What is Desktop Publishing (DTP)
Desktop publishing (also known as DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout software on a personal computer. InteliGenes Technologies provides DTP training according to the current requirement of IT industry. The term has been used for publishing at all levels, from small-circulation documents such as local newsletters to books, magazines and newspapers. Desktop publishing is the use of the computer and software to create visual displays of ideas and information. Desktop publishing documents may be for desktop or commercial printing or electronic distribution including PDF, slide shows, email newsletters, and the Web.
Desktop publishing combines the personal computer and graphic design software to create printed documents. This course will focus on using desktop publishing software to effectively communicate messages in printed form. The
goal of this course is to use the combination of type, color, shapes, illustrations and images to produce professional printed materials. This course will teach a combination of graphic design skills and software skills. Each class will consist of two thirds lecture and one third hands-on work with the software. The software being
taught is Adobe InDesign CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Adobe Photoshop CS6. Students will gain experience in preparing documents that are professional in form and content. Student will learn how to design and publish products such as newsletters, posters, logos, packaging, signs, books, flyers, magazines, annual reports, invitations and advertisements. Students will also learn the terminology, procedures and production requirement to effectively communicate with ad agencies, design firms and commercial printers.
Software To be Covered during this Course:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Page maker
- Quark Express