Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Bleeds and crossovers, part of InDesign: Elements of a Layout.
- [Voiceover] Let's begin and look at common…picture treatments with bleeds and crossovers.…A bleed is an image that extends beyond the edge…of the page on one or more of its sides…so that there's no framing margin around the image.…A crossover is an image that continues from…one side of the spread to the other.…By breaking the grid, images that bleed can look…dynamic and suggest an expansiveness about the image…that cannot be contained by the page boundary.…
Images that crossover can unify a spread.…Just be careful that no important part of…the image is lost in the spine.…So I'm now going to add a couple of images…that bleed to the layout in progress.…I should point out that in anticipation of this,…I've relocated the pull quote and…the side bar article to the second spread.…So returning to my first spread, I like to place…my pictures on a pictures layout.…
So I created a layout earlier on, I'm…now going to target that layout.…And I have a bleed guide setup.…If you need to setup a bleed guide, you can…do so File menu, Document Setup.…
Graphic designer Nigel French shows how to create a magazine layout using a modular approach that improves the ongoing usability of the document template and the appearance of the resulting designs. In this course, Nigel uses a magazine layout to explain the purpose of each layout element and to demonstrate the use of InDesign features. He explores text elements, picture elements, and page elements. He demonstrates how to set up a document and how to format logically with Styles, Layers, and CC Libraries.
- Setting up a template
- Using Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, and Object Styles
- Working with picture treatments
- Establishing hierarchy
- Incorporating white space into a layout
- Using CC Libraries