Register Now for Summer 2017 Digital Arts Workshops

By on May 18, 2017
Summer 2017 Digital Arts Workshops

The Digital Arts and Technology Alliance (DATA) at our Meramec campus supports cutting-edge digital technology courses and workshops through an interdisciplinary partnership of career and digital media programs that offer: AAS degrees, Certificates of Specialization, Digital Media Animation, Digital Photography, Interactive Design, Page Layout/Graphic Design, and Video Art.

These continuing education workshops are designed to meet the needs of professionals.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at https://classes.stlcc.edu/CE_Registration/.

Download the flyer (pdf).

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud: The First Step

Through a series of lectures and tutorials – each lasting for about an hour – the workshop may cover (but is not limited to) how to create, copy, transform and manage layers, how to combine layers into groups, transferring content from one document to another, traveling backwards and forwards through Photoshop time, controlling the magnification of your document, crafting selections with the marquee tool, the quick selection tool, the magic wand and the select color range feature, making adjustments both destructively and non-destructively, simple color alterations via adjustment layers and an introduction the power of the clone stamp.
CVTW:701 | $139
600 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 9 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud: The Next Step

Picking up where the first workshop left off, the intermediate class will include lectures and tutorials – each lasting for about an hour – which may include (but are not limited to) levels adjustments, the spot healing brush, the red eye tool, controlling the size of your document via the image size and canvas size dialog boxes, the crop tool, saving images for the web as jpgs and gifs, blending modes and an introduction to using layer masks in concert with adjustment layers as a means of improving the color and contrast of your images.
CVTW:701 | $139
601 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
June 23 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud: The First Step

This workshop is designed for the student looking to get started with vector graphic software to create logos, text effects and line art for print and the web. Course outline will cover topics such as; Learning the Pen Tool, Editing and Drawing Shapes, Setting up Documents and basic Typography. Little or no experience needed with Adobe Illustrator but an understanding of basic graphic design principles would be helpful. This class will be offered on the Mac platform with a current version of Adobe Illustrator.
CVTW:702 | $139
680 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | John Schmitt
June 10 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 232

Adobe Illustrator: Pen Tool Boot Camp

Have you struggled with the Pen tool is a key component for image creation in vector design and a difficult tool to master. This half day workshop will focus on lessons to help understand line creation in vector software. Learn best practices on how to place anchor points, control handles and use modifier keys for path creation. Brief experience with illustrator is helpful. This class will be offered on the Macintosh platform with current version of Adobe Illustrator CC 2017.
CVTW:702 | $69
681 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | John Schmitt
July 8 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 136

Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud: The First Step

Don’t know the best way to set up your brochure or multipage document? Learn how to optimize your page set up for better productivity. Modern typesetting techniques, including examples from the top magazines, show you how to make your document look great. Introduction to style sheets allows you to keep your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW:702 | $139
600 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
June 16 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud: The Next Step

Don’t know the best way to set up your brochure or multipage document? Learn how to optimize your page set up for better productivity. Modern typesetting techniques, including examples from the top magazines, show you how to make your document look great. Introduction to style sheets allows you to keep your work looking consistent and professional.
CVTW:702 | $139
601 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
June 30 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Adobe AfterEffects: The First Step

Gain understanding and skill in utilizing AfterEffects to create motion graphics. We focus on learning the interface in AfterEffects, putting graphics in motion and rendering finished movie and animation projects. Participants will also explore a workflow between Photoshop and AfterEffects. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience.
CVTW:704 | $139
600 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
July 7 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Adobe AfterEffects: The Next Step

Now that you know the basics of adding assets and key framing motion in AfterEffects, investigate more advanced techniques. Get a deeper understanding of options in the effects panel and other topics including background keying, motion tracking and the 3D workspace. Be prepared for an intensive, hands-on learning experience.
CVTW:704 | $139
601 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
July 21 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Autodesk Maya

Learn the concepts and basic tools for creating imagery in 3D using Autodesk’s Maya. Starting with a road-map to the main interface, students will be shown how to construct shapes and geometry using polygons. Once built, they will learn how to “texture” these polygons so that they appear to have surface detail, followed by how to use the lighting tools to illuminate the objects they’ve created. We will discuss the basics of animation, making our objects and camera move through time. Finally, we will learn “rendering” or the final output of our work to a finished, playable animation file which each student will have created.
CVTW:704 | $139
602 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Joseph Rollins
June 9 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 232

Adobe Lightroom: Introduction

This workshop introduces the basics of Lightroom. A software that contains a powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography that enable you to organize and bring out the best in your images. Lightroom is designed as an end-to-end photographic workflow for both amateur and professional photographers.
CVTW:701 | $139
602 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
June 16 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 232

Adobe Lightroom: Print

This workshop will focus on advanced image development techniques for both amateur and professional photographers. Students will be taught both global and selective enhancement tool to optimize images. Emphasis will be placed on preparing images for printing through Lightroom.
CVTW:701 | $69
603 | F 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
July 14 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 232

Adobe Lightroom: Publish

This workshop will focus on advanced image development techniques for both amateur and professional photographers. Emphasis will be placed on preparing images for Lightroom output modules: Slideshow, Book, and Web.
CVTW:701 | $69
700 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
July 15 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 232

Digital Movie Making: Introduction

This class will teach the basics of shooting video with a camcorder or DSLR with the intent of creating, editing, and presenting short movies. Topics covered will include: video shooting skills, cameras, lenses, resolution, and frame rates. Adobe and Apple software will be used for editing. Video codec compression and video file formats will be discussed. Students will be taught how to optimize their movies for a DVD or to be shared on YouTube, Vimeo, or Instagram. Students must provide their own digital video camera or DSLR (No Smartphones please).
CVTW:706 | $139
680 | Sa 1 p.m.-5 p.m. | Russell Rosener
June 10 – June 17 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

Social Media Marketing

Marketing through social media has become a must, but there are so many sites to navigate. This workshop will cover the concepts and application of social media marketing and will equip you with skills needed to plan and implement a successful social media marketing strategy. Topics will include the use of email marketing, social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn and blogging sites.
CVTW:713 | $139
680 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Rachel Bufalo
July 22 | Meramec Campus Humanities East 233

About Richard Schumacher

Richard Schumacher is the technology manager for the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College. He connects, designs, and applies technology to meet business user needs with eLearning, training, web content, instructional design, IT system, and performance improvement solutions. Richard is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has held Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedInTwitterGoogle+ArticlesEmail

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