12 | 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 help you keep your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW-702 | 1 session | $99.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Feb. 26 | Online

 

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