Introduction to Adobe InDesign for Layout Production
Short Courses at AUB
Production, marketing training, computer education
Adobe InDesign is a powerful layout application that is the preferred choice of designers and publishers today. It provides you with all the tools you need to create exceptional layout for print and screen. You will learn how to create exciting documents that contain both text and images. Using a variety of layouts, you will be taught how to design and create, tri-fold leaflets, magazine spreads, presentation books, PDFs, interactive documents with animation and CD/DVD covers.
During this course, you will work on creative projects that help you explore the unlimited text formatting possibilities available, and learn how to set-up for print using the many tools at your disposal. Your tutor will encourage you to develop your skills, and teach you how to produce documents in a professional environment. You will be guided through all the production process required, from initial customer briefing to final print. During the 10 evenings, your tutor will introduce you to the use of colour, and help you decide the best typeface to use for a variety of situations.
You will be shown how to set-up a variety of documents, prepare and use master pages, format text and create style sheets. Further areas that are covered include, how InDesign can be used to create content for the Internet and mobile devices. To support your learning, you will also be taken through certain elements of Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, both of which will help to enhance your use and understanding of Adobe InDesign. The course will culminate in the production of a portfolio of work that will highlight the skills learnt during the course.
All students attending this course must be confident with Windows or Macintosh environments, including creating, moving and deleting files and folders.
What you need to bring
A pen and notebook.
•Monday 7th Oct – 9th Dec 2013
•Wednesday 15th Jan – 19th March 2014
•Wednesday 30th April – 2nd July 2014
Maximum 14 students
Duration: 10 Monday (Autumn term) & 10 Wednesday (Spring & Summer terms) evenings 6-9pm
, computer education
, layout application
, layout production
, marketing training
, Multimedia training