Press Release: October 21, 2004
"Adobe InDesign CS One-on-One": Become the InDesign Expert You Want to Be
Sebastopol, CA--The new Adobe InDesign CS One-on-One (O'Reilly, US $44.95) is the closest thing possible to private InDesign lessons with author and Adobe Certified Expert Deke McClelland, the world-renowned digital publishing guru whose more than seventy books on computer design and imaging have won numerous industry awards.
In this highly visual, full-color book, McClelland guides readers through a dozen topic-driven lessons, each with step-by-step, project-based exercises. Readers will learn what to do--and why--as they develop both the skills and understanding they need to become InDesign experts. "I walk you through InDesign just as if I were teaching you in a classroom or corporate consulting environment," says McClelland. "Except that instead of getting lost in a crowd of students, you receive my individualized attention. It's just you and me."
Readers work on relevant, real-world projects while mastering fundamental and advanced concepts, theories, best practices, and techniques for making the most of InDesign. "Read the book, watch the videos, do the exercises," advises McClelland. "Proceed at your own pace and experiment as you see fit. It's the best way to learn." It's also the easiest and the most enjoyable.
Deke McClelland's entertaining and comprehensive multimedia training approach includes:
With McClelland's countless pearls of wisdom and unique one-on-one format, this guide delivers a training experience like no other. As David Blatner, author of "Real World Adobe InDesign CS" remarks, "This combination of hands-on lessons and video demonstrations is invaluable. Deke really brings InDesign to life!"
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