Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the calendar cover, part of Designing a Calendar.
I'm now going to create the cover of the calendar.…This is the finished version that I'm in here.…I'm using these four large numerals, one in each of our four colors, of the season.…I am using a hard light transparency effect, to combine the…shapes of the numerals, with the texture of the image below.…I've placed a rectangle of solid white, at the bottom…of the image and that provides a background for my logo.…Then on page 26, I have a grid of all of the 12…calendar images used. On page 27, the inside back…cover, I have a credit and you can add some additional text,…whatever text you need to include, could go there, and then…finally, the back cover is rotated through 180 degrees,…so that it reads the right way and forms a back cover, to the front cover,…but reads the right way when we have the finished product folded.…
So let's see about creating those things, I am going to start out here, on the…cover page and create new layer for my numerals and I will lock the other layers…to have T, for my title, click and drag, make myself one numeral, and as before,…
- Observing different styles of calendars
- Installing and using the Calendar Wizard script for InDesign
- Placing and fitting images
- Adding text
- Working with grids and tables
- Creating the cover
- Preparing calendars for print
Skill Level Intermediate
1. An Overview of Calendar Design
2. Designing a Wall Calendar
3. Designing a Circular Calendar
4. Designing a Compact Calendar
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