Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating the insert doc, part of Designing a Restaurant Menu.
So, we have created the folder document; the document that will become this piece.…We now need to create the insert.…So I'm going to create a new document once again. This time, its going to be a…letter using standard page sizes, so that we keep cost down.…This is going to fold inside the folded over and stuck down flap of the folder document.…And how many pages we have here;…Well, having done it once, I know that we want 4 pages, but I didn't necessarily…know that to begin with, but it's very easy to add and remove pages as we go…along, but since I know that in advance, 4 Pages.…
This time, we do want them to be facing pages.…I'm going to have 2 columns, and because the application defaults here are…for picas -- that's the unit of measurement that I'm in -- I'm going to stick with picas.…I want my margins to be the same on all four sides: 3 picas, or half an inch, and…that's going to mean that I want my gutter to be twice that amount. And this is…so that the gutter serves as the right- hand margin for the left-hand column, and…
- Adding text and design elements
- Adding texture with a Photoshop brush
- Creating a proof
- Adding stylized headers
- Designing menu inserts
- Placing and cleaning up text
- Creating a template
- Adding a textured background
- Preparing a menu for print
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Up and Running with Photoshop for Designwith Deke McClelland3h 36m Appropriate for all
1. Designing the Menu Folder
2. Designing the Menu Insert
3. Alternative Versions and Optional Extras
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