W1: Dynamic Components (FINAL RESULTS)

And now to test my dynamic louvers in a series of ‘Scenes’ created for a range of dates and times! Here are 2 sample screenshots of Los Angeles:

a morning in December (above) and an afternoon in March (below)


W1: Dynamic Components (progress update2)

Added louver slats and options to rotate!

Making the sub-component repeat was tricky, followed this guide.

Step 16. Type =5+COPY*(Fence!spacing+LenX)

The number 5 seemed a bit arbitrary, so I replaced it with a formula(frame thickness+spacing) that made more sense for my louver frame

An attempt at integrating my louvers into the base model. Definitely need to make a few changes.

W1: Dynamic Components (progress update1)

First time playing around in SketchUp, a slow start, but I finished my dynamic component louver frame with options.

Adobe InDesign Tips I Wish I’d Known When Starting Out

Margins And Bleeds

If you are preparing a document for print, keep your margins and bleeds in mind from the beginning. Your printer will give you the measurements for the bleed, but generally 1/8 inch or 3 mm should suffice. Approximately the same area within the document should be kept free of text and important graphic elements (such as the logo). Set up your document for bleed in InDesign as you create it by selecting the correct settings in the document set-up box.

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