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Creative Cloud for Design: Zero To HERO

£797.00 + VAT

COURSE DURATION: 6 Days

This course covers the full curriculum of

  • Photoshop: Beginner
  • InDesign: Beginner
  • Illustrator: Beginner

  • Edit & retouch photos
  • Prepare & publish documents for screen or print
  • Create Illustrations

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Description

The ultimate class for those new to design software and desktop publishing. No matter what background or industry you are from – this class will give you the practical skills you need to jumpstart your talents as a designer. These are tools of choice for designer and marketers all across the world. Adobe Creative Cloud is the state-of-the-art graphics software collection that combines the best software in the publishing world. Packed full of hints and tips, short cuts and techniques, this Academy Class offers a full on 6 days of training on the latest versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. The package does not have a schedule of its own so simply pick which course you want to start with and check out the dates for that particular class.

Courses included in this package:

  • InDesign 101: Yellow Belt
  • Photoshop 101: Yellow Belt
  • Illustrator 101: Yellow Belt

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Designers, pre-press professionals, architects, production managers, marketing, small business owners, web designers and anyone who wishes to master the Creative Cloud should attend this class. Special attention is paid to learning production workflows used by professionals in industry, keyboard short cuts, automating workflow and special effects techniques.

 

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

You should have a basic working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac interface as well as exposure to either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

InDesign 101: Yellow Belt

  • Confidently use the essential feature of the application
  • Setup multiple page documents
  • Import and format text using paragraph and character styles
  • Place and arrange images
  • Prepare and publish documents for screen or print

Photoshop 101: Yellow Belt

  • Remove red eyes, blemishes, scratches, etc. using retouch technique
  • Improve image colours and adjust contrast and brightness settings
  • Create simple compositions by blending images together
  • Add text and modify type settings in your designs
  • Output artwork for web, print or video

Illustrator 101: Yellow Belt

  • Set up Illustrator projects and identify project requirements
  • Prepare graphics for web, print and video format text using various Typographical features and techniques
  • Apply design principles to create graphic compositions
  • Modify and apply colours
  • Create symbols, place images and organise artwork using layers
  • Archive, export, and publish graphics

Worried about COVID-19?

Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually as well.

Why Train At Academy Class

Virtual Student (Attend Class Remotely)


Work Faster, Earn More
Reduce your production time by improving all your
workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.


Gain a Competitive Edge

Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.


Practical, Cutting-Edge Training
From industry experienced professionals.


Repeat for Free

18 month class retake included.


Benefit from the Wisdom

Delivering Quality Training since 2006.


Training Budget Maximised!

Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

Why Choose Us?

Money-Back Guarantee

If you don’t absolutely LOVE your class, we’ll give you a full refund! Let us know on the FIRST day of your training if something isn’t quite right and give us a chance to fix it or give you your money back.

Lower Price Guarantee

We think our prices are pretty fair but we won’t be beaten on our fee. We’ll match and discount by 10% any like-for-like Training course price.

Experienced Instructors

Equipped with years of industry experience our instructors will assure a successful leap in your knowledge, improvement and preparation.

“The investment in knowledge pays the best interests.”
~ Benjamin Franklin

Course Times:

9:30 – 11:00
Course

11:00 – 11:15
Break

11:15 – 13:00
Course

 13:00 – 14:00
Break

14:00 – 16:30
Course

How You Want To Learn

Individual

Corporate

Customised

Classroom

Live-Online

Where You Want To Learn

London HQ

12-13 Clerkenwell Green
London
EC1R 0QJ

Manchester

Universal Square
Devonshire Street
Ardwick
M12 6JH

Live-Online

Worldwide

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    InDesign 101: Yellow Belt

    Setting up InDesign Projects

    • Identify project requirements
    • Establish target audience and needs
    • Define media format and publishing requirements

    User Interface

    • Identify user interface elements
    • Create and select Workspaces
    • Navigate and zoom documents
    • Rulers, guides and grids

    InDesign Documents

    • Setting up a single and multiple page document
    • Apply design principles to create a professional layout
    • Working with master pages
    • Selecting and Grouping objects
    • Transform and modify elements
    • Align and arrange content
    • Organise artwork using layers
    • Adding automatic page numbers

    Working with Text

    • Creating and modifying text frames
    • Threading text frames
    • Managing overset text
    • Formatting text using paragraph and character styles
    • Placing text from a Word document
    • Spell checking
    • Adding special characters
    • Assigning text wrap

    Images & Graphics

    • Creating basic shapes
    • Assigning fill and stroke to objects
    • Placing images
    • Frame fitting options and frame shapes
    • Collecting and placing content using the conveyor tool

    Colours

    • Selecting and applying colours
    • Creating colour swatches
    • Applying and modifying gradients
    • Working with spot colours
    • Adding transparency to elements

    Publishing

    • Identifying common file formats
    • Using the packaging feature
    • Create a template
    • Prepare page layouts for print
    • Export InDesign projects for multiscreen devices

    Photoshop 101: Yellow Belt

    Digital Imaging Foundation

    • Image quality and resolution
    • Bitmap and vector graphics
    • Image and canvas size
    • Colour spaces and bit depth
    • Design theory principles
    • Files formats and media

    Interface

    • Controlling the workspace
    • Screen layout and window arrangements
    • Navigation and zoom shortcuts
    • Guides, grid and ruler

    Selections

    • Creating selections using the selection tools
    • Refining selections
    • Transform, scale and distort selections
    • Saving and loading selections

    Painting and Retouching

    • Saving and sharing colour pallets and swatches
    • Creating and controlling Gradients
    • Effective use of Brush tools
    • Understanding Retouching tools

    Colour Correction

    • Levels and curves
    • Hue and saturation
    • Shadow and highlights

    Compositing

    • Creating and grouping Layers
    • Cropping images
    • Transform and distort layers
    • Add filters from the Filter gallery
    • Effective use of Adjustment layers
    • Creating Layer masks
    • Working with text
    • Applying and controlling Layer effects
    • Blending and transparency settings

    Illustrator 101: Yellow Belt

    Setting up Illustrator projects

    • Identify project requirements
    • Establish target audience and needs
    • Define media format and publishing requirements

    User interface

    • Identify user interface elements
    • Create and select Workspaces
    • Navigate and zoom documents

    Creating artwork

    • Understanding difference between vector and bitmap formats
    • Apply design principles to create artwork
    • Using pen and shape tools to create basic geometry
    • Selecting and Grouping objects
    • Transform and modify elements
    • Create and manipulate text
    • Organise artwork using layers
    • Create symbols

    Colours

    • Selecting and applying colours
    • Creating colour swatches
    • Applying and modifying gradients
    • Working with spot colours

    Effects and transparency

    • Apply transparency to objects
    • Blend elements using blend effects
    • Working with bitmaps
    • Placing raster images
    • Using the links panel to relink and update images
    • Tracing images using live trace presets

    Publish artwork

    • Identifying common file formats
    • Choose appropriate settings to optimise graphics on the screen, print and video
    • Creating JPEG, PDF, PNG, SVG

    3 reviews for Creative Cloud for Design: Zero To HERO

    1. Allan Davies

      Training was carried out in a small group. The facilitator was very knowledgeable with a practical background. This encourages a group learning process. The exercises built up up skills and experience of using the software in a short space of time. A good location. Easy to walk to from Piccadilly Station.

    2. Margo U.

      The Designer’s Fiesta is an excellent learning day for anyone interested in design, web development and / or Adobe products. Having experience of only a couple of Adobe products I was uncertain how much I would get out of the day – the presenters were excellent, clearly masters in their field and enthusiastic to pass on their knowledge. They offered many additional tips and resources for further learning. I highly recommend this seminar.

    3. Hannah Kennedy

      Excellent course as an introduction to the Creative Suite. Brilliant, knowledgeable tutors who check how you will be using the software and endeavor to teach you accordingly, even within the group. Class sizes varied over the three modules but maximum of 6/7 meant plenty of 1-1 tuition. Would recommend to anyone wanting to learn or brush up on the Adobe Creative Suite.

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