Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Scaling and cropping, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
Our images are in but we still need to do a few things to them. When I look at this…I see various problems with it. In no particular order of preference, …our hedge over here. We set up our object style to fill the frame…proportionally, which is great, except for a cropped image like this where it's…not working at all. We need to Fit Content Proportionally in this case.…So I'm going to come up to my Object menu > Fitting > Fit Content…Proportionally. Oh! And that's not going to work. So instead of that, what we…are going to do is we are just going to crop it differently. So it's selected…and with my Direct Selection tool, I'm just going to hold down the Shift key…and press the Right Arrow, so that we make sure that we are not losing any of…the left hand edge of that.…
I also realize that we probably want to make it a little bit bigger as well, so…that it extends all the way to the top of the page. I would like to leave the…bottom portion of the image in place where it is. So I'll come to my…
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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