October 11, 2020 | Carmel Maria Jose
Media-tech workshop on Adobe InDesign
Date: 12th & 13th October 2020
The Department of Media Studies (PG), Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), Bengaluru, organised a two-day Media-tech workshop on InDesign on 12 and 13 October 2020 for I Sem MA JMC students. Mr Praveen Kumar Nayak, Founder and CEO of ARTEMYCK Design Studio was the resource person. The three-hour workshop laid the foundation on the basics of Adobe InDesign.
Mr Praveen explained the functions of various tools in InDesign. He explained the visual principles of creating a magazine and newspaper layout. He demonstrated the functions of different tools and shared tips and tricks for keeping design work organised. With the help of the demonstration, Mr Praveen explained how layout and design set tone for the publication and message content. M
Mr Praveen explained how the master sheet could be used to bring uniformity in multi-page documents. He advised the students to be careful when choosing fonts for design. The workshop covered areas such as placing and formatting of images, paragraph styles in InDesign, applying colour themes, working with layers, package, save, export, and print files in InDesign. The workshop helped students to understand the principles of design and application in InDesign software.