Adobe InDesign is a layout software that takes images and text and lay them out across pages. InDesign is best used for working with multiple page documents like books, magazines, brochures, portfolios and can even be used to create business cards, letterheads, posters and flyers. Graphic designers and production artists are the primary users of this desktop publishing software. It can also be used in conjunction with other Adobe products primarily Photoshop and Illustrator. In the InDesign course, you will be instructed by a top professional in the design industry that holds the titles of 2D Animator and Adjunct Professor of Animation and Digital Art. You will first be shown how to navigate through the InDesign work area and how to create a new document and import images. You will be introduced to “master pages”, an important tool in creating multi-page projects, then you move onto other tools like creating tables and packaging. This course will be also go through more advanced techniques and design methods as well as types of exports.
In this course you will learn:
- What is InDesign
- Creating a New Document
- Importing Images and Basic Tools
- Applying colors. Color Swatches – RGB vs Lab vs CMYK. Process vs Spot Colors. Gradients
- Master Pages and Page Auto Numbers
- Packaging and Exporting for Web and Print
- Using the Page Tool to Create multiple page Sizes
- Principles of Design
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