How To Create A Proper Portrait Poster of Your Business

Dec 14 08:56 2010 Kaye Z. Marks Print This Article

Creating a portrait poster that is proper for your business

One of the classic layouts for color poster printing is the portrait poster. However,Guest Posting no matter how simple a portrait poster print design may sound, you should not just go at it without any kind of plan or finesse.

In this guide, I will teach you how to create a proper portrait poster that looks good and professional. It may sound simple, but it is important to really do all these steps accurately to really get the best designs. So take in these steps and learn.

1. Acquire your main portrait – First of course, you should acquire the main portrait for the design. In this matter, you have one main priority and that is image quality. You should not just take any image from the Internet. A proper one with a portrait layout needs a high quality, high-resolution image as its main attraction. Therefore, it is important to get your images from real and original sources. This can be from a scanned photograph, high-resolution graphical images, or even specific kinds of vector graphics. The bigger the image size, and the bigger the file size the better for your main portrait.

2. Get the appropriate template – Next, you will need an appropriate template for your design. Of course, the dimension really depends on your purposes, but you should know of course that it is best to keep to standard sizes to minimize customization costs.

There are plenty of templates available free over the Internet so you should not really run out of choices. You can get them commonly from design plugs, online printing company websites. Just make sure that you choose something that you can actually open with the software that you have.

3. Enhance your main portrait – Now, before the design or layout really starts, you may want to first enhance your main portrait. Usually it is best to crop you main image to remove any odd pixels or areas. In addition, you might want to adjust its colors, brightness, contrast and other image levels to make it look better. You can even apply filters if you really need to make your main portrait look interesting. Just have a main backup of the portrait copied somewhere else so that you can go back if you made a mistake in the enhancements.

4. Develop your layout – With the main materials ready, you should then be ready to develop the layout. Using the template as your guide, first place a background for your portrait image, and then add in the main portrait itself. The template’s guidelines should help you center the portrait appropriately for a true portrait layout. However if there are no guidelines, a good guide would be to put the main elements of the portrait at the dead center horizontally, but a little on top of the center vertically.

As an example, the eyes of an image portrait should be at least a little bit above the vertical center so that people assumes the view is at a real eye level.

Once the insertion is done, you can then just add all the other design elements like text and extra graphics. Make sure though that they do not overlap or overpower the main portrait.

5. Printing properly – Finally, if you want the output to look very impressive, you may want to print them properly through an online printing company. These firms have all the tools necessary to print professionally made custom posters while at the same time being convenient since you can order from them online. Their prices are relatively cheap too so it is not a worry. Just choose the best one with the best price that you find on the internet and you should be in business.

This is how you can create a nice portrait poster in five easy steps. Hopefully now, you have learned enough to do your own poster printing with the portrait layout.


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