5 hours







Chad Neuman, Ph.D.

Learn Adobe InDesign CC essentials and editorial design. Master Adobe InDesign for beginners by designing a magazine.

Expected learning & outcomes

  • Design professional publications such as magazines by using InDesign
  • Apply editorial design principles to publications in InDesign
  • Use InDesign's various functions and tools to create publications and other promotional material
  • Produce a magazine and brochure in InDesign

    Skills you will learn

    Adobe InDesign, Advertising, Communication, Drawing, Editorial, Feedback, Graphic Design, InDesign, Journalism, Media, Organization, Professional

    About this course

    Create magazines, brochures, and more in InDesign!

    Learn InDesign, the world's industry-standard publication layout program, to create flyers, posters, advertisements, and online magazines. Create magazines to share online or sell online through Apple. Create books to sell on Amazon. There are so many possibilities!

    Learn InDesign from Chad Neuman, who has the relevant experience in the field:

    • Managing editor at two graphic design magazines
    • Advertising layout specialist and webmaster at a regional newspaper
    • Internet development director at an advertising design firm
    • Freelance graphic designer for 20 years
    • Current full-time university professor

    and relevant education:

    • BA in Communication
    • MA in Journalism and Media Studies
    • PhD in Communication

    Enroll now
    and learn how to

    • place and format text in InDesign
    • place and format images in InDesign
    • add character and paragraph styles in InDesign
    • flow text across pages on along a path in InDesign
    • use libraries and snippets in InDesign
    • apply color themes in InDesign
    • draw and adjust shapes in InDesign
    • add custom corners in InDesign
    • work with layers in InDesign to select objects
    • apply master pages in InDesign
    • package, save, export, and print files in InDesign
    • apply editorial design principles such as proximity, alignment, contrast, and repetition in magazines and brochures
    • design and produce a professional magazine in InDesign
    • design and produce a professional brochure in InDesign
    • do much more in InDesign

    Enroll to get access to exclusive lessons and follow-along tutorials as well as helpful, printable PDF handouts and discussion board access for peer critiques and feedback. Let's get started creating and designing in InDesign!


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