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Adobe InDesign CC for Beginners

via CreativeLive


Learn Basic Design Skills.

Adobe® InDesign CC® is the industry's go-to tool making for layouts that combine images and text. Learn the most efficient way to work with this indispensable software in Adobe InDesign CC for Beginners with Erica Gamet.

In this beginner-friendly class you’ll learn how to:

  • Navigate the Adobe InDesign CC workspace
  • Work with text, images, and color
  • Export and Print

Erica will show you how to execute layouts that include text, graphic elements, and images. You’ll learn basic design skills you can use to create professional-looking magazine layouts, newsletters, flyers and more.

If you want to take charge of your graphic design, Adobe InDesign CC for Beginners with Erica Gamet will get you started.

Level: Beginner, No prior Adobe InDesign experience required.

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Adobe InDesign CC 2018


  • Class Introduction
  • Document Set-Up
  • Panels
  • Toolbox
  • The Adobe® Workspace
  • Shortcuts
  • Saving Files
  • Guides
  • Text Frames
  • Shapes, Fill and Stoke
  • Arranging and Modifying Shapes
  • The Pen Tool: Drawing, Stroke and Fill
  • The Pen Tool: Handles and Anchor Points
  • Pencil, Smooth and Erase Tools
  • Strokes and Arrows
  • Importing Shapes from Adobe® Illustrator®
  • Placing Graphics
  • Placing PDFs
  • Placing Multiple Files
  • Frames: Fitting and Manipulating
  • Specialty Frames
  • The Links Panel
  • High Quality Display
  • Clipping Paths
  • Transparency
  • The Gap Tool
  • Color & Swatches Panels Basics
  • Eyedropper Tool
  • Gradient Swatches
  • Character Panel
  • Paragraph Panel
  • Spelling & Autocorrect
  • Text Frame Options
  • Printing and Exporting

Taught by

Erica Gamet

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