Register Now for Spring 2018 Adobe Digital Arts Workshops

By on January 17, 2018
Spring 2018 Digital Arts Workshops

The Digital Arts and Technology Alliance (DATA) at our Meramec campus supports cutting-edge digital technology courses and workshops designed to meet the needs of professionals 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.

Register by calling 314-984-7777 or online at

Adobe Lightroom Introduction

This workshop introduces the basics of Adobe Lightroom. This software contains a powerful and comprehensive set of digital photography tools 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
001 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
January 20 | Meramec HE 232

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
002 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
January 26 | Meramec HE 233

3D Printing for Basic Prototyping

This four-part workshop will take you through the workflow of 3D printing. Learn terminology, history, and an overview of 3D printing in software and hardware developments. Design, build and create a 3D printed object. Software such as TinkerCad, Cura, Adobe Illustrator, and Photoshop will be covered. This multi session format will allow students to learn in class and then modify and design between sessions for comprehensive learning.
CVTW:713 | $139
001 | Th 6-8 p.m. | John Chihak
February 1–22 | Meramec HE

Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud: The First Step

Enhance your graphic design skills and productivity with InDesign. Learn how to import illustrations and photos and set type correctly for flyers, brochures, and other basic applications. Learn how to convert Quark documents into Adobe InDesign documents. Learn key commands and other great tips for making easy work of your layouts.
CVTW:702 | $139
002 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
February 9 | Meramec HE 233

Adobe Lightroom Advanced

This workshop will focus on advanced image development techniques for all digital photographers. Students will be taught both global and selective enhancement tools to optimize images. Emphasis will be placed on preparing images for the Lightroom output modules: Print, Slideshow, Book and Web.
CVTW:701 | $139
003 | Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Charles LaGarce
February 17 | Meramec HE 232

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
001 | W 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
February 21 | Meramec HE 233

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud: The Next Step

This workshop presents essential techniques for graphic designers, photographers and digital artists who are already regular users of Photoshop. This level of instruction will demonstrate precise selections using the pen tool and compositing two images together based on displacement maps. You will explore the brush engine, typography, filters, channels, advanced masking and the new vanishing point tool. Be prepared for an intensive hands-on learning experience that will assist you in expanding creativity.
CVTW:701 | $139
004 | F 8:25 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Zak Zych
February 23 | Meramec HE 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
002 | W 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Timothy Linder
February 28 | Meramec HE 233

Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud: The Next Step

Don’t know the best way to set up your brochure or multi-page 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
003 | F 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | David Haley
March 2 | Meramec HE 233

Digital Animation with Photoshop and Adobe AfterEffects for Beginners

Starting with Adobe Photoshop and expanding to Adobe After Effects this course will cover how to create basic time-lapse animations in both programs. Topics will include how to prepare images for animation, keyframes, adjusting position, scale, rotation and opacity, coordinating images with audio and exporting to the QuickTime movie format.
COMP:755 | $129
005 | Th 6-9 p.m. | Zak Zych
March 22–April 12 | Corporate College 206

Adobe Illustrator

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
001 | Sa 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | John Schmitt
March 24 | Meramec HE 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 has held various Microsoft Certifications since 1993. Learn more about Richard by following him: LinkedIn - Twitter - Articles - Email

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