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Basics of Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

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  •   01 Class introduction

    04:04
  •   02 Key Features of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

    11:04
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About The Class

Understand & use the Design Power Of Creative Cloud.


The Adobe® Creative Cloud is a robust set of tools that can answer any number of design needs. It can, however, seem confusing to the new user in terms of when to use what program for which project. Jason Hoppe, an Adobe Certified Expert and trusted CreativeLive instructor, is ready to clarify the process and help you dive into each of the Creative Cloud design tools.

He will teach you how to integrate Adobe® Photoshop®, Adobe llustrator® and Adobe InDesign® into a more streamlined and easy to follow workflow, as well as:

  • When and why to use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign 
  • How to create shapes and lines in Illustrator
  • Manipulating images and basic color correction in Adobe Photoshop
  • Build multiple pages and layouts in Adobe Indesign
The class also comes with 13 in-depth Quick Reference Guide Bonus Materials and downloadable assets so you can follow right along with Jason step-by-step.

Learn how Adobe Creative Cloud can empower your design sensibility, work more efficiently, and save you time. 

Don't have Adobe Creative Cloud yet? Get it now and save 20% so you can follow along with the course!


Software Used: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015, Adobe Illustrator CC 2015, Adobe InDesign CC 2015


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class introduction

    04:04
  2. 02

    Key Features of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

    11:04
  3. 03

    Best Project Uses for Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign

    17:45
  4. 04

    Create a streamlined workflow In Creative Cloud

    16:55
  5. 05

    Q&A: Deciding which program fo use for your project

    22:08
  6. 06

    Illustrator File setup

    05:09
  7. 07

    Use Basic Drawing & Selection Tools in Illustrator

    21:38
  8. 08

    Work with Layers in Illustrator

    04:00
  9. 09

    Adding & Manipulating Type in Illustrator

    07:39
  10. 10

    Pathfinder & Color Tools in Illustrator

    27:08
  11. 11

    Create a logo In Illustrator

    07:49
  12. 12

    Illustrator Output

    09:23
  13. 13

    Understand Pixels & Resolution in Photoshop

    10:53
  14. 14

    Use Color Modes & Color Correction in Photoshop

    19:29
  15. 15

    Basic selections tools in Photoshop

    07:29
  16. 16

    Use Basic Layers in Photoshop

    31:15
  17. 17

    Save files & Understand file formats in Photoshop

    14:46
  18. 18

    Create files in InDesign

    03:16
  19. 19

    Add & Edit Type in InDesign

    20:55
  20. 20

    Create Multiple Pages in InDesign

    12:36
  21. 21

    Place Images & Logos in InDesign

    18:05
  22. 22

    Complete an InDesign Project with Type & Logos

    13:42
  23. 23

    Output & Print in InDesign

    08:53

Meet Your Expert

Jason Hoppe

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. In fact, Jason has been performing high-end electronic production since the ... read more

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Bonus Material

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Get access to exclusive bonus content when you purchase this class.

  • pdf Color in InDesign
  • pdf InDesign Basics
  • pdf InDesign Images and links
  • pdf Photoshop Basics Shortcuts
  • pdf Photoshop Color Correction
  • pdf Photoshop Layers
  • pdf Photoshop Selections Basics
  • pdf Photoshop Terminology
  • pdf Shapes Paths Guides InDesign
  • pdf Type in InDesign
  • pdf Illustrator Shortcuts
  • pdf Shapes & Pathfinder in Illustrator
  • zip Photoshop Assets
  • zip Illustrator Assets
  • zip InDesign Assets
  • pdf Infographic

100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.

  • user 1398976626171314

    May 2016

    Such an important overview that clarifies and simplifies each piece of software and its role in achieving a beautiful and organized end result. Love Jason's brilliant and funny style and I appreciate his going into the "whys" of the software design evolution so it's not just memorizing methods but truly understanding what you can do even with a eye to the future changes. Fascinating, fun and empowering! My first Creative Live purchase!

  • Corrine Radergraham

    Corrine Radergraham

    May 2016

    WOW!! Jason is a very engaging instructor. It's obvious that he knows the programs inside and out. He imparts a tremendous amount of excellent material in a very short time, he makes sense and he is well-spoken with a sense of humor and he doesn't get lost in the materials and have to bungle his way out, very well prepared. I've been using PS and IA for the past several years on and off and currently have 6 on my computer but looking at going to CC in the near future. Even with that experience, he provided tips and tricks for both that were very enlightening in using them more productively. I'm not so familiar with ID and I now feel that I have a working knowledge of all three programs. I've taken Adobe classes taught by other instructors and found them rather boring to drag myself through. Jason is not boring in the least! So if you aren't familiar with these programs or are even curious about them and want an excellent overview, I totally recommend that you take this class. You will definitely not be sorry and will get your money's worth. I took this when it was offered on air free of charge. The only down of taking it free is that there are downloadable materials that are only available by purchase which sound excellent and I would like to have them, but I want to take one of Jason's other classes and can't justify the expense of this class only for the downloads, because I am familiar with the programs and would be unlikely to actually watch the class again, and there is his interactive pdf class that I am really looking forward to......5 stars and all thumbs up for Jason's instruction!

  • Renee Hamilton

    May 2016

    Enjoying this class immensely. Havent used illustrator properly for a while but this class is refreshing my memory. Its so awesome and it makes illustrator seem so easy! Wow wow wow! Thank you Jason and Creative live

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