Training

Adobe Software and
Design Education Services

I am a PA Certified Art Teacher with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Education and have over twenty years of experience in the graphic design industry and education world.

I teach Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Photography to college students, continuing education students and professionals. My courses have been provided in person and online and can be operated completely live or with asynchronous content.

If you need someone to design a training class for your staff that is tailored to your industry or need some one-on-one personal training to really understand design software and composition principles, reach out to me and we can set up a class just for you!

Class Listings

Basic Adobe Illustrator – introduction to the software and basic exercises and tools for creating graphics.
Advanced Adobe Illustrator – coverage of advanced tools and techniques learned in Basic Adobe Illustrator.
Basic Adobe Photoshop – introduction to the software and basic exercises and tools for manipulating pixel imagery and photography.
Advanced Adobe Photoshop – coverage of advanced tools and techniques learned in Basic Adobe Photoshop.
Basic Adobe InDesign – introduction to the software and basic exercises and tools for creating layout designs.
Advanced Adobe InDesign – coverage of advanced tools and techniques learned in Basic Adobe InDesign.
Adobe InDesign Output – technical concepts for successful print and online output of designs created in Adobe InDesign.
Core Design Theory – Build an understanding of core design concepts like color balance, design hierarchy and negative space and learn to apply them to graphic design projects
Basic Photography – Concepts in exposure, aperture, shutter speed, composition lighting and posing.
Color Correction with Adobe Photoshop – Focus on developing and perfecting images in the RAW interface and Photoshop application.
Composite Imagery with Adobe Photoshop – Methods for building realistic composite imagery using various photography sources and integration of text and graphics for cover concepts.
Motion Graphics with Adobe Photoshop – Learn how to create animation graphics and alter video footage.
Basic Adobe Premiere – Discover the concepts and powerful tools for composing engaging video content using an industry standard application.