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Adobe Series

Master InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop or all three with our Adobe Certificates. Begin with an overview class, and then move on to beginning through advanced classes in the Adobe software of your choice to become proficient in page layout, computer illustration, or photo editing with this leading industry-standard software. Pursue a single certificate or all three.

Adobe Creative Suite - Certificates

Prerequite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/12/17 - 6/14/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Get hands-on training with the Mac's latest user-friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital-arts/digital-arts-course-skills-assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens and utm_medium=course-description and utm_campaign=da-skills-assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
Chase Allard
CE South Building

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Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Or basic computer familiarity

 

Required Classes (5)
Class Name

Explore the differences between raster and vector graphics and determine which is best for each project. Understand key file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, EPS, PDF, native, RAW data, and discover how they import work within Adobe and other software programs. Additional topics include RGB, CMYK, spot and Web color systems and digital camera resolution conversions. This course provides important foundation information for all graphics software used in digital arts. Note: See Course Skills Assessment on our website at digitalarts.unm.edu. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUB-PD

8/7/17 - 8/10/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Learn cutting-edge page layout with Adobe InDesign. Get an introduction to how a page layout program works and learn the basic tools and techniques. We cover character formatting, editing and linking text blocks, and importing text and graphics from other applications. In-class exercises emphasize the basic principles of typography and page layout. Prerequisites: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56121 | $249

InDesign: Beginning - SUA-PD

7/10/17 - 7/14/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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InDesign: Beginning - SUB-PD

7/25/17 - 8/1/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Refine your InDesign skills with in-depth use of text and graphics, including tools for paragraph formatting, tabs, paragraph and character styles, text wrap, and working with imported graphics. We also focus on working with multi-page layouts, including Master Pages, automatic page numbering, and the Pages palette. Students work on a newsletter in class. Basic preparation of your document for a commercial printer will be discussed. Prerequisite: 56121 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56122 | $249

InDesign: Intermediate - SPA-PD

4/20/17 - 4/27/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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InDesign: Intermediate - SUA-PD

7/17/17 - 7/21/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Increase your InDesign efficiency, and learn professional page layout tricks. Create long documents quickly using multiple Master Pages, sectioning, table of contents and index creation tools, and multi-file books. Data merge, libraries, Bezier drawing tools, tables, advanced typography techniques, an in-depth use of color, and prepress features are also covered. Prerequisite: 56122.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56123 | $249

InDesign: Advanced - SPA-PD

5/1/17 - 5/5/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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InDesign: Advanced - SUA-PD

7/24/17 - 7/28/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Advance your skills to cutting edge communication design projects. Learn techniques that will optimize your designs with quicker setups, object management, and best practices for adding images and type. Refine your long document skills with an in-depth study of character and paragraph styles, table of contents creation, complex text wraps and automating files. Use special effects, manage complex paths and learn about snippets and libraries. Get ready for professional printing with preflight and package options. Prerequisite: 56123.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56124 | $249

InDesign: Expert - SPA-PD

5/15/17 - 5/19/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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InDesign: Expert - SUA-PD

7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

Prerequite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/12/17 - 6/14/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Get hands-on training with the Mac's latest user-friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital-arts/digital-arts-course-skills-assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens and utm_medium=course-description and utm_campaign=da-skills-assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
Chase Allard
CE South Building

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Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Or basic computer familiarity

 

Required Classes (5)
Class Name

Explore the differences between raster and vector graphics and determine which is best for each project. Understand key file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, EPS, PDF, native, RAW data, and discover how they import work within Adobe and other software programs. Additional topics include RGB, CMYK, spot and Web color systems and digital camera resolution conversions. This course provides important foundation information for all graphics software used in digital arts. Note: See Course Skills Assessment on our website at digitalarts.unm.edu. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUB-PD

8/7/17 - 8/10/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Use Adobe Illustrator to create vector art in both color and black and white. Learn the basic tools and techniques, including geometric and freeform drawing tools, transformation tools and path editing, paint and type tools, and exporting art for output. Special emphasis is given to the ways Illustrator facilitates drawing. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56211 | $249

Illustrator: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/3/17 - 4/7/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Illustrator: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/20/17 - 6/27/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Delve deeper into the creative power and the productive rewards of computer illustration. Topics include creating and using gradients, advanced type use, an in-depth look at Illustrator's color controls, and plug-in filters. Several illustrations and single-page displays are presented for use in class. Prerequisite: 56211 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56212 | $249

Illustrator: Intermediate - SPA-PD

4/10/17 - 4/13/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Illustrator: Intermediate - SUA-PD

7/11/17 - 7/18/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Learn advanced computer illustration techniques such as blending, masking, compound paths, pattern fills, importing art from other programs, and using layers. Discuss advanced output topics, including trapping and separations. Students practice putting these techniques together to create complex illustrations. Prerequisite: 56212.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56213 | $249

Illustrator: Advanced - SPA-PD

4/17/17 - 4/24/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Illustrator: Advanced - SUA-PD

8/22/17 - 8/29/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Explore ways to work faster and more efficiently while enhancing the style and realism of your Illustrator projects. Take advantage of non-destructive techniques that gives you more control of your designs, illustrations and typography with symbols, styles, actions and color guides. Make custom brushes and patterns, apply variable width strokes, use advanced shading and color techniques with a gradient mesh and add dimension to designs with the 3D tool. Additional topics cover planning and organization, such as managing links, using guides, creating custom artboard layouts and exporting methods. Prerequisite: 56213.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56214 | $249

Illustrator: Expert - SPA-PD

5/10/17 - 5/17/17
Mon, Wed 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

Prerequite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

Note: This class uses Windows 10. UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/12/17 - 6/14/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM (2 Session Total)
David Maldonado
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Get hands-on training with the Mac's latest user-friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Note: http://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital-arts/digital-arts-course-skills-assessment.pdf?utm_source=lumens and utm_medium=course-description and utm_campaign=da-skills-assessment. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SPA-PD

4/22/17 - 4/29/17
Sat 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM (2 Session Total)
Chase Allard
CE South Building

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Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Joshua Martinez
CE South Building

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Register by Phone at (505) 277-0077 | M-F 8am-5pm Except UNM Holidays
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Or basic computer familiarity

 

Required Classes (5)
Class Name

Explore the differences between raster and vector graphics and determine which is best for each project. Understand key file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, EPS, PDF, native, RAW data, and discover how they import work within Adobe and other software programs. Additional topics include RGB, CMYK, spot and Web color systems and digital camera resolution conversions. This course provides important foundation information for all graphics software used in digital arts. Note: See Course Skills Assessment on our website at digitalarts.unm.edu. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA-PD

6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUB-PD

8/7/17 - 8/10/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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With Adobe Photoshop you can do everything from retouching photos to creating original illustrations and collages with raster images. Apply lighting and color corrections and correct lens distortions to enhance your photos. Learn about the importance of camera RAW files and how to process them. Use the retouching tools, painting techniques and basic filters to improve or alter your photos. Additional topics include file formats, working with type, using Adobe Bridge, and an introduction to basic selections and layers. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56311 | $249

Photoshop: Beginning - SUA-PD

6/6/17 - 6/13/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Beginning - SUB-PD

6/10/17 - 6/24/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Learn advanced selection methods to selectively adjust images. Work with a variety of layer techniques to combine, enhance and transform your images. Organize and cross-index your image collection with Bridge. Learn about color modes, photo touchup and restoration techniques. In addition, further explore the power of Adobe Camera Raw. Prerequisite: 56311 or 56331 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56312 | $249

Photoshop: Intermediate - SPA-PD

4/11/17 - 4/18/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Zac Van Note
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Intermediate - SUA-PD

7/11/17 - 7/18/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Intermediate - SUB-PD

8/24/17 - 8/31/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Navigate Photoshop like the pros! Discover advanced techniques for enhancing photographs and compositing images, advanced use of layers (layer masks, layer comps, smart objects, smart filters), advanced selections and special effects with channels, automating and batch processing. The course includes exercises in enhancing a variety of images and creating complex collage-based art. Prerequisite: 56312.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56313 | $249

Photoshop: Advanced - SPA-PD

4/20/17 - 4/27/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Advanced - SUA-PD

7/25/17 - 8/1/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with new features and powerful ways to combine existing tools. Explore creative ways to apply filters, including Smart Filters, Filter Gallery and new filters like the Blur filters, Shake Reduction filter, Oil Paint filter. Discover new ways to use Noise Reduction and Lighting Effects. Push the envelope with the puppet warp, animation and video tools. Explore the richness of high dynamic range (HDR) features to enhance your photos. Master selections with Layer Masks and enhancements to the Refine Edge command. Explore advanced layer capabilities, including layer masks, vector masks, labeling, grouping and searching for layers. Prerequisite: 56313.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

56314 | $249

Photoshop: Expert - SPA-PD

5/2/17 - 5/9/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Expert - SUA-PD

8/8/17 - 8/15/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

Adobe Creative Suite - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Adobe created this outstanding Creative Suite of programs: InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, Bridge and Acrobat. This class is designed to provide a hands-on overview of these programs in order to help you make the most of your creative ideas. Whether you're using Mac or Windows, discover how the Adobe Creative Suite of programs allows you to design beautiful layouts, create great illustrations, edit your photos, build websites, work with interactive animations, optimize graphics and more. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

56005
$195
6/5/17 - 6/7/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Whether you're scanning photographic prints, negatives, slides or other originals, gain the information you need to buy and use a variety of scanners. Learn the basics of scanning, how to choose the right scanner, and how to use scanners with popular software programs like Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA-PD

56012
$95
4/6/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Improve your photos with simple photo-editing techniques used by amateurs and professionals alike. Learn to rotate, crop, and enhance your digital photos for sharing and presentation. Discover the distinctions between different popular photo-editing programs and discuss various file formats, such as JPG, TIFF and camera RAW to determine which programs and formats best suit your work and support best practices. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

56041
$125
8/7/17 - 8/9/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Learn how to design and produce a flyer with Adobe InDesign that you can print and hand out, email in PDF form or send to a commercial printer for output. InDesign is a highly versatile tool for creating flyers and ads and other documents that grab attention with colorful imagery, striking graphics and attractive typography. Get an introduction to the tools and techniques for flyer-creation, including document set-up, character formatting, importing and sizing graphics, and page layout tips. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA-PD

56045
$195
4/22/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Explore the differences between raster and vector graphics and determine which is best for each project. Understand key file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, EPS, PDF, native, RAW data, and discover how they import work within Adobe and other software programs. Additional topics include RGB, CMYK, spot and Web color systems and digital camera resolution conversions. This course provides important foundation information for all graphics software used in digital arts. Note: See Course Skills Assessment on our website at digitalarts.unm.edu. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

56101
$249
6/19/17 - 6/23/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Explore the differences between raster and vector graphics and determine which is best for each project. Understand key file formats such as TIFF, JPEG, EPS, PDF, native, RAW data, and discover how they import work within Adobe and other software programs. Additional topics include RGB, CMYK, spot and Web color systems and digital camera resolution conversions. This course provides important foundation information for all graphics software used in digital arts. Note: See Course Skills Assessment on our website at digitalarts.unm.edu. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB-PD

56101
$249
8/7/17 - 8/10/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Learn cutting-edge page layout with Adobe InDesign. Get an introduction to how a page layout program works and learn the basic tools and techniques. We cover character formatting, editing and linking text blocks, and importing text and graphics from other applications. In-class exercises emphasize the basic principles of typography and page layout. Prerequisites: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

56121
$249
7/10/17 - 7/14/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Learn cutting-edge page layout with Adobe InDesign. Get an introduction to how a page layout program works and learn the basic tools and techniques. We cover character formatting, editing and linking text blocks, and importing text and graphics from other applications. In-class exercises emphasize the basic principles of typography and page layout. Prerequisites: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB-PD

56121
$249
7/25/17 - 8/1/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Refine your InDesign skills with in-depth use of text and graphics, including tools for paragraph formatting, tabs, paragraph and character styles, text wrap, and working with imported graphics. We also focus on working with multi-page layouts, including Master Pages, automatic page numbering, and the Pages palette. Students work on a newsletter in class. Basic preparation of your document for a commercial printer will be discussed. Prerequisite: 56121 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA-PD

56122
$249
4/20/17 - 4/27/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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Refine your InDesign skills with in-depth use of text and graphics, including tools for paragraph formatting, tabs, paragraph and character styles, text wrap, and working with imported graphics. We also focus on working with multi-page layouts, including Master Pages, automatic page numbering, and the Pages palette. Students work on a newsletter in class. Basic preparation of your document for a commercial printer will be discussed. Prerequisite: 56121 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA-PD

56122
$249
7/17/17 - 7/21/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Increase your InDesign efficiency, and learn professional page layout tricks. Create long documents quickly using multiple Master Pages, sectioning, table of contents and index creation tools, and multi-file books. Data merge, libraries, Bezier drawing tools, tables, advanced typography techniques, an in-depth use of color, and prepress features are also covered. Prerequisite: 56122.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA-PD

56123
$249
5/1/17 - 5/5/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Increase your InDesign efficiency, and learn professional page layout tricks. Create long documents quickly using multiple Master Pages, sectioning, table of contents and index creation tools, and multi-file books. Data merge, libraries, Bezier drawing tools, tables, advanced typography techniques, an in-depth use of color, and prepress features are also covered. Prerequisite: 56122.

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Section SUA-PD

56123
$249
7/24/17 - 7/28/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Advance your skills to cutting edge communication design projects. Learn techniques that will optimize your designs with quicker setups, object management, and best practices for adding images and type. Refine your long document skills with an in-depth study of character and paragraph styles, table of contents creation, complex text wraps and automating files. Use special effects, manage complex paths and learn about snippets and libraries. Get ready for professional printing with preflight and package options. Prerequisite: 56123.

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Section SPA-PD

56124
$249
5/15/17 - 5/19/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Advance your skills to cutting edge communication design projects. Learn techniques that will optimize your designs with quicker setups, object management, and best practices for adding images and type. Refine your long document skills with an in-depth study of character and paragraph styles, table of contents creation, complex text wraps and automating files. Use special effects, manage complex paths and learn about snippets and libraries. Get ready for professional printing with preflight and package options. Prerequisite: 56123.

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Section SUA-PD

56124
$249
7/31/17 - 8/4/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Learn to prepare digital files for commercial printing in this introduction to electronic prepress technology. Discover the fundamental terms and technology involved, including pagination, spot and process color, trapping, registration, color separations, halftones and printing technologies. Master the basics of preparing quality files in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat. Prerequisites: 56121 and 56311 or equivalent experience. Suggested: 56181, 56211.

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Section SPA-PD

56185
$249
4/24/17 - 4/28/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Use Adobe Illustrator to create vector art in both color and black and white. Learn the basic tools and techniques, including geometric and freeform drawing tools, transformation tools and path editing, paint and type tools, and exporting art for output. Special emphasis is given to the ways Illustrator facilitates drawing. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

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Section SPA-PD

56211
$249
4/3/17 - 4/7/17
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Use Adobe Illustrator to create vector art in both color and black and white. Learn the basic tools and techniques, including geometric and freeform drawing tools, transformation tools and path editing, paint and type tools, and exporting art for output. Special emphasis is given to the ways Illustrator facilitates drawing. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

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Section SUA-PD

56211
$249
6/20/17 - 6/27/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Delve deeper into the creative power and the productive rewards of computer illustration. Topics include creating and using gradients, advanced type use, an in-depth look at Illustrator's color controls, and plug-in filters. Several illustrations and single-page displays are presented for use in class. Prerequisite: 56211 or equivalent experience.

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Section SPA-PD

56212
$249
4/10/17 - 4/13/17
Mon, Wed, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Delve deeper into the creative power and the productive rewards of computer illustration. Topics include creating and using gradients, advanced type use, an in-depth look at Illustrator's color controls, and plug-in filters. Several illustrations and single-page displays are presented for use in class. Prerequisite: 56211 or equivalent experience.

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Section SUA-PD

56212
$249
7/11/17 - 7/18/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Learn advanced computer illustration techniques such as blending, masking, compound paths, pattern fills, importing art from other programs, and using layers. Discuss advanced output topics, including trapping and separations. Students practice putting these techniques together to create complex illustrations. Prerequisite: 56212.

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Section SPA-PD

56213
$249
4/17/17 - 4/24/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Learn advanced computer illustration techniques such as blending, masking, compound paths, pattern fills, importing art from other programs, and using layers. Discuss advanced output topics, including trapping and separations. Students practice putting these techniques together to create complex illustrations. Prerequisite: 56212.

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Section SUA-PD

56213
$249
8/22/17 - 8/29/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Explore ways to work faster and more efficiently while enhancing the style and realism of your Illustrator projects. Take advantage of non-destructive techniques that gives you more control of your designs, illustrations and typography with symbols, styles, actions and color guides. Make custom brushes and patterns, apply variable width strokes, use advanced shading and color techniques with a gradient mesh and add dimension to designs with the 3D tool. Additional topics cover planning and organization, such as managing links, using guides, creating custom artboard layouts and exporting methods. Prerequisite: 56213.

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Section SPA-PD

56214
$249
5/10/17 - 5/17/17
Mon, Wed 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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With Adobe Photoshop you can do everything from retouching photos to creating original illustrations and collages with raster images. Apply lighting and color corrections and correct lens distortions to enhance your photos. Learn about the importance of camera RAW files and how to process them. Use the retouching tools, painting techniques and basic filters to improve or alter your photos. Additional topics include file formats, working with type, using Adobe Bridge, and an introduction to basic selections and layers. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

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Section SUA-PD

56311
$249
6/6/17 - 6/13/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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With Adobe Photoshop you can do everything from retouching photos to creating original illustrations and collages with raster images. Apply lighting and color corrections and correct lens distortions to enhance your photos. Learn about the importance of camera RAW files and how to process them. Use the retouching tools, painting techniques and basic filters to improve or alter your photos. Additional topics include file formats, working with type, using Adobe Bridge, and an introduction to basic selections and layers. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

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Section SUB-PD

56311
$249
6/10/17 - 6/24/17
Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Learn advanced selection methods to selectively adjust images. Work with a variety of layer techniques to combine, enhance and transform your images. Organize and cross-index your image collection with Bridge. Learn about color modes, photo touchup and restoration techniques. In addition, further explore the power of Adobe Camera Raw. Prerequisite: 56311 or 56331 or equivalent experience.

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Section SPA-PD

56312
$249
4/11/17 - 4/18/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Zac Van Note
CE South Building

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Learn advanced selection methods to selectively adjust images. Work with a variety of layer techniques to combine, enhance and transform your images. Organize and cross-index your image collection with Bridge. Learn about color modes, photo touchup and restoration techniques. In addition, further explore the power of Adobe Camera Raw. Prerequisite: 56311 or 56331 or equivalent experience.

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Section SUA-PD

56312
$249
7/11/17 - 7/18/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Learn advanced selection methods to selectively adjust images. Work with a variety of layer techniques to combine, enhance and transform your images. Organize and cross-index your image collection with Bridge. Learn about color modes, photo touchup and restoration techniques. In addition, further explore the power of Adobe Camera Raw. Prerequisite: 56311 or 56331 or equivalent experience.

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Section SUB-PD

56312
$249
8/24/17 - 8/31/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Navigate Photoshop like the pros! Discover advanced techniques for enhancing photographs and compositing images, advanced use of layers (layer masks, layer comps, smart objects, smart filters), advanced selections and special effects with channels, automating and batch processing. The course includes exercises in enhancing a variety of images and creating complex collage-based art. Prerequisite: 56312.

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Section SPA-PD

56313
$249
4/20/17 - 4/27/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Navigate Photoshop like the pros! Discover advanced techniques for enhancing photographs and compositing images, advanced use of layers (layer masks, layer comps, smart objects, smart filters), advanced selections and special effects with channels, automating and batch processing. The course includes exercises in enhancing a variety of images and creating complex collage-based art. Prerequisite: 56312.

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Section SUA-PD

56313
$249
7/25/17 - 8/1/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with new features and powerful ways to combine existing tools. Explore creative ways to apply filters, including Smart Filters, Filter Gallery and new filters like the Blur filters, Shake Reduction filter, Oil Paint filter. Discover new ways to use Noise Reduction and Lighting Effects. Push the envelope with the puppet warp, animation and video tools. Explore the richness of high dynamic range (HDR) features to enhance your photos. Master selections with Layer Masks and enhancements to the Refine Edge command. Explore advanced layer capabilities, including layer masks, vector masks, labeling, grouping and searching for layers. Prerequisite: 56313.

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Section SPA-PD

56314
$249
5/2/17 - 5/9/17
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with new features and powerful ways to combine existing tools. Explore creative ways to apply filters, including Smart Filters, Filter Gallery and new filters like the Blur filters, Shake Reduction filter, Oil Paint filter. Discover new ways to use Noise Reduction and Lighting Effects. Push the envelope with the puppet warp, animation and video tools. Explore the richness of high dynamic range (HDR) features to enhance your photos. Master selections with Layer Masks and enhancements to the Refine Edge command. Explore advanced layer capabilities, including layer masks, vector masks, labeling, grouping and searching for layers. Prerequisite: 56313.

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Section SUA-PD

56314
$249
8/8/17 - 8/15/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Aaron Barreras
CE South Building

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Discover how to use a Wacom drawing tablet to trace, draw and sketch in Adobe Photoshop. Get acquainted with the set-up and use of a Wacom drawing tablet, and how to create dynamic brushes in Photoshop that react to pressure, tilt and direction. Explore a variety of Photoshop tools to simulate naturalistic sketching and drawing using the tablet and stylus. Learn basic scanning and clean-up techniques to import your hand drawn ideas for use in Photoshop as a tracing template. Finally, add color to your artwork using mixing brushes, patterns and gradients. Prerequisite: 56311 or equivalent experience.

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Section SUA-PD

56318
$149
7/17/17 - 7/19/17
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Use Photoshop Elements (an inexpensive version of Photoshop) to color-correct, crop, and fine-tune your photographs. Add text and other enhancements to your photos, and explore several methods of sharing them, including via email and printing. Understand the differences between JPEG, TIFF, and camera RAW formats, and discuss the basics of color management. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

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Section SUA-PD

56331
$249
7/22/17 - 7/29/17
Sat 11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Finish your photos to portfolio quality by using Lightroom and Photoshop together. Find out how these programs work together to allow you to make subtle to dramatic changes to your images that add to the overall quality of your body of work. Follow best practices for making selections, using adjustment layers and masks, cloning out distracting elements and transformation and cropping techniques. Work on your own photographs in class to get a sense of what techniques will best enhance your personal style of imagery. Prerequisites: 56311, 56361. Suggested: 56312.

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Section SPA-PD

56365
$249
5/11/17 - 5/18/17
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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About the Adobe Creative Suite Software

Adobe InDesign

InDesign is professional page layout software for print and digital publishing. Use it to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of content in print, online, and for tablet apps.

Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator is vector graphics software used by designers of all types who want to create digital graphics, illustrations, and typography for all kinds of media: print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.

Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop is the world's most advanced digital imaging software used by photographers, designers, web professionals and video professionals alike.

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Dreamweaver is the industry's leading web tool that provides an integrated solution to design, develop, and publish projects for any screen size.


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