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After Effects 1: Basic Training

With Adobe After Effects software, you can create compleling motion graphics and blockbuster visual effects with flexible tools that help save you time and deliever unparalleled creative power. Students will familiarize themselves with the After Effects interface, windows and introductory tools in this Basic Training course.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

After Effects 2: Intermediate

With the interface of After Effects under your belt, it's time to unlock the secrets of keyframing and control effects and masks over time. In this six hour course, students will explore some of the program's many effects, properties and techniques.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of working with After Effects.

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

After Effects 3: Advanced

It wouldn't be After Effects without the effects! This six-hour course initiates you into the wide world of experimenting with effects. You'll learn about the trusty old standbys and confront the complicated newcomers. You'll color correct some footage and randomize some text. In short, you'll be creating rock-and-roll motion graphics by the time you leave the room.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have confidence working with After Effects and be prepared to jump into the more in-depth parts.

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced

Final Cut Pro 1: Basic Training

You've got the footage, but iMovie just can't handle it, right? That's where Final Cut Pro X comes in, choice of professionals in both Hollywood and the rest of the world. In this 6-hour course we'll spend some quality time getting to know the complex interface and how to capture your footage. Then learn the ins-and-outs of non-linear editing. You'll be creating a quality montage by the end of the day.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Final Cut Pro 2: Intermediate

Sound will make or break your film and Final Cut Pro X will give you plenty of opportunity to make it right. From the internal controls in FCPX to the more advanced gear in the Suite, you will learn how to dial it in at the right levels and splice things together seamlessly. You'll also spend some time learning FCPX's compositing tools and how to make your FCPX files work with After Effects.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of working with Final Cut Pro X.

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

Final Cut Pro 3: Advanced

Final Cut Pro X does much more than mere video and sound editing. Create animated titles with LiveType and other motion graphics tools included with FCPX. Work with LiveType to quickly add life to your text. Add filters to footage to correct it or just add some much needed color. Then, knock out backgrounds with the included chromakey tools.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have confidence working with Final Cut Pro X and be prepared to jump into the more in-depth parts.

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced

Illustrator 1: Basic Training

Need a logo? Or some signage? How about cartoon characters or a sophisticated layout? Then Adobe Illustrator is for you. In this first level, you'll learn how Illustrator thinks and how to set up the interface to suit your needs. You'll utilize half the tools in the toolbox to create shapes both simple and complex. You'll be introduced to your new best friend the Appearances palette and then learn how to prepare your files for use in other programs.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Illustrator 2: Intermediate Training

Graphic Designers choose Illustrator for one reason: control. From advanced typography to the development of a scientifically sound color palette, you will learn how to create highly polished professional graphics. The Appearance Panel will add heft to your objects and Live Objects will give you the ability to create variations on a theme almost instantly.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of working with Illustrator.

$375.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

Illustrator 3: Advanced Training

Layers and selections are as critical in Illustrator as in Photoshop. Students will also investigate the how Effects improve your document and also complicate it. Advanced Live Objects take vector art to the next level. The course will also cover transparency settings and ways to ensure your document is ready for print or digital.

Before enrolling in this class, students are expected to have confidence working with Illustrator.

$425.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced

InDesign 1: Basic Training

Adobe InDesign has become the clear choice for production professionals when mocking up a new ad, catalog, or any project that is longer than one page. Learn the basics of getting content on the page and positioned accurately. Also learn the ins-and-outs of the interface and how to package a document for print.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

InDesign 2: Intermediate Training

In this course students will learn how to plan and execute long documents using one of InDesign's most important techniques: styles. This includes Master Pages, Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, and Object Styles. In addition, students will also learn how InDesign excels as a vector-based program.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of working with InDesign.

$375.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

InDesign 3: Advanced Training

There's no piece if there's no production. Learn important production techniques relating to layers, fonts, and layout. Many specialty styles are also covered, including those pertaining to lists and tables. Students will also learn how to create complex shapes using InDesign's various path commands.

Before enrolling in this class, students are expected to have confidence working with InDesign.

$425.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced

Photoshop 1: Basic Training

You've taken photographs, you've drawn up layouts, but something is missing. Photoshop is all about finishing your work, detailing it, and polishing it up for the final presentation. You'll learn about blending layers together to create spectacular illusions and then save them for any medium. You'll learn the basics of selecting portions of an image and correcting. You'll also learn new ways to "see" an image, discovering along the way that Photoshop can do just about anything you'd like it to do.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Photoshop 2: Intermediate Training

The key to mastering Photoshop lies in how it sees your image. If you can think like Photoshop, you can do anything. Explore the anatomy of a digital image and use that knowledge to create perfect selections, quickly and easily. You'll learn about color, how it's captured and accurately reproduced. You'll also learn about Camera Raw and the principles of scanning a high quality original.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of working with Photoshop.

$375.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

Photoshop 3: Advanced Training

Photoshop is a dangerous tool and like any tool it requires some finessing to work effectively. You'll learn the basics of non-destructive editing, from smart objects to adjustment layers. You'll never erase anything again once you learn the power of masks. You'll also receive the finest instruction for color correcting and enhancing your images.

Before enrolling in this class, students are expected to have confidence working with Photoshop.

$425.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced

Web Development 1: Basic Training

A great first look at the ever-expanding world of the Web. This six-hour course covers the origins and workings of the web, need to know technologies, and modern development workflow. We'll dive into the basic syntax of HTML and CSS and get you psyched about learning code. You'll walk out of class knowing the meaning of the mystifying acronyms surrounding your everyday use of the web.

This is an introductory class, no previous experience required!

$325.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Web Development 2: Cascading Styling Sheets (CSS)

In the Web Development Basic Training course, you learned the structure of HTML, how to write simple pages, and other various guidelines for getting started. In this next six-hour module, we'll take those skills and pile on a new layer of creative control and technical ability. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is the 'Design' in Web Design. Knowing how to select, style, and position your content is the basis of controlling your user's experience. In this six-hour course, we will cover the basics from how the Cascade works, to typography and layout. In addition, we'll take a look at how to make your designs responsive for the mobile web and introduce some of CSS's newest tricks, including animations and transitions.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have a general understanding of HTML tags, how to mark up, and how content is formatted for the web.

$375.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

Web Development 3: HTML5/CSS3 Intermediate Training

What do they really mean when they say "HTML5"? Both a buzz word and an exciting technology, HTML5 has changed the web and the way we build it. We'll take your knowledge of how CSS works and expand it into advanced building skills. We'll give you confidence to use the tricky parts of CSS including advanced layouts and animations, helping you understand how to implement current design trends and patterns, while keeping your styles organized and maintainable with methodologies like BEM and OOCS. We'll also introduce Sass, an important tool in modern CSS development and show you how it can streamline your building process.

Before enrolling in this class, students should have confidence working with both HTML and CSS and be prepared to jump into the more in-depth parts of coding.

$375.00
DIFFICULTY:
Intermediate

Web Development 4: Modern Web Production Skills

Sure - you've built a few sites by now, but today's developer needs more than just HTML and CSS knowledge. We'll walk you through the technologies every development job and development team requires; command line basics, using Git for version control and collaboration, compiling Pug & Sass, and running tools like Grunt and WebPack to get things done. You'll learn by doing, such as setting up a site from scratch quickly, with the Bootstrap framework, and using the task runners and package managers commonly seen in web shops today. Along the way you'll learn tons of advanced text editor and Chrome Dev Tool tips and tricks. You'll leave confident in your ability to start tackling projects the way professional developers do.

Before enrolling in this class, students are expected to have gone beyond general coding and are proficient with terms, jargon, and operating actions.

$425.00
DIFFICULTY:
Advanced