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Adobe InDesign

Produce your own leaflets, posters, books.

 

InDesign is an essential tool for design firms, ad agencies, magazines, newspapers, book publishers, and freelance designers around the world. Get a thorough introduction to the core features InDesign at the Essentials Workshop and then add to your skills with "Next Step".

 

You will be shown how to assemble text and images into multipage documents that can be published in print, on the web, and in many other electronic formats.

 

Discover the core elements that make up any InDesign project, whether simple or complex: pages, text frames, and images. Place and flow text, and set character and paragraph level attributes.

 

Most documents need photos or graphics. Learn about image placement, cropping, scaling, and framing. Discover the efficient use of rulers and guides, and how to easily navigate between pages.

No prior InDesign knowledge required.

Start your learning path here.

 

 

Topics include:

Understanding your workspace

Creating and setting up new documents

Creating and applying master pages

Navigating in InDesign

Creating and formatting text

Formatting text with paragraph styles

Creating dynamic hyperlinks

Explore creating interactive documents

Long documents like books or annual reports

Adding, deleting, and moving pages

Importing, cropping, linking and scaling photos

Placing artwork

Stacking and layering objects

Wrapping text around a graphic

Very basic introduction to Photoshop or similar

Working with colour and gradients

Editing frames and path shapes

Working with layers, objects, and groups

Creating and formatting tables

 

.... anything specific to YOUR needs.

InDesign Start Here

20th September $235

4th October

One to One sessions availabe at a time to suit YOU.

Classes can be run at your location. Each class is tailored to YOUR needs using your documents.

 

 

InDesign Next Step

11th October

One to One sessions also availabe at a time to suit YOU.

Classes can be run at your location. Each class is tailored to YOUR needs using your documents.

The Start Here workshop assumes no previous InDesign experience. Since this is a course about Desktop publishing you should have an idea of what you wish to produce. This may be a simple leaflet or a long complex book. InDesign handles both with ease. In the latter part of the day we will develop your own ideas so that you have the confidence to finish your leaflet, or magazine and get it published.

The Next Step Workshop assumes you know the basics of Text  and Image placement, Paragraph styles and you know how to create a basic pdf. We will look in depth at Tables, Forms, Interactive PDF's, Glyphs, Object Styles, Table of Contents and more.

 

If you do not already own InDesign software a 7 day trial copy is available free of charge. Computers are also available.

Since this is a course about Desktop publishing you should have an idea of what you wish to produce. This may be a simple leaflet or a long complex book. InDesign handles both with ease. In the latter part of the day we will develop your own ideas so that you have the confidence to finish your leaflet, or magazine and get it published. On multiple day courses all output will be specific to your individual or company needs.

 

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Convert existing documents to epub, pdf or make inter-active.

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