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Professional Desktop Publishing Tutorial (on PC)

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If you want to improve your publishing and page layout skills then you might like to take a look at this Professional Desktop Publishing tutorial. Via easy to follow video training movies, expert author Brian White explains how to integrate 3 of the most popular desktop publishing titles: Adobe Photoshop, CorelDRAW, and Adobe PageMaker, as well as designing letterheads, newspaper ads, logos and a whole lot more. Try this popular training method right now, click any of the blue linked lessons below for FREE DTP video tutorials...
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Tutor: Brian White
Duration: 11 hrs / 195 video lessons
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Professional Desktop Publishing Tutorial Prerequisites

Adobe Photoshop, CorelDraw! and Adobe PageMaker - Key Differences
Vector Versus Bitmap Formats
Making the Most of Adobe Acrobat
Fonts and the Font Navigator
Laser Printers and Inkjet Printers - Limitations
Colour Modes: Spot, 4 (Full) Color and RGB (Red, Green & Blue)

The Creation of a Logo - Project 1
Paradox Sports: Overview
Selecting the Typeface
Working the X - Lesson 1
Working the X - Lesson 2
Working the X - Lesson 3
The Logo
Considerations for Colour
The Creation of a Spot Colour Version
The Creation of a Grayscale Version
Export Graphics
Export in EPS Format
Export in TIFF Format
Export in JPG Format
Export in GIF Format
Create a 4-Colour Logo - Overview
Import the Logo into Photoshop
How to Create a Duplicate Layer
Choosing Items and Create Layers
Addition of Colours and Blends - Lesson 1
Addition of Colours and Blends - Lesson 2
Add a Layer Mask
Add Bevels
Add a Drop Shadow
How to Link the Layers

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2 Color Business Card - Project 2
Chapter Overview
Card Set Up
Add the Logo and Text
Separate Paragraph Text
Align the Text Overview
Check Separations
Print Laser Seps
Impose the cards
Print Multiple Names

4-color Business Card - Project 3
Chapter Overview
Set up the Business Card
Add the photos
Feathering and Blending the Photos - Lesson 1
Feathering and Blending the Photos - Lesson 2
Add the Logo
Export the TIF
Put the Card together Overview
Send to EPS for Print
Save for a Service Bureau
Create your Own Custom Separations

Letterhead & Envelopes - Project 4
Chapter Overview
Create the Letterhead - Lesson 1
Create the Letterhead - Lesson 2
Create the Letterhead - Lesson 3
Create the Letterhead - Lesson 4
Create the Envelope
Colour Gradient Fills
Overprint and Trap
Check the Separations
Prepare for the Service Bureau

Newspaper ad - Project 5
Chapter Overview
Setting up the Page/Border and Resolution - Lesson 1
Setting up the Page/Border and Resolution - Lesson 2
Border Creation
Adjust the Photograph
How to Add a Graphic Edge to the Photo
Place the Photos
Set Layers
Place the Text
Formatting the Text:
• Leading and Rotation
• Paragraph Text
• Copying Attributes
• Kerning
The Addition of Bullets
Change the Logo Colour
Create PDF

Full Color Magazine ad - Project 6
Chapter Overview
Page Set-up Specifications
Setting up PageMaker and Photoshop
Import the Background
• The Logo
• An Outer Glow
• The Text
• A Shadow
• The X
Separate Images from the Background
Create a Selection with Colour Range
Fine Tune the Shadow
Working with Duplicated Text
Place the File in PageMaker
Kern Text & Create a Text Shadow in PageMaker
Put an Outline on Text
Create a Low Res PDF file
Create a High Res PDF

2 colour information Flyer - Project 7
Chapter Overview
Prepare the Logo
Understand the Info Box
Prepare the Photograph:
• Levels
• Unsharp Mask
Create a Speckled Border
PageMaker - Page Setup
Set up the Colours
Set up Master Page:
• The Sidebar
• Bottom Border
• Adjusting the Margins
• Adding the Logo
• Photo Guides
Place the Photograph
Add Text Wrap
Place the Text
Format Text:

• Making Global Changes
• Working with Style Sheets - Lesson 1
• Working with Style Sheets - Lesson 2
• Working with Style Sheets - Lesson 3
• Working with Style Sheets - Lesson 4
Add a Keyline
Rotate Text
The Mechanics
Printing - Create a Low Res Acrobat Proof
Create a High res Acrobat Proof
Saving for Service Bureau

Concert Logo & listing - Project 8
Chapter Overview
Create the Logo
Import Adjusting the Corel Clip Art
Import a Bitmap
Create the Text
Create a Double Outline Effect
Fine Tune the Logo
Convert the Logo to Greyscale
Export the Logo
Set up PageMaker
Import the Graphic & Text
Formatting the Text - Lesson 1
Formatting the Text - Lesson 2
Formatting the Text - Lesson 3
Print a Proof

Creating a 2 color newsletter - Project 9
Chapter Overview
Create the Logo - Lesson 1
Create the Logo - Lesson 2
Create a Masthead
Create the Quotes
Adjust Grayscale Photos
How to Feather a Photograph
Remove a the Photograph Background
Set up the Newsletter
Place the Logo and Masthead
The Hand Grabber Explained
Add the Text I
Add Borders
Place the Text
Get Rid of Double Spacing
Create the Style Sheets
Keep the Text Even
Add the Photographs I
Fine Tune the Text
Add Pull Quotes and Column Lines - Lesson 1
Add Pull Quotes and Column Lines - Lesson 2
Create the PDF Proof and Printer Spreads

Tri-Fold Full Color Brochure - Project 10
Chapter Overview
Set up the Tri-Fold Guides
Save the Template
Front Panel - Set-up
Set the Background Colour
Impose Another Photograph
Blend the Grass
Add & Position a Photo
Create a Bevel Effect
Add Text
Add Effects to the Text
Save the file as a Tiff
Working with Curves to Adjust Photos
How to Remove a Color Cast
Add a Colour Background
Place the Front Panel
Add & Crop the Photos - Lesson 1
Add & Crop the Photos - Lesson 2
View Photos
Add the Border
Set up Layers/Locking Objects
Prepare the Text - Lesson 1
Prepare the Text - Lesson 2
Prepare the PageMaker Style Sheets
Import the Text
Add Bullets
Adjust the Style Sheets
Create Shadow on Text
Create a Screen on a Photograph
How to Check Separations
How to Create a high Res PDF file
Package for Service Bureauing Explained
DTP Tutorial Wrap Up