Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a second artboard for the reverse side, part of Designing a Business Card.
- So we have the front side of the business card complete…or nearly complete.…We're now going to create the reverse side.…I'm going to zoom out, command or control minus…so that we can see some of our pasteboard.…I'm going to switch to the Artboard Tool.…Using this tool I'm going to copy the artboard.…In addition I'm also gonna copy…the contents of the artboard.…That's determined by this button right here.…It's a bit difficult to tell what you're gonna get with this…'cause when you click it on and off,…it doesn't look especially different,…but when it's darker, that is when you are copying…the contents of the artboard…as well as the artboard itself.…
In addition to that, I'm just gonna turn my guides on,…command or control ;.…I want to copy the guides as well.…To do this I need to make sure…that the guides are not locked.…So with that set up,…I'll now in my Artboard Tool,…now holding down option shift or alt shift,…I'll drag away from the artboard to make a copy.…Let's zoom in.…This text that is gonna go on the backside,…
- Examining how layout, typography, and other elements add to a design
- Incorporating imagery
- Choosing paper stock
- Using common business card sizes and formats
- Printing options
- Positioning logos and text
- Preparing a business card for print
Skill Level Beginner
Layout and Composition with InDesignwith Nigel French1h 27m Appropriate for all
1. The Elements of a Business Card
2. Taking a Closer Look at Business Cards
3. Designing a Business Card for a Design Company
4. Designing a Business Card for a Coffee Shop
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