Create text and graphics in InDesign that have that fuzzy look like the embroidered letters you see on a letter jacket.
Like Photoshop, InDesign has many Layer blending modes to quickly create a special effect.
When the time comes to begin planning your next yearbook, consider using master page elements for all of your division pages, for each section, for each grade level on your portrait pages, or even for spreads with feature articles.
First deadlines are approaching for many yearbook staffs, and the portrait pages are typically one of the first sections to get placed on the page. Fortunately for both InDesign and Online Design users, Walsworth provides solutions that make creating portrait pages easier and more efficient once your portrait images are ready to go.
The Eyedropper tool is more versatile than you think. Use it to copy type attributes such as character, paragraph, fill and stroke settings, and then apply those attributes to other type.
Never use real adhesive tape on your photos. But by using InDesign to add graphics of tape to the corners or edges of images, you can give your yearbook spread a candid look.
Adobe InDesign’s Object Styles allow you to quickly format attributes such as fill, stroke, transparency and shadow to any object, including type. The purpose of this tool is to help you maintain a consistency to specific objects throughout your yearbook.
If it is time to upgrade your software, Adobe CS4 is waiting for you. Although it comes only 18 months after CS3, CS4 has a few cool InDesign updates that should increase productivity and improve graphics capabilities.
Deutsch Inc., Grant Design Collaborative, Walmart, the London Daily Telegraph, the Washington Post, MacDesign, and Macy’s West are just some of the companies worldwide using InDesign.
Robb DeFilippis, senior vice president, director of print services at advertising firm Deutsch Inc., New York, agreed that students will benefit from knowing how to use InDesign when they go job hunting.
Using InDesign, you can create great effects for the images in your yearbook. Use curled page edges to create a three-dimensional, page-turning effect in InDesign.