Upcoming Training Calendar

Apr
20
Mon
InDesign CS6 — Essentials
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

InDesign CS6This 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 CS6 (v8) will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

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Apr
22
Wed
Photoshop — CC (v14) Upskill
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

photoshop CC

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

In this 1-day course, we will cover:
General
Intelligent upsampling with Preserve Details
Creating conditional multistep actions

Image Editing
Liquify filter – preview in real-time & editable
The new & improved Smart Sharpen filters
Blur Gallery – preview in real-time & editable
Correcting camera shake with Shake Reduction
Utilising the Perspective Warp command
The Maximum filter is now shape-based

Camera Raw
Applying Camera Raw as a Smart Filter
Automatic level and perspective correction
Painting with the Spot Removal tool
Creating vignettes with the Radial Filter tool

Photography
Autocorrecting lens distortion
Stitching together an aerial panorama
Developing an HDR shot in Camera Raw

Graphic Design
Colour Range: Highlights, midtones, and shadows
Working with linked Smart Objects
Isolating and releasing layers
Shape/path properties and independent round corners
Other shape and path enhancements
Customising script patterns
Picture Frame and Tree

Web
Copying CSS code from specialty layers
Auto-generating web-ready image assets

3D Imaging Updates
Enhanced 3D lighting with 32-bit colour
The new 3D image-based light
Duplicating, deleting, and grouping 3D objects
Live 3D painting
3D printing in Photoshop

Ideal for current & prospective users of Adobe® Photoshop software.

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

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

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May
4
Mon
Premiere Pro CS6 – Essentials
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Premiere Pro CS6This is the first in our Premiere Pro course series. It provides instruction on how to create professional videos.

In this 2-day course, participants will: customis​e ​the​ ​interface​ ​to suit different tasks​ ​& projects; ​set up a project; import media; organise Media. They will learn editing essentials; working with the timeline, clips & markers; adding transitions; trimming & nesting clips; & putting motion in clips. They’ll edit & mix audio; add video special effects; correct colour; & work with multiple layers. They will create titles; manage projects; & output.

Adobe® Premiere Pro CS6 will be used in class, but the content is also suited to users of CS5. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

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May
13
Wed
Photoshop for Graphics Production
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This is a continuation of our Photoshop course series.

It broadens the range of skills & knowledge needed for high-end business and commercial graphic design usage

In this 1 —day course, participants will learn how to: further customise Photoshop & use Presets, use Fill layers — solid, gradient and pattern. They will explore various ways to extract an object from an image using a mask. They’ll experiment with vector paths by creating vector masks and converting type into editable shapes. They will also apply custom brushes, warping, and filters/Smart Filters along with other creative image effects as well as produce images for video.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

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May
18
Mon
InDesign CS6 — Essentials
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

InDesign CS6This 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 CS6 (v8) will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Jun
8
Mon
Photoshop CS6 — Essentials
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photoshop CS6This is the first in our Photoshop course series. It provides instruction on how to create professional-looking images for both print & the Web.

In this 2-day course, participants will: identify the components of the Photoshop environment; learn the difference between raster/vector graphics & different image modes; & utilise Adobe Bridge. They will explore proper methods for selecting image areas, & then how to modify & manipulate selections. They’ll add text, modify the text, & apply effects that will incorporate it into the artwork. They’ll also learn how to use layers & layer effects. They will explore various techniques for adjusting the quality of an image, cropping, straightening & making image adjustment commands.

Adobe® Photoshop CS6 (v13) will be used in class, but the content is also suited to users of CS4 (v11) and CS5 (v12). It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

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