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Adobe Suite Masterclass, 5 days

Delivered at your office or a training centre, in groups or 1-2-1

This five-day masterclass covers all of the most commonly used features of the three main products in the Adobe suite - Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign - used to produce printed documents. Whether the aim is to produce flyers, adverts, brochures or tender documents then this course teaches all of the key skills required.

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Key features

  • Live instructor-led course with 30 hours of training
  • Session runs from 9.30–5pm with normal breaks included
  • Fully certified trainer
  • Get key skills and practical knowledge
  • This course is available for delivery at your office, 1-2-1 and groups – contact us
  • Course materials included
  • Recognised course certificate

What will I learn?

The course will be taught using the Adobe Creative Suite (CS6), but is suitable for those using CS5, CS6 or Creative Cloud.

Module 1 - Introducing the Suite

The applications and interfaces
Zooming and navigating
Introducing image types and resolution
Adobe Photoshop

Module 2 - Introducing Photoshop

Creating a new document
Image resolution
Rotating and cropping images
Module 3 - Selections

The Marquee tools
The Lasso tools
The Quick Selection tools
Color Range
Refining a selection
Saving and loading selections
Module 4 - Introducing layers

Combining images using layers
Creating and managing layers
The Eraser tools
Transforming layers
Common adjustments
Module 5 - Taking layers further

Layer styles
Blending modes
Working with Adjustment layers
The Type Tool
Module 6 - Retouching tools

The Spot Healing Brush Tool
The Patch Tool
Content-Aware Fill
Content-Aware Move
Module 7 - Working with History

History basics
Configuring History
The History panel
The History Brush
Module 8 - Filters

The Filter Gallery
Gaussian Blur
Sharpening
Module 9 - Outputting from Photoshop

Colour modes
Exporting other file types
Adobe Illustrator

Module 10 - Introducing Illustrator

Vector graphics versus raster graphics
Creating a new document
Managing artboards
Module 11 - Basic shapes

Illustrator terminology
Drawing simple lines and shapes
Modifying paths
Module 12 - Formatting paths

Working with colour
Fill

Great course, the trainer was really professional”

Martin K

Stroke
Module 13 - The Pen Tool

Creating simple line paths
Creating curved paths
Combining straight and curved paths
Modifying paths
Module 14 - Working with text

The Type Tool
Formatting type
The Area Type Tool
The Type on a Path Tool
Module 15 - Using layers

Working with layers
Managing layers
Module 16 - Outputting from Illustrator

Outputting from Illustrator
Adobe Swatch Exchange
Exporting artwork from Illustrator
Adobe InDesign

Module 17 - Introducing InDesign

Creating a new document
The newly-created page
Guides
Working with frames
Module 18 - Working with type

The Type Tool
Importing text
Linking text frames
Character formatting
Common paragraph formats
Using Notes
Creating simple tables
Other useful text options
Special characters and symbols
Module 19 - Working with styles

An introduction to styles
The styles panels
Creating styles
Applying styles
Editing and managing styles
Overrides
Module 20 - Working with graphics

Importing images
Scaling and moving
Text wrapping options
Module 21 - Working with multiple frames

Grouping, aligning and distributing objects
Stacking objects
Converting shapes
Transforming objects
Layers
Module 22 - Working with colour

Working with colours
Creating tints and gradients
Module 23 - Preparing a document for output

Resolving errors in a document
Printing a document
Exporting files for printing
Packaging a document
Exporting a file in another format

 

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