Adobe Tools

Professional Development

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@ 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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Photo Editing

Adobe Photoshop® CC: In a Day

This workshop presents essential techniques for graphic designers, photographers and digital artists who are already regular users of Photoshop. This level of instruction will demonstrate precise selections using the pen tool and compositing two images together based on displacement maps. You will explore the brush engine, typography, filters, channels, advanced masking and the new vanishing point tool. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience that will assist you in expanding creativity.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $74.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG

Adobe Photoshop® CC: The First Step

This workshop introduces practical methods for working with the software. Carefully crafted tutorials provide an overview and reinforce the student’s understanding of Photoshop tools, 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. The ability to create unique fictional images without a camera or scanner will be introduced. Lots of discussion and guided demonstrations by a Photoshop expert will encourage class participation in an atmosphere of mutual support.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $74.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG

Adobe Photoshop® CC: Introduction

This course, utilizing Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud software, shows students 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 will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows® Introduction class or equivalent experience. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials Program.
CVTW:701 | 4 sessions | $99 AGE 60+ | $129 REG

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 will 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

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 will 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

Adobe Photoshop® CC Workshop: Blending Modes

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 | $54 AGE 60+ | $79 REG

Adobe Photoshop® CC Workshop: Image Size

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? 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 | $54 AGE 60+ | $79 REG

Adobe Photoshop® CC Workshop: Masking

This half-day workshop continues to build upon techniques learned in Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud. 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 | $54 AGE 60+ | $79 REG

Adobe Lightroom® Classic CC: Introduction

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom Classic CC, a desktop-focused software that contains powerful and comprehensive digital photography tools, enabling 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

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

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

Adobe Lightroom® Classic CC: Using Output Modules

This workshop focuses on using the output modules to layout and print images with the Lightroom print module. Creating a photo book with the Lightroom book module. Creating a slideshow and video with slideshow module. Creating web module output to present your images. For all Lightroom Classic users.
CVTW:701 | 1 session | $89.50 AGE 60+ | $139 REG 

Animation and Video

2D Computer Animation for Beginners

Starting with Adobe Photoshop and expanding to Adobe After Effects®, this course will cover how to create basic time-lapse animations in both programs. Topics will include how to prepare images for animation, keyframes and in betweens, adjusting position, scale, rotation and opacity, coordinating images with audio and exporting to the QuickTime® movie format. QuickTime is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. 2D Computer Animation for Beginners is an independent course and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Apple Inc.
COMP:755 | 4 sessions | $99 AGE 60+ | $129 REG

Adobe After Effects®: The First Step

Gain understanding and skill in utilizing AfterEffects 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

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

Adobe®, AfterEffects®, Dreamweaver®, Illustrator®, InDesign®, Lightroom® and Photoshop® are registered trademarks of Adobe in the United States and/or other countries. STLCC’s Continuing Education classes are not authorized, endorsed or sponsored by Adobe.

 

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