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Luminous Works Training & Consulting

Learn to Make & Publishlive, in-person or online(or on-demand video)

at Seattle's only Adobe Authorized Training Center

COVID and Our Classes

Why Choose Us?

Live In-person, Live via Zoom, or Recorded

We love that humans are wired for face-to-face instruction, but that's not easy for everyone. So we also offer some classes live via Zoom as well as recorded versions of others.

Free Class Audit Within a Year

Be sure to check the details

Mac or Windows-friendly Instruction

Muscle memory matters.

Small Class Sizes

Our classroom seats 8, and we're maintaining safe distancing.

Not Just Good—
We’re Adobe Authorized!

Our instructors are expert users and Adobe Certified Instructors

Filtered Air

Our heated or cooled air is MERV-13 filtered. We also move fresh air through our space when possible.


Help the people of Ukraine

UNICEF helps children around the world and is active in Ukraine right now.

Médecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) is an independent and impartial organization committed to providing medical humanitarian assistance to people affected by the war no matter who they are or where they are.

World Central Kitchen, founded by chef José Andrés, provides meals in response to humanitarian, climate and community crises. They've set up mobile kitchens at border crossings around Ukraine to help refugees.

Online Options Part 1: Live Courses via Zoom

We are offering select classes tailored to live, online instruction. Check 'em out:

Online Options Part 2: On-demand Video Courses with a Free Refresher!

Enjoy two weeks of 24-hour access to well-indexed video versions of some of our courses. Within one year, you can enjoy a free refresher either in-person or another two weeks' access to the video course.

Presenting The Course & Compendium Book Series

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Written by instructors Steve Laskevitch, Jason Hoppe, and Ben Goldsmith and our friend Jeff Carlson (and published by Rocky Nook), the books in this new series contain a full step-by-step course and a comprehensive reference. Click on the image of the covers to order them or learn more.

Student Questions & Answers

Luminous Works students are invited to email their instructor with questions after the course is over. Many of you may benefit from the answers we've supplied, so we built our Q & A page as a resource. We've just begun, so check back as the list of questions grows.

Seattle Daylight Calculator

How much daylight will Seattle have today? Or any day of the year? Steve made an interactive infographic so you can know for any date of your choosing! Check out the Seattle Daylight Calculator. Learn how to build simple infographics in Steve's class: Illustrator Level 2: Icons,Infographics & More. Upcoming dates and full description at that link.

Steve’s Photoshop Masking Webinar Recording

Photoshop has as many ways to hide stuff as a Cold War-era spy. Rocky Nook, publisher of Steve’s Photoshop: Course & Compendium (shown above), hosted this masking webinar with Steve. Spend an hour learning masking methods you might need but don't know. The action starts about 28 seconds in.

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