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Essential Skills for Designers - Images in InDesign

Learn everything you need to know from placing images into your documents to advanced composition techniques!
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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About the course:

InDesign offers many options to incorporate images in your print and interactive layouts. With this course you can learn everything you need to know from placing images into your documents to advanced composition techniques.

The course includes:

  1. 18 instructional video tutorials
  2. Quizzes about the techniques learnt in each section
  3. Exercise files used in the course to help follow along and practice
  4. Essential Skills for Designers & Career Guide PDF
  5. Design Terminology PDF
  6. Useful Keyboard Shortcuts PDF
  7. Collection of Useful websites for Designers PDF
  8. Certificate of completion

How long will the course take to complete?

This course will take only 2 hours to complete, but it will take some time to put all the techniques into practice.

How the course is structured?

The course is structured into 18 videos, each explaining a technique for working with images in InDesign. It is recommended to watch the videos in order of the outline but you can also choose to watch them individually. After each section you can take Quizzes to revise the crucial techniques and definitions learnt on the way.

Why take this course?

Easy. If you want to get a job as a designer either being employed or freelancing, you have to know how to work with images in InDesign. This course will make you very confident about this essential skill for designers. This course is for you if you are planning to take your InDesign skills to the next level and want to become a Pro in no time.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner to Professional InDesign users
  • Freelance Designers
  • Design Interns
  • Design Students
  • Creative Professionals
  • Anyone preparing for the InDesign Adobe Certified Expert exam
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Become a whiz at using images in InDesign
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  • Adobe InDesign CS3+
Curriculum For This Course
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Useful Resources for Creative Professionals
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Use this checklist to tick off the courses you finished from Yes I’m a Designer and track your progress becoming a creative professional!
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A collection of key terms and definitions used by Creative Professionals. Learn more about them from Yes I’m a Designer courses!
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A collection of useful websites and resources for designers.
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A collection of most commonly used keyboard shortcuts for designers.
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4 Lectures 14:01

Use these exercise files to follow along the course and to practice what you learn on the way.
Exercise Files

Answer these questions to practice what you learnt in this section.

8 questions
Essential Tools and Options
6 Lectures 27:43
Links panel


Preflight panel

Editing frames

Custom frames

Frame Fitting options

Answer these questions to practice what you learnt in this section.
Essential Tools and Options
13 questions
Advanced Techniques
9 Lectures 32:02
Gap tool

Text wrapping

Anchor images to text

Opacity and Feathering

Effects and Strokes

Using Photoshop documents

Object Styles

Multiple frames effect

Saving a Package

Answer these questions to practice what you learnt in this section.
Advanced Techniques
14 questions
2 Lectures 01:56
1 page

About the Instructor
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Yes I'm a Designer

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor, and an incredibly talented teacher and one of the most popular author on Tuts+ Network. He has been teaching Adobe applications for several years in classrooms, online courses, seminars and shows around the World. Martin has worked as a designer with companies like Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures, Mattel, and DC Comics. He feels it his mission to share his insights of the design industry and its latest trends with beginners and creative professionals around the World.

Visit Martin's website and watch his Design Tip of the Week tutorials and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter to be updated about his latest projects.

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