Intro to Adobe InDesign CC
with Adobe Certified Trainer Virginia Brodie
March 23-24, 2016
Take your InDesign project to the next level and stop struggling with the basics! Register for this 2-day online live class with one of the top-rated Adobe trainers in the world, Virginia Brodie, and learn *and use* the basics of this powerful software.
Register now for $795 to reserve your spot in class, with a secure Paypal payment:
This class is LIMITED TO 6 PARTICIPANTS. Once the maximum number of participants has been reached, we will remove payment link and you will not be able to register.
DATES & TIMES
When: Wednesday-Thursday, March 23-24, 2016
Hours: 9am-4pm with a one-hour lunch on your own
Credits: You will receive 12 hours of online training credit for completing this course.
1) Two monitors (preferred) or 2 computers, so you can see the instructor and work along with the instructor.
2) Internet connection
3) Browser plugin (link provided upon registration, so you can download and install it for free)
4) Adobe InDesign, preferred version CC (last 3-4 years)
Optional: Set up a FREE setup test prior to class to make sure your system is ready to go!
Explore everything you need to know to get up a running for creating publications in Adobe InDesign. Create projects from scratch by setting up pages, formatting type, and incorporating graphics for single and multi-page documents. Discover techniques that will maximize efficiency and productivity. These indispensable concepts are the building blocks necessary for any kind document or publication.
In this class we will be creating business letters, a magazine, a magazine ad, article and cover, a brochure, tables, and a book.
Getting to Know the InDesign Interface
Basic keyboard shortcuts
Laying out Pages
Margins and columns
Setting up a document bleed
Automatic page numbering
Automatic text flow
The baseline grid
Combining text & images
Showing & hiding layers
Step & repeat
Basic text attributes
Professional Typesetting Techniques
Making proper fractions
Special break characters
Optical vs. metric kerning
Kerning vs. tracking
Images and Graphics
Placing photos & illustrations
File Formats Explained
Fill and Stroke
Defining & using color swatches
Pantone Matching System
RGB vs CMYK
Special Effects and Transparency
Placing transparent art
Type on a path
Creating Shapes and Lines
Shapes vs Frames
The Line tool
Anchoring frames so they reflow with text
Positioning anchored objects
Placing Excel tables (with their formatting)
Formatting tables (fills, strokes, etc.)
Reordering table cells
Professional Typesetting Techniques,
Finishing the Project
Sending Files to the Printer (Packaging)
Creating PDF Files
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