Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Applying paragraph and character styles, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Let's save our text as paragraph styles and this is going to ensure that we…can format this document really quickly and edit it really quickly and that…everything is going to be nice and consistent. So I'm going to begin with this…the body text and we have already done a certain amount of work to this. …So I am going to continue with that. I'll select that whole paragraph and …I'm doing that with four clicks making sure that I select the invisible character…that is at the end of the paragraph.…
If I turn my View to Normal we can see it right there. Let's say we got the…typeface, the style, the point size, the leading, everything there is okay. …I am going to change my Language to English UK since this is a brochure for the…UK and that's just going to determine when I do a spell check, which at some…point I will, what language dictionary is used.…Now let's switch to my Paragraph Format and I need to make a decision about…what kind of alignment that I want. And given the kind of informal nature of…
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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