Adobe Tools

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

@ Meramec | Corporate College

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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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 core tools and key commands to complete a basic InDesign document plus other great tips that make easy work of your layouts.
CVTW:702 | 1 session | $89 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Feb. 7 | MC-HE, 233

Adobe® InDesign® CC: 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 while an introduction to style sheets helps you keep your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW:702 | 1 session | $89 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
Feb. 14 | MC-HE, 233

Photo Editing

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: In A Day

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 may include but are not limited to layers, history, the clone stamp, the spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Students work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $74.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P05 Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
May 2 | MC-HE, 233

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: The First Step

Carefully crafted tutorials introduce practical methods for working with Photoshop. Learn about 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.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $74.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P04 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
Jan. 31 | MC-HE, 233

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Introduction

Utilizing Adobe Photoshop CC software, learn how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images or internet graphics. 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. Students work hands-on with a wide variety of images. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials program.
CVTW:701 | 4 sessions | $99 AGE 60+ | $129 REG
P01 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
Jan. 27-Feb. 24 | STLCC-Corp, 206
• NOTE: No class 2/17.

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.
CVTW:701 | 4 sessions | $99 AGE 60+ | $129 REG
P02 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
March 2-30 | STLCC-Corp, 206
• NOTE: No class 3/16.

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.
CVTW:701 | 4 sessions | $99 AGE 60+ | $129 REG
P03 M 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
April 6-27 | STLCC-Corp, 206

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Introduction to Masking

This half-day workshop continues to build upon techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop CC. This class focuses on refining selections, quick masks, layer masks and channels. You will also learn how to non-destructively conceal a portion of an image and blend multiple photos into a single composition.
COMP:755 | 1 session | $94 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P02 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
Feb. 28 | MC-HE, 233

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 social media? In this workshop we will cover image size and canvas size, all the cool things that can be done with the crop tool and controlling the size of a photo via the save for the web command.
COMP:755 | 1 session | $94 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P01 F 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
March 13 | MC-HE, 233

Adobe® Photoshop® CC: Blending Modes Workshop

This workshop will cover how to use layers and blending modes to colorize black and white photos; brightening, darkening and adding contrast to pictures and how to take an otherwise pedestrian image and give it lots of extra visual interest!
COMP:755 | 1 session | $69 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P03 F 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Zak Zych
April 10 | MC-HE, 233

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC Introduction

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom Classic CC, a desktop-focused software that contains a powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography tools that 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 | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P06 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Jan. 25 | MC-HE, 232
P07 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
March 28 | MC-HE, 232

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC: Book and Print Module

This workshop focuses on using the Lightroom output modules to layout and print images with the Lightroom print module. Suited for all Lightroom users, this workshop helps you create a photo book with the Lightroom book module.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P10 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
March 14 | MC-HE, 232

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC: 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
P08 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
Feb. 15 | MC-HE, 232

Adobe® Lightroom® Classic CC: 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
P09 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
April 11 | MC-HE, 232

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 | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P01 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
Feb. 7 | MC-HE, 232

Adobe® After Effects®: The Next Step

Now that you know the basics of adding assets and key framing 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 | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG
P02 F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
Feb. 28 | MC-HE, 232

 
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