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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Introduction Masterclass 5 Days - Cardiff

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Take a huge step to getting your work noticed on the web or in print. Join us as we show you how to take command of the key design tools in the Creative Cloud. Learn how to make your work stand out as you dive in and learn the programs at the cutting edge of the design industry.

Our masterclass will help you get to grips with the Creative Cloud tools used by design professionals across the world. From creating and retouching images all the way up to designing magazine-style pages for the web and for print, this course is ideal if you wish to learn how professionals use Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator to create, manipulate, and publish modern designs.

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Price: £995.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe CC Design Combo
Level: Introduction Bundle
Duration: 5 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Cardiff
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 11 Sep - 15 Sep
Full list of next Dates here

Creative Cloud Design Masterclass 5 Days Overview

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This 5-day Masterclass course consists of a comprehensive introduction to some key Creative Cloud design programs. Here is some of what you will use these Creative Cloud programs to do:

  • Adobe Photoshop CC: paint, retouch, and enhance images, and work with layers and layer selections
  • Adobe InDesign CC: create and deliver eye-catching documents for the web and for print
  • Adobe Illustrator CC: design illustrations, logos, and advertisements, using type and graphics for the web and for print
  • Adobe Bridge: view and manage all creative assets

The course pays special attention to keyboard shortcuts, automating workflows, and special-effects techniques, all of which will help you produce professional results in less time.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a logo using simple shapes, custom paths, and with special effects
  • Create an advertisement and import body type
  • Design documents and save them as Acrobat PDF files
  • Paint, retouch, and enhance images
  • Work with layers and selections
  • Use colours, swatches, and gradients
  • Manage transparency and use tables
  • Prepare for hand-off to a service provider
  • Manage the Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign environments
  • Manage your creative assets in Adobe Bridge

Our goal is to give you a comprehensive understanding of each of the Creative Cloud programs covered, and the way in which they interact with each other.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for designers, pre-press professionals, architects, production managers, marketing staff, small business owners, web designers, and anyone else who wishes to master the Creative Cloud.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 11 Sep - 15 Sep
  • 06 Nov - 10 Nov
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CC Design Masterclass 5 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Exploring Photoshop
  • Explore the Adobe Photoshop Environment
  • Customize the Adobe Photoshop Workspace with Presets
  • Customize Menus
  • Explore Adobe Bridge
  • Work with Adobe Photoshop File Properties
Painting and Retouching Images
  • Paint an Object
  • Retouch an Image
  • Create a Gradient
  • Create a Pattern
  • Create a Vector Object
  • Apply Metadata and Keywords
  • Output to Print
Enhancing an Image
  • Adjust the Tonal Range of an Image
  • Use the Exposure Dialog Box
  • Work with Filters
Working with Layers and Selections
  • Create and Use Layers
  • Create and Use Smart Objects
  • Create Layer Styles
  • Work with Multiple Layers
  • Create and Modify Selection
Managing the Adobe InDesign Environment
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign
  • Customize Your Workspace
  • Set General Preferences
  • Manage Document Presets
Designing Documents
  • Create a New Document
  • Alter a Document's Layout
  • Create the Structure of a Document
  • Develop Master Pages
  • Manage Text and Graphic Placement
  • Develop Layers
Managing Text
  • Add Text
  • Edit Text
  • Spell Check Text
  • Thread Text
  • Change Text Threads
  • Format Characters
  • Format Paragraphs
  • Manage Styles
Utilizing Colours, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Utilize Colour
  • Utilize Swatches
  • Apply Fills, Gradients, and Strokes
Managing Transparency
  • Apply Transparency
  • Apply Transparency Flattener Presets
  • Utilizing Tables
  • Create a Table
  • Modify a Table
  • Format a Table
Preparing for Handoff to a Service Provider
  • Check Documents for Problems
  • Print a Document
  • Package Files
  • Preview Output
Creating Acrobat PDF Files
  • Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
  • Manage PDF Presets
  • Export PDF Files for Printing
Creating Logos Using Simple Shapes
  • Choose New Document Settings
  • Create a Custom Workspace
  • Draw Basic Shapes with the Shape Tools
  • Draw Paths with the Pencil Tool
Enhancing Logos
  • Format Objects
  • Manipulate Objects
  • Insert Type
Creating Logos Using Custom Paths
  • Draw Paths with the Pen Tool
  • Modify Existing Shapes to Create New Shapes
  • Duplicate Objects
  • Apply Graphic Styles
Creating a Logo with Type Special Effects
  • Apply Gradients to Type
  • Create Type on a Path
  • Apply an Envelope to Type
Creating an Advertisement
  • Import a Graphic
  • Align Objects
  • Apply Spot Colours
  • Wrap Text
  • Export a File
Manipulating Body Type
  • Import Body Type
  • Format Type with Styles
  • Fix Spelling Errors
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Insert Typographic Characters
Managing Assets with Adobe Bridge
  • Explore the Adobe Bridge Environment
  • Apply Metadata and Keywords to Assets in Adobe Bridge

CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 11 Sep - 15 Sep
  • 06 Nov - 10 Nov
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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

Design Training Course Notepad and Books

Further details on benefits included with this Adobe CC Design Combo course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching Design tools. Get the Design skills you need with our experienced CC Design professionals.

Included with our CC Design courses are the Brilliant Design books provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. They are full 300+ page manuals to supplement the content covered during the course.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified CC course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 11 Sep - 15 Sep
  • 06 Nov - 10 Nov
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Training Location

This course is provided at the Cardiff training centre located at:

Brunel House
2 Fitzalan Road
Cardiff
CF24 0UY


The Cardiff training centre is located in Brunel House which is only 3 minutes on foot from Cardiff Queen Street train station. Trains to/from Cardiff Central station run every 10 minutes. Directly opposite the building is a convenient NCP car park.

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

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CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 11 Sep - 15 Sep
  • 06 Nov - 10 Nov
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Enjoyed all 5 days and learned a great deal!

Dave Winkett, halfords, Design Combo - 5 Day Masterclass

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Testimonials

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I felt the training that was delievered was very tailored to the group of attendees. I feel this is something that could be used every day going forward.

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The instructor was very clear and constructive. Good examples to work through.

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CC Design Masterclass 5 Days

Queen Street, Central Cardiff

Next available Cardiff course dates

  • 11 Sep - 15 Sep
  • 06 Nov - 10 Nov
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Enjoyed all 5 days and learned a great deal!

Dave Winkett, halfords, Design Combo - 5 Day Masterclass