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Fundamentals of Print Design

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Time to take your designs from the screen to the printed page? In Fundamentals of Print Design, Nicki Hart of DesignLikeAPro is here to help you understand how to craft an effective design for the page. From design concept to pre-press, you’ll get a grasp on design concerns particular to print, preparing a usable concept, and get started creating your first brochure project in InDesign.

Part of the Print Design Launchpad bundle

Includes 6 courses: Fundamentals of Print Design, InDesign Fundamentals, Intro to Print Ad Design, Typography Projects in InDesign, Advanced Print Options, Advanced Print Design

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Course Overview

00:36

1.Introduction
3 lessons, 09:12

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1.1
Course Overview
00:36

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1.2
Designing for Print Media Versus Other Media
04:31

1.3
Print Examples
04:05

2.Foundation
4 lessons, 32:35

2.1
Overview
01:16

2.2
Elements of Design
11:34

2.3
Principles of Design
15:00

2.4
Overcoming Common Design Mistakes
04:45

3.InDesign Basics
6 lessons, 38:31

3.1
Indesign Overview
01:42

3.2
Setting up the Document
09:10

3.3
Grids & Guides
08:06

3.4
Custom Workspaces & Palettes
07:48

3.5
Working with Master Pages
05:17

3.6
Linking Content
06:28

4.First Project: Brochure
5 lessons, 49:06

4.1
Project Overview
01:28

4.2
Breaking Up the Content
03:51

4.3
Layout & Composition
11:17

4.4
Course Project: Brochure Part One
21:01

4.5
Course Project: Brochure Part Two
11:29

5.Developing a Design
5 lessons, 43:03

5.1
Color
09:57

5.2
Typography
09:56

5.3
Images
05:22

5.4
Lines & Shapes
09:23

5.5
Effects
08:25

6.Conclusion
3 lessons, 22:32

6.1
Final Formatting: Preflight
05:50

6.2
PDF Presets
14:30

6.3
How to Apply Your New Skills to Any Print Project
02:12


Preview for Fundamentals of Print Design
Lessons:
26
Length:
3.2 hours
Nicki is Owner/Creative Director of Multi-Designs. She works with clients on web, print, photography and new media projects specializing in complete marketing campaigns for authors. She currently works with clients all over the world. She shares design tips and tutorials through Digital Hart Studios’s latest venture, Design Like a Pro, on Youtube and Tuts+ .
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