Positioning, scaling, and cropping the cover image


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Positioning, scaling, and cropping the cover image

Our next step is the Positioning, Scaling, and the Cropping of the cover image and arranging it with the masthead. Here is our work in progress, and here is the finished version. So, returning to cover_inprogress1, first thing I'm going to do is come to my Layers panel. I'll come to the bottom layer, currently layer 1, and I'm going to rename this cover image I will then press the F Key to choose my Rectangular Frame tool and to draw a frame from the top left Bleed Guide all the way down to the bottom right Bleed Guide, because I want my image to bleed on four corners.

Then from the Object menu, I will set the Fitting options. I want the Alignment of the image in this frame to be from its center point. I want the Fitting to be Fit Content Proportionally. The Crop Amount will be 0, and Auto-Fitting will be turned off. So, now I'm going to switch to Bridge--or if you prefer, you could use Mini Bridge, but I'm just going to use Bridge-- Bridge is currently open in compact mode. For ...

Positioning, scaling, and cropping the cover image
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Positioning, scaling, and cropping the cover image provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Nigel French as part of the Designing a Magazine Cover

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Design
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Illustrator InDesign Photoshop
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