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Adobe In-Design Essentials Course

Are you seeking to learn skills to use Adobe InDesign? 8 Hours Professional Training only $240. Book Now!

About this Event

Introduction to Adobe InDesign


This course is suitable for people with little or no skills using Adobe InDesign and for people who are self-taught or maybe are working with template files which have been supplied by a Graphic Designer or someone else within an organisation. Participants need to be comfortable using computers generally.

What you will learn:

Introducing the Workspace

  • Open documents
  • Select and use tools
  • Use the Application bar and Control panel
  • Manage document windows
  • Work with panels
  • Customise the workspace
  • Change the magnification of a document
  • Navigate through a document
  • Use context menus and panel menus

Getting to Know InDesign

  • View layout aids
  • Check on potential production issues with the Pre-flight panel
  • Type and style text
  • Import text and thread text frames
  • Import a graphic
  • Move, rotate, stroke, and fill an object
  • Automate formatting with paragraph, character, and object styles

Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Create a new document and set document defaults
  • Lay out a master page
  • Apply a master page to document pages
  • Add pages to a document
  • Rearrange and delete pages
  • Create sections and specify page numbering
  • Lay out document pages
  • Prepare to print to the edge of the paper

Working with Objects

  • Work with layers
  • Create and edit text frames and graphics frames
  • Import graphics into graphics frames
  • Crop, move, and scale graphics
  • Change the shape of frames
  • Wrap text around an object or graphic
  • Modify and align objects

Flowing Text & Typography

  • Import and flow text into existing text frames•
  • Resize text frames automatically
  • Link text frames to flow text across columns and pages
  • Apply paragraph styles to text
  • Change fonts and type styles
  • Create and apply paragraph styles
  • Create and apply character styles

After completing this workshop, you will know how to use basic tools in Adobe InDesign to create stunning and professional motion graphics and visual effects.

What you bring into the workshop:

It’s recommended to bring existing project / inspiration design to work in the workshop also bring USB stick / access to email / cloud storage to store the file created during the workshop


Time: Thursday from 9:00am – 5:00pm

Duration: 1 Full-Day

Workload: 8 contact hours

Study Mode: Classroom