The InDesign Effects Book

The InDesign Effects Book

by Ted LoCascio
     
 

Make Complex Effects a Snap

The strength of InDesign's layout and design capabilities already make it a top choice among professionals. But even experienced users will be amazed by the visual and text effects that are possible entirely within InDesign. Using step-by-step instructions and engaging examples, expert author Ted LoCascio shows you dozens of

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Make Complex Effects a Snap

The strength of InDesign's layout and design capabilities already make it a top choice among professionals. But even experienced users will be amazed by the visual and text effects that are possible entirely within InDesign. Using step-by-step instructions and engaging examples, expert author Ted LoCascio shows you dozens of breathtaking effects that you can make a vital part of your everyday work, including:

  • Making images pop out of their frames
  • Creating 3D looks like spheres, shadows, and text wraps
  • Designing cool effects with transparency and blending modes
  • Using Feather to add highlights and shadows to InDesign illustrations
  • Creating and applying custom gradients—even within text!
  • Adding glow effects to editable text
  • Jazzing up mundane layout elements such as sidebar heads and bursts
  • Skewing type on a path
  • And much more!

Includes Coverage of Effects Newly Possible With CS2

These stunning, easy-to-achieve effects will help users of every level tap the full creative potential of InDesign.

Visit this book's companion website (www.wiley.com/go/indesignfx) to download all the materials you'll need to complete the book's projects.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782144451
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/12/2005
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.61(d)

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Meet the Author

Ted LoCascio is a professional graphic designer and an expert in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and QuarkXPress. He served as senior designer at KW Media and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) for several years, and has created layouts and designs for many successful software training books, videos, and magazines. He is the author of InDesign CS2 at Your Fingertips, has contributed articles to Photoshop User magazine, and has taught at PhotoshopWorld.

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