How to Create a Magnifying Glass Effect in InDesign FX


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056 Creating the effect of a magnifying glass

Hi! I'm Mike Rankin and welcome to this week's InDesign effect. One of the great things about working with InDesign effects is how you can use them to enhance the elements in your layout in creative ways. Take for example this butterfly and magnifying glass; I was able to combine two separate photos with one effect to make it look as if we're looking at the butterfly through the magnifying glass. Let me show you how. So if I go the second page of my document, I just have the placed photo of the butterfly, and now I'm going to place another photo of the magnifying glass. So I'll press Command+D or Ctrl+D to bring up place and in my Links, I'll go to magnifying glass, and click in the document to place that, sort of arrange it over the bottom half of the butterfly where I want it and you can see that this image is not silhouetted in any way. It has a white background and I want to knock that out so I can see the butterfly around the corners here.

So I...

056 Creating the effect of a magnifying glass
Video duration: 4m 20s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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056 Creating the effect of a magnifying glass provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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