Whether it's a business card, newspaper, or magazine, learn to produce professionally finished print jobs. Know what it takes to oversee the life cycle of a print job, from using essential design tools and managing the stages of production and delivery to expert strategies for communicating with vendors.
Learn the print production process.
Practice with InDesign, Illustrator, and Acrobat.
Manage project communication with expert insights and best practices.
Get an introduction to print production. Explore the life cycle of a print job, the selection of paper and inks, and the design process in Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.
4h 16m • COURSE
InDesign Quick Start with David Blatner
Learn InDesign on your lunch break. This short introductory course teaches you the basics of Adobe InDesign—in under 30 minutes.
22m • COURSE
Introducing Illustrator (2013) with Deke McClelland
Quickly learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create digital illustrations with no experience required.
3h 55m • COURSE
Introducing Photoshop: Design with Deke McClelland
Quickly learn how to use Photoshop for everyday design tasks—combining text and artwork, replacing backgrounds, and more.
4h 35m • COURSE
Acrobat DC Essential Training with Claudia McCue
Learn how to create, format, and share PDFs with Acrobat Pro DC, and explore the features of the Acrobat family of programs: Acrobat Standard, Acrobat Pro, and Acrobat Reader.
2h 33m • COURSE
Acrobat: Preflight and Print Production with Claudia McCue
Learn to use the tools in Acrobat Pro DC to find and fix common problems in PDFs—before you go to print.
2h 38m • COURSE
Project Management Foundations: Communication with Doug Rose
Learn communication strategies to help you keep your projects on track. See how to create a communication plan, effectively manage project meetings, and write concise reports.
1h 1m • COURSE
Print Production: Prepress and Press Checks with Claudia McCue
Learn how to prepare your files for print and conduct a press check successfully.
1h 1m • COURSE
Print Production: Spot Colors and Varnish with Claudia McCue
Open a wide range of practical and creative options by learning how to add spot colors and varnishes to your print designs.
1h 57m • COURSE
Print Production: Embossing, Foil Stamping, and Die Cutting with Claudia McCue
Learn about the various types of embossing and die cutting as well as the proper ways to set up your documents to achieve consistent results.
1h 28m • COURSE
You'll learn print production with these experts.
Claudia McCue brings 20+ years of print and prepress production experience to her graphics arts training.
Claudia McCue incorporates more than 20 years of traditional and digital prepress production experience in her current incarnation as a consultant and trainer for the graphic arts industry. Claudia's company, Practicalia LLC, provides custom on-site training for a national client base of design firms, publications, printing companies and marketing professionals. She is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and has been using Adobe software for over 20 years.
Co-host of CreativeProWeek.com and InDesignSecrets.com, David Blatner is an in-demand speaker and author.
David Blatner is the author or co-author of 15 books, including Real World InDesign, Real World Photoshop, and Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe from Infinitesimal to Infinity. Co-founder of InDesign Magazine and co-publisher of CreativePro.com, David has spoken at conferences and workshops around North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and South Africa. You can find more about David at www.63p.com.
Deke McClelland is an award-winning author, an educator, and a titan of image editing and graphic design.
Deke is the author of more than 50 video courses on creative imaging, graphics, 3D, and design for the industry-leading lynda.com. One of the most award-winning writers in the business, Deke has written over 80 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print. These have included The Photoshop Bible, several For Dummies books, and his own One-on-One series published under Deke Press. In his spare time, Deke runs dekeOnline (deke.com), where he posts episodes of his popular lynda.com weekly series, Deke's Techniques. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his two sons.
Doug Rose teaches Fortune 500s and next-gen project management professionals how to be agile and lead change.
Doug Rose specializes in organizational coaching, training, and change management. He's worked for more than 20 years transforming organizations with technology and training. He's helped several Fortune 500 clients optimize their business processes and improve productivity and delivery. His most recent book is Leading Agile Teams. He also teaches several lively and engaging courses at the University of Chicago, Syracuse University, Emory University, and the University of Virginia.
Doug has a master's degree in information management and a juris doctor (JD) degree. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), as well as a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCHD).