Creating a successful newsletter means spending less time on repetitive tasks and more time creating the design. In Designing a Newsletter, graphic designer and Adobe Certified Instructor Nigel French teaches effective design and production techniques. He uses Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and Bridge to create an eight-page newsletter that's eye-catching and impactful. Nigel establishes an efficient workflow using multiple programs, examines the aesthetics of integrating text with images, and teaches best practices for outputting a final document. Exercise files accompany the course.
Identifying the common parts of a newsletter
Working with multiple stories and images
Placing, scaling, and cropping images
Using various typefaces and formatting text to fit the message
Establishing efficient workflows with paragraph styles, character styles, object styles, and master pages
Designing mastheads, footers, and tables of contents