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Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Learn the essentials of Adobe InDesign in this hands-on workshop. Adobe InDesign is the industry standard tool used by artists, designers, and publishers for print and digital publishing. Learn the core features and techniques of this powerful page-layout application including managing documents and pages, editing text and graphics, flowing text, working with styles, exporting for print and screen, and creating interactive documents. 

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  • 18 and older
  • $570$600
  • 198 Greenpoint Ave., Brooklyn, NY & Virtually Online
  • 6 hours
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What you'll learn in this indesign class:

Learn the essentials of Adobe InDesign in this 1-Day hands-on workshop. Adobe InDesign is the industry standard tool used by artists, designers, and publishers for print and digital publishing. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the core features and techniques of this powerful page-layout application including managing documents and pages, editing text and graphics, flowing text among pages and around artwork, working with styles, exporting for print and screen, and creating interactive documents. 

Topics Covered

  • Creating & Customizing Documents
  • Page Setup & Layout
  • Working With Parent Pages
  • Working With Typography
  • Applying Color
  • Placing Linked & Embedded Graphics
  • Sizing & Cropping Graphics
  • Working With Vector Shapes
  • Using Paragraph & Character Styles
  • Using Object Styles
  • Transforming Objects
  • Exporting For Print
  • Exporting For Screen
  • Building interactive PDFs
  • Packaging & Archiving

BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP 
Bring your own laptop with any version of the software installed. Each student works on their own laptop with course materials provided by the instructor at the start of class.

FREE FOLLOW UP SESSION
All Plexus Creative workshops include a complimentary 15-minute Zoom session to answer questions relating to workshop exercises. Follow up sessions can be booked within thirty days of workshop date.

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Laura (she/they) is a New York City based multimedia artist. Her award winning projects incorporate a variety of tools and techniques including digital imaging, motion graphics, animation, video, interactivity, AI, 3D, and sound. She has taught new media art courses and studio practice workshops at Stanford University and numerous arts institutions and was a National Endowment of the Arts Digital Arts Fellow. For over two decades, she has provided creative technology training and consulting to clients including Apple, Spotify, Etsy, The New Museum, The New York Times, BET, Chanel, Havas Media, and numerous independent artists and designers.

Refund Policy

  • Refunds: Clients will receive a full refund for cancellations made 5 business days in advance of session start date. Cancellations for sessions purchased on Coursehorse.com can be emailed to [email protected]
  • Enrollments: Enrollments are valid exclusively for the session purchased and are non-transferrable to other scheduled session dates or times.
  • Transfers: If you would like to transfer your enrollment to a friend or colleague, please provide their name, email, and phone number at least 24 hours in advance of the session so they may receive course details.
  • Attendance: Clients arriving more than twenty minutes late for any session without prior notice will be considered a "no-show".

Reviews of Classes at Plexus Creative (468)

(4.9-star rating across 468 reviews)
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Shari on 12/11/2021
    No improvement needed! All perfect!
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Pink S. on 11/5/2021
    Laura (InDesign Training) was an amazing instructor. Good speed, very resourceful and happy to answer all questions.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Molly on 11/2/2021
    This course was fantastic and Laura was an excellent instructor! I came in without any previous experience with Adobe InDesign, and now feel like I have a well-rounded understanding of how the program works and the tools I need to continue learning how to use it.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Jenny on 9/17/2021
    Laura was amazing! Super patient and informative. It was great to get a grip on best practices and workflow. Now the program feels much more familiar. Really excited to get in there and keep learning! I highly recommend this class and can definitely confirm that Plexus Creative will make the most of your time.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Myrna on 9/17/2021
    The instructor, Laura, was very thorough. I was able to understand and follow very easily. Loved the small class size that allowed for questions and easy follow through.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Diana on 8/24/2021
    It was very informative. Thank you.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Kate on 12/6/2019
    I enjoyed this course because I feel like it gave me a good overview, was very personalized, and I feel like I'm in a good position now to explore my own passions and projects with the skillset that I received today. Thank you so much! Would definitely take additional courses here.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Anonymous review on 2/1/2019
    Super helpful, well-paced, insightful. I definitely feel equipped with the basics, and like I have the language down so I can further research. Thank you!
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Anonymous review on 6/11/2018
    I liked that it was a small class allowing time for the teacher to address individual questions and needs.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Anonymous review on 6/11/2018
    Great one on one training, enjoyed the small class.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Anonymous review on 1/31/2018
    I appreciated the step by step instruction and zooming in to see the small icons. Very helpful!
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Ariel on 1/31/2018
    Great class! Clear and concise and highly informative!
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Xiaoyu on 1/31/2018
    The class is beneficial and, I consider to take other courses if I have time.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Anonymous review on 1/31/2018
    Laura is fantastic! So thorough and hands on. Recommend her 100% to anyone.
  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign

    Reviewed by Anna on 1/8/2018
    The class was very easy to follow and had the perfect amount of time for all topics to be covered with ample time for questions.
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Students who took the Introduction to Adobe InDesign class praise the instructorfor her excellent teaching skills and ability to answer all questions. They gained a well-rounded understanding of the program and learned the necessary tools to continue their skills. Furthermore, the class was small, allowing for personalized attention and addressing individual questions. Students appreciated the step-by-step instruction, hands-on learning, and the ability to apply real-life examples to their own work. The course was considered informative and covered a lot of ground. Overall, students felt equipped with the basics of InDesign and expressed a desire to take additional courses. Quotes: 1. "The teacher, Laura, was wonderful. She was incredibly patient, thorough, clear, and I feel she covered all the basics of InDesign." 2. "Laura was incredibly helpful...we covered a range of topics & I left with documents, examples, and handouts that will help me in the future." 3. "The teacher is really clear and patient...we can easily ask questions."

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Hello, do you have a spot open for your Sunday, June 10th class? thank you!
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Hi there! There are currently 8 seats left. If you click on the second page of the start dates, you'll see June 10 so all you need to do is click on that, make sure it's highlighted then proceed with enrolling. Hope that helps!
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