This book is a step by step guide packed with interesting examples and screenshots that cover lot of support options to help you achieve the superior quality documents. This books is divided into 11 chapters, each chapter dealing with a precise aspect of the software to help you have the best overview and make the best design choices for your document. This book is for people who want to create professional-looking documents with Scribus. If you want a great looking brochure, newsletter, or poster, this is the book for you. No experience of desktop publishing software is required – only creativity and enthusiasm for creating great documents!
Cedric Gemy is a French freelance graphic designer and training advisor who lives in Rennes but travels a lot to teach Scribus, GIMP, and Inkscape. He has been working with these software since around 2003.
Besides his freelance activities, he also teaches communication design in some French universities and private schools.
He is an active member of the Scribus and Inskcape team, involved in the user interface refactoring project of Scribus and in the documentation of Inkscape. He is a creator of the French Free Graphic Designer Association (AFGRAL) and FLOSSMANUALS Francophon.
This is his fifth book; he has already written two books about GIMP, one published under GPL licence, one about Inskcape, and one in French about Scribus.
He can be reached through his websites http://www.cgemy.com and http://www.creationlibre.org, where he provides information about free graphic software news and usage.