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Design Presentation Instruction

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Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, Monday, October 2, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

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Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, Tuesday, October 10, 2017

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

InDesign Logo

Intro to InDesign (Part I)


10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, October 19, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participants will be introduced to desktop publishing and the InDesign interface, and will learn how to import and format text, create frames, place text and images into frames, manipulate and organize objects in layers, manipulate text and images into basic layouts, and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the workshop, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing.

InDesign Logo

Intro to InDesign (Part II)


10:00am-12:00pm, Thursday, October 26, 2017
Picchi Lab, Gelardin New Media Center

Participant will expand on their knowledge from the Introduction to InDesign course by learning advanced text formatting, advanced layouts including master pages, creating gradients, adding effects, advanced image placement with Photoshop, package and export projects as PDF files. Having completed the beginner and advanced workshops, participants should be able to create basic documents such as brochures, pamphlets, and posters and prepare them for printing. Register for this workshop.

Illustrator Logo

Intro to Illustrator


2:00-4:00pm, Thursday, November 2, 2017
Picchi, Gelardin New Media Center

In this workshop participants will learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and creating basic vector paths. This workshop will cover the Adobe Illustrator interface, including artboards, toolbars and layers. The course will focus on to creating basic vector shapes with the curvature tools and complex shapes with the pen and pencil tools. Register for this workshop.

Prerequisite: None

Instructor: Michael Matason, Multimedia Specialist, Gelardin New Media Center

Design Presentation Guides

  • Presentation Design Understand the best practices of delivering an effective presentation and designing visual aids.
  • Online Branding Promote your skills and knowledge online by creating a portfolio or website. 

lynda.com playlists

lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop their multimedia skills.

Gelardin Workshop Policies

If you register for one of our workshops, make sure that you arrive at the Gelardin New Media Center a few minutes early to ensure a prompt start time. If you need to cancel your registration, please email gelardin@georgetown.edu  48 hours before the workshop so that we can contact people on the waitlist. If you prefer to cancel your registration yourself, create an account with www.eventbrite.com using the same email address that you used to register for our workshop. We charge a $20 no-show fine to your library account for each workshop that you miss.

After attending one of our workshops, please fill out the following survey to provide us with feedback.

Event Accessibility

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made at least 5 business days prior to an event by filling out the request form at library.georgetown.edu/ar or calling 202-687-7446. The Library will consider and make reasonable efforts to fulfill requests for accommodation.