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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 - Upcoming Classes

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.

Section SPC‐PD

56101
$249
5/1/2019 - 5/6/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPB‐PD

56212
$249
5/2/2019 - 5/9/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
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.

Section SPC‐PD

56312
$249
5/11/2019 - 5/25/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM
Mary Elkins
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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SPA‐PD

56331
$249
5/14/2019 - 5/21/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Mary Elkins
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
$325
5/14/2019 - 5/23/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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An online portfolio is a must for designers and anyone who creates visual media. Learn how to showcase your work by creating an online portfolio using InDesign's interactive features‐‐all without knowing any code! Topics include creating galleries, buttons, hyperlinks, animation, and adding audio and video for a truly dynamic interactive portfolio. Students will create an online portfolio in class. Prerequisite: 56121 or equivalent experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56128
$325
6/3/2019 - 6/7/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Make the transition from camera to computer. Learn how to download photos from your camera to your computer, how to best organize and archive photos, and how to protect your photos from losing image quality. Discuss optimum workflow patterns in order to start with best practices so that your photos are protected, manageable and accessible. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56011
$95
6/7/2019
Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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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
6/8/2019 - 6/15/2019
Sat 1:00 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. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development. See https://ce.unm.edu/assets/pdf/digital‐arts/digital‐arts‐course‐skills‐assessment.pdf at ce.unm.edu.

Section SUA‐PD

56101
$249
6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 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
$325
6/24/2019 - 7/3/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
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.

Section SUA‐PD

56211
$249
6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUB‐PD

56211
$249
6/25/2019 - 7/2/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56311
$249
6/25/2019 - 7/2/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
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.

Section SUB‐PD

56311
$249
7/8/2019 - 7/15/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
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
$325
7/8/2019 - 7/12/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56212
$249
7/9/2019 - 7/16/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
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.

Section SUA‐PD

56312
$249
7/9/2019 - 7/16/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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 SUB‐PD

56122
$325
7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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 SUA‐PD

56122
$325
7/17/2019 - 7/29/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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Adobe Lightroom is an ideal photo editing tool for beginners and seasoned photographers alike. With Lightroom, getting your photography into the digital workflow on your computer is easier than ever. Import, process, manage, and showcase your images from one shot to an entire shoot. Enjoy tight integration with Photoshop allowing you to quickly make changes and then see the updated effects in Lightroom. Learn how to import photos, organize them, make changes and color corrections, and use Lightroom to present your images to an audience. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience. Suggested: 56101.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56361
$249
7/18/2019 - 7/25/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
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.

Section SUB‐PD

56212
$249
7/22/2019 - 7/26/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM
Adele Gangai
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.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development

Section SUA‐PD

56318
$149
7/25/2019 - 7/30/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Find out how to get accurate color on your monitor and match it to what comes out of your printer. The key is color management and calibration. Learn what's involved in managing color so that you can select and use calibration hardware and color management software to get consistent results for your printed digital photos, design proofs and more. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Professional Development.

Section SUA‐PD

56013
$95
7/30/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Zac Van Note
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 SUA‐PD

56045
$249
7/30/2019 - 8/1/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:30 PM
Adele Gangai
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.

Section SUB‐PD

56312
$249
7/31/2019 - 8/7/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Mary Elkins
CE South Building

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Adobe Creative Suite - Certificates

Prerequisite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

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. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/5/2019 - 6/7/2019
Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

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Mac OS X: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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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. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

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.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SPC‐PD

5/1/2019 - 5/6/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 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.

56123 | $325

InDesign: Advanced - SPA‐PD

5/14/2019 - 5/23/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (4 Session Total)
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. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

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.

56121 | $325

InDesign: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/24/2019 - 7/3/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (4 Session Total)
Denise Weaver Ross
CE South Building

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InDesign: Beginning - SUB‐PD

7/8/2019 - 7/12/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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.

56122 | $325

InDesign: Intermediate - SUB‐PD

7/15/2019 - 7/19/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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InDesign: Intermediate - SUA‐PD

7/17/2019 - 7/29/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(4 Session Total)
Denise Weaver Ross
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.

56124 | TBA

InDesign: Expert

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

Prerequisite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

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. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/5/2019 - 6/7/2019
Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Mac OS X: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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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. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

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.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SPC‐PD

5/1/2019 - 5/6/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 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.

56212 | $249

Illustrator: Intermediate - SPB‐PD

5/2/2019 - 5/9/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
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. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 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.

56211 | $249

Illustrator: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Illustrator: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/25/2019 - 7/2/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
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.

56212 | $249

Illustrator: Intermediate - SUA‐PD

7/9/2019 - 7/16/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Thomas Gagliano
CE South Building

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Illustrator: Intermediate - SUB‐PD

7/22/2019 - 7/26/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
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.

56213 | TBA

Illustrator: Advanced

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

Prerequisite Classes (Choose 1 As Needed)
Class Name

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. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/5/2019 - 6/7/2019
Wed, Thu, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Mac OS X: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

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. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - SUB‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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Windows: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/24/2019 - 6/28/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

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.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SPC‐PD

5/1/2019 - 5/6/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 1:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
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.

56312 | $249

Photoshop: Intermediate - SPC‐PD

5/11/2019 - 5/25/2019
Sat 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Mary Elkins
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. Prerequisite: 51101 or 54101 or basic computer experience.

56101 | $249

Computer Graphics: Raster and Vector Art - SUA‐PD

6/17/2019 - 6/21/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 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.

56311 | $249

Photoshop: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/25/2019 - 7/2/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Beginning - SUB‐PD

7/8/2019 - 7/15/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 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.

56312 | $249

Photoshop: Intermediate - SUA‐PD

7/9/2019 - 7/16/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Adele Gangai
CE South Building

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Photoshop: Intermediate - SUB‐PD

7/31/2019 - 8/7/2019
Mon, Wed 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.

56313 | TBA

Photoshop: Advanced

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

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.

56314 | TBA

Photoshop: Expert

TBA

This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Digital Arts Program Supervisor for more information.

Certificate Total: $1,245 for 45 Hours

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