Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Placing images , part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Okay, here is where we are at. We have got our text in and more or less in…the right place with paragraph styles applied. We have got our background setup, …we have got our guide setup, we have got our color palette setup, we have…our images prepared. You saw me prepare two of them. You can prepare the rest under…your own steam or you can use the ones that are in the Links folder in the…3Panel brochure folder, which is in the Finished Brochures folder.…Our next step is we want to place the images. So I'm back in InDesign, in the…brochure document itself. Here is my Layers panel I want to turn on my Pictures layer.…
There is that placeholder picture that we were using earlier on. …We can get rid of that now.…I am now going to lock everything but the pictures layer. So I'm going to…Alt-click or Option-click in the locking column, making sure that I'm on…the pictures layer. I can select that one and we can get rid of that. So let's just…remind ourselves of where our pictures go.…If we look at the finished version and start out with page 1, we have…
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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