080 Framing photos in letters


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080 Framing photos in letters

Hi, I am Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign FX. In this week's effect, we'll see how to create outline text that can hold the place photo. We'll also see how to adjust the position of the letters after the photo has been placed into them, and a different method that allows us to have overlapping letters with strokes. So my goal here is to create a frame for this picture of the dog where you can see the letters D-O-G kind of overlap and there is a Stroke around them all and I can see the picture of the dog inside there. So let's see how to do this. I'll create new page in my document, take my Type Tool, drag out an enormous frame and type dog, select it, I'll make it 600 points, and I'll change the font to Myriad Pro-Bold Condensed, and I'll center it, I'll also Option-drag or Alt-drag to make a copy.

I'll just stash an extra copy over here on the side for now. So the first thing I need to do if I want to place a photo into type is I need to convert that t...

080 Framing photos in letters
Video duration: 4m 19s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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080 Framing photos in letters provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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