Crash Courses for the Adobe Design Suite

 Laser-focused learning for you. Working in the Creative Cloud just got easier! Ninety-minute sessions for your favorite programs.

Course List

DESIGN SUITE

WHAT’S NEW IN THE ADOBE DESIGN SUITE

Take a tour of the newest features available

  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Acrobat

ACROBAT

FUN WITH FILLABLE FORMS - CREATING INTERACTIVE PDF FORMS

Learn how to build fillable forms, share them, and collect data

  • Create a PDF Form
    • Starting From Scratch – Creating form fields in a blank PDF
      • Add Fields: Text, Checkboxes, Radio Buttons, Dropdowns, Buttons
      • Modify Fields: Align, Distribute, Size, Create Multiple, Properties
      • Enhance Forms: Set Tab Order, Submit Actions
  • Designing Word Documents for Easier Form Creation
    • Using Tables, Tab Leaders, and Symbols that convert into fields
    • Auto Detect Form Fields
  • Compile and Manage PDF Form Data
    • Distribute, Track, Merge Data Files into Spreadsheet

TAKING FORMS TO THE NEXT LEVEL - CREATING ADVANCED FORM FEATURES

Learn how to add triggers to show and hide additional form features

  • Setting Layer Visibility
    • Adding triggers to checkboxes to display additional information
  • Show/Hide Fields
    • Adding Triggers to checkboxes to show or hide additional fields
  • Advanced Button Actions
    • Check Spelling, Print, Reset a Form
    • Advanced Submit Options: mailto, include Subject and Body
  • Automate Email Responses to Forms
    • Create Email Templates
    • Create Rules to send templates based on Subject

CREATING ADA COMPLIANT DOCUMENTS IN ACROBAT

Learn the tools to make your documents accessible

  • Prepare Word Documents for PDF Conversion
    • Use proper formatting, check document conditions
  • Accessibility Checker
    • Autotag Document, Accessibility Report, Set Alternate Text, Reading Order
  • Prepare a PDF for Posting
    • Document Properties, Bookmarks and Hyperlinks, Accessibility Settings, Reduce File Size

ILLUSTRATOR

TAKING TEXT TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Learn all the cool text effects to make your graphics stand out

  • Insert Text
    • Bounded and Threaded Text, Text on a Path, Area Fill, Text Styles
  • Graphical Text
    • Clipping Mask, Stylize, Warp Options, Distort Text with Text Envelopes

INDESIGN

BUILDING BETTER DOCUMENTS

Learn the tools to work faster and easier with your multi-page documents

  • Setting Defaults
    • Set both document and program level defaults
  • Setting Preferences
    • Page Numbering, Theme, Units, Spelling, Autocorrect, Links
  • Custom Swatches
    • Adding your corporate colors
  • Pagination
    • Basic pagination, advanced pagination, section markers
  • Working with Text
    • Import with and without styles
    • Thread across multiple textboxes
    • Type on a Path and Area Fill

PHOTOSHOP

MAKING PHOTOS FABULOUS WITH TOUCH UP TOOLS

Learn the tools to touch up your photos like the pros

  • Image Mode and Image Size
    • Adjustments vs Adjustment Layers
  • Touch Up Tools
    • Healing, Spot Healing, Patch, Clone Stamp
    • Sharpen, Blur, Smudge, Burn, Dodge, Sponge
  • Filters
    • Sharpen, Blur, Lens Flare, Liquify
  • Editing Tools
    • Erasers, History Brush, Content-Aware Move Tool

IT ALL STARTS WITH SELECTIONS – MAKE AND REFINE SELECTIONS

If you want to affect it, you gotta select it; learn the tools for making great selections

  • Selection Tools
    • Marquees, Lassoes, Wands
  • Refine Selections
    • Select Subject, Select and Mask
    • Quick Mask Mode
  • Modify Selections
    • Inverse, Modify, Transform
  • Finalize Selections
    • Save, Make Workpath, Copy to Layer 

 

Pricing

$125 per Session

$950 - 10 Sessions purchased for a single individual

$2,150 - 20 Sessions to be used by anyone in the organization

To purchase a course, click the course title

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