076 Creating and revealing hidden objects


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076 Creating and revealing hidden objects

Hi, I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign FX. In this week's video, we'll create a fun effect that looks like we're revealing hidden objects in a design. So here we have the text YES YES YES, and these objects revealed NO NO NO inside all the letter shapes. And in fact, I can actually move these objects around and see that these letter shapes are all filled with those nos. So how did I do this? Well, let's create a new page and start from scratch. I'll take the Type Tool, drag out a really large text frame, and type YES YES YES, I'll select the type, center it, and get really large, and I'll change the Font.

Next, I'll convert the text to outlines by choosing Type > Create Outlines, and I'll make a second copy by holding Option or Alt and dragging down. Now I'll create a new text frame that fits over all this text, and I'll fill it with little tiny nos. Select that, copy it, paste it over and over again, and just do it really quickly. There w...

076 Creating and revealing hidden objects
Video duration: 3m 33s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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076 Creating and revealing hidden objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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