Tag Archives: Short Course

Photoshop 2 & 3: Editing photos in Adobe Photoshop

Build your photo editing skills in this intermediate Adobe Photoshop course.


In this 4 hour Adobe Photoshop course we’ll cover:

  • Photo editing techniques using masks
  • Colour & brightness corrections
  • Touching up portraits
  • Photograph combinations, blending and layering

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of Photoshop, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to Photoshop, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Photoshop short courses in the What’s On calendar.



Premiere Pro 2: Video editing for intermediate users

To take your editing skills to the next level we’re going to let you loose on a music video.


Throughout this session we’ll step you through:

    • An in depth look into the different tools that can be used to edit video footage
    • How to adjust the audio and sound levels of a video
    • How to edit to music – editing video to a beat
    • How to stabilise shaky video footage in Premiere
    • How to apply, adjust and animate a range of advanced effects In Premiere
    • How to  edit with different types of content in Premiere – including a photo montage
    • How to archive and export your video

 


Prerequisites:

    • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of Premiere Pro, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to Premiere Pro, please attend the free beginner’s course.

 


Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our  Premiere Pro short courses in the What’s On calendar.

 


 


Podcasting 3: Development & Production

Take your Podcast idea from woe to go, exploring avenues for taking great ideas through development, production and distribution.


This 4 hour workshop is perfect for those with established ideas, but want feedback and input from an experienced producer, to help flesh it out and fill in some holes. We’ll cover:

  • Whether your idea good or not (in a supportive group environment)
  • What you need to plan for before stepping into the studio
  • Knowing your target audience and how to sell your podcast to the world
  • Distribution channels and how to get the word out there

Prerequisites: Ideas will be required and a commitment to play. No technical experience required.


Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Podcasting workshops in the What’s On calendar.



Photoshop 1: Adobe Photoshop for beginners

Get started with the basics of photo editing in this free Photoshop course for beginners.


In this 1.5 hour Adobe Photoshop course we’ll step you through:

  • The basic tools and functionality of Photoshop
  • An overview of Photoshop’s capabilities
  • Practical skills to help you experiment further
  • By the end of the session you’ll have a digital postcard ready to send to your family and friends

Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.


Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Photoshop short courses in the What’s On calendar.



Illustrator 3: Advanced Adobe Illustrator Techniques

Take your graphic skills to the next level in this advanced Illustrator course.


Over 4 hours we’ll dissect advanced tools and techniques covering:

  • Different ways to customise your artwork/designs
  • Tools such as: Blending, envelope distorting, meshing etc
  • Creating 3D objects & mapping artwork
  • Creative infographics
  • Perspective drawing
  • Image tracing

*Please bring along a USB so you can save your work.


Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of Illustrator, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to Illustrator, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Illustrator short courses in the What’s On calendar.



Photoshop 1: Adobe Photoshop for beginners

Get started with the basics of photo editing in this free Photoshop course for beginners.


In this 1.5 hour Adobe Photoshop course we’ll step you through:

  • The basic tools and functionality of Photoshop
  • An overview of Photoshop’s capabilities
  • Practical skills to help you experiment further
  • By the end of the session you’ll have a digital postcard ready to send to your family and friends

Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.


Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Photoshop short courses in the What’s On calendar.



InDesign 3: Advanced editing with Adobe InDesign

Create slick documents for digital and print publications in this advanced InDesign course.


Over 4 hours we’ll walk you through advanced features of InDesign:

  • Powerful tools for streamlining the editing process
  • Configuring documents properly from the outset
  • Creating interactive PDF’s, forms and e-publications using tools like: table of contents, buttons, hyperlinks, basic animations and linked content
  • Liquid layouts, layout planning and set-up
  • Advances page options: Creating documents with different page sizes
  • Converting existing documents to a format appropriate for digital publication
  • Small Intro to DPS within Indesign

Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate to advanced course, and requires a solid understanding of InDesign, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to InDesign, please attend the other introductory courses.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our InDesign short courses in the What’s On calendar.


Illustrator 2: Create illustrations and design elements in Adobe Illustrator

Create custom brushes and tools so to can personalise your designs.


Over 3 hours we’ll take you through the essentials of illustrations and vector graphics:

  • Understanding vector graphics and what they are used for
  • Basics of designing motifs and illustrations
  • Manipulating type
  • Creating custom brushes, pencils and patterns to take your artwork to the next level
  • Learning to use a Tablet is an option in this workshop – Limited tablets supplied

By the end of the class, you’ll have created your own simple illustration.

*Please bring along a USB so you can save your work.


Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of Illustrator, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to Illustrator, please attend the free beginner’s course.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our Illustrator short courses in the What’s On calendar.



InDesign 2: Designing layouts and flyers

Nail perfect layouts for business cards, posters and brochures in this intermediate InDesign course.


Over 3 hours we’ll cover:

  • Selecting the right tools for the job
  • Understanding and navigating the interface
  • Setting up document pages and (the very handy!) master pages
  • Transforming, arranging and aligning objects
  • Pre-flight checks, exporting and packaging documents for print and sharing
  • General design skills: design elements, hierarchy, colour, contrast, grids and placements

At the end of the session you will walk away with a DL flyer and publication spreads ready for print.


Prerequisites:

  • This is an intermediate course, and requires a basic understanding of InDesign, its common tools and terminology. If you are new to InDesign, please attend the free beginner’s course.
  • Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.

Before you book, read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our InDesign short courses in the What’s On calendar.


InDesign 1: Adobe InDesign for beginners

Learn the basics of InDesign, like setting up documents and creating layouts in this free InDesign course for beginners.


In this 1.5 hour Adobe InDesign course we’ll step you through:

  • How to set up an artboard for different paper sizes, complete with margins, gutters and bleed
  • Placing images in your document and how to ensure they are correctly linked
  • Working with text and setting up guides

By the end of the session, you will walk away with a magazine cover that you have created.


Prerequisites: Intro to Mac class or proficiency with the Mac operating system.


Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more.


This short course is part of a series. View all our InDesign short courses in the What’s On calendar.