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  • Adobe Creative Cloud Training Opportunities!

    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 continuinged@southeast.edu.

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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 printing.

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    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 specific situations.

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    Prerequisite: Basic Computer Class (OFFT-3502) or equivalent experience and knowledge of Adobe CC software

    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 Macintosh environment.

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    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.

    While taught in a Windows environment, the skills learned in this class are easily transferred to a Macintosh environment.

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    Prerequisite: Windows Operating System experience and knowledge of Adobe CC software

    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.

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    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.

    While taught in a Windows environment, the skills learned in this class are easily transferred to a Macintosh environment.

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    Prerequisite: Introduction to InDesign CC (GDMA-3697)

    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.

    While taught in a Windows environment, the skills learned in this class are easily transferred to a Macintosh environment.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

    While taught in a Windows environment, the skills learned in this class are easily transferred to a Macintosh environment.

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    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.

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    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 from scratch.

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    Prerequisite: Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CC or equivalent experience

    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.

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    Discover how seemingly small edits can make a big difference in your photos. Never opened Photoshop before? This class is designed to take you from ordinary citizen photographer to Photoshop superhero. Crop, color, edit, paint, retouch, filters, oh my.

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    So, you know enough about Photoshop to make your pictures look good, now take things a step farther and let those creative juices flow. Learn how to use advanced techniques to create exciting effects in a fraction of the time.

    Bring to class: three digital images in which you want to work.

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    Prerequisite: Experience navigating in Mac or PC environment

    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.

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    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.

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    Prerequisite: Windows Operating System and Internet Experience

    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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