Learn the latest updates to Photoshop, InDesign or Illustrator. We offer open to the public
classes or contact us to learn more about customized training opportunities either at your
location or at the Jack J. Huck Continuing Education Center, Lincoln.Contact Training Solutions at 402-437-2700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Prerequisite: Experience navigating in Mac or PC environment
This workshop will cover Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to create a graphic design portfolio.
Use Photoshop tools for compositing images and graphics, correcting colors, adjusting lighting, and
repairing visual damage in images. Work with Illustrator’s tools to create custom vector graphics from
both basic shapes and complex Bezier curves. Utilize InDesign’s options to combine various elements
(text, colors, images, and graphics) into finished compositions with settings appropriate for commercial
Prerequisite: Word Basic or equivalent experience
Learning the ins and outs of Adobe Acrobat DC Pro will simplify your life! Learn how to create Adobe PDF
files, create Adobe PDFs from Microsoft Office files, and combine files in PDF portfolios. Almost any
document, text file, file created in a page layout application, scanned document, Web page, or digital
photo can be converted to Adobe PDF using Acrobat software. Learn the best way to create a PDF for
Prerequisite: Basic Computer Class (OFFT-3502) or equivalent experience and knowledge of Adobe CC
This class is for beginners who want to master the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator and begin creating
vector graphics. We will cover the tools of Illustrator, the interface, how to save and print files, and
how to work with basic shapes, lines and color. This hands-on course will give you practice on actual
art and plenty of resources for continued Illustrator work.
While taught in a Windows environment, the skills learned in this class are easily transferred to a
Prerequisite: Windows Operating System experience and knowledge of Adobe CC software
This class introduces the fundamentals of InDesign CC. It focuses on the core features of InDesign,
including introducing the workspace, panels, document creation, working with pages, importing graphics,
importing and editing text, and working with color.
This class will use Adobe InDesign to create interactive documents for viewing in a web browser with
various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies, and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation.
In creating longer documents, you will be able to include features such as a table of contents,
footnotes, cross-references, and an index.
Prerequisite: Introduction to InDesign CC (GDMA-3697)
This class introduces the more advanced features of InDesign CC that will make your workflow more
effective and efficient. Features such as character styles, paragraph styles, object styles, master
pages and templates, tables and table styles, and a brief look at interactive PDFs will be introduced.
This class introduces the more advanced features of InDesign that will give your projects an impactful
design edge. Features such as applying and adjusting effects, object styles and effects, blending modes,
auto-fitting, clipping paths and alpha channels, and a brief look at interactive PDFs will be presented.
Whether you’re a seasoned photographer or just getting started, Lightroom is a tool you will want in your
pocket. Come learn how to use Lightroom to organize and manipulate your photos in fun creative ways.
From viewing, organizing and editing small to large numbers of digital photos, this software has you
covered. The class will cover a basic introduction to using Lightroom through hands-on experience. You
will follow along with the instructor to gain the most out of the experience on your own photos.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Photoshop CC (GDMA‑3620)
With Adobe Lightroom, you have all the tools you need to bring out the best in your photography. Learn
how to use the library module for importing, viewing, ranking, and rating photographs. Once photographs
have been imported and tagged, learn about the Develop module and practice making one-click
enhancements, correcting exposure, retouching distractions, and performing localized adjustments. Photos
are taken to be shared with family, friends, and colleagues. Course also includes an introduction to
creating panoramas, books, slideshows, and custom print layouts.
Prerequisite: Experience navigating in Mac or PC environments
Ready to get up close and personal with the top choice of professional editors, designers and
photographers to create powerful images? Whether you’ve tooled around in Photoshop just a bit or have
never even opened the application, this is the class for you. We’ll learn about contrast, saturation,
color correction, making selections, working with layers, blend modes, and adding text.
Prerequisite: Experience in MAC or PC environment
In this introductory class of photo editing basics, students will learn the fundamentals of different
tools and techniques used for image retouching, correction and enhancement. You will learn to correctly
resize and crop images and create image compositions.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC or equivalent experience
This class will focus on the power of Photoshop to composite multiple images into a single design. We
will composite raster images, vector objects and type to create a unified composition, use a variety of
techniques to separate complicated images from their backgrounds and create entirely new digital artwork
In this class, we will be following the techniques Bret Malley used to elevate images from the everyday
to the extraordinary and showing you how to make seemingly impossible scenarios come to life. There will
be hands-on step-by-step projects covering everything from the first planning to the final finishing
touches. Bring your imagination and be ready to create and have some fun.
This class introduces the fundamentals of Adobe Premier Pro Creative Cloud. It will focus on key skills
to take a project from the beginning to end, including the basics on things like organizing media, using
audio, creating transitions, producing titles, and adding effects.
Prerequisite: Windows Operating System and Internet Experience
Create branded webstories, animated videos, and social graphics with Adobe Spark. This class will help
you get started to create, edit and share visual stories from any device.
Learn to use Canva’s drag and drop feature and professional layouts to design stunning graphics. The
tools can be used for both Web and print media design. No design skills necessary!
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