017 Exploring Inner Shadow Settings


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017 Exploring Inner Shadow Settings

Creating a sense of depth in a design can really bring it to life. Most often you might want to use a Drop Shadow to make something pop up off the page, but occasionally you might want to cut down into an object instead of raising it up. When that's the case, Inner Shadow is the tool of choice. Let's see how it works. Here I have a simple document with a placed photo of some flowers and some text here and I'd like to apply some Inner Shadow to them. First I'll select the photo. I'll go to my Effects panel and double-click at the object level.

I'll click on Inner Shadow and see how it works. So with the default settings of Multiply and black and 75% Opacity I can see that I have a shadow appearing inside my object along the top and left sides. I can increase the distance to increase the shadow. I can also increase the size of the shadow and I can change the angle to move it all the way around the object if I want to. I can also click on Use Global Light to make my ...

017 Exploring Inner Shadow Settings
Video duration: 3m 50s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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017 Exploring Inner Shadow 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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