1a. Set the document up using predetermined specifications:
Our first task was to set up our A3 posters following specifications given to us, making our documents suitable for print.
1b. Saving the file (AC 5.1)
Creating and maintaining a file structure is an integral part of design, as it helps organisation and minimises the risks of missing links or file sources when working within Indesign
1c. Importing text
We were given all the text to included in a word document and had to import and incorporate the text into our designs. The text was then formatted using the tools in InDesign to best fit our poster style, making creative choices about size, weight, kerning etc
1d. Importing and formatting images
Using Photoshop we edited our photos ready to be used in our posters, making sure to save these versions as a copy. I also edited my image from inside InDesign when it was necessary.
1e. Designing The Layout (AC 1.1, 1.5, 1.6, 4.2)
Using InDesign we created the layout for our poster, I experimented with different versions.
My original designs:
After receiving feed back from the class and my tutor, my two final amended designs:
(One with my own image and one with class images)
Produce a colour copy, this time with crop marks and registration marks. (AC 6.1, 6.3)
Once happy with our posters, we had to ready our posters for printed. Printing a colour version and a version with printer marks (crop marks, registration marks etc)
Produce a colour copy + with crop marks and registration marks. (AC 6.1, 6.3)
Produce a colour-separated version of this document. (AC 6.2)
Saving the file (AC 5.1)