042 Creating a Breakthrough Effect


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042 Creating a Breakthrough Effect

What's better than tearing a hole in your design to give it some depth? How about punching a design element right through the hole, so it comes straight at the viewer? We can use the same technique that we saw in the Rips video to create a hole, and then add a second copy of a graphic to complete the breakthrough effect. So here I have a wonderful walrus who has ripped his way right through my page with his big fierce tusks and the way I accomplish this is to place two copies of this photo and I did a little pre-work in Photoshop. I have two layers in the Photoshop document. One of which is masked and that's the one that's on top here that's making his tusk stick out.

If I drag it over to the side you can kind of see what's going on, I placed one copy of the photo unmasked into this jagged shape and another copy that's masked on top, and when they lay one on top of the other, I get this nice breakthrough effect. So let's see how it's done. Here's my page ...

042 Creating a Breakthrough Effect
Video duration: 2m 10s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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042 Creating a Breakthrough Effect provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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