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Merrymeeting Adult Education



Computers & Technology

Adobe Illustrator Essentials

$225

with Andy Helmi

Calendar Sep 6, 2022 , runs for 4 weeks

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. In this course, you will learn Adobe Illustrator fundamentals to set up a print document and use various tools to draw, type and color all kinds of shapes and illustrations. Learn how to efficiently manage layers and artboards, and create print-ready PDF documents. Access to Adobe Illustrator software required.

Intro to Photoshop, Fall 2022

$40

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Sep 7, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course will teach you how to manipulate and edit digital photographs and scans down to their individual pixels. This is useful for image corrections, combining photographs, polishing portraits, and creating original art. Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Drop Shadows, Layers and Masks will all be demystified. Transform your plain text with special Effects. Print and Web image differences will be carefully explained. This is a good introductory course for anyone new to Photoshop.

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MAE Basic Computer Skills

$50

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Sep 14, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This 20 hr course will cover a variety of topics in basic computer skills to expand your digital literacy. This in-person class is self-paced through lesson modules with guidance from a live instructor. Topics include: Understanding of Hardware/Software components, Windows/Mac OS operating systems, Email Essentials, MS Word/Google Docs, and MS Powerpoint/Google Slides. Finishing all 20 hrs earns you a Merrymeeting Adult Education Certificate of Completion in Basic Computer Skills! Hours can be completed non-consecutively. ***NO CLASS: 11/23

MAE Basic Computer Skills

$50

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Sep 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This 20 hr course will cover a variety of topics in basic computer skills to expand your digital literacy. This in-person class is self-paced through lesson modules with guidance from a live instructor. Topics include: Understanding of Hardware/Software components, Windows/Mac OS operating systems, Email Essentials, MS Word/Google Docs, and MS Powerpoint/Google Slides. Finishing all 20 hrs earns you a Merrymeeting Adult Education Certificate of Completion in Basic Computer Skills! Hours can be completed non-consecutively. ***NO CLASS: 11/23

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Video Editing Basics, Fall 2022

$40

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Oct 5, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn the basics of video editing using the software Adobe Premiere. Come explore the fundamentals of modern non-linear video editing. Explore the rhythm and layout of cutting multiple videos into a compelling and cohesive story. Color grade video footage, animate visual effects, add titles and text, gather audio resources and edit a soundtrack, then export videos and upload them to YouTube and social media. This course will give you the basic skills you need to participate in this new video culture we live in and become a video creator yourself. All skill and ability levels are welcome.

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Get To Know Your iPad/iPhone, Fall 2022

$40

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Nov 2, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Join us to discover how to use your iPad/iPhone! A class for all to enliven your life through this astounding device. We'll cover everything you need to know to feel comfortable and get the most out of this powerful tool. Bring your iPad/iPhone and learn to navigate your device comfortably, set up assistive technologies, create art, explore the web, take and share photos and videos, and more! Digital artist Andrew Elijah Edwards shares his knowledge and answers any questions you have in a supportive, community environment. ***NO CLASS: 11/23

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Intro to Photoshop, Winter 2023

$40

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Jan 4, 2023 at 4 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course will teach you how to manipulate and edit digital photographs and scans down to their individual pixels. This is useful for image corrections, combining photographs, polishing portraits, and creating original art. Levels, Curves, Sharpening, Drop Shadows, Layers and Masks will all be demystified. Transform your plain text with special Effects. Print and Web image differences will be carefully explained. This is a good introductory course for anyone new to Photoshop.

MAE Basic Computer Skills

$50

with Andrew Edwards

Calendar Jan 11, 2023 at 1 pm, runs for 12 weeks

This 20 hr course will cover a variety of topics in basic computer skills to expand your digital literacy. This in-person class is self-paced through lesson modules with guidance from a live instructor. Topics include: Understanding of Hardware/Software components, Windows/Mac OS operating systems, Email Essentials, MS Word/Google Docs, and MS Powerpoint/Google Slides. Finishing all 20 hrs earns you a Merrymeeting Adult Education Certificate of Completion in Basic Computer Skills! Hours can be completed non-consecutively.





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