Microsoft Publisher Digital Photography Flyer Tutorial
Step 11: Add Star
Select the Autoshape Icon on the Tool Bar.
This will bring up the Autoshape Menu.
Go to Stars and Banners.
Select the 5 Point Star.
Then holding down your left mouse button, draw the Star on the Flyer.
It should look like this:
Step 12: Star Transparency
Next we will make the Star Transparent. To do this right click on the Star and select Format Autoshape.
This will bring up the Format Autoshape Window.
In the Colors and Lines Tab set Transparency to "54%".
Then click OK.
Step 13: Drop Shadow
Next add a Drop Shadow to the Star. Click on the Shadow Icon located on the Formatting Menu Bar.
This in turn opens up the Shadow Style Menu. Select Shadow Style 4.
Step 14: Shadow Settings
Go back to the Shadow Icon and select Shadow Settings which will bring up the Shadow Settings Menu Bar.
Select the Arrow to the right of the Shadow Color Icon. Select the "Black" from the drop down menu. This gives a Black Shadow.
The New Star will look like this:
Step 15: Royalty Free Images
Next we can add Images to the document.
I downloaded photos from these 3 sites that have Royalty Free Photos to use without any hassel.
Step 16: Add Images
To insert Images select the Picture Frame Icon on the Objects Menu Bar, then select "Picture from File".
Another way to do this would be to go to the Insert Menu > Picture > From File.
Step 17: Resize Images
Once the Image has been inserted, Resize it by selecting one of the Circles and holding down the Ctrl + Shift Keys together, so that you don't get a disproportionate Image.
Step 18: Line/Border Style
You will also notice the Picture Menu Bar.
You can give the Image a Border by selecting the Line/Border Style Icon on the Picture Menu Bar.
This will bring up the Lines Menu.
For all the Images that will go above the Star, select "More
Lines" which will bring up the Format Picture Window.
Step 19: Line Border Color
In the Colors and Lines Tab, go to the Line Section, and click on the Down Arrow next to Color
and select "White".
Then set Dashed to Solid, Weight to "3pt" and click OK.
Next add a Drop Shadow to the Image by selecting the Drop Shadow Icon.
Set the Shadow to "Black".
Repeat these steps for all of the Images.
Step 20: Arrange Order
Use the Bring to Front Icon to change the order of the Images as you lay them out.
Click on the Black Arrow to the right of this Icon to bring up the Order Menu or you can go to Arrange > Order.
Step 21: Save File
Once you've finished arranging your Images your document will be complete.
It should look like this:
All that's left to do is Save the document.
Go to File > Save.
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