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  • Adobe MasterClass Training Course

    Adobe MasterClass Training Course

    This Adobe MasterClass Training Course introduces you to digital design software which includes Photoshop Training, InDesign Training and Illustrator Training. The MasterClass Training is at entry level and shows how to create and edit documents, photos and vector art and then publish to social media, print or web.


    It is perfect for small business owners looking to bring their design inhouse, for companies wanting to up-skill staff and individuals who want to up their game in the workplace. This course is flexible and the course content is only given as a guide. We are happy to adapt the course to your needs & can create completely tailored Adobe Training Course content for you and your staff.  


    During the course you will learn the same techniques and features used by professional designers for high quality design. The course is available both as an Online Adobe Course or Onsite Adobe Training and is ideal for company groups or 121 sessions. 


    Online Adobe MasterClass Training

    Adobe MasterClass Training Course online and onsite

    This is delivered as an Online Adobe MasterClass Course hosted with a virtual live instructor. There is direct live contact with your instructor throughout the whole of your course both via video and sharing screens in real time.


    All of our training courses are available virtually and can be delivered in video conferencing software of your choice including Zoom, Teams, WebEx etc. Online courses follow the same pattern as onsite ones. The only difference, sadly is you can’t share a packet of biscuits with one another.


    If you have any questions about Online Adobe Training please do not hesitate to pick up the phone, send an email or find out more about online training here.


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    Adobe MasterClass Overview

    The course content is five days, two days with Photoshop, two days with InDesign with the last one dedicated to Illustrator but we are happy to run it in any order for 121 sessions and company courses.


    Adobe MasterClass
    PhotoShop,what will you learn?

    Adobe MasterClass TrainingFull Photoshop Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how to:


    The course starts at the beginning where you will learn how to retouch, design and publish photos to produce professional imagery for use in print, on the Web and for Social Media.  





    • Learn the Photoshop Workspace /None Destructive Workflow
    • Work with Photoshop Tools
    • Select Part /s of Images
    • Remove Background /Replace Sky (Blue Skies)
    • Enhance Images such as Portraits /Social Media
    • Lighting Techniques
    • Work with Layers & Adjustment Layers
    • Resize & Resolution
    • Rotate & Transform Tools
    • Combine Images for Compositions
    • Add & Edit Text
    • SmartObjects & SmartFilters
    • Prepare Images for Print & Digital Output


    Adobe InDesign Training
    what will you learn?

    InDesign Training Leicester both Online and OnsiteFull InDesign Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how to:


    Create new documents, edit existing ones and learn how to put together a range of different designs including flyers, brochures, company newsletters, marketing materials and a ranger of other spreads and layouts for print, web & digital.


    • Edit & Update existing documents
    • Create New Documents (including bleed, slug, margins & columns)
    • Work with colour, typography and use grids and guides to publish accurate and consistent looking documents
    • Understand the tools, features and techniques used to create highly effective and communicative layouts and spreads
    • Learn to edit and work with existing documents
    • Format, Layout and Design Documents
    • Publish to various outputs including InDesign, PDF and Export


    Adobe Illustrator Training
    what will you learn?

    The full Illustrator Course content can be viewed at the bottom of the screen but in brief you will learn how to:


    Create vector graphics including shapes and images for multiple destinations including print,social media and the web.


    Learn how to recolour, shade and enhance vector images created from both scratch and existing images. You will break down existing images into vector paths which you will then manipulate to your own style and brand. 


    On the Illustrator Course you will work with shapes to create unique social media icons, manipulate paths and curves to add different dimensions to your artwork. The course will show you how to design artwork by working and designing various graphics for flyers, websites, logos, social media icons & images, banners and so forth. The Illustrator Course aims to show you how to create professional and attractive images using professional techniques and the many tools contained in the software.


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand and use selection tools in Illustrator
    • Create, edit and manipulate geometric shapes & social media icons
    • Drawing tools, pen, anchor points, pathfinder
    • Use Illustrator’s layout tools including Grids, Guides, Smart Guides
    • Illustrator Type Tools
    • Working with Images
    • Exporting /Printing to Print & Web


    Onsite Adobe Masterclass Training Course
    what are the benefits to you?

    The main one of course being you save money but there are numerous benefits to onsite courses but the main ones are:  


    • The training is focused entirely on your and your company requirements

    • There is no travelling or overnight stays involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses

    • Cheaper than traditional training

    • The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 

    • Prior to the training you chat with me about your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge

    • InDesign course is tailored to suit you or your team

    • Flexible dates & times to suit you


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6?  We can supply laptops and projector hire and take care of all aspects of your Adobe training course. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.  This training is usually run in the latest version of the software but we’re happy to deliver the course in any earlier version. Please mention your preferences at time of booking.

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    Adobe MasterClass Training Course





    Adobe MasterClass Training Course

    This Onsite Adobe Course is run UK Wide at your premises. We travel extensively across the UK including all major cities and surrounding area’s including: Derby, Leicester, Huddersfield, Bradford, Oxford, York, Doncaster, Derby, Cheltenham, Chester, Liverpool, The Wirral, Coventry, Nottingham, Sheffield, Lincoln, Stoke, Ashby de la Zouch, Burton upon Trent, Stoke on Trent, Birmingham


    Please contact me for location and availability or an informal chat about the direction of your design training.


    Adobe MasterClass Training Course - Overviews

    Photoshop Training Course Day 1 – 2


    Photoshop Basics

    • Tools
    • Panels & Properties
    • Designing for Print, Web & Social Media


    Photoshop Accurate Layout

    • Grids / Guides / Rulers
    • Print v Pixel
    • Image Resize / Resolution / Artwork sizing
    • Rotation and Crop


    Photoshop Selection and Selection Techniques

    • Lasso, Magnetic Lasso, Magic Wand, *Quick Select
    • Feathering Selections
    • Expanding / Reducing Selections
    • Modifying / Transforming Selections
    • Quick Masks
    • Save / Load a Selection
    • Select Tool /Select Subject /Select Background
    • Select & Mask Techniques


    Photoshop and InDesign

    • Placing Photoshop files in InDesign
    • Editing / round tripping Photoshop files in InDesign
    • Photoshop Repairing and Replacing Images
    • Clone Tool (remove or replace part/s of an image
    • Healing Brush (fix damages to part or whole of image)
    • Red Eye (remove the red from the pupil)


    Photoshop Image Menu

    • Colour Adjustments /Levels /Curves /Colour Balance
    • Brightness & Contrast
    • Converting to Black & White
    • Colour Modes /RGB /CMYK

    Photoshop Layer Masks

    • Adding Layer Masks
    • Working with Blends /Opacity
    • Fine Tuning Layer Masks
    • Adjusting Opacity in Layer Areas


    Photoshop Brushes

    • Working with Brushes
    • Adjusting Brushes
    • Different Brush Options
    • Creating New Brush Tips
    • Brush Textures & Patterns


    Photoshop Layers

    • Understanding Layer Principles
    • Inserting/ Editing /Duplicating Layers
    • Layer Blend Modes / Opacity
    • Layers Burger Menu Options


    Photoshop Adjustment Layers

    • Adobe Smart Workflow
    • Working with Adjustment Layers
    • Editing Adjustment Layers
    • Colour & Tonal Adjustment Layers


    Photoshop SmartObjects

    • Adobe None Destructive Editing
    • Working with SmartObjects
    • Updating SmartObjects /single & multiple
    • Linking & Converting SmartObjects
    • Replacing SmartObjects
    • Rasterise /Export & Reset SmartObjects


    Photoshop Print

    • Optimise for web
    • Print to PDF
    • Export
    • PhotoMerge
    Adobe InDesign Days 3-4


    Creating & Saving Documents

    • New Documents
    • Bleed / Columns / Margins
    • Tools / panels
    • Document navigation


    Smart layout

    • Guides
    • Grids (including baseline grid for individual text frames)
    • Rulers (zero point)


    Text Basics

    • Text Frames
    • Formatting Text Frames
    • Text Frame Options
    • Columns, Baseline Grid to Frame


    Type Handling & Manipulation

    • Placing Text
    • Character styles / Paragraph styles
    • Typography & Layout


    InDesign & Colour

    • Colour Models CMYK /RGB
    • Colour, Swatches & Gradients
    • Adding & Editing Colour
    • Using Colour Sampler Tool
    • Using Colour Theme Tool
    • Matching Colour for Branding



    • Placing images
    • Editing Images /Graphic Frames
    • Image Formats
    • Moving Images
    • Frame Fitting Options


    Combining Type and Imagery

    • Text & Graphics
    • Wrapping Text to Graphics
    • Text Wrapping Options
    • Text Insets


    InDesign & Interactive PDFs

    • Adding Hyperlinks to InDesign
    • Adding Bookmarks to InDesign
    • PDF Presets
    • Export to Interactive PDF’s


    Print output

    • Preview
    • Preflight Panel
    • Rectifiying Preflight Errors
    • Export (print) to .PDF
    Adobe Illustrator Day 5


    Meeting Adobe Illustrator

    • Toolbox
    • Overview of Panels
    • Properties Panel
    • Illustrator Views
    • Preferences


    Adobe Illustrator Selection Tools

    • Selection Tool
    • Direct Selection
    • Adding / removing to selections
    • Tips / Tricks for Selections
    • Select Menu Tools


    Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

    • Bézier Pen
    • Adding /Removing Paths
    • Dealing with Curves
    • Anchor Points
    • Joining /Cutting Paths
    • Pencil Tool
    • Smooth Tool
    • Reshape Tool
    • Eraser Tool


    Adobe Illustrator Shapes

    • Geometric Shapes
    • Drawing Shapes
    • Reshaping /Resizing Shapes
    • Transform Tool
    • Pathfinder Panel


    Adobe Illustrator Layout Practicalities

    • Grids
    • Guides
    • Rulers
    • Stacking Order
    • Grouping /Ungrouping
    • Align & Distribute


    Adobe Illustrator Colour

    • Colour Panels
    • Process /Spot /Pantone
    • Swatch Panel
    • Fills & Strokes
    • Gradients
    • Eyedropper Tool 
    •  Paint Bucket Tool


    Adobe Illustrator Type Tool

    • Creating /Editing Type
    • Typeface Attributes / Tracking /Leading /Kerning etc
    • Type on a Path
    • Type Path Options
    • Outline Type
    • Type Area


    Adobe Illustrator Images

    • Placing images
    • Matching Colour
    • Linked /Embedded Image


    Adobe Illustrator Print

    • Exporting
    • Printing files
    • Print options

    Onsite Adobe MasterClass Training is £1275 for the first person then £200.00 per each additional person for five days.

    *Travel Expenses may be additional depending on location


    Online Adobe MasterClass Training is £225.00 per day then £100.00 per each additional person for five days

    All prices are inclusive of VAT



    Laptop Hire is available at £25.00 per computer per week

    T&C’s apply to laptop hire


    The onsite Adobe MasterClass course covers Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator and is run on your premises across the UK including the Midlands, Nottingham, Leicester, Coventry, Cheltenham, Derby, Birmingham, Chester, Blackpool, Liverpool, York, Halifax, Sheffield – please get in touch for availability and dates in your area

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