Adobe InDesign - The Academy of Film, Fashion & Design

Adobe InDesign

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create books, magazines, or brochures?
Are you interested in designing professional document layouts?
Learn to create informative documents that could be used to promote and advertise with Adobe After Effects.

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Course Information

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
  • Typography
  • 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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Meet our expert

  • Dana Corrigan

    Dana Corrigan is 2D Animator and Adjunct Professor of Animation and Digital Art.  Dana holds an Animation Bachelor of Arts in Electronic Media Art  and a  Master of Fine Arts in Animation. Dana has six years teaching experience at the college level and over 10 years’ experience as a freelance animator, graphic designer and digital artist.


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