Do you need to create a stunning brochure or marketing piece for print and web? Do you need to know the basics of InDesign, how to edit photos in that brochure and use Acrobat to prepare it for the web? If that’s what you need, this hands-on, participatory class is an elective after completing the basic four-part core series, using Adobe Creative Suite. This 1.5 day course will include the basic elements, vocabulary and practical use of InDesign for creating a brochure for both print and the web. Besides learning the basic tenets for creating a brochure, you will also get a brief introduction to integrating Photoshop and Acrobat in the design process.
Performance Objectives: Upon completion of this course you should be able to:
- You will learn the basic tools needed to create a 2-sided brochure.
- You will learn how to edit a photo for print.
- You will learn how to prepare the brochure for the web using both InDesign and Acrobat.
- You will leave having created a brochure of your choosing.
Competencies covered in this course: Preparing Brochures
Intended Audience: Professionals who need to use Adobe Creative Suite or design general communications for print or web
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of the core courses in the graphic design program is highly recommended. You will need to bring a minimum of 400 words of content and photos on a thumb drive so you can create an actual brochure. Please note: this class is a beginning InDesign class and uses a mix of discussion, demonstration and hands-on work. Students are expected to participate fully and share their experience, if relevant to the discussion.