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- Identifying the common parts of a magazine feature article
- Creating an efficient workflow using Bridge
- Designing with bleeds and crossovers
- Creating and applying paragraph, character, and object styles
- Designing and working with a baseline grid
- Preflighting documents
- Creating print-ready PDFs
Skill Level Intermediate
(twinkling piano music) - Hi, I'm Nigel French and this is Designing a Magazine Layout. As a graphic designer, as well as an Adobe certified trainer and instructor. I'm looking forward to showing you how to use design and production techniques. In Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, PhotoShop, and Bridge CS4, to create successful magazine layouts. We'll start by identifying the common parts of a magazine feature article. From there, we'll establish efficiant work flow practices, using paragraph, character, and object styles.
We'll look at the aesthetics of choosing and combining type faces, and the integration of text with images. When we're happy with our layout, we'll pre-flight our document, and create a print ready PDF. The techniques I'll be demonstrating, will save you a lot of time, give you greater flexibility, and make your designs more stylish. Let's take the first step toward that with, Designing Magazine Layout.