august, 2020

23aug9:00 am5:00 pmAdobe InDesign Hands-On Class


Event Details

What You’ll Learn
Learn the skills and knowledge to produce page layouts like a pro!

If you are an editor or designer who spends a large amount of time creating documents – from simple one-page flyers to multi-page documents and books, interactive PDFs, and even iPad apps – Adobe InDesign is the professional software to know.

In this class, you’ll work through a project from start to finish. You will be introduced to InDesign and you will gain the knowledge to begin working on your own projects effectively and efficiently. You’ll practice with and learn how and why to use several time-saving features that will keep you on task while still maintaining a creative workflow. By the end of class, you’ll have the basics down and the flexibility to make changes to your document fast!

Class focus will be on design for print as well as on-screen PDFs.

This class will cover:

Setting up InDesign (Preferences and Workspaces)
Creating a New Document
Introduction to InDesign Tools
Working with Layers and Guides
Working with Images: Placing Images, Clipping Paths, and Understanding the Links Panel
Working with Text: Formatting Text, Paragraph and Character Styles, Threading Text
Working with Color
Combining Text and Images: Text Wrap and Anchored Objects
Using Special Effects such as Drop Shadows
Saving Files for Earlier Versions of InDesign
Exporting PDFs for Print and Web/Screen Use

*This class is being offered remotely via Zoom*
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BDA Members: $249
Non-Members: $279

August 23rd, 2020 / 9am – 5pm

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