Competitive rates even for one-on-one training.
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All costs ex GST
Cost / day
Cost / day
* Special one person cost if you bring your own laptop and software. Otherwise $975
Available on subsequent courses if you book more than 2 days of training within a 12 month period.
Or recommend Grasshopper Graphics & Animation and receive a discount on your next course following the completion of their course.
For Adobe software training in Adelaide or Melbourne
Minimum costs: 2 days, or one day plus airfare.
Please feel free to contact us for any information on our courses. But you may also find your questions answered here.
Maximum of 6
We keep our classes small to ensure each person can have adequate attention. By keeping to training for one person, or for a small group from your company, we can adapt the content to suit your needs.
Joining with others
You're welcome to arrange a group with people from other companies but please ensure they have similar needs and skill level so you will still have your needs met.
Computers with appropriate software are provided at city venues. However for the city venue special price for one person, you need to bring your own laptop with the software.
For on-site training you need to provide your own computers and software.
For on-site training with more than one person please provide a whiteboard.
For on-site training with more than one person please advise whether you have a projector and screen.
Training is generally from 9am until 4pm or 4.30pm as needed.
We find it best to have a lunch break of 45–60 min and a short morning/afternoon tea break.
For city venues please arrive
15 min before the class is due
Sydney city venues are near to Wynyard or Martin Place railway stations. Also close to many bus routes, and only 10 minutes walk from the ferry.
If you need advice on options for parking please advise when you book. Also ask if you need advice on accommodation.
Summary course notes are provided, and exercises used in class can be taken home for reference and further practise.
After class support
3 months email and phone support is available if you get stuck.
We also offer an optional take -home exercise which you can send in for feedback and advice — useful for those not using the software in a work situation.
Adobe software is now leased on a monthly subscription basis. If you need advice on which software you should have for your training,
please ask us.
All applications can be downloaded for a free 1 month trial.
When to pay
Payment is required 10 days before training takes place to allow sufficient time for the payments to be processed before training.
For courses booked more than a month ahead a deposit is required at the time of booking.
Is your money safe?
Yes. Money paid in advance will be held in a special account until the training takes place.
How to pay
Direct deposit is the preferred method of payment. Bank cheque or company cheque are also accepted.
We can adapt to your choice whether at your work location or our city venues.
Please check equipment FAQ
We can come to you
All of our Adobe courses are offered on-site, anywhere in Sydney and its suburbs.
You don’t need to travel, you use your own computer and you can attend to business in the break.
You can attend to business in the break! You might prefer the city option.
Enjoy a day at our Barrack Street venue, where you can focus on the training, undisturbed by events back at work.
Elegant environment and plenty of tea, coffee and biscuits to keep you going.
Computers are provided.
You're welcome to bring your own laptop if you prefer, and for the special price for 1x1 training in the Sydney CBD you will need to provide your own computer.
City or on-site
Choice of city venue or on-site within the metropolitan area.
Please note minimum bookings apply. Minimum costs equivalent to 2 people, and for
2 days, or for one day plus airfare.
Adelaide & Melbourne
With Flash you can create 2D animation, web banners, presentations, and interactive activities. Add ActionScript for more fun and control. More…Why learn Flash:With Flash you can animate properties of your text or graphics: position, colour, shape, size.You can make items and events respond to events either within the animation or controlled by the user.You will learn to use movie clips, buttons and graphic symbols to contain their own animation.Some other applications move things around but with Flash you can add squash & stretch for a more believable effect.What you can create:If you want to create anything from scrolling text and banners to longer animation with scenes and buttons for user control, Flash is a fantastic application for making this happen.With our courses at Grasshopper Graphics & Animation we teach you from the basics, to manage the timeline through to the different levels of control using movie clips and ActionScript.
Flash Level 1 » 2 daysCourse aim:You'll learn to create artwork inside Flash and import artwork; manage the timeline to create animation; use symbols and buttons; control your animation with basic ActionScript commands.You’ll learn how to create presentations, banners, scrolling text and navigation elements, and use ActionScript on buttons to control play.Recommended for:Anyone new to Flash or wanting to work with more understanding and more options. With small classes for just your company, if you have some familiarity with Flash, then there’s the possibility of go further into ActionScript.Content:Creating artwork: drawing modes • primitives • pen tool • paintbrushImporting artwork: options • formats • optimisingSelect • transform shapes • apply & changing colour
using colour palette, swatches, gradientsText options • MasksAnimation: using the timeline • frames • tweens • easing • onion skin • keyframes • masks • 3D • articulated motion & bonesSymbols: graphic symbol • movie clip • buttons • symbol propertiesActionScript: stop & play • link to files/sites • move play to a specific destinationSound: adding • synchronising • modifyingPublish: settings • formatsFlash Level 2 » 1 dayCourse aim:This course moves into using more advanced ActionScript to create slideshows, interactive navigation, and show/hide options. It covers using Event Listeners, arrays, loops and includes writing our own ActionScript code as well as using Flash’s Code Snippets.Recommended for:Anyone ready to look into basic coding and create interactive animation.Assumed knowledge:Assumes familiarity with Flash to create/import graphics and use the timeline.Content includes:Review: shapes • symbols • tweens • timeline & layersImport graphics • bandwidth profiler • minimising sizeColour effects & filtersText animationScenesActionScript: introduction to AS code • code snippets • interactive navigation • event handlers • link to URL • event listeners • arrays • loops • controlling movie clips • position on stage • show/hide • slideshowsFlash Banners » 1 day or 2 daysCourse aim:Learn the skills needed to create web banners. The basics of creating shapes and applying colour will be covered but the focus is on the timeline, buttons, masks, ActionScript for controlling play and ClickTag.Recommended for:Anyone who has some familiarity with Flash and needs to create web banners.If you have some experience in the Flash environment then 1 day is sufficient for looking into the specific skills for web banners.Option:Participants with no previous experience should consider doing Level 1 first or have a special 2 day program covering the basics of Flash, emphasizig the specific features most useful for creating web banners.Content:Review: shapes • symbols • tweens • timeline & layersImport graphics • bandwidth profiler • optimisationColour effects & filtersManaging timeline & layers • Text animationActionScript:
code & code snippets • AS2 vs AS3 • stop/play • event handlers • link to URL • show/hide • slideshow
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