Workshop: Bringing Ideas to Life With Adobe InDesign | Online | June 3
About This Workshop
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 class is designed to get you up and running with Adobe InDesign in one evening. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in InDesign.
By the end of the class, 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 workshop is highly interactive with group activities and discussions throughout. To participate you will need to:
Have your camera turned on for the entire session
Have an accessible microphone
Be in a quiet, well-lit space with minimal distractions
Strong internet connection
This is an introductory course designed for first time and beginning InDesign users. No prior experience with InDesign is required for this class. All students must be able to bring a laptop to each class (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe InDesign version CS4 or higher already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class. The full version of Adobe InDesign CS6 or the free 30-day trial version.
This workshop will be completely live and online. In preparation, please download Zoom.
Please note: This session will not be recorded, however slides will be shared following the class.
About the Instructor
David has been working as a multimedia graphic designer for 20 years. His career began at a print design agency in Washington, DC. It was during what was meant to be a six-month sabbatical in Buenos Aires that he realised his work could be done from anywhere on the planet that he decided to go freelance. After working from London and New York City, he relocated in Singapore in 2008. Over the years his skill set has grown and his portfolio now includes product, web and multimedia design.
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