InDesign: Marketing Materials
14 May 2019
Date : Tuesday 14 May 2019
Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm
Venue: Edinburgh Training Centre, 16 St Mary's Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1SU
This course is now full. To be added to
the waiting list, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Adobe InDesign, the industry
standard software used by publishers to create books and magazines,
is also excellent for creating professional and well-designed
adverts, marketing material, brochures and simple web
This one-day hands-on practical course leads
attendees through practical exercises to design, create and edit
flyers, leaflets, posters and other sales and marketing materials.
No prior experience of InDesign is assumed.
The professional techniques taught during the day
also serve as an ideal introduction to confidently working with
Attendees are led though exercises by experienced
publishing software trainer Ken Jones.
Topics covered include:
- Navigating InDesign
- Saving, editing, sharing and making new documents
- Managing fonts
- Working with templates and using a house style guide
- Professional use of character and paragraph styles
- Legally using free and commercial image libraries
- Image resolution and formats
- Placing images, cropping, scaling and wrapping text around
- Bringing in text from Word
- Text Frame options and flowing text through multi page
- Creating and applying Master Pages
- Exporting for print and digital
Please bring a PC or Mac laptop to join in
the exercises (a PC can be provided by the venue for an extra fee
but it is not able to provide Apple iMacs). Ahead of the
course you will receive information about which software tools you
need to download onto your laptop.
The course is led by Ken
Jones a publishing software expert with over ten
years' experience as Technical Production Manager, software trainer
and developer at Penguin Group UK. He is the mastermind behind
Circular Software, which offers workflow advice, software tools and
training to improve how publishers produce their illustrated print
and digital books.
The fee is £225+VAT /£210+VAT early booking (members);
£295+VAT/£275+VAT early booking (non-members). Non-members that are
charities can get an additional £20 charity discount - use code
CHARITY. Book by 2 April 2019 to get early booking rates. If you
wish to use a PC provided by the Edinburgh Training Centre, this
will cost an additional £15+VAT.
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This course is also being run by BookMachine in London on 21 May 2019.