011 Exploring Basic Feather Settings


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011 Exploring Basic Feather Settings

The Basic Feather effect gives you the ability to fade an object into the background, creating a soft transition instead of sharp edges. Perfect focus can sometimes make things look fake, so Basic Feather is great for making objects seem a little more real and a littlest less digital. You can control the shape and width of the Feather and also apply noise to make a transition a little more realistic. Let's see how Basic Feather works. Here I have a simple document with one placed photo of some flowers and one text frame with the words Basic Feather in it.

I am going to start by creating a second window, so I can see the effect better as I apply it, so I will choose Window > Arrange > New Window, and I'll drag the divider over to the left. So I have one big window and one small window. I will select the picture, and then I'll choose Effects and double click at the object level, and click on Basic Feather. This way by having two windows, I can see the Feather effect without ...

011 Exploring Basic Feather Settings
Video duration: 2m 52s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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011 Exploring Basic Feather Settings 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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