The Lab section is intended to host a variety of different labs that will help getting hands on understanding of different tools that you can use edit and create digital material such as images, and video. These Labs are intended to reach a wide audience, from those who have experience with the tools and those who are learning it for the first time. The Labs are intended to be self paced so you can move through them at the speed you are comfortable with. At anytime you can refer to these Labs for a peak at whats coming up, or as a refresher of all the tools and options.
MAET Year 3 Tech Labs:
These Labs are aimed at providing short tutorial videos that will help guide you through some of the tools and techniques of the video production process. These Labs are not intended to give you a complete understanding of the tools and techniques, but a solid foundation to get you started as a base upon which you can build your own skills.
iMove 101 – The Basics
iMovie 201 – Enhanced Features
iMovie 301 – Advanced Features
The Premiere Labs are intended to give you a basic foundation of the tools and techniques available for use. This application is a large professional industry application that has many powerful tools, and can be used in conjunction with many other media application tools like Photoshop, Encore and After Effects.
Premiere 401 – Getting Started
Premiere 501 – Enhanced / Advanced Tools
In these Labs we will be exploring the tools and functionality of Adobe Photoshop, an industry wide leader in image and graphic design. Photoshop is a highly complex tool with many features and capabilities that are outside of the scope of this course, but feel free to continue learning and exploring on your own. These Labs are not intended to give you a complete understanding of the tool, but a solid foundation to get you started as a base upon which you can build your own skills.
Photoshop 101 – Getting Started (approx runtime 35 min)
What is Photoshop CS5?
Correcting Perspective / Crop Tool
Using the Marquee and Lasso Selection Tool
Intro to Adjustment Layers
Photoshop 201 – Tools and Layers (approx. runtime 40 min)
Improved Selecting and Masking
Refining Selection Edges
Choosing Colors with Eyedropper Tool
Using the History Brush
Creatively Mixing Layers with Blend Modes
Photoshop 301 – Advanced Tools and Techniques (approx runtime 37 min)
Content Aware Filling and Healing
Tinting a Photo
Saturating Selectively with Vibrance
Creative Sepia Tones
Focussing the Eye with Lens Blur
Fine Tuning Filters
For additional tutorials and learning opportunities you can visit the Adobe TV website that contains many more training videos.