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Building a simple three-panel brochure

One of the more common types of projects you might work on is a three-panel brochure. I'm going to create one here in Illustrator. I need two artboards, one for the outside, one for the inside. I think in inches, so I'm going to change my units to inches, and I'm going to put 1 inch between my artboards so I have plenty of room. I want to make sure that I have bleed, and I need to make sure that my document is the right size. Now this is going to be a 4 x 9 rack brochure. The width of it's going to be roughly 3 times 4, but remember that third panel has to be short so that it can fold in.

So I'm going to make it 11.875, that's 11 and 7/8, so my third panel is going to be an eighth of an inch shorter. And then the height is going to be 9 inches. Two artboards an inch apart, 11 7/8 wide, 9 inches tall, 0.125 inch bleed, I'm ready to go. So there are my two artboards; the red guideline is the bleed of course. Now I need to know where my panels are, and I need to know ...

Building a simple three-panel brochure
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Building a simple three-panel brochure provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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