106 Putting items on a shelf


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106 Putting items on a shelf

Hi, I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign Effects. In this movie, we'll see how to create a fun effect, using gradient fills and drop shadows, to make an object look like it's sitting on a shelf. In this document, I've gone ahead and created some text in the Font Minion Pro. And I also applied the bevel and eboss effect to give it some depth. Now, to create the shelves to put this text on, I'll start by creating a rectangle. I'll take my rectangle tool, click in my document, and I'll make this rectangle 625 pixels wide, by 20 pixels tall.

And I'll use my swatches panel, to fill it with the gradient that I created ahead of time. So I'll select Swatches. Apply Shelf Gradient to the fill, and I'll also target the stroke and remove it. Now to apply the gradient vertically, so it looks like the light is coming down from above, I'll first make sure that I'm targeting the fill. So I'll click on that in the swatches panel. Then press the G key on my keybo...

106 Putting items on a shelf
Video duration: 6m 11s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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106 Putting items on a shelf provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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