Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Woodcut rose, part of Designing a Poster with InDesign CS4.
In this example and in fact, in most of the examples we are going for very bold…colors, black and red. I got my type as a beautiful font called Centaur which…has fantastic horizontal crossbars, slightly diagonal horizontal crossbars on…the E, and I'm using a woodcut to line out image and doing a special treatment on that.…So let's see how we can recreate this and I'm going to begin with the template.…File and Open and this I'm going to get from the getting started folder, okay.…
So firstly, let's sort out the background and I'm going to divide it into…thirds, with the top two-thirds being the black portion. I'm going to draw…myself a rectangle that comes down 12 of my 18 rows, extents all the way over…to the bleed. I want to make sure that's filled with black and then another…rectangle that meets it and if I have got my Snap to Guides on, which I have,…it should meet it perfectly. Then to my Swatches and I'm going to apply the…default red to that. That should work fine.…
I want to make sure that that has no stoke on it and having changed that …
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