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Photoshop - Multiple Prints with Picture Package (13:54)
Posted Aug 10, 2010
  Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Booklets (49:28)
Posted Jul 12, 2010
Simplify image layouts using the free Picture Package plugin for Photoshop  more details

Photoshop, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Plan and execute eye-popping, cohesive booklets in Adobe InDesign  more details

Writing & Publishing, Branding, Typography, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Indesign, Booklets
 
How to Set Up Files for Print (42:18)
Posted Jun 15, 2010
  Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Brochures (01:05:43)
Posted Jun 3, 2010
Follow these time- and money-saving steps before sending files to the printer  more details

Photoshop, Color, Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Indesign
  Create professionally polished brochures in Adobe InDesign  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Brochures, Adobe Indesign
 
DIY Photoshop: Panels with Configurator (25:17)
Posted May 19, 2010
  Photoshop: Fixing Perspective Issues (27:11)
Posted May 4, 2010
Use Adobe's free Configurator plugin to make and run custom panels  more details

Panels, Photoshop, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Configurator
  How to fix warped perspectives in Photoshop  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Photoshop: Sharpening Techniques (21:27)
Posted Apr 16, 2010
  More SPRY: SPRY & XML Data Regions (41:32)
Posted Apr 13, 2010
There's more than one way to sharpen an image in Photoshop  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Create a dynamic web page using externally edited XML  more details

Design, Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Photoshop: HDR on a Shoestring (16:04)
Posted Apr 6, 2010
  Illustrator Time-Savers: Adding Depth in Illustrator (27:41)
Posted Mar 23, 2010
Generate HDR images from a single exposure  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Bridge, Photomatix Pro, Lightroom
  Learn basic-to-advanced Illustrator techniques you can use to add the illusion of depth to your images  more details

Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
Wordpress Theme Customization with Dreamweaver, Part One (32:37)
Posted Mar 18, 2010
  Photoshop: Creative Adjustments in Camera RAW (22:42)
Posted Mar 17, 2010
Here's how to get started with making changes to Wordpress themes  more details

New Media, Blogging, Dreamweaver, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Apply crucial fixes to images right in Camera Raw  more details

Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Photoshop: Creative Fixes with Dodge, Burn, and Masks (18:40)
Posted Feb 24, 2010
  Editing Flash without Flash (39:33)
Posted Feb 22, 2010
These Photoshop techniques use dodging, burning, and masks together to make images pop  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Learn how to create and update websites without setting foot in Flash.  more details

Photoshop, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Flash, Bridge
 
DIY Photo Frames (21:27)
Posted Feb 12, 2010
  Constructing CSS-Based Combination Layouts (43:06)
Posted Feb 9, 2010
Nothing becomes a photo like a simple, edgy, or elegant frame  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Learn an intuitive method for creating web layouts incorporating both rigid and liquid elements in Dreamweaver  more details

Dreamweaver, Layout, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Down 'n' Dirty, Quick and Easy Websites (56:31)
Posted Feb 4, 2010
  Photoshop: Hold Your Own Photo (14:11)
Posted Jan 22, 2010
No code? No problem! Here's a start-to-finish, step-by-step workflow for quickly making stripped-down yet aesthetically pleasing websites.  more details

Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Type, Layout, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Polaroid nostalgia is in full swing, and this photo-collage technique in Photoshop makes use of the instant-film craze.  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Photoshop: From Ho-hum to Wow! (26:09)
Posted Jan 21, 2010
  All About Photoshop Brushes (42:12)
Posted Jan 7, 2010
You can use Photoshop to bring out the magic of photos that are muddy, soft, or blandly composed  more details

Photoshop, Color, Image Selection, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Stockphotography
  This tutorial teaches you all the techniques you need to enhance your work with Photoshop brushes.  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Deceptively Simple Illustrator Techniques (38:33)
Posted Jan 5, 2010
  InDesign Secret Weapons (31:13)
Posted Dec 9, 2009
Design a complex logo using quick, simple Illustrator techniques.  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Here are five techniques hand-picked by instructor Geoff Blake to speed up your workflow in Adobe InDesign.  more details

Photoshop, Indesign, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Magazinedesign
 
Photoshop - From Color to B&W and Back (29:16)
Posted Dec 4, 2009
  Understanding Camera Raw (35:31)
Posted Dec 3, 2009
This tutorial shows you not just one or two, but seven quick and useful ways to convert color images to grayscale (or black and white).  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Imageselection
  Adobe Photoshop's Camera Raw software gives you total control over image processing  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Lightroom for Designers (42:10)
Posted Nov 19, 2009
  5 Acrobat Survival Tricks (36:10)
Posted Nov 10, 2009
If you deal with groups of images on a regular basis, Adobe Lightroom may save you a lot of tedious shuffling between programs  more details

Photoshop, Client Relations, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Geoff Blake addresses five common problems faced by Acrobat users.  more details

Type, Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Illustrator Time Savers: Adding Dimensionality with 3D Effects (29:10)
Posted Nov 6, 2009
  Create a Flash Website (49:09)
Posted Oct 30, 2009
Though not a 3D-imaging program per se, Adobe Illustrator has a number of cool features with which you can add dimensionality to shapes.  more details

Creativity, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Adobe-certified trainer Alison Cattelona shows you how to create a simple website in Flash without too much ActionScript.  more details

Photoshop, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Flash
 
InDesign Life Changers (53:58)
Posted Oct 28, 2009
  Photoshop - Create Patterns That Repeat (46:04)
Posted Oct 2, 2009
Publication designer Joseph Caserto introduces InDesign features that altered his professional life forever.  more details

Color, Collateral, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  This tutorial by Helen Bradley deals with creating cool repeating patterns for use in all sorts of places. Helen shares her process for making both simple and complex patterns, creating seamless...  more details

Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Advanced Float Layouts (32:13)
Posted Sep 25, 2009
  Rollovers in Dreamweaver (33:09)
Posted Sep 23, 2009
If you've seen artist/designer Geoff Blake's two-part series on CSS float layouts, you're ready for the advanced techniques in this...  more details

Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Adobe-certified educator Alison Cattelona demonstrates several methods of setting up attractive rollovers in Dreamweaver: importing a simple rollover button from Photoshop, creating...  more details

Dreamweaver, Printing Tips, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Fun With Tables (40:46)
Posted Sep 15, 2009
  Fixing Photos - Techniques You Should Know (46:23)
Posted Sep 3, 2009
Adobe-certified instructor and author Claudia McCue shows how tables are easier to use, more flexible, and more intuitive in InDesign than they are in other apps. Claudia arms designers with a...  more details

Collateral, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Expert photo editor Helen Bradley demonstrates some common fixes for landscape and streetscape photos: removing sensor dust and graffiti, replacing a lackluster sky, erasing unwanted people without...  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Masks in Photoshop: The Essentials (55:04)
Posted Sep 1, 2009
  Float Layouts in Photoshop, Part 2 (28:31)
Posted Aug 28, 2009
Award-winning designer and educator Joseph Caserto gives you an extensive overview of masks in Photoshop CS4, incorporating the features and most common applications of quick masks, layer masks,...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  The second half of this series picks up exactly where Part One left off. Geoff Blake outputs his Photoshop layout for Dreamweaver, then concentrates on optimizing the layout using CSS. Adjusting CSS...  more details

Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Float Layouts in Photoshop, Part 1 (34:13)
Posted Aug 26, 2009
  Animated Preloaders in Flash (30:33)
Posted Aug 19, 2009
Instructor Geoff Blake breaks down the process of creating CSS float layouts. After explaining the fundamentals of floats, Geoff suggests some helpful techniques for effective development of layouts...  more details

Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator, Slicing
  Design pro and consultant Chris Calabrese guides you through the entire process of coding and customizing a Flash animated preloader for a website. You'll come away from this tutorial with ideas and...  more details

Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Flash
 
Photomerge and HDR Techniques in Photoshop (30:55)
Posted Aug 17, 2009
  5 Photoshop Masking Techniques (27:05)
Posted Aug 5, 2009
Instructor Helen Bradley supplies a battery of tips on capturing image sequences for HDR and processing them using Photoshop as well as Photomatix Pro, a recommended downloadable application. Helen...  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Photomerge
  Columnist and photo specialist Helen Bradley shares five of her favorite image enhancement techniques incorporating masks (plus a bonus for good measure). These include punching type from an image,...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Complexion Makeovers In Photoshop (41:42)
Posted Aug 3, 2009
  Typography Tricks for the Web (42:33)
Posted Jul 29, 2009
Professional retoucher Mara Sachs presents three in-depth, advanced methods for improving skin tone and texture in Photoshop when the situation demands more than just the clone stamp tool and...  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Instructor Geoff Blake shows how to achieve various print-style typography effects with CSS, including eye-pleasing sidebars and pull quotes. This tutorial incorporates an overview of the available...  more details

Dreamweaver, Type, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Creating A Website Efficiently (38:49)
Posted Jul 14, 2009
  More Common Problems with CSS (38:23)
Posted Jul 7, 2009
This tutorial by Adobe-certified instructor Alison Cattelona is all about streamlining your web-design process. Alison addresses the entire workflow, from creating a site map to table/AP Div layouts...  more details

Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Building on the tips and tricks in his tutorial Common Problems with CSS, Geoff Blake guides you past some of the pitfalls of working...  more details

Dreamweaver, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
5 Photoshop Tools for Color Changing (26:40)
Posted Jun 26, 2009
  Appearance Panel Magic (40:26)
Posted Jun 16, 2009
Every color change you perform in Photoshop is a unique challenge. Instructor Helen Bradley shows how to use a variety of features to make especially tricky changes, including transforming a pink...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  This tutorial by Alison Cattelona is all about the supernatural possibilities of Illustrator's Appearance panel. Alison lets you in on some easy but powerful magic spells, such as adding many...  more details

Type, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
Digital Plastic Surgery: Body Reshaping in Photoshop (37:07)
Posted May 29, 2009
  QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign: FAST! (77:22)
Posted May 22, 2009
Professional photo retoucher Mara Sachs shares Photoshop techniques for applying fixes and tweaks to faces that need a little help. With Warp Transformation, the Liquify filter, and the Clone Stamp...  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Changing software can be traumatic, but never fear: In this tutorial, Joseph Caserto helps designers make a smooth transition from QuarkXPress to Adobe InDesign. If you're in the midst of this...  more details

Color, Printing Tips, Type, Indesign, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Quarkxpress
 
Common Problems with CSS (31:49)
Posted May 15, 2009
  The Designer's SEO Handbook (49:21)
Posted Apr 28, 2009
Geoff Blake takes on some of the most common problems encountered by designers working with cascading style sheets. He offers strategies for determining the source of CSS formatting, resolving...  more details

Dreamweaver, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  SEO (search engine optimization) is a project that involves nearly every aspect of a website. Geoff Blake provides a handy SEO road map, addressing such topics as: keyword research and application,...  more details

Dreamweaver, Copywriting, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4