How to make attractive brochures and booklets using open source tools.
Creating brochures to promote your business, user group, and events can be an agonizing adventure in self-doubt. With a few simple graphic design rules, and a few open source tools you can easily make a variety of promotional materials and handouts.
In this session you'll learn how to find and use:
* Creative Commons licensed images.
* OpenOffice.org templates for tri-fold and bi-fold brochures.
* Open source fonts (yes, they exist!).
* Advanced open source applications for sophisticated layouts and custom paper sizes.
Whether you're a graphic designer exploring open source, or an open source expert looking for a little help in making appealing print materials, this session is going to have the information you need to create engaging print materials the open source way.
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