Category Archives: PC 8006

Adobe Illustrator Lynda.com training

Like PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator has a number of features. When using this tool, pick and choose only what you need to get the job done (this Lynda.com course is over 6 hours in length).     Introduction 3m 7s Welcome 1m 12s How to use exercise files 42s How to send feedback 1m 13s 1.… Read More »

Poster Dimensions and Settings

The following guide summarizes the settings you will need to create a 22″ by 17″ (or 17″ by 22″) poster. It reviews how to save a background in PhotoShop (optional) and then how to create a correctly-sized InDesign document. The final step reviews how to save a file that can be printed using professional equipment.… Read More »

PC 8006: Introduction to PhotoShop and Illustrator

Learn about the Adobe Photoshop environment, its tools, panels and the basics of how to work with image manipulation. This tutorial also explores the Adobe Illustrator environment and how to use some of its tools and features.

Adobe InDesign Lynda.com training

Like PhotoShop, InDesign is a program packed full of features.  But you only need to use a basic subset of its features, so pick and choose from this 9.5+ hr program as needed. Introduction 7m 10s Welcome 1m 8s Using the exercise files 2m 21s How this course is updated 1m 20s Adjusting the interface:… Read More »

Layer Masks in Photoshop

Layer masks are a fundamental tool in image manipulation in Adobe Photoshop. Learning how to effectively use masks will make your skills more proficient and can give your images more professional results. Learn key Photoshop tricks on layer masking with this really great Lynda.com lesson.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Purchasing options for non-Ryerson computers

ProCom courses do not require students to purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. However, a small portion of our student population does find this option appealing. Information on a month-to-month Adobe Creative Cloud subscription is available here. We advise not purchasing a subscription until shortly before you need it to start assignments. Finally, a… Read More »