Design Layout Starter Kit
with Erica Gamet
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01 Introduction to this Class02:46
About The Class
Adobe Certified Expert Erica Gamet will walk you through some of the basic concepts used when creating a layout.
In this class, Erica will cover:
- Design Terms and Type Terms, Options, and Tips
- Incorporating Images and Graphics in the Layout
- Color Considerations
- Output Options for Print and Digital
- Creating a Simple Layout from Start to Finish
Erica will be using standard layout applications like InDesign and Pages, as well as PowerPoint and Keynote.
This class is for non-designers—especially those who suddenly find themselves needing to create designs—who wish to better understand the tools available and how to create a layout using these tools.
Introduction to this Class02:46
What Are You Creating and What is its Purpose?22:54
Type and Typography13:18
Text Style and Placement in Your Layout39:42
Images and Graphics19:09
Basic Effects and Placeholders19:39
Masters and Automating Elements for Repeat Use08:56
Creating a Design Layout Start to Finish Part 1: Set-up15:31
Creating a Design Layout Start to Finish Part 2: Inserting Images16:54
Creating a Design Layout Start to Finish Part 3: Working WIth Text24:20
Erica Gamet has been involved in the graphics industry for an unbelievable 30 years! She is a speaker, writer, and trainer, focusing on Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, Apple Keynote and iBooks Author, and other print- and production-related topics. She is a regular presence at CreativePro Week’s PePcon and InDesign Conferences, and has spoken at ebookcraft in Canada and Making Design in Norway. When she isn’t staring at her computer, she can be found exploring her new homebase of Seattle and the greater Pacific Northwest. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
66% of students recommend this class.
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Really good explanations.I know powerpoint and indesign well but Erica working with all applications the same time gave me a different insight into how to utilise each of their resources. Great course.
I'm a graphic designer and this is a really a nice back to basics course. Nothing can replace the quality of explanation as demonstrated by Erica Gamet. However, I can see that certain steps are probably too fast for beginners.
I usually love Erica Gamet's classes. I found it difficult however, to follow as she jumped between applications. Perhaps a better format would to do the same project from start to finish in each application.
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