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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  • Lectures 25
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 5/2013 English

Course Description

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.

What are the requirements?

  • Adobe InDesign CS3+

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Become a whiz at using images in InDesign
  • Understanding resolution
  • Understanding print requirements for Images
  • Learning effects and creative techniques in InDesign

What 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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Useful Resources for Creative Professionals
1 page
Use this checklist to tick off the courses you finished from Yes I’m a Designer and track your progress becoming a creative professional!
7 pages
A collection of key terms and definitions used by Creative Professionals. Learn more about them from Yes I’m a Designer courses!
1 page
A collection of useful websites and resources for designers.
5 pages
A collection of most commonly used keyboard shortcuts for designers.
Section 2: Basics
Introduction
Preview
01:28
Using Bridge & MiniBridge
Preview
05:23
Article
Use these exercise files to follow along the course and to practice what you learn on the way.
Placing images into documents
Preview
07:03
8 questions

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

Section 3: Essential Tools and Options
Links panel
04:42
Resolution
04:47
Preflight panel
04:20
Editing frames
04:51
Custom frames
04:54
Frame Fitting options
04:09
13 questions
Answer these questions to practice what you learnt in this section.
Section 4: Advanced Techniques
Gap tool
03:21
Text wrapping
05:55
Anchor images to text
02:20
Opacity and Feathering
04:19
Effects and Strokes
04:41
Using Photoshop documents
02:29
Object Styles
03:07
Multiple frames effect
02:35
Saving a Package
03:15
14 questions
Answer these questions to practice what you learnt in this section.
Section 5: Conclusion
Certificate
1 page
What's next?
Preview
01:56

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Instructor Biography

Martin Perhiniak, 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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