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When:
October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – October 16, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
2019-10-16T18:30:00-04:00
2019-10-16T21:00:00-04:00
Where:
Sur Place Media
5585 Avenue du Parc
Montréal, QC H2V 4H2, Montréal
QC H2V 4H2
Contact:
Sur Place Media
Introduction to Publication Design (4 Sessions) @ Sur Place Media | Montréal | QC | CA

This workshop will provide students with the skills and knowledge to use Adobe InDesign through the medium of mini-publications like pamphlets, zines, or brochures. Classes will include the history and practice of graphic design, the basic tools of InDesign, and in-class feedback. Students will leave the workshop with confidence in their layout skills and their own mini-publication that they will create over the course of the workshop. 

Class 1

  • The History of Design and DIY
  • InDesign basics: Setting up your document

Class 2

  • Indesign basics continued
  • Formatting your document: layout, images, text styling, etc. 

2 week break: Finding your topic, creating the content, starting layout. During the 2 week break, the teacher and students remain in contact through Sur Place’s online platform, the Rink.

Class 3

  • In class feedback period
  • Troubleshooting technological issues

Class 4

  • Final presentation of zine
  • Next steps: Using InDesign beyond the workshop

Schedule

  • Wednesday, Oct 16, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, Oct 23, 6:30-9:00pm
  • 2 week break: Independent project work.**
  • Wednesday, Nov 13, 6:30-9:00pm
  • Wednesday, Nov 20, 6:30-9:00pm

** During the 2 week break, the teacher and students remain in contact through Sur Place’s online platform, the Rink.

Bio

Tegan Bowers is a Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal based artist and designer working in photography, illustration, publication design, and performance. Tegan’s work is humorous, absurd, and saturated with a focus on the cacophonous/harmonious possibilities of art and design. https://www.teganbowers.com/

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