Course in Digital Design in Cape Town in South Africa

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Authoring ePub - Online Program

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Online Part time South Africa Cape Town

This course is intended for print designers desiring additional skills in editing ePUB files by accessing and tweaking the XHTML and CSS components of an ePUB file in order to have full control of the text flow, image display and general appearance of eBooks across arange of supported readers and mobile devices... [+]

Course Studies in Digital Design in Cape Town in South Africa. Authoring ePub This course is intended for print designers desiring additional skills in editing ePUB files by accessing and tweaking the XHTML and CSS components of an ePUB file in order to have full control of the text flow, image display and general appearance of eBooks across arange of supported readers and mobile devices. About the Course This course focuses on how to finish an EPUB document created in Adobe InDesign. While the latest version of InDesign is a great tool for creating EPUB e-books, there are still some aspects of EPUB creation that cannot be done in InDesign. To fine tune an EPUB and make it look and work exactly as needed, it is necessary to edit that EPUB using text-editing software. This course covers the skills needed to create a well crafted and valid EPUB e-book. Lessons Module 1: How to open, edit and validate an ePub Module 2: Introduction to XML & XHTML Module 3: Introduction to CSS Module 4: More CSS Module 5: More About XHTML Module 6: A Closer look at the TOC.ncx Document Module 7: A Closer Look at Content.opf Module 8: Editing TOC.ncx and Content.opf Module 9: Regular Expressions Module 10: Common ePub Edits WHAT WE OFFER? 10 interactive modules 10O+ video lectures Over 9 hours of content Learn from PDF documents and quizzes Build documents from start to completion WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Print Publishers Administrators Educators Advertisers & Marketers [-]

InDesign to ePub - Online Program

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Online Part time South Africa Cape Town

This course is intended only for experienced layout artists and print designers wishing to migrate Word and Indesign files to ePub / Mobi formats for distribution on mobile devices such as tablets or eReaders. Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts, will teach you the skills to be able to easily navigate and use the basic tools of this incredible program with absolute confidence. Among various other easy to... [+]

InDesign to ePub This course is intended only for experienced layout artists and print designers wishing to migrate Word and Indesign files to ePub / Mobi formats for distribution on mobile devices such as tablets or eReaders. Friends of Design – Academy of Digital Arts, will teach you the skills to be able to easily navigate and use the basic tools of this incredible program with absolute confidence. Among various other easy to use tools, we will show you how to create high quality and visually stunning documents that stand out from the crowd, insert various links and speed up your workflow using the sharing and collaborating capabilities of this popular program. Lessons Module 1: An Introduction to E-books, Readers and Formats Module 2: How to Export an ePub from inDesign Module 3: From inDesign to ePub – What Changes? Module 4: Manage Export Order Module 5: Control Formatting with Styles Module 6: Spacing with Styles Module 7: Breaking the Book into Chapters Module 8: Exporting Images Module 9: Tables Module 10: Book Covers, Links, Footnotes, Metadata WHAT WE OFFER? 10 interactive modules 10O+ video lectures Over 9 hours of content Learn from PDF documents and quizzes Build documents from start to completion WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Print Publishers Administrators Educators Advertisers & Marketers [-]

Adobe Illustrator - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe Illustrator is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily vector based program which will allow you to create detailed and scalable art for almost any use... [+]

Course Studies in Digital Design in Cape Town in South Africa. Adobe Illustrator Adobe Illustrator is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily vector based program which will allow you to create detailed and scalable art for almost any use. In graphic design, Illustrator is used to create anything from logos and business cards, to advertisements and posters. In a fashion design setting, Illustrator has become quite popular in the creation of technical drawings and renders, due to its specialised brushes and patterns. Whatever your intention, this course covers not only the Illustrator essentials, but explores a host of features that sets Illustrator apart from other vector graphic packages. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigating the Illustrator work environment Creation and management of documents and artboards Working with colour, gradients and patterns Creation & manipulation of vector objects Working with strokes and brushes Managing & importing artwork Advanced object creation and manipulation Creation of text within a graphic enviroment Management and application of effects & styles Setting up of vector art in perspective Export pdfs for printing purposes Modules Module 1 - Getting Started Module 2 - Working with Colour Module 3 - Creating & Manipulating Objects Module 4 - Working with Strokes Module 5 - Managing & Importing Art Module 6 - Advanced Object Creation Module 7 - Working with Text Module 8 - Effects & Styles Module 9 - Cool Features Module 10 - Final Thoughts [-]

Adobe InDesign - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe InDesign is best described as a long document application that makes creating complex documents an easy task. In a graphic design setting, InDesign seamlessly integrates photo manipulations and vector art created in Photoshop and Illustrator and can be considered not only as software that assembles them, but also as an independent layout package on its own. InDesign can be used for small and large projects... [+]

Adobe InDesign Adobe InDesign is best described as a long document application that makes creating complex documents an easy task. In a graphic design setting, InDesign seamlessly integrates photo manipulations and vector art created in Photoshop and Illustrator and can be considered not only as software that assembles them, but also as an independent layout package on its own. InDesign can be used for small and large projects. It is simple enough to generate posters or business cards, but is powerful enough to layout books or magazines, as well as set them up for reproduction. Although InDesign features a host of tools aimed towards publishing for print, it is also fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the electronic publishing and web fields, and is no longer only used for print materials. Features like styles, preflighting and master pages are what make Adobe InDesign such a powerful long document application. In this course, not only will we cover the InDesign essentials, but some specialised tricks of the trade presented by an experienced lecturer. On its completion, you should not only be comfortable using InDesign to layout your documents, but have some insight into interactive design and have a foundation going into development for devices such as smartphones and iPads. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigation and management of InDesign documents Managing colours and gradients Creation of custom art from in InDesign Work with and manage external graphics Create and edit text Application of effects and styles Management of pages and masters Set up of basic interactive design Export PDFs for printing purposes Modules Module 1 - Getting Started Module 2 - Working with Colour Module 3 - Creating & Manipulating Objects Module 4 - Managing & Importing Graphics Module 5 - Working with Text 1 Module 6 - Working with Text 2 Module 7 - Effects & Styles Module 8 - Pages & Masters Module 9 - Interactive Design Module 10 - Preparing for Output [-]

Adobe Photoshop - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 4 weeks South Africa Cape Town

Adobe Photoshop is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily used for the creation and manipulation of pixel-based images, for instance in editing high detail photographs. Photoshop can be used for practically anything image related, which includes photo manipulation, image retouching and correction, special effects, digital illustrations or... [+]

Course Studies in Digital Design in Cape Town in South Africa. Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop is a multi-purpose application for creating artwork suitable for both screen and print graphics. It is a primarily used for the creation and manipulation of pixel-based images, for instance in editing high detail photographs. Photoshop can be used for practically anything image related, which includes photo manipulation, image retouching and correction, special effects, digital illustrations or the creation of artwork starting with a blank canvas. Its uses extend from altering a facial expression or body shape, to creating a user interface or buttons for the web. In this course, not only will you learn the Photoshop essentials, but some unique insights as to what you can achieve combining the various tools you learn. On its completion, you should feel comfortable using the software to edit and manipulate your own images as well as be able to create your own art. In a graphic design environment, Photoshop forms an essential part of the print design suite which includes Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat, although is also extensively used in a variety of different industries, wherever images need to be processed. It is considered by many to be one of the most popular products in the Adobe range. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: Basic Computer Skills for PC/Mac. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Navigation and management of Photoshop documents Editing documents & working with layers Creating and using selections Custom art creation Image correction Using adjustments to alter images Create and edit text Application of filters & styles Specialised features such as Content Aware Scale, Auto-Align, Auto-Blend and Puppet Warp Saving and exporting of the various associated file formats Modules Module 1 - Interface & Shortcut Keys Module 2 - Editing Documents & Working with Layers Module 3 - Selections Module 4 - Creating Art Module 5 - Image Correction Module 6 - Adjustments Module 7 - Working with Text Module 8 - Filters & Styles Module 9 - Cool Features Module 9 - Final Thoughts [-]