Adobe InDesign One-Day Bootcamp

** This is a paid workshop. Please purchase a ticket here: https://generalassemb.ly/education/adobe-indesign-one-day-bootcamp/denver/113149 **

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe InDesign, the professional page layout standard, used by designers and production professionals to design, preflight, and publish a broad range of documents such as brochures, catalogs, magazines and books. InDesign allows you to lay out and design multiple page documents. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe InDesign in one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading participants through the most important tools and concepts in InDesign.

By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned the basics in InDesign such as how to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, and create print ready files. They will also learn the basics of typography and page layout design.

“This class was amazing and way exceeded my expectations. In one day, it taught me all of the basics of InDesign and I can proudly say I feel like I know how to use the program and use it well. The instructor was very thorough, knowledgeable, patient, and kind! I’d recommend to anyone!” – Previous Participant

General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.

Takeaways
By the end of the workshop, participants will have learned the basics of InDesign, such as how to create a new file, set up master pages, place images, format text, link text boxes, use layers, and create print ready files. They will also learn the basics of typography and page layout design.

The class will cover…

Step by Step Instructions:
-Overview Interface
-Working with Bridge
-Working with Images: Placing, Scaling And Linking Images
-Working with InDesign Drawing Tools

Layout:
-Working with Master Pages
-Working with Templates

Typography:
-Creating and Saving Character and Paragraph Styles

Output:
-Packing Files and Getting Them Ready for Print
-Saving PDFs

Preparation
You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.
This is an introductory workshop designed for first time and beginning InDesign users. No prior experience with InDesign is required for this class. All participants will need to have Adobe InDesign Cc already downloaded on their laptop (Mac preferred) for the start of class. The full version of Adobe InDesign CC or the free 7-day trial version of it can be found at http://www.adobe.com/products/InDesignGeneral
Participants will be sent a class outline prior to the start of class.
General computer knowledge is required.