054 Creating personal buttons


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054 Creating personal buttons

Hi! I am Mike Rankin and welcome to this week's InDesign effect. Like bumper stickers and t-shirts, buttons can allow you to make a personal statement without even opening your mouth. You can also make a personal statement in your designs by adding buttons you make from scratch in InDesign, and you might be surprised at just how realistic the results can be, using a combination of Bevel & Emboss and Drop Shadow. So here in my document I have a photo of a backpack and I've created a button saying I Love FX, in InDesign. So let's see how we made that. I'll go to the second page of the document where I just have the photograph of the backpack, and I have a text frame here saying I Love FX.

So to start drawing the button, I'm going to press the L key on my keyboard to get my Ellipse tool, I'll click on top of the backpack, and I'm going to create a circle with these dimensions; 120 pixels in width and height. I'll click OK, I'll press Shift+X ...

054 Creating personal buttons
Video duration: 4m 22s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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054 Creating personal buttons provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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