Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Graffiti, part of Designing a Poster with InDesign CS4.
In a similar vein to the previous example using the distressed type, here we have…some graffiti type. Obviously, this would be for a very modern interpretation of the play.…So this uses a font that I downloaded from a site called www.dafont.com and…you can download fonts from that site for personal use only, which means that …I can't give it to you to use, but maybe you can find something similar or paint…your own graffiti. But I think the techniques that we look at here may be…useful and have many applications. So this is the finished version and we are…going to start right here.…
If we take a look at the layers that we have, I'm using the same background…texture here as I was in the previous poster and the first thing that we want…to do to this background is we want to make it grayscale. So choosing the wall…layer I'm going to go to my Adjustment Layers and come to Black & White and …I'm just going to use the default preset to convert my color wall to a black and…white or grayscale wall.…
Adobe InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Generating ideas for layout and design
- Combining InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that blends maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Choosing appropriate typefaces and imagery
- Choosing colors that convey the message
- Making the most of images
- Creating mockups for client approval and in preparation for printing