Complete InDesign

Learn Adobe InDesign CC to design a magazine, a brochure, and more. Go from beginner to advanced in editorial design.

91 lessons
13 hours 42 minutes

$399.00
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Overview

What does the course cover?

This course will teach users how to harness the power of InDesign to develop different types of documents. From simple fliers to newsletters users will incorporate graphics created in Photoshop and Illustrator into different document types.

Aims

Why take this course?

InDesign is designed to complement Adobes Illustrator and Photoshop tools and make the development of composite documents and manuals easier. InDesign interface will seem familiar to those used to using other Adobe products.

Audience

Who should attend?

Those needing to use Adobe InDesign to produce professional graphic designs. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator would be useful but is not essential.


Course preview

Each course contains high quality, professional, Video lessons, Downloadable exercise files and Real-world templates for you to use.

InDesign - Intro
Simple interface
InDesign - Demo
Video lessons
InDesign - Download
Downloadable files

Course detail and sample lessons

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: The Interface
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Lesson 3: Customizing The Workspace
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Lesson 4: Document Set Ups
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Lesson 5: Saving A Document
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Lesson 6: Navigating A Document
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Section 2: Basic Drawing Objects

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Basic Objects – Part I
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Lesson 3: Basic Objects – Part II
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Lesson 4: Basic Objects – Part III
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Lesson 5: Stacking Order
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Lesson 6: Grouping
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Lesson 7: Layers
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Lesson 8: Vectors And Anchor Point
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Lesson 9: Alignment
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Lesson 10: Distribution
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Lesson 11: Pathfinder
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Lesson 12: Rulers And Guides
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Section 3: Working With Images

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Working With Images – Part I
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Lesson 3: Working With Images – Part II
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Lesson 4: Working With Images – Part III
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Lesson 5: Working With Images – Part IV
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Lesson 6: Links Palette
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Section 4: Object Styles

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Working With Object Styles – Part I
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Lesson 3: Working With Object Styles – Part II
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Section 5: Colors And Gradients

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Making Gradients
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Lesson 3: Color Modes
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Section 6: Working With Text

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Basic Type
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Lesson 3: General Formatting
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Lesson 4: Type Layout Exercise
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Lesson 5: Working With Tabs – Part I
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Lesson 6: Working With Tabs – Part II
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Lesson 7: Working With Tabs – Part III
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Lesson 8: Paragraph Rules
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Lesson 9: Bullets And Numbers
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Lesson 10: Importing Text – Part I
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Lesson 11: Importing Text – Part II
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Lesson 12: Importing Text – Part III
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Lesson 13: Importing Text – Part IV
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Lesson 14: Adding Text To A Path
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Section 7: Text And Styles

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Styles – Part I
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Lesson 3: Styles – Part II
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Lesson 4: Table Of Contents
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Lesson 5: Nested Styles
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Lesson 6: Bullets And Styles
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Lesson 7: Grep Styles
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Lesson 8: Running Headers
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Lesson 9: Find And Change
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Lesson 10: Spell Check
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Section 8: Text And Images

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Adding A Metadata Caption
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Lesson 3: Text Wrap
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Lesson 4: The Preflight Panel
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Lesson 5: Clipping Paths
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Section 9: Working With Tables

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Table Formatting
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Lesson 3: Table Exercise – Part I
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Lesson 4: Table Exercise – Part II
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Section 10: Master Pages

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Working With Pages
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Lesson 3: Master Pages – Part I
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Lesson 4: Master Pages – Part II
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Lesson 5: Numbering Pages
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Lesson 6: Master Page Header
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Lesson 7: Sections & Numbering
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Section 11: Recap Exercise

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Recap Exercise
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Section 12: Magazine Cover Exercise

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Magazine Cover Exercise – Part I
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Lesson 3: Magazine Cover Exercise – Part II
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Lesson 4: Magazine Cover Exercise – Part III
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Lesson 5: Magazine Cover Exercise – Print PDF
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Section 13: Layout Exercise

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Setting Up The Document
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Lesson 3: Creating And Linking Text Frames
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Lesson 4: Adding Rectangle Frames
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Lesson 5: Importing The Images – Part I
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Lesson 6: Importing The Images – Part I
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Lesson 7: Flowing The Text
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Lesson 8: Final Formatting
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Lesson 9: Masters And Numbers
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Lesson 10: Exporting Out To PDF
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Lesson 11: Exporting To Flash SWF
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Lesson 12: Separations Preview
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Section 14: Interactive

Lesson 1: Introduction
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Lesson 2: Interactivity
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Skills you’ll learn

What you’ll be able to do after the course

  • Understand how to create special effects with colour and transparency
  • Create templates for pages to improve productivity and consistency
  • Understand graphic file formats and print terminology
  • Use templates and styles to speed up creating and updating documents

How you can apply these skills

What you’ll be able to use these skills for

  • Create newsletters
  • Design media adverts for press
  • Create a magazine
  • Design a layout for a newspaper

Certification

When you pass you will receive an internationally recognised accreditation certificate like this:

IACT_Specialist


What’s next?

Upon completion, you can move onto our other Graphic Design courses such as Photoshop and Illustrator.


Careers that require these skills at this level?

InDesign is used in practically every graphic design agency. Any Graphic Design role will require you to be proficient to this level.


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