Learn How to Design the Masthead for a Newsletter


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Designing the masthead

Next step, we are going to do the masthead, the credits of those involved in putting the newsletter together. Just in case you are wondering, you are not going crazy. I did change this text here from Letter to Message and that's what it should be. That was my error earlier on. So now zooming in on the masthead. Let's hide the Guides by pressing W. Select this frame. We need to put a stroke around it. So I'm going to come to my Swatches panel and click on Black. We'll have 1 point black stroke.

Next, we want an inset on the frame. So I'm going to go to my Text Frame Options. That's Command or Ctrl+B and I want this amount of Inset. Let's try 6 points, all the way around so I have got my Make All Settings The Same icon checked and I also want the content to be centered vertically within that space. So I'm going to choose to Align Center. This text here needs to change. Now, I'm going to make this into a repeating element.

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Designing the masthead
Video duration: 5m 8s 3h 22m Intermediate

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Designing the masthead provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Newsletter

Subject:
Design
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Illustrator InDesign
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