Archive for April, 2011
People often find Illustrator daunting because it works a little differently from other applications. Some aren’t quite sure what it does and others have tried it and been confused by it. Adobe Certified Instructor Russell Viers believes that Illustrator doesn’t have to be scary; in fact, it can be fun. In this workshop Russell distills his vast knowledge of Illustrator into 11 simple things that open up a whole world of possibilities. Before you know it you’ll be playing around with art and logos and creating intricate designs by combining paths with the Pathfinder. The universe of Illustrator awaits you.
When you’re designing for colored paper, you need an easy way to simulate the design.
You can change the on‑screen color of your paper. InDesign makes it easy for you to design for nonwhite paper.
The Paper color appears on‑screen only and does not affect output; it is intended only to simulate designing for colored paper.
- Choose Windows > Swatches.
- With no text or objects selected, double-click the Paper color in the Swatches panel.
- In the Swatch Options dialog box specify a color value. (Check Preview to see what it looks like), and click OK.