Adobe InDesign for Beginners - Design a Lookbook (Complete Guide to Master InDesign, Module 2)

Chad Neuman, Ph.D., Professor, Graphic Designer, Digital Media Expert

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36 Lessons (3h 10m)
    • 1. Adobe InDesign Course Overview

      3:19
    • 2. Introduction to the Lookbook Project

      1:48
    • 3. Managing Pages in InDesign

      3:47
    • 4. Adding and Adjusting Master Pages in InDesign

      10:04
    • 5. Variable Paper Size in Documents in InDesign

      2:09
    • 6. Adjusting Columns in InDesign

      1:50
    • 7. Placing and Threading Text in InDesign

      6:01
    • 8. Formatting Paragraphs in InDesign

      4:14
    • 9. Character Formatting in InDesign

      7:28
    • 10. Adjusting Text Frame Attributes in InDesign

      6:02
    • 11. Spanning and Splitting Text in InDesign

      4:48
    • 12. Adding and Adjusting Text Wraps in InDesign

      5:56
    • 13. Type on a Path in InDesign

      4:31
    • 14. Inserting Special Characters in InDesign

      4:09
    • 15. Paragraph Shading for Background Color in InDesign

      2:42
    • 16. Paragraph Borders in InDesign

      8:21
    • 17. Custom Paragraph Lines or Rules in InDesign

      1:34
    • 18. Converting to Outlined Text in InDesign

      2:42
    • 19. Using Custom Tab Stops for Table of Contents in InDesign

      2:40
    • 20. Bullets and Numbers for Organization in InDesign

      5:26
    • 21. Adding and Applying Paragraph Styles for Consistency and Efficiency in InDesign

      6:35
    • 22. Adding and Applying Character Styles in InDesign

      3:52
    • 23. Using Story Editor for Easy Edits in InDesign

      2:37
    • 24. Finding and Replacing Characters, Formatting, and Fonts in InDesign

      4:20
    • 25. Checking Spelling Effectively in InDesign

      4:38
    • 26. Adding Effects to Objects in InDesign

      5:00
    • 27. Using Color Swatches and CC Color Library in InDesign

      8:50
    • 28. Other Ways to Add Color in InDesign

      5:48
    • 29. Adding Gradients Effectively in InDesign

      6:30
    • 30. Adding External and Internal Hyperlinks in InDesign

      5:11
    • 31. Adding Interactive Buttons in InDesign

      9:20
    • 32. Publishing on the Web with Animation and Video in InDesign

      6:49
    • 33. InDesign Printing Best Practices

      3:41
    • 34. InDesign Exporting PDF Best Practices

      5:21
    • 35. Packaging Files for the Printer in InDesign

      6:44
    • 36. Techniques for the Lookbook Example Project

      15:26

About This Class

Adobe InDesign for Beginners Online Course! This is the second module in a series of Adobe InDesign courses here on Skillshare, the Complete Guide to Master InDesign! Design a lookbook in Adobe InDesign, and in the process, learn the following:

Managing Pages in Adobe InDesign - You will be able to manage pages, add and adjust master pages, adjust size of pages, and adjust columns in Adobe InDesign.

  • Managing Pages in InDesign
  • Adding and Adjusting Master Pages in InDesign
  • Variable Paper Size in Documents in InDesign
  • Adjusting Columns in InDesign

Importing and Formatting Text in InDesign - You will be able to place, thread, span, split, and wrap text in InDesign. You will be able to adjust text frame attributes, add character formatting, add type on a path, and use special characters.

  • Placing and Threading Text in InDesign
  • Formatting Paragraphs in InDesign
  • Character Formatting in InDesign
  • Adjusting Text Frame Attributes in InDesign
  • Spanning and Splitting Text in InDesign
  • Adding and Adjusting Text Wraps in InDesign
  • Type on a Path in InDesign
  • Inserting Special Characters in InDesign

More Editing Techniques and Effects in InDesign - You will be able to use paragraph borders and shading in InDesign, add custom paragraph lines or rules, outline text, use custom tab stops, and use bullets and numbers in lists in Adobe InDesign.

  • Paragraph Shading for Background Color in InDesign
  • Paragraph Borders in InDesign
  • Custom Paragraph Lines or Rules in InDesign
  • Converting to Outlined Text in InDesign
  • Using Custom Tab Stops for Table of Contents in InDesign
  • Bullets and Numbers for Organization in InDesign

Adding and Editing Styles and Automated Edits - You will be able to add and apply paragraph and character styles, use the story editor, find and replace elements, and check spelling effectively in Adobe InDesign.

  • Adding and Applying Paragraph Styles for Consistency and Efficiency in InDesign
  • Adding and Applying Character Styles in InDesign
  • Using Story Editor for Easy Edits in InDesign
  • Finding and Replacing Characters, Formatting, and Fonts in InDesign
  • Checking Spelling Effectively in InDesign

Color and Effects in InDesign - You will be able to add effects to objects, use color swatches and Adobe Creative Cloud Library for color, apply gradients, and use various ways to add color in Adobe InDesign.

  • Adding Effects to Objects in InDesign
  • Using Color Swatches and CC Color Library in InDesign
  • Other Ways to Add Color in InDesign
  • Adding Gradients Effectively in InDesign

Adding Interactivity and Printing/Exporting - You will be able to add hyperlinks and interactive buttons in InDesign, publish on the web with animation and video, and print, export, and package files in Adobe InDesign.

  • Adding External and Internal Hyperlinks in InDesign
  • Adding Interactive Buttons in InDesign
  • Publishing on the Web with Animation and Video in InDesign
  • InDesign Printing Best Practices
  • InDesign Exporting PDF Best Practices
  • Packaging Files for the Printer in InDesign
  • Techniques for the Lookbook Example Project

After you complete the lookbook project, you will have mastered the above InDesign techniques and will be ready to move onto my next project and course in the series, which focuses on an annual report. Note: Please download the support files attached to the Class Project area, if you want to follow along with my example text, photos, and illustrations.