Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting up a grid, part of Designing a Brochure (2009).
So we have our page now divided into three vertical sections, I would now like…to add a baseline grid. As I mentioned in an earlier movie, it seems like …I'm just coming up with these numbers instantly like I know exactly what I want.…But there is some trial and error involved here. If we just switch back to …the finished version, and let me choose my Type tool and click in a piece of this type, …we can see that it's using a 15 point leading increment.…So I ended up deciding for this to use a 15 point leading grid and …I'm using a type size of ten points. So, it got a very generous amount of space…between our lines and I feel like we can afford it. We don't have that much…text. So let's make it nice and luxurious and easy to read and have it very…generously leaded document.…
Although, in some of the other versions of the brochure that I do, I end up…using 10 point type or a 9 point on a 12 point leading grid. That works as…well. But in this case, I'm going with a 15 point grid. So, how do we set that…
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
Learning Photoshop for Design (2011)with 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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