Instructor: Glenn Ruga
6:30 - 9:00 pm
Four consecutive Tuesdays starting March 3
(March 3, 10, 17, 24)
The workshop will cover the basics of working with InDesign to design a photobook, including two-dimensional design principals, typography, and understanding the tools of InDesign most essential for photo books. You will learn setting up master pages, margins, automatic page numbering and footers, importing images, working with the type, and object tools, and colors. You will also learn about image color spaces, resolutions and how to work with black and white images with modern four color offset or digital printing.
No design experience required, but students should have a collection of at least 30 photos to work with in class and a laptop computer with Adobe InDesign. Homework will be assigned.
Glenn Ruga is the founder of the Social Documentary Network and Executive Editor of ZEKE magazine. He is also the art director for ZEKE magazine and the former art director for LOUPE, the journal of the Photographic Resource Center. Ruga has a independent communications and design practice working with nonprofit and educational organizations. (www.vizcom.com) and has an MFA in graphic and advertising design from Syracuse University.
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