Choose the Format and the Paper

Next, pick a piece of paper to work on, 9" x 12" or 11" x 14", and decide on a horizontal or vertical orientation. Look at the shapes of the objects you've selected. Are they tall or short? Do they seem to need a piece of paper that is vertical or horizontal in its orientation?

You may be familiar with the idea of vertical or horizontal paper orientation from your word processing program, where it's called portrait or landscape. A vertically oriented page is widest from top to bottom (portrait), while a horizontally oriented page is widest across (landscape).

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