Letterpress, Meet Photoshop
To conclude my Letterpress project, I decided to make changes to my prints digitally as I was unhappy with how some of them turned out. The selection prints that I made changes to were my ‘Letterpress Est. 1440’ prints; after they were printed I was immediately unhappy with how they were unaligned. I was trying to show how bespoke Letterpress Printing could be, and although I thought that this...
Dont force type to be beautiful, sometimes to look good it just needs to be left...– Sally Hope, Visual Communication Crit
If you find out how to do something on the 100th attempt, you haven’t made...– Richard Hurst, Visual Communication Crit
InDesign Tutorial: Paragraph and Character Styles
Section Markers, Master Pages and Ligatures. Working on the InDesign documents that we had previously produced, in this tutorial we were taking the basic layout principles to a much more advanced level – as well as altering paragraph and character styles. Firstly, we were shown how to add page numbers and chapter headings to pages; this could all be found under Type>Insert Special...
InDesign Tutorial: Basic Layout Principles
Textboxes, Slugs and Margins. I’ve never used InDesign before, so the prospect of this tutorial with Neil was an exciting one; like all introductions, our introduction to InDesign was a run through of the basic tools and uses of the programme – starting with how to tackle the New Document window. Most of the information on the New Document window is self explanatory, for example, altering the...