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16 Videos (33m)
    • Class Introduction

    • Setup an InDesign Project

    • Setup Project Layers & Sections

    • Add Background Images

    • Add a Color Tint and Fade to Background Images

    • Vector Background

    • Adding Body Type

    • Create Paragraph Styles

    • Adding Image Content

    • Create Text Wraps for Images

    • Custom Image Frame Shapes

    • Create a Reverse Type Style

    • Design Your Cover

    • Custom Front Cover Paragraph Style

    • Finishing Up Your Design

    • Exporting for print


About This Class

In this 16 part class you will design a tri fold flyer running through everything you need from project setup to print.

You will cover the following:

  • Project Setup
  • Working with layers
  • Adding background images
  • Add color effects to backgrounds
  • Custom graphic backgrounds
  • Add & work with type
  • Creating paragraph styles for text & titles
  • Adding images
  • Text wraps
  • Custom shaped image frames
  • Create reverses for your type design
  • Paragraph rules to customise title backgrounds
  • Exporting for print with guides and bleeds

As you work through each section you will receive tips and tricks for creating great looking flyer designs in Adobe InDesign.

The skills covered are transferable to any InDesign project and this class is suitable for users at all levels.

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Check out the animated GIF below or watch the 'Class Intro' video for an overview of what will be covered.


Below is a list of my other Adobe InDesign classes on Skillshare:

Photoshop to InDesign: Creating Image Masks for Text Wraps

Adobe InDesign: Introduction to Shape, Image & Text Objects in-depth

InDesign: Placing Images, Scaling Images, Controlling Resolution & Rotating Images

InDesign: Create Custom Image Frames with Shapes, Type & The Pathfinder in this Graphic Design Class

InDesign: Create a Trifold Flyer

InDesign: Create Text Columns with Titles and Quotes that Span Them

InDesign: Table Styles & Scripts

InDesign: Create a Custom Newsletter Layout

InDesign: Tips for Customising Perfect Lists

InDesign: Save Time by Using Nested Paragraph Styles - Gallery Labels

12 of 12 students recommendSee All

Great class. I was able to follow the instructions which was great given it was my first InDesign class. I look forward to future classes.
Sookie Sachs

Web & Aspiring Graphic Designer

Very precise and useful for anyone that needs to quickly go through some basics for creating a trip fold flyer. nicely explained without any unnecessary ramblings :)





Benjamin Halsall

Teaching YouTubers, Creatives & Lovers of Design

For the designer in you I create fun short lessons in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator & Adobe InDesign. I include some creative and technical tips in all my lessons which are always easy to follow. Check out my popular Banksy Yourself Photoshop Class, how to create Polygonal Patterns in Adobe Illustrator or my Photoshop Drawing & Painting Fundamentals.

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