Learn to create a simple layout with image and text layout in PowerPoint. Follow our simple step by step instructions to create this useful layout for your business presentations.
You can use this layout…
Let us learn to create the layout from scratch.
The layout consists of three parts:
First, go to auto shapes menu and pick the rectangle tool to create the middle bar. Then, pick the ‘Round Same Side Corner Rectangle’ tool to create the shape to hold the picture. Make a copy of the shape and flip it vertically to create the text placeholder as shown below:
Make copies of the shapes, align and distribute them evenly as shown below:
Now, the base layout is ready.
To insert pictures, click on the first shape in the top half and go to Shape Fill -> Picture -> Choose the picture you want to fill in. Continue the same for the rest of the images. The result will be:
Fill the middle bar and the text placeholders with a color gradient of your choice.
When you enter relevant text, you get the finished picture and text layout in PowerPoint.
Once you understand the base technique, you can come up with your own creative variations. Here are some variations of the picture and text layouts taken from our ‘PowerPoint Graphics and Concepts CEO Pack 2’.
This template is about displaying and highlighting different product images or pack shots.
You can also use creative templates like movie or filmstrip type templates to display your photos and add text below them, like this:
Use can use images as analogy or metaphors like we did with this Window of opportunity template with pictures from CEO Pack 2:
Professional slide layouts can make your presentations look
professional. However, it takes a lot of time and effort to create high quality
slides from scratch. That is why we came up with our CEO Packs.
If your slide will be used in training or any self-running presentation, you may prefer to have an animated slide layout in PowerPoint.
Here is an example from our Custom Animation Pack templates where individual pictures and text boxes appear and fade.
View animation at : Picture Effects from Animations Pack
The picture and text can also appear at the same time with detailed animation as it does in the following layout:
The animation pack has more than 600 premium custom animated charts, graphics and models to help you present any concept. Your business slides get ready in no time without struggling with custom animation feature.
Creating professional quality business slides has never been easier.
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