Essential Skills for Designers - Images in InDesign

Learn everything you need to know from placing images into your documents to advanced composition techniques! | taught by Martin Perhiniak Watch Intro Video
  • 18 Videos
  • 2 Texts

Course Curriculum

Useful Resources for Creative Professionals
Useful Resources
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Basics
13:55
Introduction
Using Bridge & Minibridge
Exercise Files
Placing Images into documents
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Essential Tools and Options
27:44
Links Panel
Resolution
Preflight Panel
Editing Frames
Custom frames
Frame Fitting options
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Advanced Techniques
32:09
Gap tool
Text wrapping
Anchor images to text
Opacity and Feathering
Effects and Strokes
Using Photoshop documents
Object Styles
Multiple frames effect
Saving a Package
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Conclusion
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Course description

Learn everything you need to know from placing images into your documents to advanced composition techniques!
InDesign offers many options to incorporate images in your print and interactive layouts. With this course you can learn everything you need to know from placing images into your documents to advanced composition techniques.
The course includes:
  1. 18 instructional video tutorials
  2. Quizzes about the techniques learnt in each section
  3. Exercise files used in the course to help follow along and practice
  4. Essential Skills for Designers & Career Guide PDF
  5. Design Terminology PDF
  6. Useful Keyboard Shortcuts PDF
  7. Collection of Useful websites for Designers PDF
  8. Certificate of completion
How long will the course take to complete?
This course will take only 2 hours to complete, but it will take some time to put all the techniques into practice.
How the course is structured?
The course is structured into 18 videos, each explaining a technique for working with images in InDesign. It is recommended to watch the videos in order of the outline but you can also choose to watch them individually. After each section you can take Quizzes to revise the crucial techniques and definitions learnt on the way.
Why take this course?
Easy. If you want to get a job as a designer either being employed or freelancing, you have to know how to work with images in InDesign. This course will make you very confident about this essential skill for designers. This course is for you if you are planning to take your InDesign skills to the next level and want to become a Pro in no time.
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Instructor

Martin  Perhiniak
Martin Perhiniak
Yes I'm a Designer

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He was voted to be one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world by student feedback in 2015. In his online courses besides the technical knowledge you need, Martin will also teach you a lot about design principles, compositional techniques and plenty of best practices that he picked up and developed while working as a designer and retoucher on projects such as Pixar’s Cars and Toy Story, BBC’s Dr Who or Mattel’s Team Hot Wheels. He feels it his mission to share his insights of the design industry and its latest trends with beginners and creative professionals around the World.

You can find lots of useful free tutorials from him on his Pinterest board if you want to see how he teaches and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter to be updated about his latest projects.