InDesign CC Masterclass Part 1

$49.99

In this Adobe® InDesign® CC Masterclass Part 1 training course, you’ll learn the basics of InDesign, how to work with frames and pages, how to format text, and how to design a layout with the drawing tools, blend modes, and more. Project Files and Assessments included!

Length: 4 hrs 25 min

 

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InDesign® CC Masterclass Part 1 is the perfect starting point for becoming an Adobe InDesign master! Led by world-renowned instructor Martin Perhiniak, you’ll start by getting introduced to the interface and creating your first InDesign document. Then move on to placing images and text, setting up Master pages, stylizing text, working with swatches and grids, aligning and distributing, and so much more. By the time you’ve completed this online course, you’ll have a firm grasp on all the essential page design and layout tools InDesign has to offer.

Be sure to check out InDesign® CC Masterclass Part 2where you’ll get nearly four additional hours of instruction on advanced InDesign techniques, such as masking, nested styles, data merge, CC Libraries, publishing, and more.

 

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CHAPTER 00: INTRODUCTION 12:15

  1. Who is This Course For?
  2. Why Learn InDesign?
  3. How to Study?
  4. Getting an Adobe® Certification

CHAPTER 01: THE BASICS OF INDESIGN 45:21

  1. Touring the Interface
  2. Navigating InDesign
  3. Creating a Document
  4. Setting Preferences
  5. Using Adobe Bridge

CHAPTER 02: WORKING WITH FRAMES 57:39

  1. Using Image Frames
  2. Placing Images
  3. Using the Links Panel
  4. Resolution of Images
  5. Image Frame Techniques
  6. Using Text Frames
  7. Importing Text
  8. Text Frame Options

CHAPTER 03: WORKING WITH PAGES 39:33

  1. Introduction to Pages
  2. Advanced Page Techniques
  3. Working with Master Pages
  4. Master Page Techniques

CHAPTER 04: FORMATTING TEXT 35:41

  1. Choosing Fonts
  2. Formatting Characters
  3. Formatting Paragraphs
  4. Formatting Paragraphs, Continued

CHAPTER 05: DESIGNING THE LAYOUT 1:15:14

  1. Using Lines and Rules
  2. Drawing Shapes
  3. Using the Drawing Tools
  4. Working with Swatches
  5. Special Swatches
  6. Working with Effects
  7. Working with Blend Modes
  8. Using Grids and Guides
  9. Aligning and Distributing

Martin is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He has worked as a designer with companies like Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures, Mattel, and DC Comics. He is currently working in London as a designer and instructor as well as providing a range of services, from live online training to consultancy work, to individuals worldwide.

Martin’s Motto “Do not compare yourself to your role models. Work hard and wait for the moment when others will compare them to you”

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