041 Simulating a Ripped Background


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041 Simulating a Ripped Background

You can create some really fun creative effects by playing with the idea of breaking through the surface of your design. Just by drawing on irregular shape and applying an inner shadow, you can make it look like you've ripped a hole in the paper so the viewer can see what's on the page beneath. Let's see how it's done. So here it looks like I've torn through the black surface of my design and I'm seeing a page of type underneath and it's just a really simple effect accomplished by drawing this jagged shape with the Pencil tool and then applying the inner shadow effect just to give me that little sense of depth. Let's see another example. Wow, look at that. I have an eyes staring back at me through my design in the same idea, a jagged shape plus an inner shadow. One more example. It looks like I have torn through the pages of the book to see the pages beneath. Let's try to make this.

So here I just have two text frames and I am going take my Pencil tool...

041 Simulating a Ripped Background
Video duration: 1m 53s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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041 Simulating a Ripped Background 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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