Want to get up to speed on the new versions of Adobe CS3? We’ll make it fast and easy for you: Seattle’s School of Visual Concepts (SVC) is hosting a series of half-day, hands-on workshops to help you get up and running quickly.

We know you are busy, so we’ve packed a lot of great stuff into these morning sessions. You’ll learn all the new CS3 features in a rapid, fun, environment. Each workshop is led by Creativetechs’ powerhouse production guru, Jason Hoppe:

  • Making the Move to Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Making the Move to Adobe InDesign CS3
  • Making the Move to Adobe Illustrator CS3

Each half-day workshop comes with a class binder, a visual guide to help you apply your learning back at the office, and CDs filled with sample files and resources. The cost is $150 per workshop, or $395 for all three.

The focus of these classes is to help graphic designers and production artists get up to speed with the new features in CS3, and get back to work.

You can register for classes at the SVC website. Pick your classes and follow the links below:

Adobe Photoshop CS3 Class Schedule (pick one).

Since we all rely on Photoshop, we could all use a crash course on how the CS3 version is different from what we’re used to.

  • Photoshop CS3: Thu, June 28 — 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Photoshop CS3: Tue, July 17 — 9 a.m. to Noon

Adobe InDesign CS3 Class Schedule (pick one).

Now that Quark is a distant memory for most print designers, don’t get left in the dust by the newest version of InDesign CS3.

  • InDesign CS3: Tue, June 26 — 9 a.m. to Noon
  • InDesign CS3: Wed, July 18 — 9 a.m. to Noon

Adobe Illustrator CS3 Class Schedule (pick one).

If you rely on Illustrator, you’ll need to know about all the changes and improvements to the CS3 version of this formidable vector drawing program.

  • Illustrator CS3: Wed, June 27 — 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Illustrator CS3: Thu, July 19 — 9 a.m. to Noon

About The Instructor.

Jason Hoppe is an Adobe Certified Expert. Jason brings years of hands on real-world experience with electronic production in some of Seattle’s most respected firms. More importantly for this class, he’s been producing high-end retouching and packaging projects using CS3 applications in real-world environments.

$150 each or the full set for $395.

Pick a single workshop, or sign up for the full set for $395. If you are interested in taking all three courses, email help@creativetechs.com and we’ll help get you scheduled.

Bonus: 10 Hidden Tricks from Previous Versions.

In addition to all the cool new stuff in CS3, we’ll share our list of the 10 best tips and tricks that everyone missed in the previous versions of Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Some of these hidden gems have been around for years, yet people are always amazed at some of undiscovered shortcuts and tricks that we all miss along the way.

Not sure? Come to a free CS3 talk June 13th or 14th.

Not sure if you are ready to make the leap to CS3? Sign up for one of two FREE talks we’re giving at SVC next week. You’ll have a chance to ask all your CS3-related questions in an informal, small-group setting.

FREE: Should you upgrade to Adobe CS3?

  • Wednesday Afternoon — June 13th. Noon – 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday Evening — June 14th, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

See you at SVC this Summer!

Come join us at SVC this summer. Learn some new tricks. We’ll have you back at your own office, and back to billable work with time to spare.