Indesign Tutorial with Matt

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Having not used Adobe Indesign since I was a first year in Carmarthen school of art and design over 3 years, I thought it would be useful to remind myself of how it works.

Matt talked us through creating a A3 leaflet using text from an online article and stock images the we had to download. This tutorial covered the basics but essentially everything needed to create a standard Indesign document.

He showed us how to set up a document

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How to create paragraph styles e.g type style for the main title, sub titles and main body text.

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How to create multiple text columns

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Shaping text around an image using anchor points, kind of like in Adobe Illustrator

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and how the A-master page works and controls what goes on all the pages e.g. pages number.

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Plus an number of shortcuts and other useful things

Finished Leaflet

 

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