2018 Adobe Workshops

Chana is coming BACK! And this time we are going deep with advanced-level, hands-on training. If you’ve been waiting for more than the usual overview of new features, the the time has come. Sign up for one, two, or all three sessions. Registration required. Open to members, nonmembers, and students. 

Adobe InDesign: making it faster and more efficient using a better workflow
9 –11 AM

This 2-hour seminar will overview and work hands on with advanced InDesign Paragraph and Character Style features. Topics will include: creating Nested Paragraph Styles and Nested Lines; Paragraph Rules, Paragraph Shading, and Paragraph Frames; Keep Option Features; Next Style; working with long documents and Master pages; and GREP features. In addition, we will also review Preflight features, packaging, and how to publish online. Class may may also explore XML features to repurpose InDesign Files to different formats.

Adobe InDesign: From print to digital publication
2 – 5 PM

This 3-hour seminar will overview and work hands-on with interactive InDesign features. Topics will include: creating Liquid Layout and using Content Collector and Content Placer; creating a slideshow using Object State and Interactive Buttons; working with PDF interactive forums; and creating animation and embedding interactive media. In addition, we will review export options such as Interactive PDF, e-book options, and publish online. Class may may also explore XML features to repurpose InDesign Files to different formats.

Adobe XD: A look into UX/UI design (XD presentation)
5 – 6 PM 

This one-hour seminar will focus on creating a prototype for a website using Adobe XD.
Topics will include: Using Templates and Wire Frame with XD features; Symbols; Libraries; and Layers. We will look at creating a workflow with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, as well as creating a link to show the client the final product. Attendees can bring their own images and graphics and can work toward creating their own prototype based on the class demo.

Fine Artist. Graphic Designer. Trainer. Educator. Public Speaker. Subject Matter Expert. Writer. Chana Messer works independently at her design studio Mac in Art, offering creative consulting, technical skills, and art direction. She contributes to the Creative Community with tutorials, advice, and resources through her Adobe User Group, Adobe affiliated programs, webinars, online venues, and industry events.

Chana is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, a member of the Adobe Freelance Team, Adobe Education Leader, and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events across the U.S. and overseas. Teaching at the university level for 30+ years in the fields of Fine Art and Digital Imaging. Photoshop Mentor at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Adobe ACA instructor at Anneberg School of Journalism, USC.

Chana is an exhibiting artist. You can see her art at Not Digital Spark Presentation.

Learn about and follow Chana at about.me/chana.messer.

When & Where
Sat, Mar 10, 2018 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM AKST
The Boardroom
601 West 5th Avenue, 2 Floor
Anchorage, AK 99501