All you need to know TODAY YOU WILL

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* All you need to know

* All you need to know

TODAY YOU WILL…. *Be given a quick reminder of DTP principles and will be

TODAY YOU WILL…. *Be given a quick reminder of DTP principles and will be asked questions as a class to see how much you remember/don’t remember. *You will partake in an individual task to boost your knowledge and understanding of DTP principles. DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES ARE VASTLY IMPORTANT 25 MARKS in your prelim, and most likely final exam, are on DTP Principles. So pay attention ; ) *

Contrast? Bold black text against the white background – contrasting colours. Contrast can also

Contrast? Bold black text against the white background – contrasting colours. Contrast can also be seen in the difference in text size between the title and additional info at the bottom Let’s see how much you already know… WHAT DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES CAN YOU SEE? DOMINANCE? is the largest item on the page. This captures your attention first. Alignment? Text – centre aligned Line? Unity? repeated colour this can also be seen in the cigarette Is used to separate the main poster from additional information

WHAT DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES CAN YOU SEE? White space? Avoids cluttering the layout

WHAT DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES CAN YOU SEE? White space? Avoids cluttering the layout – makes poster easier to follow. Position? Symmetrical layout. Image and text are all centred. This makes the poster easy to follow. Contrast? Text colour– white and pink against black. Text size- Heading is much larger than bottom text. This shows order of importance Alignment? Text is centre aligned. This helps the flow of the poster as the general layout is very symmetrical. Headline/title is aligned with the head. Unity? Title and background are same colour Subtext and image are same colour Reverse? A lighter typeface on a darker background. This makes it easy to read and stand out

WHAT DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES CAN YOU SEE? Headline/heading? Gutter? Title of the document.

WHAT DESK TOP PUBLISHING PRINCIPLES CAN YOU SEE? Headline/heading? Gutter? Title of the document. Space between columns of text Jessica Bakeman Header? Text at top of page which is sometimes repeated through the document. Column? Columns of text. Footer? Image? PAGE 42 Drop capital? A larger letter at the start of a sentence to highlight text/draw your attention to it. ANY MORE? Text at bottom of page. Usually a page number

*This is an individual task. You will need - A computer - Publisher/Page. Plus

*This is an individual task. You will need - A computer - Publisher/Page. Plus - You DTP WORD BANK worksheet - Your brain! 1. You are to chose a Poster layout & A magazine layout of your choice. (within reason) 2. Copy and paste these into a publisher document. 3. Just as in the previous examples, write all the relevant DTP principles around the page. 4. Look for examples which contain a lot of DTP principles. (Your DTP word bank will help you with this. ) You have till the end of the period to complete this. That should be roughly 15 minutes per layout. *