InDesign Creative & Fun Special Effects

Master pow­er­ful (and fun!) cre­ative spe­cial effects in InDesign to enliv­en your per­son­al and pro­fes­sion­al projects.

Ever want­ed to put pho­tographs inside text or cre­ate stamped or cutout text for your brochures? How about cre­at­ing cast shad­ows of text for fliers? Making your own hol­i­day cards or invi­ta­tions? Why not cre­ate a col­lage of images inside the shape of a jack-o-lantern, valen­tine, or any shape? In this online course you’ll learn how to do all of that and more in just a few easy steps in Adobe InDesign CS4/CS5/CS5.5.

  • Creating Cast Shadows (Not Drop Shadows, Real Cast Shadows)
  • Filling Text with an Image
  • Filling Text with Multiple Images
  • Creating a Letterpress Effect
  • Creating Illustrative Image Frames in 10 Seconds & with­out the Pen Tool
  • Tinting B&W Images
  • Coloring Text with Gradients
  • Creating Highlighted Text Effects
  • Turning Any Image Frame into a Polaroid
  • Creating Metallic Type

Webinar/Workshop Format & Recording

This event is an online work­shop deliv­ered elec­tron­i­cal­ly via Adobe Connect, the best of breed online meet­ing and sem­i­nar sys­tem. Video and audio will be trans­mit­ted live through Adobe Connect. You may par­tic­i­pate in the event from any­where in the world with a high-speed Internet con­nec­tion. The URL of the webinar/workshop, as well as your login user­name and pass­word, will be sent to you via e-mail a few days before the event begins.

Following the event you will be able to view a record­ing of the event online. You will be able to pause, stop, start, fast-forward, and rewind the record­ing for view­ing on your sched­ule. A link to the record­ing will be e-mailed to you with­in 1–5 busi­ness days fol­low­ing the con­clu­sion of the live event.

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Pariah Burke

Author, consultant, trainer, guru: Digital Publishing, ePub, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark. Empowering, Informing, Connecting Creative Professionals™