Upcoming Training Calendar

Mar
11
Sun
Photoshop Lightroom — Essentials
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

This course runs from 9:30am to 3:00pm on Sunday 11th, Sunday 18th, & Sunday 25th March.

In this intensive 3-day workshop, participants will (using their own laptops):

  • learn to download, catalogue, develop and then present their digital photographs using Adobe Lightroom CC Classic (v7).
  • an overview of Lightroom, its modules and workflows
  • Importing from memory card and hard drive. What’s the difference?
  • we’ll sort, rate, label & cull, then manage with folders, collections, smart collections and quick collections
  • the Library, a catalogue & database: setting up its preferences and starting to working with metadata like keywords.
  • going global: cropping, straightening, lens correction, tone & colour adjustments including white balance & exposure
  • getting local: gradients and the adjustment brush
  • retouching with clone, heal & red eye tools
  • sharpening: input & output
  • synchronising adjustments across multiple images
  • effects: B&W, sepia, split toning, vignetting, adding grain
  • Exporting to Photoshop or another external editor
  • working with plugins e.g. NiK Collection or OnOne suite
  • Exporting to output: resolution, resizing, colour space, file format
  • utilising presets & templates
  • metadata searches
  • merging catalogues i.e. from your travel laptop to your home workstation
  • creating web galleries & slideshows

N.B. this is a BYO laptop class as its important that you leave with a well setup catalogue on your own computer.

 

**REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED**

Mar
12
Mon
After Effects – Essentials
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

After Effects CC 2015This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th March.

 

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:

 

  1. The Fundamentals of After Effects

Understanding compositions

Creating and manipulating layers

Building animation

Working with effects

Introduction to 3D

Understanding how to render

 

  1. Up and Running with After Effects

Importing elements

Organising projects

Building compositions with layers

Animating with keyframes

Adding effects and graphics

Output techniques

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

  1. 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

 

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

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Mar
14
Wed
Photobooks with InDesign
Mar 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

InDesign CC 2015This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 7th & Wednesday 14th March.

 

Content TBA

 




To register your interest, please fill out and confirm your details below:

Given Name (required)

Family Name

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone number (required)

If you are entitled to a discount,
please insert the qualifying promo code:

If you are entitled to attend this course free of charge,
please insert the qualifying invoice number:

Acceptance of Terms (required)
As Team Digital has a policy of Continuous Improvement, changes may be made to training course details without prior notice. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule courses at any time.

 

Mar
19
Mon
Premiere Pro – Essentials
Mar 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Premiere Pro CC 2015.3This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th March.

 

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.

 

** REGISTRATIONS HAVE CLOSED **

Mar
21
Wed
Document Design for non-Designers
Mar 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Wednesday 21st & Wednesday 28th March.

 

It 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.

 




To register your interest, please fill out and confirm your details below:

Given Name (required)

Family Name

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone number (required)

If you are entitled to a discount,
please insert the qualifying promo code:

If you are entitled to attend this course free of charge,
please insert the qualifying invoice number:

Acceptance of Terms (required)
As Team Digital has a policy of Continuous Improvement, changes may be made to training course details without prior notice. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule courses at any time.

Mar
26
Mon
CC Upskill – Photoshop for Designers
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm on Monday 26th March.

 

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.

 




To register your interest, please fill out and confirm your details below:

Given Name (required)

Family Name

Your Email (required)

Your Telephone number (required)

If you are entitled to a discount,
please insert the qualifying promo code:

If you are entitled to attend this course free of charge,
please insert the qualifying invoice number:

Acceptance of Terms (required)
As Team Digital has a policy of Continuous Improvement, changes may be made to training course details without prior notice. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule courses at any time.

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