InDesign FX: Create Quick and Practical Speech Bubbles


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060 Creating speech bubbles

Hi! I am Mike Rankin and welcome to this week's InDesign effect. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but how do you know which words? Particularly if you want to know which words someone in a picture is saying or thinking. Well one way is put words in a speech bubble, and you could certainly get speech bubbles from clipart or you could make them in Illustrator or Photoshop, but by doing the job in InDesign you can have speech bubbles that only take a few seconds to make, they look perfect and they are infinitely adjustable. So let's see how. Here we have our picture of our little kitten and he is really excited, and you can tell that because he has his words in a speech bubble.

I'll go to the next page of this document and I just have the words up here but I want to put a speech bubble pointing down to the kitten. So to start that, I am going to press the L key on my keyboard to get my Ellipse tool, and I am going to hold down Option or Alt on the PC a...

060 Creating speech bubbles
Video duration: 2m 41s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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060 Creating speech bubbles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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