Want to get into graphic design? In this video, you’ll learn what graphic designers do, what apps they use, how to get started, and more. See examples of design work and learn about creating a graphic design portfolio. You’ll learn what classes and certificate programs are appropriate so you can take the next step and get started in graphic design.
If a potential employer or client is looking at your design portfolio, they saw or heard something that made them want to examine your work and learn more about you.
In this free class we’ll cover the basics of InDesign so you can get started using it to create ads, books, magazines, and more! InDesign is the industry standard page layout app, primary focused on print design. InDesign is used to create ads, books, magazines, and much more. In this free class we’ll get you up and running with the fundamentals of InDesign. We’ll create some layouts from scratch showing you how to work with graphics, text, and how to output your design by printing or creating a PDF.
It’s quite liberating to be your own boss. We’re talking about flexible schedules, not missing out on important events, and controlling your work environment. It’s even more exhilarating knowing that you’re spending most of your days working on something you’re truly passionate about and know it will make a difference one day. When it comes to the technology world, graphic design has long been a career choice to stimulate creativity and make a real difference.
Here’s why learning graphic design will help you feel empowered:
Each year Adobe comes out with new features, so what changed in InDesign CC 2019? We’ll cover the most important changes we think you should know about.
New Properties Panel
Properties panels have been added to Photoshop and Illustrator, and now InDesign has one. The Properties panel is meant to put many useful features into a single panel.
By default, the Control panel (at the top of the screen) has been hidden, in favor of the new Properties panel. While I like the idea of the Properties panel, I find that the Control panel does a better job of showing you more options in a smaller space. You can show the Control panel again by choosing Window > Control.