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February 2008 Mini-Workshop Schedule!

Photoshop_Layers.inddCreativeTechs is taking a different approach to professional training. We’ve organized our materials into dozens of smaller, bite-sized modules. The results are shorter, focused sessions, which let you get the training you need, without setting aside an entire day away from the office.

Download a PDF of our Training Brochure and see what upcoming workshops catch your eye. Then join us Wednesday and Thursday mornings for the fun:

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Missed a good one? All our topics are available for one-on-one training. Email or call 206-682-4315 to schedule a personalized training session.

Wednesdays: Creative Mini-Workshops

Each Wednesday, we provide a new 90-minute workshop on a wide variety of topics drawn directly from our real world experience supporting hundreds of creative teams in the greater Seattle area:

external2 Wednesday, Feb 6: 9:30-11am — FreeHand to InDesign CS3.

external2 Wednesday, Feb 13: 9:30-11am — FreeHand to Illustrator CS3.

external2 Wednesday, Feb 20: 9:30-11am — Mastering Adobe’s Pen Tool.

external2 Wednesday, Feb 27: 9:30-11am — Using Adobe Bridge.

Wednesday, Mar 5: 9:30-11am — Acrobat: Interactive PDFs.

external2 Wednesday, Mar 12: 9:30-11am — Using Adobe Lightroom.

external2 Wednesday, Mar 19: 9:30-11am — Acrobat: Prepress with PDFs.

external2 Wednesday, Mar 26: 9:30-11am — Font Management in Mac OS X.

Photoshop Thursdays: Non-Destructive Retouching.

New for 2008: Every Thursday morning, Photoshop guru, Jason Hoppe, leads an ongoing series of classes teaching non-destructive retouching techniques in Adobe Photoshop CS3. Done properly, you protect your full image quality as you make edits, while retaining flexibility when clients come back with later change requests.

external2 Thursday, Feb 7: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Color Correction.

external2 Thursday, Feb 14: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Power Cloning Techniques.

Thursday, Feb 21: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Retouching Skin.

external2 Thursday, Feb 28: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Automating Photoshop.

external2Thursday, Mar 6: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Digital Anomalies.

external2 Thursday, Mar 13: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Smart Objects + Shape Layers.

external2Thursday, Mar 20: 9:30-11am — Photoshop: Layer Effects.

Also Available: Personalized & Group Training.

In addition to the morning 90-minute workshops, all Jason Hoppeā€™s workshops are available for individual one-on-one training, or personalized group training sessions. Plus, because of how we’ve developed smaller, bite-sized modules, we can easily combine a variety of topics to fit your team’s unique needs.

If you are interested in group training, or a personalized coaching session, email