Learn to use Adobes industry-standard desktop publishing software. This intermediate level course will help you to create inventive magazine, brochure and poster layout designs for print and electronic publishing and much more.
This course is aimed at students who are already involved in graphic design or are thinking of a career change.
The course covers:
- Creating page layout designs using text, images, graphics and tinted panels
- Creating master pages, grids and style sheets for different types of page design
- Creating typographic style effects (drop caps, kerning, tracking and leading)
- Wrapping text around cut out graphics, illustrations and photographs (including the use of clipping paths and transparent images)
- Preparation of colour mark-ups (including gradient tints and spot colour)
- Creating a brochure with a gatefold
- Creating PDF documents for electronic publishing
- Preparing files for inkjet as well as commercial offset litho and digital printing
There is group and one to one tuition. Constructive advice and problem solving of students own work will also be given.
Basic IT skills using either a PC or Mac computer are essential. Experience of using Adobe InDesign (or similar) at a basic level will help you gain much from this intermediate level course.
Please bring your own memory stick to copy any project work in order to practice at home. If you bring along your own laptop computer with the same software, please ensure you have a mouse, as using the scroll panel will be too slow for you to keep up with the lessons.
Enrol on another Adobe course with us, or if you're interested in starting your own business have a look at our employability courses.
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