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Intro to Adobe CS6 Photoshop for Photographers (NEW!)

Explore exciting photo-editing with Adobe Photoshop! Ideal for anyone interested in editing photographs and images, you’ll learn to make layers, add image adjustments, filter affects, and image masks. These skills will help you enhance your photos and apply some photo adjustments to really bring your photography to a professional level. Learn skills such as desaturating photos, changing levels on lighting, and blending techniques. Bring your own photos to use new techniques on your own personal work and bring thumb drive to save projects.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 2/11-2/25

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 313 Course Number: CMPA1158 Section: RWB


Adobe CS6 Photoshop Advanced for Digital Art (NEW!)

Explore exciting image-manipulation with Adobe Photoshop! Ideal for anyone interested in creating and composing artwork on multiple levels. Learn unique techniques like rendering floor plans with textures, wrapping products with labels, and creating digital art marketing. Building your own custom brushes and patterns will help make your projects original. Realize your new skills in context by completing exciting small project work for a portfolio or to enhance your own projects. Bring thumb drive to save projects.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 3/4-3/18

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 276 Course Number: CMPA1165 Section: RWA


Adobe Illustrator Basics: Logo Design

Learn the Adobe Illustrator interface and how the basic tools interact with one another. Work on creating vector images through mastering the pen tool and creating trace. Typography tools will be explored and manipulated to create logos and digital imagery that can be anidentity for a company, client, or yourself. Bring your own flash drive.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 4/8-4/22

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 208 Course Number: CMPA1153 Section: RWA


Adobe Illustrator Advanced for Advertisements

Continue working with the Adobe Illustrator interface and expanding your designs on multiple art boards. Use techniques such as pattern design and clipping masks to create full page advertisements banners, and large scale marketing collateral. Bring your own flash drive.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 4/30-5/14

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 209 Course Number: CMPA1154 Section: RWA


Adobe InDesign Basics for Publication Design

Discover how to use basic tools and features of Adobe InDesign and how it operates with its sister programs Photoshop and Illustrator. Using text and graphics create single page advertisements and multi-page documents for client branding. We will build templates as small as business cards and as large as poster designs. Package your designs to organize fonts, images, and documents for project organization. Bring your own flash drive.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course One Information

Dates/Time: Wednesday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 5/20-6/3

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 211 Course Number: CMPA1155 Section: RWA


Adobe InDesign Advanced Techniques for Publication Design (NEW!)

Use your basic skills of operating InDesign tools to create complex templates such as tri-fold brochures. You will learn advanced typography tools  such as drop cap, kerning, and justification alignments to create a compelling content design. We will learn clipping masks to add depth to your marketing. Bring your own flash drive.

Instructor: Stacy Sawyer, Graphic Designer

Course One Information

Dates/Time: Thursday, 6:30 to 9:00 pm, 3 weeks, 6/11-6/25

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $189 + $10 capital fee

CRN: 212 Course Number: CMPA1160 Section: RWA