Upcoming Training Calendar

Sep
6
Sun
Photoshop CC for Photographers — Fundamentals
Sep 6 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Photoshop CS6Participants will: use basic tools and commands within Photoshop to enhance and retouch photographs. They will demonstrate an understanding of digital technology; manage files and folders with the Bridge; straighten and crop images. They’ll enhance the tone, contrast, colour cast, and saturation of an image; make selections using a variety of tools. They will add then edit text and utilise effects; retouch photographs; use the Toning tools; save images optimised for emailing; and sharpen printing.

Adobe® Photoshop CC. 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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Sep
7
Mon
Illustrator — Essentials
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Illustrator CS6In 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.

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Sep
9
Wed
Epson Fine Art print workshop
Sep 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This 3-hour workshop deals with: choosing a subject, printing on various fine-art papers, canvas and other media; generating and using profiles to give you the best results; the concepts of Colour Management and specifically looks at printing Fine Art images for exhibition and competition.

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Sep
14
Mon
InDesign — Essentials
Sep 14 @ 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 CC will be used in class. It is much less applicable to earlier versions of the software.

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Sep
16
Wed
Document Design for non-Designers
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

is a 14 hour workshop – held over 2 sessions of 7 hours each.

In this day & age, everyone seems to be desktop publishing – media & advertising agencies, schools & hospitals, government departments, small businesses, not-for-profit & community organisations, etc. Unfortunately though, many people have found themselves in a designer’s role without any formal training and may feel overwhelmed by it all.

In this 2-day course, participants will learn: the fundamentals of good design and how it enhances readability and effectiveness of communication; purpose & visual literacy; document layout, typography and colour; corporate identity & publications. Principles will be practiced through Adobe® InDesign, Photoshop & Illustrator.

CPD ACCREDITED LOGO 2012

 

 

 

 

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Epson Fine Art print workshop
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This 3-hour workshop deals with: choosing a subject, printing on various fine-art papers, canvas and other media; generating and using profiles to give you the best results; the concepts of Colour Management and specifically looks at printing Fine Art images for exhibition and competition.

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **
Preserve your Memories with Epson
Sep 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Targeted at Preservation Services professionals and high-end amateur enthusiasts, this 3-hour seminar has been designed around the very successful Epson Perfection V800/V700 Film and Photo flatbed scanners. These scanners have quickly become an industry standard with their super-high 6400 dpi resolution and the highest dynamic range (Dmax 4.0) in their class. Couple this with the amazing Silverfast software, for professional colour management and workflow. Just perfect for archiving your precious memories.

 

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Sep
19
Sat
WAPF Judges seminar
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

WAPF-JudgingAttention would-be judges. The WAPF has organised a series of judging courses aimed at expanding the pool of judges available for club judging.

The number of courses will depend upon demand, and there are some prerequisites for entry.

Each course is approx 9 hrs of in-class instruction (3 sessions of 3-hours each) plus shared homework with 2 or 3 other attendees. There is a limit of 12 per class, so get your enrolments in quickly. An afternoon course will be offered if the morning one gets close to full.

The cost is $90 each.

There is a provision for 2 members per club to be subsidised. Check with your club secretary to see if this applies to you.

For further details go to: http://www.wapf.org.au/WAPFJ/images/documents/Judging-course.pdf

 

For any other enquiries, please contact:

Colin White

Education Officer

committee6@wapf.org.au

 

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