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InDesign for Designers (Introduction) - Evenings

Thursday evenings, 8th March– 12th April 2010

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 £120
£20 discount for 2 courses - book/pay for 2 courses for £220
£60 discount for 3 courses - book/pay for 3 courses for £300

We regret that no other concessions are available


To book your course email info@ftmlondon.org 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
Colouring text
Kerning text
Importing and manipulating a Photoshop file

Session 3
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
Creating and using master pages
Numbering pages
Further style sheets
Reviewing achievement on the course
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