Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding a spot varnish, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
As an optional extra, we might consider adding a Spot Varnish in our print job…which is going to give an extra shininess to wherever we choose to apply and …I am going to choose to apply to photographs.…Now this is not something that we can appreciate in the proofing process. …It is a bit of a leap of faith. We are not really going to see what it looks like…until we come to do the final print on an offset press. But here is how we set it up …and it's going to go on a separate layer. Now since I intend to have this…Spot Varnish applied to the pictures, what I'm going to do is I'm going…duplicate the pictures layer by right clicking on that and I'll call it…spot varnish.…
Now on this spot varnish layer, I want to see just that by itself. I'm going…to delete all of those pictures, not that one not quite. Now this one here…you may remember is grouped. I'm going turn my guides icon, so that I can see…my frame edges, because I have not deleted the frames. I have just deleted…the pictures from the frames. This one is grouped, and I need to ungroup it.…
InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Integrating InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that combines maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Working with a printer at the outset
- Designing with grids to create balance
- Choosing fonts and color palettes for a consistent look and feel
- Manipulating images for maximum impact
- Exploring different brochure formats and folding
- Proofing and printing the final product
Skill Level Intermediate
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Getting Started
2. Setting Up the Workspace
3. Setting Up the Document
4. Creating the Background
5. Working with Text
6. Preparing Images
7. Preparing for Print
8. Alternative Brochure Styles
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