Upcoming Training Calendar

Mar
4
Wed
CC Upskill – for Graphic Designers
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 4th March 2020.

 

Join us for a comprehensive update on the latest release from Adobe®.

 

In this 1-day course, we will cover:

 

Content TBA

 

Ideal for current & prospective users of Adobe® Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Illustrator and
Bridge software.

 

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class. Participants will need to ensure that all the Adobe® CC applications listed above are installed and all updates run beforehand.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for this course.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

 

 

Mar
9
Mon
Photoshop – Essentials
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th March 2020.

This is the first in our Photoshop course series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking images for both print & the Web.

After completing this 2-day course, participants will be able to:

 

Identify the attributes of raster and vector graphics

 

Manage colour

  • implement Colour Management

 

Identify the components and capabilities of Photoshop CC

  • organise Photoshop Assets by Using Adobe Bridge
  • organise the Photoshop Workspace
  • customise the Photoshop Workspace

 

Create basic images

  • manage Image Elements and Formats
  • apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphic Composition
  • work with Digital Devices

 

Manage selections and layers

  • use Selection Tools
  • modify and manipulate selections.
  • create and manage Layers
  • arrange and transform layers
  • create Type layers
  • use opacity, layer blending modes, and layer styles

 

Enhance and retouch images

  • straighten horizontals or verticals and correct perspective

 

Convergence

  • enhance Images for tones/contrast, colour cast, and saturation
  • retouch Images

 

Edit images non-destructively

  • adjust Layers
  • apply Camera Raw

 

Managing Files in a Production Workflow

  • import, Export, and Organise Files
  • use the Crop tool
  • determine an image’s resolution and dimensions
  • resize images with and without resampling
  • save Images for the Web
  • save Images for Print
  • format Images for Other Programs
  • print single and multiple images on a page or export them to a PDF file intended for printing.

 

Adobe® Photoshop CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for Term 1 Essentials courses.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

 

Mar
16
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th March 2020.

This is the first course in our Video Post-Production series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional videos.

Designed for Video creators and producers; creating a documentary, editing a commercial or pumping out video bytes for their Social Media channels.

Upon completion of this 2-day course, students will be able to:

  • customise the interface to suit different tasks and projects
  • set up a project – import and organise media
  • perform editing essentials – including working with the timeline, clips & markers; adding transitions; trimming & nesting clips; and putting motion in clips.
  • edit and mix basic audio soundtracks and narration/voice-overs
  • correct colour
  • add video special effects
  • work with multiple layers
  • create titles
  • manage simple video projects
  • output to a range of different industry standard file formats.

 

Adobe® Premiere Pro CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for Term 1 Essentials courses.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

 

Mar
23
Mon
InDesign – Essentials
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 23rd & Tuesday 24th March 2020.

This is the first in our InDesign course series.

It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking documents for both print & web download.

In this 2-day course, participants will:

create documents and document presets; create and place text; place graphics and other InDesign pages; and work with colour swatches. They will explore position elements precisely by using guides and the Control panel; and use master pages.

They’ll thread text between text frames, add jump lines, and use columns in text frames; use the Paragraph Formatting controls; use Find/Change to replace formatting; and create and edit paragraph and character styles.

They’ll position text in text frames and format frame edges; place Photoshop images in documents, set text wrap, modify graphics, and nest frames; group objects and manipulate objects within a group; and create layers and assign objects to them.

They’ll print documents, create print presets, and export documents to PDF; and prepare documents for commercial printing. They’ll create and edit vector paths; create and edit clipping paths; and wrap type on a path.

They’ll also manually resize type; use Quick Apply; create nested styles and GREP styles; create path-based text wraps and convert type to outlines; and precisely control leading, hyphenation, justification, and horizontal spacing.

They will create, modify, and format tables; import Microsoft Word documents and map Word styles to InDesign styles; add headers and footers to tables; merge table cells; add editorial notes; and create table styles.

Adobe® InDesign CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for Term 1 Essentials courses.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

 

 

Mar
28
Sat
Photoshop for Photographers – Intermediate
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th March 2020.

 

This is a follow-on from the “Photoshop for Photographers – Fundamentals” short course. Participants will further develop their Photoshop skills & knowledge and practice its application to enhance and retouch photographs.

 

Content will include; using Adjustment layers & Blending modes, creating composites, automating with Actions, Droplets, & the Batch and Image Processor commands; use Content Aware Scale & Fill; simulate a shallow Depth of Field with Lens Blur, focus stack to expand the Depth of Field, stitch images for panoramas, utilise masks to build a Photo Montage e.g. replace a sky, construct a Picture Package with Smart Objects, utilise Layer blend modes to add depth & complexity into artistic images, employ a range of sharpening techniques, retouch with perspective using Vanishing Point, and create a photographer’s comp card.

 

Adobe® Photoshop CC will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

We provide unlimited access to tea, coffee, water, biscuits & lollies throughout the course, however lunch is not provided. While there are a couple of places near to purchase lunch from, not many trade on Sundays, so we recommend bringing something with you.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for this course.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

 

Mar
30
Mon
After Effects – Essentials
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 30th & Tuesday 31st March 2020.

This is the second course in our Video Post-Production series.

The industry-standard motion graphics and visual effects toolset now brings you better ways to work, connecting your desktop and mobile apps with all your creative assets, so you can create your most stunning visuals yet.

Adobe® After Effects is a digital visual effects, motion graphics, and compositing application used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. It is primarily used by video editors to create motion graphics and also visual effects. It allows users to animate, edit, and compose media 2D or 3D space with many different built-in tools and third party plug-ins.

In this 2-day course, participants will learn:

 

The Fundamentals of After Effects

  • Understanding compositions
  • Creating and manipulating layers
  • Building animation
  • Working with effects
  • Introduction to 3D
  • Understanding how to render

 

Up and Running with After Effects

  • Importing elements
  • Organising projects
  • Building compositions with layers
  • Animating with keyframes
  • Adding effects and graphics
  • Output techniques

 

Understanding Compositions

  • Exploring composition and project settings
  • Importing Photoshop files as compositions
  • Importing Illustrator files as compositions
  • Viewing files in the comp panel
  • Understanding Pre-compose
  • Positioning layers with snapping
  • Interpreting footage
  • Keyboard shortcuts for compositions

 

Building Compositions with Layers

  • Defining layers
  • Creating type layers
  • Precise typesetting techniques
  • Creating layer solids and shapes with masks
  • Creating design elements with shape layers
  • Layer compositing: Masks, switches, and blend modes
  • Using track mattes
  • Precise compositing with variable-width feathered masks
  • Working smarter by swapping layers
  • Keyboard shortcuts for layers

 

Creating Animation

  • Understanding animation
  • Adding and adjusting keyframes
  • Understanding keyframe interpolation (CC 2014.1)
  • Understanding keyframe interpolation
  • Adjusting keyframes in the Graph Editor
  • The power of parenting
  • Using null objects
  • Creating expressions with the pick whip
  • Creating and adjusting motion paths
  • Building complex graphics with Pre-compose
  • Preparing audio for animation
  • Generating graphics with audio
  • Working smarter: Navigating the Timeline

 

Using Effects

  • Understanding the order of effects
  • Generating backgrounds with effects
  • Generating a scribble effect
  • Animating strokes with effects
  • Using adjustment layers
  • Adding gradients and glows
  • Saving pan and scan presets
  • Fixing exposure with Levels
  • Fixing colour casts with Colour Finesse 3
  • Masking individual effects

 

Adobe® After Effects CC 2018 will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

 

Click here to download the Registration Form for Term 1 Essentials courses.

Return your completed form to training@teamdigital.com.au to enrol in this course.

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