Chana Messer

Chana Messer

Website: | Expertise: Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Premiere
Chana Messer wears many hats from fine artist to designer to software evangelist to an Adobe Trainer. Here at the Annenberg Digital Lounge, Chana teaches both Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator certification courses. She has been teaching at the university level for 30+ years in the fields of Fine Art and Digital Imaging over at UCLA, USC School of Cinematic Arts, and now the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. In addition to lecturing, Chana contributes with her extensive knowledge of Illustrator through her work with several publications. She is a current contributor to the new Adobe Illustrator Wow book, wrote a new course for Peachpit’s MyGraphics Lab online learning program, and served as a tech editor adviser for Against the Clock Illustrator CC book. Chana is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Partner, a member of the Adobe Freelance Team, and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such, she has been invited to present at many Adobe events across the United States and overseas.

Designing Your Brand with Adobe Illustrator

Want to add more skills to your resume? Adobe Illustrator is an industry-standard vector graphics app that helps you create professional digital artwork, from logos and icons to typography and complex illustrations. In this workshop, learn how easy it is to create your own custom icons and graphics to build a brand.

Photoshop Fundamentals: Portrait Retouching

Nearly every image you see in marketing and advertising has been edited. In this workshop we’ll explore the secrets of retouching portraits, removing unwanted backgrounds, clearing up blemishes, and using smart tools built into Photoshop to make your retouching easier.

Illustrator Certification Course, Thursday 6pm - 8pm

Course full, 5 on the waitlist