010 Punching Holes


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010 Punching Holes

Knockout Group is a command that lets you target where blending modes are honored in InDesign. Usually, you can use it to make group members ignore each other's blending modes, so they act as if they were all set to the normal blending mode and knock each other out. But an interesting thing happens when you apply Knockout Group when some group members have been made invisible by a combination of a Paper fill and the blending mode Multiply. These objects knock a hole right through the group to reveal what's underneath. You can use this idea to simulate holes in a surface, like I did with this slice of cheese here in my NO CHEESY FX sign.

So let's make that a piece of Swiss cheese. I'll go to a new page, I'll press the F key on my keyboard to get my Frame tool and I'll drag out to create my slice of cheese. I'll go to my Swatches panel and target the fill and I actually have a cheese colored swatch to apply here. Then I'll press the L key on my keyboard to get m...

010 Punching Holes
Video duration: 4m 26s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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010 Punching Holes provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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Design
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