Microsoft Word Digital Photography Flyer Tutorial
Step 09: Colored Background
Select the Shape Outline Icon and choose the Dark Red Color under Recent Colors.
The Colored Background will look like this:
Step 10: Add Text
Go back to the Ribbon and select the Insert Tab.
Then go to the Text Group and select Text Box.
Step 11: Insert Text Box
Choose Simple Text Box from the drop down menu which will put a ready made Text Box into your document, or select Draw Text Box to create your own.
You will also notice that the Ribbon has changed to the Format Tab which showcases the Text Box Tools.
Start typing the Company Title which is: "Aiden's Digital Photography".
Step 12: The Font Group
Go back to the Home Tab and go to the Font Group. Select the down arrow next to "Calibri".
In this case the Font Family is "Disko" which is a free Font that was downloaded at . Set the Font Size to "48".
Step 13: The Paragraph Group
To the right of the Font Group is the Paragraph Group.
Select the Center Icon.
Then select the Line Spacing Icon.
Choose "Line Spacing Options" from the drop down menu.
Step 14: Line Spacing
This will bring up the Paragraph Window.
Go to the Spacing Section, select the down arrow under Line Spacing, choose "Exactly".
Set "At" to "34pt". Also change "After" to "6pt".
Then click OK.
Step 15: Change Text Color
Next we will change the Text Color.
Select the Text then go to the Home Tab and select the down arrow next to the Font Color Icon in the Font Group.
Select "White" from the Color Menu that appears.
Step 16: Format Text Box
Next select the Text Box. While holding the mouse directly over the Text Box Outline, Right Click and select Format Text Box from the menu that appears.
This opens the Format Text Box Window.
Step 17: Text Box Transparency/Line
In the Fill Section, set Transparency to "100%" and in the Line Section you can set Color to "No Color". Then click OK.
This is what the Flyer title would look like:
Step 18: Add Remaining Text
Here the Font is "Segoe Print" also from .
Repeat the steps for Centering and Changing the Font Color to "White".
Set new Text blocks to Bold with the Bold Icon from the Font Group on the Home Tab.
Step 19: Add Star
Go back to the Insert Tab > Illustrations Group > Shapes and select the Star which is under Recently Used Shapes.
Hold the "Shift" Key down while drawing the Star on the
On the top of the Star you will notice a Green Circle. Hold the mouse over it to get the Rotate Tool.
Drag to the right to get to the desired location.
Step 20: Star Transparency
Right click the Star and select Format Autoshape.
This brings up the Format Autoshape Window.
In the Colors and Lines Tab set Transparency to "80%". In the Line Section set Color to "No Line". Click OK.