Ten Things I Learned In
By Danielle Barrett
I enjoyed the learning under Mrs. Nixon
because she is a very “hands on” type
teacher. She is kind, understanding and
very helpful. The program we worked
most with throughout this summer course
was InDesign. A first it was frustrating
trying to learn, but as time progressed I
got the hang of it and no how to do the
basics and create a brochure.
First Thing Learned
How to create a business card in InDesign
It was quite simple, we worked with InDesign
in creating our business cards. It is important
to choose a readable font, to have contact
information, your name etc. Also to have a
nice size font because if the font is too little it
can be hard to read, or if too big it can look
Second Thing Learned
Making a Flyer
When making a flyer, place, repetition, and a
couple other elements are important. When
some one looks at you flyer you want their
eyes to glance through it smoothly. Your flyer
needs to have some order to it. Font, and
images in on the flyer are important as well,
everything needs to be clear or you could
hinder people fully understanding your
Thing that you should ALWAYS keep in
mind when designing are…
Accurate, interesting content
Meeting projects needs: adhering to the topic
Appealing to the target market
Visual interest and clarity
Everything needs to be in order and working.
What’s in the InDesign Toolbox
Some of the icons that we worked with
most are as follows:
Direct selection tool
Panels that make up a Brochure
When working with the panels of a
brochure. It is important you know what
panel is what, and where to place your
information for a structured flow.
There are six panels…
Panels that make up a
In this PowerPoint I successfully listed
over ten things that I have learned. This
class has been a lot of fun, and my most
important accomplishment was to learn
the basics of InDesign. I achieved that
goal so the class was an overall success.
Thank you Mrs. Nixon.
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