Adobe Creative Cloud: Design to Delivery
The Adobe® Creative Cloud® is the ultimate tool for creative web and print professionals, offering a complete design and publishing solution for both print and the Web. It combines the latest full versions of some of the industry’s most advanced software, all designed to work together so you can create and publish professional-level work while also saving time.
In this course you will learn all the key features in the products within the Creative Suite, with a hands-on walk through of how they work together to take a project from design to print-ready output. Packed full of real-world tips and techniques this is the ideal training to understand its complete range of publishing functionality. If required, students can also cover developing a project for the Web.
We include modules on design principles for those new to Graphic Design.
What you will learn
A comprehensive overview of working with the 4 principles print design applications of the Creative Cloud including:
- Design Principles using CC
- Adobe Workflow & Integration
- Design & Layout documents with InDesign
- Crop & Retouch Photos in Photoshop
- How to create scaleable vector graphics
- How to design logos with Illustrator
- Export and share documents with Acrobat
- Create multi-purpose documents for print and web
- Graphic Design Theory and Application
- Colour fundamentals
- Using typography to communicate
- Preparing for Print
There is an optional section covering Web Design with Adobe Muse part of the Creative Cloud.
Building Blocks of CC
Building Blocks of Creative Cloud
Adobe CC Workflow
Integration & the Creative Cloud
What is the Creative Cloud?
Creative Cloud Files
Adobe Stock Photos
Creative Cloud Libraries
Creative Cloud for Business
Asset Creation and General Setup
Creating Favourites folders in Bridge
Selecting a colour profile in Bridge
Mini-Bridge for Photoshop & InDesign
or CC Libraries
Design TheoryUnderstanding Colour
Internation (Pantone) Colour Guides
Using and selecting colours for design
Introducing Adobe Color
Importance of Good Typography
Corporate Branding and Logos
Typography to communicate
Printing & Pre-Press Considerations
Design, Layout & Publish Documents
Setting up a Document
Working with text frames
Adding placeholder text
Clipping Paths & Text Wrap
Creating graphic frames & shapes
Placing & working with imported graphics
Importing & setting up colour swatches
Creating and applying styles
Print Settings & Printing Proofs
Preflight, Package & Print
Opening and Saving an image
Crop an image
Fundamentals of Photoshop
Using the Selection Tools
Visual Editing Tools
Retouching Tools & methods
Colour Modes & Image Adjustments
Adjusting and Retouching
Using Smart Objects
Working with Layers
Benefits of using Layers
Creating layer comps
Non-destructed Editing with Adjustment Layers
Creating & Exporting Paths
File Formats for print & web
Preparing web graphics
The Tools Overview
Vector Graphics Benefits
Creating & working with layers
Working with artboards
Defining & using colour swatches
Applying colours & swatches
Exporting and importing colours
Adding guides, graphics & clipping masks
Create & Format Text
Adobe Touch Text
Creating Shapes with Shapebuilder
Working with brushes and symbols
Using Illustrator with Photoshop
Create Logos & Illustrators
Illustrator for packaging & signage
Illustrator or Textiles
Create Patterns & Textures
Submitting Work for Review
Saving the file for online review
Setting up an e-mail based review
Adding comments in a review
Marking up documents
Text touch up within Acrobat
Encrypt and secure a PDF
Digitally sign PDF for secure transmission
Track & Send
Create Online Forms with Acrobat **
Preparing for Print
Commercial Printing Overview
Trapping & Output Preview
Working on the Go*Using Adobe Apps with CC
Designing with a tablet / iPad
Adobe Comp - Create Layouts on the Go
Transfer to Indesign and Complete Layout
Adobe Illustrator Draw
Adobe Capture - Capture & Create for Adobe CC
Adobe Photoshop Fix, Mix & Express
Digital Design for Online Delivery
Introduction & Considerations
Add interactive elements
Sideshows, audio, video
Creating PDFs (Interactive)
Course Overview & Discussion Session
*Requires Adobe Apps. plus an Apple IPad, iPhone or Tablet.
** Acrobat CC on 5 day course only.
Who should attend?
Anyone who wishes to produce professional looking marketing literature using the graphics professionals choice of tools for print and digital publishing.
- Graphic Designers and Artworkers
- Printers & Production Manager
- Journalists & Editors
- Marketing Personnel
- Business Owners
- Publishing Companies
- Digital Publishers
- Ideal for anyone wanting to create professional artwork for print.
Participants will learn all the key features in the products within the Creative Suite, with a hands-on walk through of how they work together to take a project from design to print-ready output.
Packed full of real-world tips and techniques this is the ideal training to understand its complete range of publishing functionality.
You can see what is included in the Creative Cloud at Adobe.com from where you can also download a 30 day trial. Please call us for any advice on 01732 833 004.
Our goal is to make sure the training course meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation or updates to the software, as appropriate.
Throughout the course the emphasis is on practical, hands-on learning with a series of exercises in each subject designed to consolidate new skills and build confidence. Course attendees are encouraged to bring with them samples of the type of work they wish to produce and is ideal for one or small groups of up to four people.
We realise the importance of education and take pride in being able to offer you classes that are custom fit to your needs. Call us at 01732 833004 if you have any special questions or e-mail us.
The pace is ideal and is exactly what I was looking for. The classroom very modern and extremely well equipped. One to one-training excellent!