Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Making a pop-out image, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
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Most tough to do with our images, we want to make this flower right here pop…out of its frame. Let's take a look at the finished version like that.…This is serving several purposes. It's kind of trying a lot of things together.…The way it's extending into the outer panel here. It's making a connection…between the two and just all around creating a far more interesting shape than…where it confines to a rectangle.…Now you can see what we have is the masked version of that image. And to do this…we are going to use a trick that involves having two copies of this image.…
One exactly on top of the other. One of them will be masked; the other will not…be masked. We can use the same version of the image and we can bring to bear…a technique called layer comps to do this. It's an interesting way of doing it…and I confess slightly gratuitous because it's just way of me being able to…show you another feature. I suppose there are other ways of doing it as well.…But I particularly like the elegance of approach. Let's take a look …
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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