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Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator Series

Central New Mexico Community College
Online - Scheduled Course
January 24, 2022 - October 30, 2022
Eligible for 9 College Credits [$255.44/credit]
10 Hours per Week
37 Estimated Weeks


Become a pro in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop with this 3-course series

Graphic Designers with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop skills earn more and are in more demand.

Series includes:
Beginner Photoshop

Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop to edit existing images and create new ones.  Tools used will include selections, layers, adjustments, and other pixel editing tools. 

Advanced Photoshop

Learn the core image-editing tools of Photoshop that can be universally applied to photography, print, film or the web. Develop proficiency with selections, masking, channels, filters, color correction, painting tools, vector integration, video, special effects and compositing techniques. The material is covered in production-oriented projects and learners develop work suitable for portfolios.

Adobe Illustrator

Learn how to create professional quality vector illustrations for print publishing and multimedia graphics using Adobe Illustrator.  Techniques covered include creating and manipulating basic shapes, drawing with the pen tool, using various brushes, working with type, and preparing graphics for web, print, and digital publication.

Tuition Support may be Available

For questions or to discuss the tuition assistance options available, please contact Annalise Jaramillo at workforce@cnm.edu or 505-224-5206.   


Additional Attendance Information

Classes are instructor-led and students will engage with and receive feedback from their instructor. 


Eligibility Restriction (Pre-Requisite)

Participants are required to secure their own access to the most recent version of Adobe Photoshop.  Software is not included with this course. 

Jobs & Careers
Advertising & Promotions Managers
Art Directors
Desktop Publishers
Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, & Illustrators
Graphic Designers
Multimedia Artists & Animators

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College Details

Central New Mexico Community College

Located alongside the picturesque Sandia Mountains, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) is the largest higher education institution in New Mexico in terms of undergraduate enrollment, serving more than 22,000 learners. Representatives from businesses and industries help CNM develop programs to ensure that CNM students acquire the skills needed for success in the workplace. CNM offers associate degrees and certificates in more than 100 fields of study, and accelerated, non-credit skills training that quickly connects learners to high-demand careers in the region’s economy. Many of the courses offered on this platform are managed via CNM Ingenuity, a non-profit division of CNM, focused on intensive training, entrepreneurship, and economic development. CNM Ingenuity partners with the College to explore and deliver new modes of education in in-demand career fields.


Contact Details

Contact Email
Contact Phone Number
505-224-4000 x54269Annalise Jaramillo