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Desktop Publishing Using Scribus (like Adobe InDesign)

Course Summary

Learn Scribus that is similar to Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, and MS Publisher, but Scribus is free and open source


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    Course Syllabus

    • Part 1 - Getting Started
      • README FIRST PDF
      • Course Notes
      • Pages 01-04 Welcome, Examples of Desktop Publishing, Quick Demonstrations
      • Pages 05-08 Considerations, Topics, Course Format, About Me
      • Pages 09 - 14: Definition of DTP, Graphics Packages, Resolution, Images, Graphic
      • Pages 15 - 18: Workflow, Downloading & Installing Scribus, Organization, User In
      • Pages 19 - 22: Printing Concepts, Page Layout, Page, Bleeds, Trim, Safe Zone
      • Pages 23 - 25: Text Frame Basics, Pages, Summary
    • Part 2 - Images
      • Pages 26 - 28: Image Frame Properties, Ex1 - Image Gallery
      • Pages 29 - 32: Case Study: Colorize, Ex2 - Project Folders. Ex3 - Image Overlay,
      • Pages 33 - 34: Ex4 - Understanding Trim, Summary
    • Part 3 - Text
      • Pages 35 - 38: Text Frames, Ex5A - Working with Text Frames, Ex5B - Linking Text
      • Pages 39 - 39: Text Properties, Font, Color, Special Effects, Typography Setting
      • Pages 40 - 42: Document Setup, Scribus Preferences, Summary
    • Part 4 - Advanced Text
      • Pages 43 - 44: Story Editor
      • Pages 45 - 46: Inserting Special Characters, Page Numbers, Glyphs, Search and Re
      • Pages 47 - 49: Ex6 - Creating a PDF Slide Presentation, Ex7 - Using Search and R
    • Part 5 - Objects and Shapes
      • Pages 50 - 51: Object Properties, Fill, Color, Line, Position, Levels, Layers, T
      • Pages 52 - 52: Drawing Rectangles, Squares, Circles, Shapes, Curves, Freehand, T
      • Pages 53 - 53: Ex8 - Creating a Stitching Effect, Magic Wand Tool
      • Pages 54 - 56: Node Editor, Ex9 - Wrapping Text Around an Object, Snapping - Gri
      • Pages 57 - 59: Case Study: Creating a Professional Brochure, Align and Distribut
    • Part 6 - Advanced Scribus
      • Pages 60 - 63: Page Numbers, Table of Contents, Ex10 - Working with Master Pages
      • Pages 64 - 65: Styles, Spacing, Font, Color, Optical Margins, Drop Caps, Tabs In
      • Pages 66 - 67: Ex11 - Creating, Editing, Importing, Saving Styles, Color, Color
      • Pages 68 - 70: Tables, Ex12 - Create Image Gallery using Tables, Ex13 - Importin
      • Pages 71 - 71: Rotate, Magic Wand, Eye Dropper, Measure, URL, Bookmarks, Notes,
      • Pages 72 - 73: Book Construction - Special Considerations, Summary
    • Part 7 - Printing and Output
      • Pages 74 - 76: Save As PDF, Embedding Fonts, Image Resolution, Registration Mark
      • Pages 77 - 78: Case Study: PDF Transitions for Slide Presentations, Quirky Scrib
      • Pages 79 - 81: Image Output (Save as JPG, PNG, TIFF, etc.), Ex15 - Image Exporti
    • Part 8 - Scribus vs. InDesign
      • Pages 82 - 83: A Review of Scribus Pros and Cons as Compared to Adobe InDesign
    • Part 9 - Bonus: Self-Publishing a Magazine and Closing Remarks
      • Pages 84 - 88: Establishing Goals, Forming a Team, Website, Social Media, Case S
      • Pages 89 - 94: Course Closing, Overall Summary, Resources For You After This Cou


Course Fee:
USD 59

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

1 - 4 hours / week

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