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CVTW:713 3D Printing for Basic Prototyping10/05-10/26  

This four-part workshop will take you through the workflow of 3D printing. Learn terminology, history, and an overview of 3D printing in software and hardware developments. Design, build and create a 3D printed object. Software such as TinkerCad, Cura, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop will be covered. This multi session format will allow students to learn in class and then modify and design between sessions for comprehensive learning. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70611
  • Meeting Dates= 10/05-10/26
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 136
  • Instructor= John Chihak
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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CVTW:702 Adobe Illustrator: Pen Tool Boot Camp09/09-09/09  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN***FEES ADJUSTED. NOW $79. WAS $139. * * * Have you struggled with drawing in a vector format? The Pen tool is a key component for image creation in vector design and difficult to master. This half day workshop will focus on lessons to help understand line creation in vector software. Learn best practices on how to place anchor points, control handles and use modifier keys for path creation. Brief experience with illustrator is helpful. This class will be offered on the Macintosh platform with current version of Adobe Illustrator CC 2017. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70588
  • Meeting Dates= 09/09-09/09
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= John Schmitt
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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  Adobe Illustrator: Raster to Vector10/14-10/14  

This workshop will take you through the steps to convert a raster image or logo into a vector format. Specific tools in Illustrator will be explored to learn all the aspects of this unique and important function of Illustrator. Explore the Image Trace menu, editing paths, and the pen tool to clean up a rasterized file. This class will be offered on the Mac platform. Basic knowledge of Illustrator helpful but not necessary. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70590
  • Meeting Dates= 10/14-10/14
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= John Schmitt
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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  Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud - Basic Core Tools10/13-10/13  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN_HE 233***The objective of this workshop is to give you an introduction to the basic core tools of Adobe lnDesign. It is targeted to those with little or no experience with lnDesign. The course covers the basics of the application; the preferences, tool bar, control bar and tool panels, what each is used for and how to use them. In addition you will work with type setting, formatting, type spacing, placing of photos, artwork and basic excel data import for tables. Included is the completion of a Flyer so that an understanding of how everything works together to complete a page layout. The completion of this workshop will give you the skills to do basic page layout. It is recommende4 that you take the follow-up course "Adobe lnDesign - Beyond the Basics" to build on what you learned in the previous course. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70589
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 
  • Instructor= David Haley
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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  Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud - the First Step10/13-10/13  

Enhance your graphic design skills and productivity with InDesign. Learn how to import illustrations and photos and set type correctly for flyers, brochures, and other basic applications. Learn how to convert Quark documents into Adobe InDesign documents. Learn key commands and other great tips for making easy work of your layouts. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70583
  • Meeting Dates= 10/13-10/13
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= David Haley
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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CVTW:701 Adobe Lightroom: Advanced Development with PhotoShop11/04-11/04  

This workshop will focus on advanced image development techniques for both amateur and professional photographers. Students will be taught both global and selective enhancement tools to optimize images. Emphasis will be placed on preparing images for the Lightroom output modules: Print, Slideshow, Book and Web. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71651
  • Meeting Dates= 11/04-11/04
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= Charles LaGarce
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Adobe Lightroom: Introduction08/26-08/26  

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom. A powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography tools that enable you to organize and bring out the best in your images, achieving amazing image quality. Lightroom is designed as an end-to-end photographic workflow process for both amateur and professional photographers. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70607
  • Meeting Dates= 08/26-08/26
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= Charles LaGarce
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Adobe Lightroom: Introduction09/16-09/16  

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom. A powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography tools that enable you to organize and bring out the best in your images, achieving amazing image quality. Lightroom is designed as an end-to-end photographic workflow process for both amateur and professional photographers. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71656
  • Meeting Dates= 09/16-09/16
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= Charles LaGarce
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Adobe Lightroom: Print and Publish12/02-12/02  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN_HE 232*** This workshop will focus on advanced image layout and printing techniques from Lightroom Print Module, and creating a Photo Book with the Lightroom Book Module for both amateur and professional photographers. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71653
  • Meeting Dates= 12/02-12/02
  • Meeting Days= Sa
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Charles LaGarce
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud - the Next Step10/06-10/06  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN*** This workshop presents essential techniques for graphic designers, photographers and digital artists who are already regular users of Photoshop. This level of instruction will demonstrate precise selections using the pen tool and compositing two images together based on displacement maps. You will explore the brush engine, typography, filters, channels, advanced masking and the new vanishing point tool. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience that will assist you in expanding creativity. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70582
  • Meeting Dates= 10/06-10/06
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= Francis Zych
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud -The First Step09/01-09/01  

This workshop introduces practical methods for working with the software. Carefully crafted tutorials provide an overview and reinforce the student's understanding of Photoshop tools, including Layers, Making Selections, Masking, Basic Color, the Type tool, Extraction Filter, Image Resolution, and the conversion from RGB to Grayscale. Image repairs with the Healing Patch and Clone Stamp will be explored. The ability to create unique fictional images without a camera or scanner will be introduced. Lots of discussion and guided demonstrations by a Photoshop expert will encourage class participation in an atmosphere of mutual support. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70580
  • Meeting Dates= 09/01-09/01
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= Francis Zych
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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CVTW:704 AfterEffects - the First Step09/15-09/15  

Gain understanding and skill in utilizing AfterEffects to create motion graphics. We focus on learning the interface in AfterEffects, putting graphics in motion and rendering finished movie and animation projects. Participants will also explore a workflow between Photoshop and AfterEffects. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70587
  • Meeting Dates= 09/15-09/15
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= Timothy Linder
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  AfterEffects - the Next Step09/29-09/29  

Now that you know the basics of adding assets and key framing motion in AfterEffects, investigate more advanced techniques. Get a deeper understanding of options in the effects panel and other topics including background keying, motion tracking and the 3D workspace. Be prepared for an intensive, hands-on learning experience. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70596
  • Meeting Dates= 09/29-09/29
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= Timothy Linder
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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CVTW:706 Digital Movie Making: Introduction10/12-10/26  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN*** This class will teach the basics of shooting video with a camcorder or DSLR with the intent of creating, editing, and presenting short movies. Topics covered will include: video shooting skills, cameras, lenses, resolution, and frame rates. Adobe and Apple software will be used for editing. Video codec compression and video file formats will be discussed. Students will be taught how to optimize their movies for a DVD or to be shared on YouTube, Vimeo, or Instagram. Students must provide their own digital video camera or DSLR (No Smart Phones please). Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70600
  • Meeting Dates= 10/12-10/26
  • Meeting Days= Th
  • Meeting Times= 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Russell Rosener
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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CVTW:704 Maya: 3D Modeling Basics09/22-09/22  

This course is designed for the true beginner. We will start by touring the Maya interface, then move into creating and texturing simple objects. From there we will learn techniques and tools to create and texture characters and complex shapes. This class will focus on polygon extruding, sculpting, texturing and lighting. No previous experience with 3D art or Autodesk Maya is necessary. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70609
  • Meeting Dates= 09/22-09/22
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 232
  • Instructor= Joseph Rollins
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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  Maya: Character Animation10/20-10/20  

***CLASS WITHDRAWN_HE 232*** This course is created for someone new to animation. You will learn the core concepts, tools and techniques to build a solid foundation in animating with Autodeask Maya. The focus will be on animanting along paths, dynamics, rigging and character movement. Cost for adults 60 and over $44.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 71645
  • Meeting Dates= 10/20-10/20
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location= Continuing Ed Unassigned CE-UN
  • Instructor= Joseph Rollins
  • Fees= $ 79.00
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CVTW:713 Social Media Marketing12/08-12/08  

Marketing through social media has become a must, but there are so many sites to navigate. This workshop will cover the concepts and application of social media marketing and will equip you with skills needed to plan and implement a successful social media marketing strategy. Topics will include the use of email marketing, social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn and blogging sites. Cost for adults 60 and over $74.50.

  • Registration Code= 201725 70612
  • Meeting Dates= 12/08-12/08
  • Meeting Days= F
  • Meeting Times= 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Location= Meramec - Humanities East Bld 233
  • Instructor= Rachel Bufalo
  • Fees= $ 139.00
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