How to create COMPLEX custom artwork in InDesign!

Being able to create vector artwork within InDesign eliminates the need to import artwork from Illustrator or Photoshop and allows you to easily modify it in shape, color or size!

Now taking that one step further, you can create COMPLEX vector artwork in InDesign by combining or subtracting from BASIC shapes.

In this tutorial, I show you how you can create your own custom artwork in your InDesign layouts, but I also offer a FREE INDESIGN SWIPE FILE of vector shapes like bursts, speech and thought balloons to easily copy and paste from!



Download your FREE InDesign (.indd) file with vector artwork you can copy, paste, color and scale into YOUR layouts here:

You get FREE bursts, speech balloons, thought balloons and more!


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