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Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay out and design multiple page documents. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe InDesign in one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading participants through the most important tools and concepts in InDesign.
By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned the basics in InDesign such as how to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, and create print ready files. They will also learn the basics of typography and page layout design.
"This class was amazing and way exceeded my expectations. In one day, it taught me all of the basics of InDesign and I can proudly say i feel like I know how to use the program and use it well. Camille was very thorough, knowledgeable, patient, and kind! I'd recommend to anyone!"-previous participant
By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned the basics in InDesign such as how to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, and create print-ready files. They will also learn the basics of typography and page layout design.
Step by Step Instructions:
-Working with Bridge
-Working with Images: Placing, Scaling And Linking Images
-Working with InDesign Drawing Tools
-Working with Master Pages
-Working with Templates
-Creating and Saving Character and Paragraph Style
-Packing Files and Getting it Ready for Print
- Saving PDF
This is an introductory workshop designed for first time and beginning InDesign users. No prior experience with InDesign is required for this class. All participants must be able to bring a laptop to the class (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe InDesign Cc already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class. The full version of Adobe InDesign CC or the free 7-day trial version of it can be found at http://www.adobe.com/products/InDesignGeneral
Participants will be sent a class outline prior to the start of class.
General computer knowledge is required.
Chana Messer Fine Artist, Designer, Trainer and Software Evangelist
Chana works independently at her design studio Mac in Art, offering creative consulting, technical skills and art direction. She contributes to the Creative Community with tutorials, advice and resources through her Adobe User Group, Adobe affliated programs, webinars, Online venues and industry events.
Chana is an Adobe Certifed Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, a member of the Adobe Freelance Team, Adobe Education Leader and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events across the U.S. and overseas.
Teaching at the university level for 30+ years in the fields of Fine Art and Digital Imaging. Photoshop Mentor at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Adobe ACA instructor at Anneberg School of Journalism, USC.
Chana is an exhibiting artist you can see her art at "Not Digital Spark Presentation."
We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.
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