SkillShare - Basic InDesign: Layouts, Type, and Images
Duration: 2h 6m | Video: AVC (.MP4) 1440x900 30fps | Audio: AAC 44.1KHz 2ch | 1.6 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
In today's competitive job market, knowing the basics of InDesign can help set you apart, regardless of what field you are in. Whether you want to develop or maintain marketing materials, make a postcard or e-card, design your own resume, layout a book, or just gain an understanding of the software, this class will give you a solid understanding of how InDesign works and different ways you can use the tools.
What You'll Learn
Working in InDesign.We'll walk through setting up a basic document, designing from scratch, working with multiple page documents and layouts as well as master pages, all the way through to creating a PDF, preparing files for print or digital, and packaging files.Editing visual components.You'll learn how images work in InDesign (hint: they're linked) and how you can easily make adjustments to your page layout.Troubleshooting.There are multiple ways to do things, so you'll become a savvy trouble shooter in the process.Finesse.You'll gain an understanding of working with text and fonts to give your work more polish.Strong foundation.You'll gain a solid base of InDesign to explore on your own, or for future follow-up courses. Practice makes perfect.
What You'll Make
Students are invited to design a multi-page InDesign document that will be exported as a PDF. A few ideas are a photo essay, portfolio, media/press kit or deck/presentation on a topic of your choice.
This course is designed to be beginner level and will cover the basics of InDesign, so it doesn't matter if you've never opened the software program.