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  • InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester

    InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training
    in Worcester

     

    Adobe MasterClass Training onsite Worcester and Worcestershire also Online Adobe Training with live instructor.This InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester includes three of the most popular apps in Adobe Creative Cloud. The three together make up our our Adobe MasterClass Course which is run either as an online Adobe Masterclass Training session with a live instructor or hosted onsite at your premises.

     

    The course is at introduction /workshop level but any content can be tailored to you and your business needs. You will learn to work with each piece of software then bring everything together to design a range of different documents. 

     

    Although this MasterClass course focuses on print we also look at the digital side which means you will work with interactive PDF’s, social media design. On the print side you will reate, design and edit spreads and layouts in InDesign, draw, repurpose and edit raster images such as social media icons, logos etc in Illustrator and retouch and beautify photography in Photoshop for publishing to print, web and social media channels.

     

    Who is this Adobe Training Course for?

     

    It is very popular with small business owners who are looking to bring their design inhouse and will teach you how to create your own marketing materials. As a general idea we have created and designed both print and digital designs including brochures /newsletters, flyers and social media posts. 

     

    It is also ideal for companies wishing to upskill their staff and private individuals who need to be more involved in the design flow of their roles. We deliver the course to marketing departments, educators, content creators, publishers, bid creators and more.

     

    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

    InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester | Adobe MasterClass Training Worcestershire

    This is delivered as an Online Adobe MasterClass Course hosted with a virtual live instructor. You will have 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 via video conferencing software of your choice including Zoom, Teams, WebEx etc. Online courses follow the same pattern as onsite ones.

     

    Lets just the say the 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.

     

    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. Our dates and times are totally flexible so please let us know your training day preferences.

     

    Adobe PhotoShop Training
    what will you learn?

    Adobe MasterClass TrainingFull Photoshop Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how the software works and how to produce impressive, professional artwork.

     

    The course starts at the beginning where you will learn how to retouch, design and edit photos to produce professional imagery.

     

    You will learn the recommended none destructive workflow for your photographs and understand how layers and the various tools work.

     

    This Photoshop Course shows you how to create and enhance images for multiple destinations such as print, web and 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, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester | Onsite Adobe MasterClass Training in Worcestershire Full InDesign Introduction overview below but in short you will learn how to:

     

    Create new documents and edit existing ones then learn to proof them ready for print or digital export. 

     

    You do this by working on a number of different designs including, flyers, brochures, company newsletter, marketing materials and a range of other spreads and layouts. We specialise in tailored Adobe Training so are happy to work with you to create the type of documents you will need to work with back in the workplace.

     

    During the InDesign Training Course you will design documents for both print and digital destinations including websites & social media. 

     

    You will also learn to create both print and interactive PDF’s and learn how to make PDF’s accessible and add interactive elements such as video, links and bookmarks

     

    • 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.

     

    • 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 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

     

    Our Adobe MasterClass 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 Courses in Worcester and Worcestershire

     

     

     

     

    InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester – other Locations

    This Onsite InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator MasterClass Training across Worcester and Worcestershire is also available UK wide.

     

    Hosted on your premises we travel extensively across the UK including all major cities and surrounding area’s including: Northamptonshire, Midlands, Derby, Leicester, Huddersfield, Bradford, Oxford, York, Doncaster, Derby, Cheltenham, Chester, Liverpool, The Wirral, Coventry, Nottingham, Sheffield, Lincoln, Stoke, Ashby de la Zouch, Coalville, Stafford, Tamworth, Burton upon Trent, Stoke on Trent, Birmingham

     

    Please get in touch for an informal chat about availability or your design training options.

     

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    InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator Training in Worcester - Overviews

    Photoshop Training Course Day 1 – 2

     

    Photoshop Basics

    Photoshop Tools

    Photoshop Panels, Properties and Options

    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,

    Feathering Selections

    Expanding / Reducing Selections

    Modifying / Transforming Selections

     

    Quick Masks

    Save / Load a Selection

     

    Select Tool

    Select Subject /Select Background

    Select & Mask Techniques

     

    Photoshop Repair Tools

    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)

    Content Aware Fill

    Neural Filters

    Sky Replacement Tool

    Photoshop Repairing and Replacing Images

     

    Photoshop Layers

    Understanding Layer Principles

    Inserting/ Editing /Duplicating Layers

    Layer Blend Modes / Opacity

    Layers Burger Menu Options

     

    Photoshop Adjustment Layers

    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

     

    More about 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 & Export

    Optimise for web

    Print to PDF

    Export

    File Formats

     

    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

     

    Images

    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 Pre-sets

    Export to Interactive PDF’s

     

    Print output

    Preview

    Preflight Panel

    Rectifying Preflight Errors

    Export (print) to .PDF

    Export (interactive) 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 Tool

    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

    Shape Builder

    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, *Generative Colour Fills

    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

     

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