040 Shearing to Create 3D Effects, Part 2


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040 Shearing to Create 3D Effects, Part 2

After you've completed a project in InDesign you might have to produce some materials for marketing or promotional purposes, or you might want to collect samples of your favorite work into a portfolio layout. With the Shear tool you can take the PDFs used to print a project or the actual InDesign files themselves and use them to create reduced facsimiles of the documents. Let's see how. So here I have a cover of the fictitious Cow Moo-gazine and I made it seem like a little 3D mockup with some fanned out pages here, like it's standing up, and it's an attractive design.

What I did is I used the actual PDF that was used to print this cover and then sheared it with a couple extra copies of pages to create this effect. So let's give it a try. Here is just a blank page. It's filled with a light Tint of black and has a small Drop Shadow just to add a little bit of depth, and we're going to shear this a few times to create that mockup of the magazine. So I'll set th...

040 Shearing to Create 3D Effects, Part 2
Video duration: 6m 20s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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040 Shearing to Create 3D Effects, Part 2 provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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