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InDesign Introduction - Evening Course

Thursday evenings, 12th January - 16th February 2012

6.30pm - 9pm (six sessions)

This course is for designers who wish to learn how to use Adobe InDesign software from the beginning, and will give you skills and confidence to create high quality flyers, brochures, stationery and other promotional material.

Each week you will complete a specific project, building your skills in using InDesign software. It is recommended that you have some experience of Photoshop and/or Illustrator before attending this course.

The course is run at the FTM in a brand-new purpose built learning centre equipped with the latest software and facilities, and tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements.

Course fee and discounts

The standard course fee is £150
£25 discount for 2 courses - book and pay for 2 courses for £275
£50 discount for 3 courses - book and pay for 3 courses for £400

We regret that no other concessions are available

Booking Information

To book your course, please download and complete the application form and email to Jennifer.Howard@newham.ac.uk.

For all enquires email Jennifer.Howard@newham.ac.uk or phone 020 7407 8664

Full course outline

Session 1

Creating a flyer

Introduction to the InDesign interface

Formatting characters and paragraph

Importing images

Cropping and resizing

Session 2

Creating a poster

Applying Text

Kerning Text

Importing and manipulating a Photoshop file

Session 4

Creating Stationery

Importing and manipulating a Illustrator file

Creating and using layers

Using opacity

Session 4

Creating a concertina leaflet

Creating columns

Flowing text across multiple columns

Setting and using tabs

Session 5

Creating a double page magazine spread

Creating and applying style sheets

Session 6

Creating an A5 booklet

Numbering pages

Reviewing achievement on the course

Reviewing achievement on the course

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