Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adjusting columns and creating fold marks, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
So we have our page divided into three equal columns, which are going to serve…as our three panels, but we need to make sure that we have one narrow panel on…each of our two pages. Just to make this a little easier, I have made a layer here…where we can see the panel I'm talking about.…So on page 1, it is the first panel or the left-hand panel, and on page 2,…the Inside, it is the right panel and that's obviously when printed and folded,…it's going to go on the back of the left panel on page 1. So let's return to…page 1, and this is the math. Now the exact numbers I'm going to give you may…vary, so check with your printer, it may vary according to paper stock, but…this is the math that I'm going to be using.…
So if I come to my Document Setup my document width, and I'm working in…points, is 792. So if we divide 792 by 3, we get 264. Currently each of our…three panels is 264 points wide. I'm going to remove four points from this…one, making it 260 and allot two of those four points to this one, making 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
Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with 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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