InDesign Training Classes


InDesign Courses

Workflow-oriented customized training and consulting for organizations and professionals with real world jobs, real world goals, and real world thinking.

From a Satisfied Client:

I like the open conversation with other attendees. I liked that a wide breadth of content was covered...I gained a better understanding and more ammunition on how to explain that creating ePublications, both interactive and for eReaders, isn't just a magic click of a button like management seems to think.

— Paul, St. Mary's Press

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Creative and Easy PDF eForm Design for Designers

Create PDF eforms as styl­ish as you can imag­ine eas­i­ly and with almost no time spent work­ing direct­ly in Acrobat.

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Digital Publishing to iPad & Other Tablets. This com­plete and com­plete­ly hands-on train­ing course will take your pub­lish­ing team hands-on with dig­i­tal pub­li­ca­tion cre­ation from Adobe InDesign and the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. You will learn to incor­po­rate dig­i­tal pub­lish­ing into your exist­ing print pub­lish­ing work­flow, and to deploy and track the adop­tion of your…

InDesign to ePUB: Converting Print Books to eBooks

This focused course is for those already work­ing in print pub­lish­ing and need to incor­po­rate epub­lish­ing into the work­flow. You will learn not only how to cre­ate new ePUB ebooks but also how to con­vert your exist­ing print pub­li­ca­tions to ebook, all while using your actu­al pub­li­ca­tions and assets rather than some arbi­trary “exer­cise files.”

Advanced eBooks: Fixed Layout eBooks from InDesign

You will learn the process and tech­niques of cre­at­ing ful­ly illus­trat­ed (full-page image) pic­ture books and children’s books using indus­try stan­dard desk­top lay­out soft­ware Adobe InDesign. We’ll also use Photoshop to pre­pare images for pub­li­ca­tion. (Open this page for exam­ples of fixed lay­out, ful­ly illus­trat­ed pic­ture and children’s books.)

Advanced eBook Design

The best, most styl­ish, most inter­est­ing ebooks (ePUB, Mobi, iBooks, Kindle, more) are not those that use the default for­mat­ting and styling export­ed by InDesign, QuarkXPress, Pages, Word, or anoth­er pro­gram. The ebooks that peo­ple respond to most use dif­fer­ent fonts, col­ored text, drop­caps, head­ings and sub­heads, embed­ded video, improved typog­ra­phy, and oth­er enhance­ments we’ll cov­er in this deep dive into ebook design.