Adobe Illustrator is the premier drawing program used by artists and graphic designers to create vector images. In this advanced course, students will learn advanced type options including converting text to outlines, using type styles, working with area type options, threading type and wrapping text. Students will also learn to create swatch groups, recolor artwork, create and use blends, apply the gradient mesh and use Live Paint. In addition, students will transform shapes using various methods, work with the Symbol tools, import and trace images, create clipping masks and opacity masks. Finally, students will learn to create Actions to automate repetitive steps.
Adobe Photoshop is a premier photo editing program. In this course targeted at photographers, students will learn about the Raw format, white balance, exposure, and color and clarity. Students will learn to work with Adobe Camera Raw, updating, resetting and setting preferences. Then Students will work with the tools within Camera Raw; working with color, cropping images, retouching the image, using filters, rotating images, working with exposure settings, creating grayscale images, managing corrections and effects, and creating image adjustments. Lastly, students will discover plugins and explore workflows.