why choose us?
"In-person" = in the room
Face-to-face instruction is the best
Small class sizes
As in single digits!
Mac OS or Windows
At every seat in the house
Free class audit within a year
Be sure to check the details
Not just good.
We're Adobe Authorized!
Our instructors are avid expert users and Adobe Certified Instructors
Presenting The Course & Compendium Series
Each book in this new series serves as both a full course and a comprehensive reference. Written by our instructors Steve Laskevitch and Jason Hoppe, each book's course section is based on our long-tested curricula. The step-by-step lessons expose you to all of the software's features in practical contexts and best practices and workflows.
After completing either that course or one of those here at Luminous Works, the Compendium section will serve for years as a trusted reference. Published by Rocky Nook and available in print and for your favorite e-reader device.
Ask your local bookseller if they have or can get it for you.
Steve’s newest book! Adobe InDesign CC: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features is your guide to building publications great or small in this ubiquitous page layout application. And just as in his InDesign classes, you'll learn the procedures needed to use InDesign professionally to create engineering proposals, marketing collateral, spec sheets, magazines, newsletters, books, and more. The Compendium will be useful to you after finishing the book's exercises or after taking Luminous Works InDesign classes.
Steve’s upcoming Photoshop book Adobe Photoshop CC: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features guides you through creating, editing, and enhancing images and designs in Adobe Photoshop. Like our classes, this book starts with the basics of color correction and retouching and takes you all the way through making advanced composite images. Its Compendium will serve as a fabulous reference either after taking our Photoshop classes or completing the book's lessons. It also provides insights into Dimension, Adobe's 3D compositing program, and Photoshop on the iPad.
Coming in May 2020, available for preorder now.
Our dear Jason Hoppe's upcoming Illustrator book! Adobe Illustrator: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features takes you from the basics through strategizing the creation of sophisticated infographics. The Compendium section will serve as a great resource after taking our Illustrator classes or completing the course in the book.
Coming this December, available for preorder now
Forms are back! Using and Creating Forms in Acrobat teaches you how to create usable, fillable forms that streamline and standardize collecting data. Join instructor Jason February 20 for this one day class. No costume required!
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Once again, we're thinking of offering evening classes. Please, let us know what you'd like to see.