Getting Started with Adobe InDesign
What You'll Learn
Design brochures, newsletters, catalogs, books, and other multi-page documents with this industry-standard, page-layout program.
Adobe InDesign offers much better text formatting and image alignment than your average word-processing program, and it integrates beautifully with Photoshop, Illustrator, and other Adobe applications.
This workshop starts with creating a file and getting to know the InDesign workspace, followed by working with text and graphics.
This workshop will cover:
- Creating and saving files
- Creating and modifying text
- Creating and manipulating graphic objects
- Placing graphics from other sources
- Using color and swatches
- Working with smart guides
- Simple paths
Once you've taken this workshop, you can continue learning with Adobe InDesign Next Steps, which builds on the basics introduced in this offering.
Presented in Adobe Creative Cloud, but most of what is taught will apply to earlier versions of the program.
Who Should Take This
Anyone who wants to create brochures, catalogs, books, and other print media. It's perfect for designers transitioning from PageMaker, Quark, or an entry-level word processing software.
Presented By Michael Coronado
Michael's work experience includes Creative Director of a museum, full-time instructor of a technical college, & freelance proprietor. His life experience includes husband, father, dog-owner, vintage motorcycle enthusiast and general curious tinkerer. As a designer, artist & teacher, Michael has grown to appreciate and love the building process. Seeing users interact with the finish product and "get it" is satisfying, and absorbing a concept, exploring options, then editing down to the most effective idea is a special process. Michael's clients, colleagues and students understand the concept of creating a mood and a culture behind an experience. Every brand develops a personality. Michael enjoys empowering others to learn how to define, mold or extract that personality, then broadcast it to the world. To learn more and see samples of his work, please visit www.coronadoartdesign.