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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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Photo Editing

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: In a Day Workshop

Explore the basics of Photoshop in a day! Learn how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Topics include layers, history, the clone stamp, the spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. Textbook and class files will be mailed to each student registered. Registration closes five days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $73.50 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
F09 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
Oct. 24 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: The First Step

Through carefully crafted tutorials, learn practical Photoshop skills including 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. Lots of discussion and guided demonstrations by a Photoshop expert encourages class participation in an atmosphere of mutual support. Class textbook and files will be mailed to each registered student. Registration closes five days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F06 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
Sept. 4 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Introduction

Topics include layers, history, clone stamp, spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, quick selection tool, magic wand and color range, transformations, and difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Basic computer knowledge required. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials Program. Class textbook and files will be mailed to each registered student. Registration closes five days prior to class start date. This course meets the curriculum requirements of Continuing Education's Digital Photography Essentials program. See this page for more information.
CVTW-704 | 4 sessions | $102.50 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
F03 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Sept. 14 | Online
• NOTE: No class 5/25.

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Intermediate

Picking up right where the introductory class left off, topics build your understanding of the histogram, exposure adjustments, smoothing wrinkles and brightening teeth, changing the size of your image and canvas, crop tool and blending modes. Students 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 and files will be mailed to each registered student. Registration closes five days prior to class start date. This course meets the curriculum requirements of Continuing Education's Digital Photography Essentials program. See this page for more information.
CVTW-701 | 4 sessions | $102.50 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
F04 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Oct .12-Nov. 2 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Advanced

This advanced course builds on skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes. Topics may include but are not limited to coordinating adjustment layers with layer masks, smart objects, blurring and sharpening, and shadows and highlights. Students work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Intermediate class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program. Class textbook and files will be mailed to each registered student. Registration closes five days prior to class start date. This course meets the curriculum requirements of Continuing Education's Digital Photography Essentials program. See this page for more information.
CVTW-701 | 4 sessions | $102.50 AGE 60+ | $149 REG
F05 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Nov. 9-30 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: 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. Also learn how 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 each registered student. Registration closes five days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $103 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F07 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
Sept. 18 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: 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. Registration closes five days prior to class start date.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $103 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F08 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
Oct. 2 | Online

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Blending Modes Workshop

Discover efficient and powerful ways to use layers and blending modes to colorize black and white photos; brighten, darken and add contrast to pictures; and how to take an otherwise pedestrian image and give it lots of extra visual interest!
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $73.50 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
F10 F 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Zak Zych
Nov. 6 | Online 

We have more!

If taking photos is your passion, check out our range of photography classes designed to help you build new skills and learn the tricks of the trade. Also, consider taking a series of classes to earn your Digital Photography Essentials program certificate. Learn more at stlcc.edu/PhotoEssentials.

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC: Introduction

Explore the basics of Lightroom Classic, a powerful desktop-focused software used to organize and bring out the best in your digital photography. Learn how to leverage its end-to-end photographic workflow, designed for both amateur and professional photographers.
CVTW-701
| 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F01 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Oct. 10 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Book and Print Module

This workshop focuses on using the output modules to lay out and print images with the Lightroom print module. Create a photo book with the Lightroom book module. For all Lightroom Classic users.
CVTW-701
| 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F03 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Oct. 24 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Advanced Development Techniques

This workshop focuses on advanced image development techniques for all digital photographers. Students will learn global and selective enhancement tools to optimize images with emphasis placed on preparing images for the Lightroom output modules: print, slideshow, book and web.
CVTW-701
| 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F02 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Nov. 7 | Online

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic: Advanced Organization

This workshop focuses 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 helps you create collections that meet your unique needs.
CVTW-701
| 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F06 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Nov. 21 | Online

Animation and Video

Adobe® After Effects®: The First Step

Gain understanding and skill in utilizing After Effects to create motion graphics. We focus on learning the interface in After Effects, putting graphics in motion and rendering finished movie and animation projects. Participants will also explore a workflow between Photoshop® and After Effects. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
Sept. 18 | Online

Adobe® After Effects®: The Next Step

Now that you know the basics of adding assets and keyframing motion in After Effects, investigate more advanced techniques. Get a deeper understanding of options in the effects panel and other topics including background keying, motion tracking and the 3D workspace. Be prepared for an intensive, hands-on learning experience.
CVTW-704 | 1 session | $99 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
Oct. 2 | Online

Layout and Design

Adobe® InDesign® CC: The First Step

Enhance your graphic design skills and productivity with InDesign. Learn how to import illustrations and photos and set type correctly for flyers, brochures and other basic applications. Learn the InDesign core tools to complete a basic InDesign document and key commands plus other great tips that make easy work of your layouts.
CVTW-702 | 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Oct. 9 | Online

Adobe® InDesign® CC: The Next 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 while an introduction to style sheets helps you keep your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW-702
| 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
F02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Oct. 23 | Online

 
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