Graphics & Presentations

Workshops Graphics & Presentations
This series of workshops focuses on a handful of widely-used software programs, collected here under the banner of Graphics & Presentations. In these hands-on introductory workshops, you can learn how to make effective slide shows with Microsoft PowerPoint, how to design graphics and logos with Adobe Illustrator, how to edit digital photos with Adobe Photoshop as well as how to prepare them for the Web with Adobe ImageReady, and how to create Flash animation with Adobe Flash.

You will find workshops on related programs such Microsoft Word and Adobe Indesign in the Document Creation workshop series.

Adobe Flash I

Adobe Flash is an advanced authoring environment for creating interactive Web sites, video games and frame animations. In this introductory workshop, you will learn the basics of working with Flash, such as navigating the toolbars and palettes, understanding keyframing and tweening, using the frame-based timeline, creating movie clips, and how-to save and publish your files. Additional topics are covered in the Flash for the Web workshop.
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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful graphic design and drawing program that will help you create images or documentation with an artistic touch. In this workshop, you will learn the basics of working with Illustrator, as well as some advanced functions such as navigating the toolbar, creating text and shapes, working with swatches, brushes, symbols, and using the pen tool. Use the skills gained in this workshop to create graphic artwork for posters, t-shirts, or even card designs.
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Also offered in the Saturday Adobe Workshop Event

Adobe Photoshop I

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing. This robust program will help you enhance your photographs and images, and give your work a professional edge. In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to navigate Photoshop's toolbars and pallets, create text, use the paint brush and selection tools, work with layers, and save your images. Additional topics are covered in Photoshop II.
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Also offered in the Saturday Adobe Workshop Event

Microsoft PowerPoint

With Microsoft PowerPoint, you can create digital slide presentations. In this workshop, you will learn how to organize and prepare slide presentations, add animations, complement your visuals with sound clips and, most importantly, avoid PowerPoint abuse. Other topics include using transitions, editing master slides, and using action buttons. You can apply these techniques to enhance your next class presentation.
View online curriculum (PowerPoint 2007)
View online curriculum (PowerPoint 97-2003)


Adobe Flash II: Flash For the Web

Adobe Flash is an advanced authoring environment for creating interactive Web sites. In this workshop, you will learn to create the basic components for a personal Web site, such as rollover buttons, links, and an interactive banner. You will also learn to add actions to a Web site and learn basic action scripting. Participants must have a working knowledge of topics covered in the Introduction to Flash workshop.

Online curriculum for this workshop is in development.
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Adobe Photoshop II

Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for enhancing and restoring photos. In part two of the Photoshop workshop, you will learn to use some of the more advanced features for image editing, such as using filters, layer properties, the history brush, clone and stamp tools, automations, and image adjustments tools. All participants should have a working knowledge of the topics covered in Photoshop I.
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Also offered in the Saturday Adobe Workshop Event

 

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