Chapter 14: Two-Page Spreads

14.4 Exercise 4: Add Your Byline

  1. Use Illustrator® to create a decorative, signature/icon-style byline using your name. Include the following: Font: your choice, Include a simple shape. (Example: the circle shape behind my name shown in the image below).
  1. Once you have completed your byline graphic, save it as byline.ai and place it in into your InDesign® document. Be sure to place the graphic on its own layer named byline.

    Screen capture showing an example of a byline graphic added to the layout. The byline graphic is positioned to the right of the red dotted line and contains the author's name, Thomas Burton.
    Your finished layout should resemble the image below.

    Screen capture showing the completed layout.

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