InDesign FX: Chalk

Attention, class! This InDesign FX lesson will show you how to create the look of chalk on a chalkboard. You can apply it to any live text or InDesign shapes or lines.

InDesign FX: Chalk

Believe it or not, this effect is created with the help of a drop shadow to give you lines with satisfyingly rough and dusty edges.

InDesign FX: Chalk

And since you’re working with live text, you can “erase” at any time and re-write your message, all without inhaling dust or hearing the ugly screech of fingernails on the blackboard.

Check it out at InDesign FX.

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