Adobe InDesign CC - Essentials for Beginners

Seana Bailey, Graphic & Web Designer

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5 Lessons (36m)
    • 1. Introduction to InDesign & Setting Up Your Document

      5:58
    • 2. Frames & Objects

      5:52
    • 3. Typography & Typesetting

      11:04
    • 4. Text Wrap & Paragraph Rules

      6:46
    • 5. Finalizing & Exporting

      5:52
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About This Class

Welcome to the Essentials of Adobe InDesign CC...

Whether you are an aspiring designer or looking for a tool to enhance your everyday documents, Adobe InDesign has something for everyone. This program provides the opportunity to design and create layouts for both print and digital spaces with very few restrictions unlike other basic programs.

A Breakdown of What You'll Learn

Introduction to InDesign

  • Creating and setting up a new document
  • Tool menu(s)
  • Grids and guidelines

Text and Art Frames

  • Creating frames
  • Adding text and imagery to frames
  • Resizing content in frame

Objects and Stylizing

  • Creating objects
  • Colour objects
  • Opacity
  • Effects

Typography 1.1

  • Font size and leading
  • Kerning and tracking
  • Character styles
  • Pull quotes
  • Pharagraph tools
  • Paragraph styles
  • Columns
  • Text wrap

Finalizing and Exporting

  • Linking images
  • Spell check
  • Packaging
  • Export options