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Year-at-a-Glance: Design an annual calendar 3 ways in InDesign

Abby Hersey, I draw things. I make things. I love coffee.

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10 Videos (41m)
    • 01 Introduction

      2:28
    • 02 Planning your calendar

      3:12
    • 03 Border Artwork

      4:42
    • 04 Themed Monthly Artwork

      3:24
    • 05 Background Artwork

      2:43
    • 06 Creating a template in InDesign

      10:22
    • 07 Border layout in InDesign

      7:11
    • 08 Themed layout in InDesign

      3:42
    • 09 Background layout in InDesign

      2:15
    • 10 Class Project

      0:36

About This Class

Join illustrator Abby Hersey as she shows you how to design a year-at-a-glance calendar 3 ways.

In this class you will learn how to showcase your style in a yearly calendar. You will learn an easy way to typeset a whole year’s worth of dates in InDesign, and learn 3 styles of calendar layout.

Since the purpose of this class is ultimately to build your skill set and add to your portfolio, you’re encouraged to work in the way you normally do. If you're a painter, paint away! If you like to draw, that's great too. If you typically work digitally, please do for this class as well! Abby will be demonstrate layout digitally in InDesign, but you can create the artwork however you like as long as you have a way to get it onto your computer.

You can get a free trial of InDesign here.

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Abby Hersey

I draw things. I make things. I love coffee.

Abby Hersey is a designer by day and a mess-maker by night. Whether drawing, painting, sewing, or wood burning, she draws inspiration from the beauty in ordinary things. When Abby's not in her studio creating something or out collecting souvenir bourbon bottles, she's likely hanging off the side of a mountain or falling out of a whitewater raft with her adventurous family.

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