EPA 2017 Convention to Feature Adobe-Certified Training

Two Adobe-certified instructors will present SIX SESSIONS at the 2017 EPA convention to improve your skills in Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator.

Learn more about libraries, Creative Cloud collaboration, masking, layer techniques, blending modes, cloning and healing, smart objects. Create interactive files for Web apps and PDFs with InDesign. Unleash the power of paragraph, character, and object styles. Learn new, hidden and powerful features of Illustrator you never knew were available.

Jori Curry is the founder of Ascend Training, the Midwest's largest Adobe training center. She is an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop with a degree in Graphic Design from the University of Missouri. She has been teaching Photoshop since 1995 and continues to be an active user of Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver.

Laurie Ruhlin is an Adobe Certified Instructor for both InDesign and Illustrator. She primarily teaches at Ascend Training in Chicago. As an active user of InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, she creates brochures, catalogs, web sites, logos, interactive documents, t-shirt graphics and photo collages. From her diverse graphic design freelance work, Laurie brings a wealth of real-world knowledge into her classroom and projects. She truly enjoys teaching both the basics to the emerging designer as well as tips and tricks to the advanced power users in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. She has been a speaker at numerous events promoting InDesign and Illustrator at Adobe Days, the HOW & Vector Conferences, the InDesign Conference, Creative Suite Conference and the Chicago Adobe User Group.

Session titles:
  • Adobe Libraries: Crucial Collaboration with Files in the Cloud
  • Adobe Photoshop: Unmasking the Art of Professional Masking
  • Adobe Photoshop: Advanced Layer & Smart Object Techniques
  • Adobe InDesign: Let’s Get Interactive
  • Adobe InDesign: So You Think You Can Style?
  • Adobe Illustrator: Illustrator Magic!

Read the full descriptions of these and all the 30+ breakout sessions that make up the instructional part of the EPA 2017 Chicago convention.

EPA 2017 will take place April 9-11 at the Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL, just 22 miles west of downtown Chicago. Online registration is now available.