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Photoshop is the most popular photo-editing software in history, and virtually every industry asks for skilled Photoshop editors. Whether you're touching up photos for a magazine, designing posters for a major movie studio, or creating hilarious images of celebrities swapping bodies with breakfast foods (Kevin Bacon is kind of a gimme), there's always going to be someone who needs your expertise. Plus, every group of friends needs at least one person to turn their hijinks into meme form.
Introduction To Animation / Adobe Flash/Animate
"Computer animation" is a phrase we tend to associate with Disney and Transformers films, but you'd be surprised by how many professional industries have a need for it. Whether it's designing character animations for a video game, creating interactive media, designing education modules for use in job training and classrooms, or just creating graphics for your own fantabulous YouTube channel, this Adobe CC Training Bundle will give you everything you need on your quest toward animation domination.
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Adobe Premiere Pro
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A huge part of graphic design work is layout. Whether you're designing the pages of a book, a magazine, a brochure, or a series of collectible trading cards based around your time-travelling wrestler cartoon (we won't give up on you, "Stone Age" Steve Austin), you're going to need to create a standardized design template. Adobe InDesign is one of the most popular graphic design tools in the business, and understanding it is critical for industry professionals.
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Your video is all shot, production is wrapped, and now you have to add the effects that come after. Well, then you need After Effects, duh! Post-production is an incredibly important part of any video content, be it commercials, television shows, or movies, and After Effects allows you to bring your post skills beyond simple cutting and editing. This course will teach you how to create special effects that'll certainly land you a job as lead special effects technician on Brock Lesnar Saves Christmas (And The Reconstruction Era). You know, if that's the sort of thing that you're into.
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