Adobe InDesign Essentials
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Adult Online Professional & Personal Development Winter-Spring 2022
InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books and magazines. Explore InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. Learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, setup, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents. Access to Adobe InDesign software required
This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate.
Unit 1: Getting to Know the Interface and Setting up a Document
- Interface menus
- Starting and setting up a multi-page document in InDesign
Unit 2: Working with Objects and Color
- Learning to work with color panels
- Creating, managing and applying color to elements
- Inserting and managing images and illustrations into an InDesign document
Unit 3: Working with Text
- Learning about insert and flow text to multiple pages
- Managing long text documents
- Text editing in InDesign documents
Unit 4: Typography
- Advance typography tools and menus
- Character and paragraph settings and styles
- Creating print-ready PDF files.
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Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.
Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.
Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.