Courses

AD400 Adobe System Support Certification Overview

The AD400 class will provide students with the techniques to install, configure, and troubleshoot Adobe Creative Cloud editing programs to maximize productivity and minimize system downtime. A blend of online self-study, combined with classroom lab work and role-playing, gives students’ practical hands on experience. After completing the class, participants will be able to install and configure Adobe systems and provide first-line support to the Adobe customer base.

Audience

This class is designed for: Support and maintenance personnel - IT professionals - Adobe editors who wish to expand their technical expertise

Prerequisites

The following are highly recommended: Familiarity with Windows and Mac operating systems Technical and operational knowledge of Adobe Editing Systems: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects | News and local storage are recommended.

PS101 Adobe Photoshop I Overview

Learn the industry standard tool for creating rich imagery for a variety of applications including video, print and the web in this comprehensive two-day Photoshop training. Through hands-on practice, you will create, edit and apply special effects to images and text that can be prepared for various uses such as print and marketing materials, presentations, websites, eLearning and digital apps.

Audience

This class is designed for: Editors - Assistant Editors - Graphic Designers

Objectives

Upon completion of this class, students will be able to: 
  • Understand the foundations of digital imaging 
  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces 
  • Learn how to use the Selection tools 
  • Use Layers to manage your documents 
  • Create better Selections with the Select and Mask feature 
  • Use Masks for more versatile selections and compositions 
  • Improve photos with Color Correction and Image Adjustments 
  • Retouch photos with the Healing Brush and Clone Stamp tools 
  • Optimize output graphics for different media

Prerequisites

No experience with Adobe Photoshop is necessary. A working knowledge of Windows or Mac operating systems.

PS201 Adobe Photoshop II Overview

Take your skills to the next level and learn more about additional toolsets and techniques in this two-day Photoshop training session. You will explore more advanced features, improve your workflow and work with advanced image handling tools and features available in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn how to avoid pitfalls and which practices to follow so that you are creating rich imagery using Adobe Photoshop.

Audience

This class is designed for: Editors - Assistant Editors - Graphic Designers

Objectives

Upon completion of this class, students will be able to: 
  • Use Smart objects to create advance compositions 
  • Retouch and correct images 
  • Use Camera Raw on multiple file formats 
  • Explore the Brush tool settings 
  • Create Custom brushes for unique effects 
  • Use Vector paths for precise selections 
  • Learn how to use Channels 
  • Deal with Color Management issues 
  • Make Animated GIFs 
  • Maintain text formatting with styles

Prerequisites

The following are highly recommended: PS101 completion or equivalent experience.

PS301 Adobe Photoshop III Overview

Learn the most advanced techniques in Adobe Photoshop such as how to design and create modern layouts, interfaces and controls for web, mobile, video and UI design. In addition to learning key features and techniques, you'll cover important workflow processes and design concepts. Learn to efficiently create professional designs that are easier for developers to code.

Audience

This class is designed for: Editors - Assistant Editors - Graphic Designers

Objectives

Upon completion of this class, students will be able to: 
  • Review basic workflows and tools 
  • Explore Advanced Tools and Options Bar 
  • Explore grids, ratios and rules 
  • Create graphics, icons and other UI elements 
  • Learn to design with color using psychology and useful tools 
  • Design for multiple screen sizes 
  • Manipulate images, layers and effects 
  • Leverage Photoshop Smart Objects 
  • Use 3D objects 
  • Manage multiple Art Boards 
  • Combine Adobe Bridge with Photoshop

Prerequisites

The following are highly recommended: PS201 completion or equivalent experience.