Fee: $299 (counts as 3 seminars towards a Value Package Plan) View Pricing
Speaker: Lorraine Donegan
Considering a switch to InDesign? This hands-on computer lab will guide you through the world’s most powerful software. All the tools you need for creativity, page layout, typography, preflighting, and publishing are built into Adobe InDesign. Come see why designers, prepress professionals, and print providers love InDesign as you learn the essential shortcuts and techniques that will help you get right to work creating print-ready documents and interactive presentations.
You Will Learn:
- How to manage your workspace and set up your preferences for optimum performance
- How to import text and images
- Professional typographic tips and tricks
- How InDesign Styles can make complex formatting faster and more efficient
- Type effects in InDesign…and you thought you had to use Photoshop or Illustrator!
- How to create PDF’s and how to customize PDF presets for your workflow
- How to produce (and deliver) print-ready files for high-end output
- InDesign templates can save you time (and money)!
- See how InDesign integrates with Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge
Who Should Attend:
Designers, Prepress Professionals, Marketing Professionals, Production Managers, and anyone considering the switch to InDesign
Design/Creative, Graphic Applications, Pre-Media, Workflow
Lorraine Donegan, Professor
Cal Poly, Graphic Communication Department
Lorraine Donegan is an Associate Professor in the Graphic Communication Department at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, California. She is the coordinator for the Design Reproduction Technology concentration within the Graphic Communication department. One specific goal of Ms. Donegan's teaching is to link design with technology, preparing students to understand the language and role of the graphic designer, the print provider and the final product. Versed in digital and traditional printing she also emphasizes how to repurpose print design to meet the flexibilities and constraints for web publishing. Her teaching and research specialties include typography and design technology of books, magazines, newspapers and multimedia.
Additional Info: In 2006 Ms Donegan was honored with the Electronic Document Systems Foundation (EDSF) Educator of the Year award for her contributions to educational efforts in the advancement of printing, document management and communications. She has spoken at conferences in San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Chicago and New York City on the issues of design and production for print. She has travelled to Germany and England to participate in major graphic arts events including DRUPA and HP Digital Publishing Initiative. Her book and publication design projects have been award winning within the domestic and international graphic arts community.
Graphic Communication Dept.
California Polytechnic State University,
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Office: (805) 756-7302