Adobe Photoshop, Video, Design

Adobe Photoshop, Video and Design Tools

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

Discover the amazing capabilities of the Adobe creative cloud tools. Learn Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects and Lightroom.

Program Coordinator

Continuing Education

Phone

314-984-7777

Register and pay online for computer courses

Summer 2018 registration has started! Call 314-984-7777 to register by phone or click the button above to register and pay online.

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud - The First Step

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.
CVTW:701 | $139 | SR $89
S01 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 1 | Meramec - HE 233

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud - The Next Step

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.
CVTW:701 | $139 | SR $89
S02 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 15 | Meramec - HE 233

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Introduction

This course, utilizing Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud software, shows students how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Topics may include but are not limited to: layers, history, the clone stamp, the spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, the quick selection tool, the magic wand and color range, transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Essentials Program.
COMP:755 | $129 | SR $92
S02 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 5-26 | Corporate College 206

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) Intermediate

Picking up right where the introductory class left off - topics may include but are not limited to: understanding the histogram and how to adjust exposure, smoothing wrinkles and brightening teeth, changing the size of your image and canvas, the power of crop tool and blending modes. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Adobe Photoshop Introduction class. This course meets the curriculum requirements of the Digital Photography Certificate.
COMP:755 | $129 | SR $92
S04 | Tu 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 3-24 | Corporate College 206

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC): In A Day

Learn the Basics of Adobe Photoshop in a day! You will learn how to manipulate digital images from a digital camera, previously scanned images, or internet graphics. Topics may include but are not limited to: layers, history, the clone stamp, the spot healing brush tool and content-aware fill, transformations and the difference between destructive and non-destructive editing. Students will work hands-on with a wide variety of images. Prerequisite: Windows Introduction class or equivalent experience.
COMP:755 | $99 | SR $68
S03 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | Zak Zych
July 14 | Corporate College 206

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Lightroom: The First Step

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom. A software that contains a powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography that enable you to organize and bring out the best in your images. Lightroom is designed as an end-to-end photographic workflow process for both amateur and professional photographers.
CVTW:701 | $139 | SR $89
S03 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
June 22 | Meramec - HE 232

Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud: The First Step

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 the InDesign core tools to complete a basic InDesign Document. Learn key commands and other great tips for making easy work of your layouts.
CVTW:702 | $139 | SR $89
S01 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
June 8 | Meramec - HE 233

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator CC 2017: The First Step

This workshop is designed for the student looking to get started with vector graphic software to create logos, text effects and line art for print and the web. Course outline will cover topics such as: Learning the Pen Tool, Editing and Drawing Shapes, Setting up Documents and basic Typography. Little or no experience needed with Adobe Illustrator but an understanding of basic graphic design principles would be helpful. This class will be offered on the Mac platform with a current version of Adobe Illustrator.
CVTW:702 | $139 | SR $89
S02 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | John Schmitt
June 23 | Meramec - HE 232

Adobe AfterEffects

AfterEffects - The First Step

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.
CVTW:704 | $139 | SR $89
S01 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
July 13 | Meramec - HE 233

At the time of registration, adults 60 years and older may enroll in select courses for the reduced fee shown as the "SR" price. Reduction will be calculated at check-out in the online system.

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