Creating a brochure or flyer in Word

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This two-part class will take you into the word of design using Microsoft Word. Attendees will work along with the instructor to creategraphically appealing and meaning handouts, brochures and flyers.
During the first week, you will be introduced to:
· Basic graphic design philosophy and trends
· Inserting Pictures and Clipart
· Using Existing Templates
· Changing basic page settings

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Creating a brochure or flyer in Word

  1. 1. Diana SilveiraRachel Eichen
  2. 2. Agenda Introduction Templates Basic Design Principles Photos & Clipart Basic Page SettingsRefer to Word Handout:http://goo.gl/lzkYm
  3. 3. Before you begin, consideryour.. Audience Message Resources Time-frame Format
  4. 4. TemplatesPros Variety of templates “Fill in the blank” Quick & easyCons Difficult to “customize”
  5. 5. Don’t use clashing colors
  6. 6. Use complimenting colors
  7. 7. Color Scheme Designer http://www.colorschemedesigner.com/
  8. 8. Be careful of overused or hardto read fontsLike Comic Sans MS And Times New RomanAnd Courier NewPalaceSCriptMT Vladmir’s Script
  9. 9. Good FontsCalibriBerlin Sans FB Use crazy fonts for headings only, not for body text
  10. 10. Use fonts and emphasis to drawattention Paranormal Romance Book Club Can’t get enough of Edward and Bella? Seriously hooked on Sookie? If so, come join the Paranormal Romance Book Club! Meets Friday from 2 – 4 PM Room 103
  11. 11. Use fonts and emphasis to drawattention Paranormal Romance Book Club Can’t get enough of Edward and Bella? Seriously hooked on Sookie? If so, come join the Paranormal Romance Book Club! Meets Every Friday from 2 – 4 PM Room 103
  12. 12. Formatting Text Paragraph Spacing Bullets/Number Styles WordArt
  13. 13. Clipart vs. Photos (Clipart) Combination of shapes No size limit More “cartoon”-y Difficult to create your own Usually better for printing
  14. 14. Clipart vs. Photos (Photos) Real people and places Size limit More professional Bigger file size Not as good for printing
  15. 15. Clipart can be resized
  16. 16. Be careful of low resolutionphotos… This picture might look good, small..
  17. 17. But it loses quality whenbigger..
  18. 18. Resize Proportionally
  19. 19. Not all photos look good inB&W
  20. 20. Not all photos look good inB&W
  21. 21. Get Clipart & Photos Using the Toolbar on the side
  22. 22. Page Setting Options Orientation Margins Page Size
  23. 23. Tips A lot of tips will translate between Office products There is ALWAYS more than one way to do anything with Office Save Often Refer to Word 2010 Handout: http://goo.gl/lzkYm
  24. 24. Personal ProjectAssignments One clipart or photo Two different fonts Non-traditional page layout
  25. 25. Diana Silveira Rachel Eichendiana@novarelibrary.com rachel@novarelibrary.com slideshare.net/adverb www.novarelibrary.com www.learnsurge.com

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