The InDesign Effects Book

The InDesign Effects Book

by Ted LoCascio


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  • With its intuitive interface and seamless integration with other Adobe software, InDesign is rapidly gaining ground on QuarkXPress in the page layout and desktop publishing market
  • The only InDesign book that shows designers step by step how to produce amazing effects and cool tricks that they can immediately incorporate into their own work
  • A stunning full-color guide that offers a highly visual, spread-based interior design
  • Includes cross-platform Mac and Windows coverage

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)

About 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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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Placed Image Effects.

Character Outline Frames.

Clipping Path Frames.

Popping Out of the Frame.

Pathfinder Frames.

Snapshot Frames.

Filmstrip Frames.

Table Frames Part 1.

Table Frames Part 2.

Transparent Image Outer Glow.

Duotone CD Art.

Chapter 2: Type Effects.

Outer Glow.

Inner Glow.

Perspective Type Shadow.

Grunge Type.

Metal Gradient.

Put Your Logo in Lights.

“Gel-ly” Type.

Neon Type.

Spray Stencil.

Type Around the World.

Chapter 3: Paragraph Effects.

Skewed Text Path.

Gradient Text Mask.

Text Inside Text.

Inverted Text Wrap.

Angled Margins.

Paragraph Rule Frame.

Vertical Side Heads.

Feathered Drop Cap.

Text Path Frame.

Chapter 4: Shape Effects.

Spot Color Burst Gone Wild!

Interlocking Objects.

Instant Flower Shapes.

Getting in Gear.

InDesign Snowflakes.

Photo-realistic 3D Sphere.

Gel Buttons.

Gel Sidebar Tabs.

Object Silhouettes.

Transparent Background Frames.

Placing Shapes Around a Circle.


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