Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Adobe InDesign for Beginners (Jan 2017)
£180
Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Adobe InDesign for Beginners (Jan 2017)

Plymouth College of Art - 10 week Adobe InDesign for Beginners (Jan 2017)

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Tavistock Place

Plymouth

PL4 8AT

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10 week Adobe InDesign for Beginners

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place

Start Time: 18:00

End Time: 21:00

Start Date: 09/01/17

End Date: 02/06/17

Day: Monday

Fee: £180

In this ten-week course you will gain an introduction to Adobe InDesign software. You will work from prepared files to make posters and flyers and will then learn how to create your own layout for posters and flyers using text and images, create magazines and books, number pages, and prepare print-ready files. You will learn how to create suitable images in Adobe Photoshop for use in your Adobe InDesign designs.

Course Content

Week 1

Examples of what can be created with Adobe InDesign. Getting started with Adobe InDesign – creating, sizing, and opening documents

Week 2

Creating, sizing, and opening documents continued. Basic Adobe Photoshop and importing images

Week 3

Clipping paths in Adobe Photoshop. Saving files to import into Adobe InDesign.

Week 4

Working with vector shapes and using the Pen Tool.

Week 5

Creating a simple A4 sized poster incorporating basic objects.

Week 6

Building a magazine page in Adobe InDesign

Week 7

Building a magazine page continued. Page numbering explained and preparing document for print

Week 8 - 10

Students will be encouraged to produce their own documents and personal projects, at their own speed. Tutor assistance and video tutorials will be available covering all aspects of weeks 1-7 in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign

Please note that the above forms a guide and the tutor reserves the right to alter aspects of this as the course progresses according to student need.

Entry Requirements

Basic computer literacy.

Materials and Equipment

Please bring a notebook, pen and USB memory stick.

Please note that all courses are subject to student numbers and will only run if sufficient numbers are achieved. Plymouth College of Art reserves the right to cancel a course if insufficient student numbers are recruited.

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