Microsoft Publisher Halloween Flyer Tutorial
Step 16: Free Fonts
Now we can add Text to the Flyer. 2 Fonts were used for this Haunted Halloween Flyer.
Skullphabet by Skull-A-Day, which was downloaded from FontSpace.
Black Rose by Bright Ideas, which was downloaded from FontSquirrel.
Step 17: Insert WordArt
Go to the Insert Tab of the Ribbon and select the WordArt Icon from the Text Group.
This will open the WordArt Drop Down Menu.
Select the 1st Icon in the Plain WordArt Styles section.
This will open the Edit WordArt Text Window.
Step 18: Edit WordArt Text
Type the "Haunted" Text, select Skullphabet from the Font List by clicking on the down arrow, and set the Size to 36. Click Ok.
The Text will be put on the screen with handles around it.
With the Text still selected, in the Format Tab of the Ribbon, select the Change Shape Icon from the WordArt Styles Group.
This will open the Change Shape drop down menu.
Select the Arch Up Curve Icon in the Follow Path Section.
The Haunted Text is now curved upward.
Free Rotate the Text Counterclockwise so that it looks like this.
Repeat the steps to insert the Halloween Text, then Rotate it Clockwise.
Step 19: Edit Text Fill & Outline
We will make the color change to both words together, so select them both.
Go to the Format Tab > Shape Fill and select Dark Red.
Then go to the Shape Outline Icon which is below the Shape Fill Icon and select White from the drop down menu.
Step 20: Add Drop Shadow
Now to add a Drop Shadow to the Text, stay in the Format Tab and click on the Shadow Effects Icon in the Shadow Effects Group.
This will open the Shadow Effects Menu.
Select Shadow Style 4 in the Drop Shadow Section.
Step 21: Change Shadow Color
You'll notice that the Shadow Color is set to Gray.
To change this go back into the same menu, select Shadow Color at the bottom of the menu, then choose Black from the Color Menu.
The Flyer with Title Text added should now look like this.
Step 22: Insert Text Box
The remaining Text should be placed in separate Text Boxes so that they can be easily moved.
Go to the Insert Tab of the Ribbon, and select Draw Text Box from the Text Group.
Draw a Text Box on the Flyer.
Type in the "Enter If You Dare" Text.
Step 23: Format Text
Select all the Text. In the Format Tab go to the Font Group, set the Font to Skullphabet, Size to 28.
Change the Colors of the Text respectively by clicking on the Font Color Icon in the Font Group. You will have something that looks like this on a Black Background.
Set the Date Text to Black Rose, 48, and Center by clicking on the Align Top Center Icon.
This Text will have alot of space between lines.
Step 24: Line Spacing
To change the Line Spacing go to the Home Tab on the Ribbon and select the Line Spacing Icon from the Paragraph Group.
This will open the Line Spacing drop down menu.
Select Line Spacing Options.
This will open the Paragraph Window.
In the Line Spacing section set Between Lines to 0.75sp, then click OK.
Enter the remaining Text, set the Font to Black Rose and the Font Size to 28.
Align the Text Boxes Left and Right respectively.
Set the Line Spacing to 0.70sp.
Step 25: Save File
All that's left to do is Save the file. Go up to the Quick Access Toolbar, on the top left of the screen and select the Save Icon.
This will open the Save As Window.
After naming your file, click the Save button.
There you have it, you have successfully recreated this Haunted Halloween Flyer in the Business Application - Microsoft Publisher 2010.
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