020 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 2


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020 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 2

It's not possible to apply multiple strokes to a single object in InDesign. We've already seen one method of overcoming this limitation, custom stroke styles. Another perhaps less elegant but no less effective method is to simply create multiple copies of an object stacked directly on top of one another and then apply different strokes to each one. Let's take a look. So here I have an image I've placed of some flowers and I wanted to make it look like it was a postage stamp. So I created a large white stroke on the outside and then I had to create an effect where I cut out the little circular shapes that make it look like a stamp.

Let see how I did that. So here's the placed photo with the plain solid paper stroke and actually the stroke isn't paper. It's a very light tinted black. I like to use that instead of plain white. It makes it look a little more realistic, but our job now is to make those little circular shapes to cut out of the solid frame. So what I&#...

020 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 2
Video duration: 3m 29s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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020 Simulating Multiple Strokes, Part 2 provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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