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The Complete Guide to InDesign Styles

with Erica Gamet

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  •   01 Class Introduction

    06:16

Class duration: 2h 18m

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About The Class

master efficient workflows with style

When working on page layouts for brochures, publications, catalogs or annual reports, it’s essential to create a logical workflow. Whether you work in print, digital, or a mixture, mastering text and object styles in Adobe InDesign is a necessary skill. Styles will speed up your design process and result in consistency and better-looking work. Erica Gamet is an Adobe Certified Expert and in this class, she teaches you how to master styles, including: 
  • What styles are and why you should use them 
  • Setting up paragraph, character and object styles 
  • Headers, subheads, bullets, numbering, pull quotes and more 
Erica shares with you in a practical format how she works with styles and what it takes to master them. if you don't know how to use styles, you're missing out on an important feature that saves you time (and money). Using styles is an industry best practice, and you owe it to yourself to master the art and science of using them.


Software Used: Adobe InDesign CC 2017


Lesson Plan

  1. 01

    Class Introduction

    06:16
  2. 02

    Introduction to Paragraph & Character Styles

    35:30
  3. 03

    Build Text Styles

    17:44
  4. 04

    Organize with Style Groups

    05:23
  5. 05

    Import Styles

    15:35
  6. 06

    Uses of Object Styles

    24:11
  7. 07

    Create a Table Style

    21:10
  8. 08

    GREP Styles

    12:15

Meet Your Expert

Erica Gamet

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 more

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100% of students recommend this class.
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  • Creativelive Student

    Creativelive Student

    March 2017

    Another amazing class Erica. I'm going to have to purchase the one because it's so much cool content I didn't know.

  • user-8d447e

    user-8d447e

    May 2017

    Lots of good information to make using InDesign efficiently. Thank you for this!

  • DOlores RUsso

    DOlores RUsso

    May 2017

    You are the consummate online teacher! And as you know, teaching teachers is the worst ever...and I can I honestly say (as a photoshop teacher) , I love how you are so organized and you just keep going. We are focused!

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