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CreativeLive

Intro to Adobe InDesign

via CreativeLive

Overview

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Navigate the InDesign CC Workspace
  • Create a new document from scratch
  • Create, Add and Edit Text
  • Place images and graphics into your page
  • Apply Color Swatches
  • Add and manipulate pages
  • Save a packaged pdf of your document

ABOUT JASON’S CLASS:

Adobe® InDesign® is the go-to software for making layouts that combine images and text. In this beginner’s guide to InDesign basics, Jason walks through the most efficient and simple ways to start and create well-designed layouts for your publishing needs.

Armed with step-by-step video tutorials, you’ll learn how to navigate the InDesign workspace, work with text, add images and play with color. Jason will show you how to build layouts that work and where to save them for your publishing or printing needs.

In Intro to Adobe InDesign, get a quick start to creating eye-catching and professional layouts with ease, whether for mobile apps, print, or digital publishing.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

This class is designed for beginners; no prior Adobe InDesign experience is required.


SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe InDesign CC 2019

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. Active in high-end electronic production since the industry’s inception, he’s also taught prepress and electronic design to hundreds of Seattle-based creative professionals and aspiring designers in various settings, including one-on-one tutoring, classroom instruction, live webcasting, and large group training. A founding Instructor at Creative Live, he currently teaches the Adobe® Creative Suite at The School of Visual Concepts, Luminous Works and Seattle Central College.

You can find Jason’s website and blog with Adobe Illustrator tutorials at jasonhoppe.com.

Syllabus

  • Class Introduction
  • Zooming and Navigation
  • Creating a New Document
  • Choosing Fonts and Editing Text
  • Text Container Options
  • Drawing Lines and Properties Panel
  • Transform Containers
  • Create and Apply Color Swatches
  • Working With Images and Artwork
  • Managing Pages and Saving Files

Taught by

Jason Hoppe

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