Create Amazing Flyers As You Learn Graphic Design




Step 10: The Colors Tab

OpenOffice Draw Area Window - Colors Tab
OpenOffice Draw Area Window - Colors Tab
In the Names Box, type in what you want to call your Custom Color, in this case it is "Text Blue".

Then go over to "RGB" and set Red to "0", Green to "128" and Blue to "232".

Then click Add.

You can scroll down the Table of Colors to verify that your new color has been added.

Then click OK.


Step 11: Line and Filling Toolbar

Reselect the "Easter Text" and go to the Line and Filling Toolbar. (Toolbar normally is longer)
OpenOffice Draw Line and Filling Toolbar
OpenOffice Draw Line and Filling Toolbar
Where the Line Width is set to "0.01", change this to "0.02". Select the Down Arrow next to the color "Black" and select "White".

Now instead of selecting the Drop Shadow Icon that is clearly visible on the Line and Filling Toolbar, we must first change the Drop Shadow Settings. To do this, right click over the "Easter Text" and select Area again. Then select the Shadow Tab.


Step 12: The Shadow Tab

OpenOffice Draw Area Window - Shadow Tab
OpenOffice Draw Area Window - Shadow Tab
Check the "Use Shadow Box", change Distance to "0.06" and Color to "Black", then click OK.

The Blue Drop Shadow Text should look like this:
OpenOffice Draw Title Text with Drop Shadow
"OpenOffice Draw
Title Text with Drop Shadow




Step 14: Insert Images

To insert an Image click on the From File Icon.
OpenOffice Draw From File Icon
OpenOffice
Draw From
File Icon


OpenOffice Draw From File
OpenOffice Draw From File
OpenOffice Draw Insert Picture
OpenOffice Draw Insert Picture
You can also do this by going to Insert > Picture > From File.

This will bring up the Insert Picture Window. Locate your file, then click Open.

Once the Images are put on canvas, Resize and move into desired location.



Step 15: Arrange Images

Select the Arrange Icon
OpenOffice Draw Arrange Icon
OpenOffice Draw
Arrange Icon
on the Drawing Toolbar.
OpenOffice Draw Arrange Menu
OpenOffice Draw
Arrange Menu
This will bring up the Arrange Menu. Select the 1st Icon which is "Bring to Front" while you have the Egg selected. This will place the Egg infront of the Rabbit.

Once you've finished arranging your Images your document will be complete.