Designing Children's Book Interiors in PowerPoint

Rebecca Livermore, Blogger, Author, Online Teacher

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19 Lessons (1h 1m)
    • 1. Intro

      1:01
    • 2. The Use of Color

      0:39
    • 3. Bleed

      1:12
    • 4. Page Size and Length

      2:37
    • 5. Setting Up Pages

      1:02
    • 6. Adding Margins to Your Pages

      3:12
    • 7. Using Slide Master to Maintain Consistency

      3:52
    • 8. Finding Illustrations for Your Children's Books

      5:38
    • 9. Tips for Organizing Images

      2:02
    • 10. Adding a Background Image

      3:10
    • 11. Setting Up Images

      2:25
    • 12. Custom Image Demo Part 1

      6:35
    • 13. Custom Image Demo Part 2

      6:07
    • 14. Creating 2-Page Spreads

      3:53
    • 15. Gradient Backgrounds

      2:37
    • 16. Whimsical Borders

      6:26
    • 17. Saving as a PDF

      1:52
    • 18. Kids Book Creator

      5:37
    • 19. Your Project

      1:05

About This Class

I have a question for you.

Have you dreamed about creating children's picture books but have been put off by the high cost of illustrating the books?

Are you intimidated by expensive and complicated graphic and book designing software?

If so, I have great news for you! In this course I'm going to show you how to create awesome illustrations for your children's books using nothing but stock images and PowerPoint.

Among other things you'll learn:

  • How to set up custom page sizes in PowerPoint
  • What bleed is and how to use it in your children's books
  • How and when to use margins - even if you're creating a book with bleed
  • How to plan out your children's book
  • How to use PowerPoint Slide Master to create page templates
  • Where to find the best images for your children's book
  • How to take stock images and turn them into custom illustrations in PowerPoint
  • How to create whimsical and colorful background pages for text
  • The best way to create two-page spreads
  • And of course, so much more

By the end of this course, you'll have all the tools and information you need to create unique illustrations for your children's book, even if you have no artistic ability and don't have the budget to hire an illustrator.

So what are you waiting for? Why not dive in to this training and learn all of my tips and tricks for designing children's book interiors in PowerPoint?