A comprehensive introduction to the complex and heavily legislated area of Toy Safety - devised specifically for publishers working with Children's Books and Toys
This advanced level workshop will take you through the Safety Assessment process ensuring you recognise and address potential hazards before your product is placed on the market. Often taken as a follow up to Understanding Toy Safety (Part 1).
Learn how to edit directly in the InDesign layout. This course will help you build a good understanding of the way files are constructed in InDesign and what things can go awry. By the end of the course delegates will be able identify and correct errors, avoiding costly mistakes further down the line.
Learn how to use InDesign guides and smart guides, how to use Master Page items, how automatic variable running heads can be created, and many more tips and ways to free up your time. Also learn the best ways of setting up text for co-edition books and creating covers and jackets. You will also cover importing and placing multiple images, combining shapes and aligning objects and controlling Photoshop layers from InDesign. Content is tailored to candidate's learning needs.
Avoid expensive mistakes by learning how to check your PDF files for the most common errors. Learn how to use the available tools to check page content. Understand how errors have occurred and what should be done differently. Get your files right first time!
A course covering different product types including children's board books, children's bath books, touch & feels, pop up children books, books plus and books with electronics. Learn the different processes involved, the key elements to consider when costing and scheduling and the best ways of specifying your products clearly and succinctly.
Enhance your Book Production Skills – Proactive Production – Advanced Book Production Training Workshop
The book production involves lots of detail and there are plenty of opportunities for misunderstanding along the way. Focussing on what can go wrong from design stages through to delivery, you will have wider vision and know what to look out for to avoid mistakes turning into disasters.
This one day InDesign course in London is made for those handling and checking book production files. It covers familiar problems including managing fonts, checking image resolution, document size and trims, correct use of layers for text and special finishes, checking colours and transparent elements.