Upcoming Training Calendar

May
14
Sun
Photoshop for Photographers – Intermediate
May 14 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Photoshop CC 2015 A2This course runs from 9:30am to 4:30pm on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May.

 

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.

 

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May
15
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Premiere Pro CC 2015.3This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th May.

 

This 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:

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

 

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May
17
Wed
Photoshop CC Upskill
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photoshop CC 2015.3This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 17th May.

 

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 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.

 

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May
22
Mon
Illustrator – Essentials
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Illustrator CC 2015This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 22nd & Tuesday 23rd May.

 

In this 2-day course, participants will:

explore the Illustrator environment, magnify and navigate a document, and use Adobe Help.

They will create and save a document, draw basic shapes, manipulate basic shapes to make complex shapes, and export an illustration.

They’ll set fill and stroke colours for shapes, set basic stroke options, and use the Eyedropper tool to sample colours. Embed raster images in an Illustrator document for the purpose of tracing them, draw shapes and paths with the Pencil and Pen tools, and select and edit paths.

They will use text tools to insert text into illustrations, manipulate text, and convert type to outlined shapes.

They will create layers and organise them in the Layers panel, assign objects to layers, rename layers, duplicate layers, and delete layers.

They’ll open, import, and export swatch libraries, create and adjust gradients, and adjust transparency for items.

They will also flow type through linked type containers, wrap text around items, set tabs, insert special characters, use character and paragraph styles, check spelling, find and replace text in a document, and replace fonts in a document.

 

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

 

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May
24
Wed
Photobooks with InDesign
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

InDesign CC 2015This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 24th & Wednesday 31st May.

 

Content TBA

 

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May
29
Mon
Photoshop – Essentials
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Photoshop CC 2015.3This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th May.

 

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

 

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