Build a Website with Adobe Muse

Overview

Almost too good to be true, Adobe Muse lets you build websites without writing a single line of code. You’d be surprised at just how many websites are being created with Muse. Muse is aimed at graphic designers who want to move into web design, but don’t want to learn how to write HTML, CSS and Javascript. This course will guide you through the process of building and publishing your own site with Muse. You’ll be able to bring along your own images, content and design ideas and convert those into a working, modern website.

Course content

• Setting up a site project
• Using Views – Plan, Design, Preview, Publish
• Designing your master page
• Adding & organising new pages and navigation menus
• Sign-up forms
• Using downloadable web fonts
• Working with text content – styles, fonts, spacing, hyperlinks
• Design elements and effects – buttons, borders, gradients, transparency
• Preparing images for Muse – pixel and vector graphics
• Parallax scrolling effects
• High res images for Retina screens
• Maps, contact forms, slideshows, social links, video
• Building a mobile version
• SEO
• Previewing, testing & publishing your site

Ideal for

Graphic designers who want to design and build their own website from scratch and/or want to be able to build websites for their own clients.

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Outcome

By the end of this course, you will have created your own website in Muse. More than that, you’ll have learned how to apply your existing design skills to building webpages. You will have gained a good understanding of web design principles in general as well as a set of skills that will give you a great foundation for future web projects.

Pre-requisites

Some experience of either Adobe InDesign or Adobe Illustrator is highly recommended for this course. A Creative Cloud account is required for you to be able to access Muse from your computer.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are supplied, including handouts and project files.

Materials to bring

A Creative Cloud account is required for you to be able to access Muse from your computer. Also bring a USB stick, so you can take away working project files with you, plus paper and a pen.

Award

Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Facilitator - Paul Greenstein

Specialising in web and interactive design, multimedia and graphics, Paul has been building websites and teaching web design since the early days of the Web. In London, Paul was co-director of Ubiq Creative Training, a highly respected company delivering innovative short courses to designers and developers. Since moving to Melbourne two years ago, he has continued to work as an expert trainer, consultant and web developer. He enjoys the challenge of putting complex ideas across in a simple way. See more about Paul at See more about Paul at paulgreenstein.net

Testimonial


  • Interesting subjects and easy to follow. Paul is a good lecturer and patient. Febiola

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Available course dates

Saturday 11 November 2017

  • Code S345317
  • Start date 11.11.17
  • End date 11.11.17
  • Hours 6.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $330.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 11.11.17 09:30am 04:30pm 6.00

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