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Seattle Class: InDesign CC Essentials

A class at Luminous Works, an Adobe Authorized Training Center in Seattle

meets 9:30am to 4:30pm

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 14

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 17

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 11

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, October 19

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, November 6

$595

Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar

To register for this class, see more dates, and learn more about us, visit:
InDesign CC Essentials class description

InDesign is Adobe's premiere desktop publishing design and layout application. With hands-on projects, harness InDesign's powerful tools for layout and design, use colors correctly and create consistent and amazing type. Apply art from Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop, and learn to control output to print and Acrobat PDF. Learn InDesign through hands-on projects.

Included:
All class files and other resources are yours to take home!

What's Covered (always customized for the students in attendance):

Working with type and text formatting
  • understand and use type features like kerning, leading, and more
  • choosing fonts
  • hyphenation and justification
  • working with figures: make numbers pretty
  • tabs for power spacing
  • bullets and numbering
Building Character and Paragraph Styles for quick global editing of typography
  • understanding why to use styles
  • the many ways to build styles, and when to choose each
  • nesting styles for quick, complex formatting of text
Using master pages
  • master pages: templates within a publication
  • page numbers, running headers, and other page gear
  • mastering the relationship of master pages and the pages that use them
Best ways to create and configure documents
  • create document presets
  • understanding slugs, picas, and other "creatures"
  • why bleed is good
  • margins, guides, grids, and best design practices
Using supplied text content
  • MS Word
  • plain text isn't so simple sometimes
  • cleaning up badly formatted text efficiently
  • converting well formatted text carefully
Placing various graphics formats
  • when to use TIFF, Illustrator, and Photoshop Documents
  • know your options and control them
  • managing links: editing placed files, deciding on color modes (RGB, CMYK) and more
Using basic shapes & color
  • a touch of Illustrator in InDesign
  • expert alignment of graphics
  • efficiency tips
Control color with swatches; sharing colors across applications
  • spot vs process color
  • flat color and gradient swatches
  • pulling color from photos to use in your layout
Building and importing basic tables
  • Is it like Excel?
  • making it easy next time: Table Styles
  • headers, fancy fills and strokes and other matters
Control your workspace
  • controlling the panel/palette glut
  • know how and when to pick different units of measurement
  • menus vs panels vs keyboard shortcuts
  • customizing menus, panels, and shortcuts
  • page numbering options
Building documents of any size
  • how to control your pages and spreads
  • numbering & rearranging pages
  • understand InDesign's Pages panel

Related Classes:

Graphic Design Basics
InDesign CC Level 2
InDesign CC to ePub
Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign


All classes at Luminous Works include:

  • All class files and other resources to take home!
  • Experienced, highly rated instructors
  • Post-class email support
  • MAC or WINDOWS, your choice!
  • Retaking the course within 12 months if you need too

Plus...our comfortable class room:
Luminous Works in Ballard, Seattle
(360 view deck outside!)


Our Full Line-up

Classes Listed by Category:

Required Skill Classes
Web and Mobile Classes
Photography and Video Classes
Design Classes and Other Skills
WordPress Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro Classes
Adobe After Effects Classes
Adobe InDesign Classes
Adobe Photoshop Classes
Adobe Lightroom Classes
Adobe Illustrator Classes
Adobe Dreamweaver Classes
Adobe Acrobat Classes
Adobe Muse Classes

Classes Listed by Skill Level:

Prerequistes and other Introductory classes


Photography: Basic Camera Skills (four days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 4 afternoons, meeting weekly, starting Wednesday, October 18


Graphic Design Basics (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, September 13


Desktop Publishing Overview (one-half day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 One–half day: Wednesday, August 16

 One–half day: Tuesday, September 5

 One–half day: Wednesday, October 18

 One–half day: Wednesday, November 8


HTML and CSS Overview (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Monday, October 16


Private Class (one day)

Level 1 Classes


Using and Creating Forms in Acrobat (one day)


Creating and Editing PDFs (one day)


After Effects Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 20


Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days)


InDesign CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 14

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 17

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 11

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, October 19

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, November 6


Illustrator CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, September 6

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, November 9


Lightroom Photo Workflow (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, October 30


Muse Essentials (two days)


Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 10

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, September 18

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, September 26


Photoshop CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, October 11


WordPress Level 1 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Sunday, August 13

 1 day: Monday, September 25


WordPress Plug-Ins (one day)

Intermediate-Level Classes


Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign (one day)


After Effects Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, August 9

 1 day: Friday, September 22


Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day)


HTML and CSS Level 2 (one day)


InDesign CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, August 25


Designing Layouts in InDesign (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, November 3


Illustrator CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, September 8


Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Thursday, November 2


Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, September 28


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, October 13



Luminous Works in Seattle also offers other classes for:

Web and Desktop and Mobile Publishing Concepts
Creating WordPress Blogs
Illustrator
HTML and CSS
Photography
Customizing WordPress
Basic Camera Skills
Adobe Acrobat and PDF
Basic Photoshop
Photographic Workflow
Photoshop for Illustration and Design
Digital Video Editing
Lightroom
and many more... see the entire calendar at:
Luminous Works class schedule

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Seattle, WA 98107









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