Designing an Artistic Zine with Kiana Maria – 1 of 2

Join Kiana Beijleveld as she creates a multi-page zine about art performances using Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop. From fonts and mood boards, to document setup and final mockups – follow along as she takes you through her entire creative process!

Guest Kiana Beijleveld is a multi-disciplinary creative based in Arnhem, The Netherlands:

Host Fabiola Lara is a Chilean-American illustrator, designer, and animator based in Philadelphia.

Join us LIVE on Behance:
00:00 Start
02:50 Intro of Kiana
06:00 Plan for Day 1
12:20 Creating a new InDesign project
15:30 Placing guides, margins, and columns
20:00 Creating parent pages
34:30 Incorporating copy into the project
38:00 Experimenting with Character Styles
41:30 How does Kiana search for fonts?
43:40 Adding images to the design
49:45 Creating text columns
56:50 Where does Kiana find her inspiration?
59:00 Incorporating color into the zine design
01:01:00 Editing photos and exporting for InDesign
01:05:30 Resources for self-taught designers
01:08:30 The joys of printing your work
01:10:20 Design book recommendations
01:12:00 Linking images
01:13:00 Kiana’s favorite print project she has worked on
01:18:10 Where does Kiana find images for her projects
01:23:00 Does Kiana have backup/alternative elements for her design projects?
01:28:15 Recap of the project so far
01:37:45 Fitting Frame to Content
01:39:00 Pro Tips for “going with the flow”
01:45:35 Previewing the full project spread


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