Designing a CD Cover with author Nigel French shows how to design a CD package using a combination of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, and Acrobat. This course looks at the range of CD package formats available, surveys some of the most successful CD and record covers of all time, and provides hands-on practical information for how to set up the project, and ultimately, how to get it printed. Exercise files are included with the course.
Working with templates
Combining type and images
Selecting and preparing images
Experimenting with color and transparency
Designing with a grid
Applying consistent formatting with paragraph, character, and object styles