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Information Design: Making Data Come Alive (53:47)
Posted Sep 16, 2009
  Save For Web in Photoshop (27:42)
Posted Jul 24, 2009
Art director Anna Savoie is your guide for this comprehensive tour of information design. She shares loads of insights and tips that will help you ace the practical and aesthetic challenges of...  more details

Type, Indesign, Layout, Creative Suite 3, Guides
  Instructor Anna Savoie delivers a comprehensive look at optimizing images for the web. She demonstrates how to attain the best possible file size and resolution for your purpose, determine which...  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Web Design, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
A Guide to Brushes in Adobe Illustrator (26:46)
Posted Jun 30, 2009
  Blend Modes in Photoshop: 5 Quick Techniques (33:53)
Posted May 19, 2009
It's everything you ever wanted to know about using the Brush tool in Adobe Illustrator but were afraid to ask. Instructor Anna Savoie explains how to apply brush strokes to different objects,...  more details

Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
  With blend modes in Photoshop, you can boost the color and contrast of a flat image, add spot lighting to an image, apply color-protecting fixes, perform non-destructive dodging and burning, and...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Facial Retouching with Photoshop (37:17)
Posted May 12, 2009
  Photoshop Collage Techniques (33:03)
Posted May 1, 2009
Faced with a less-than-glam pic of herself, instructor Anna Savoie lets loose her design expertise and Photoshop retouching tools. She shows how to eradicate spots, add brightness to teeth, smooth...  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  In this tutorial, Helen Bradley chooses and merges images from various sources to create a visually coherent banner ad. In doing so, she demonstrates a variety of Photoshop techniques that bring...  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Type Tools & Techniques in Illustrator (41:13)
Posted Apr 10, 2009
  Retrofit Your Designs with Photoshop (20:39)
Posted Apr 7, 2009
Anna Savoie surveys the ways in which designers can employ and manipulate type in Illustrator. She explores all the type tools available, as well as the character panel, paragraph panel, and glyphs...  more details

Type, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
  Lauren Matsumoto presents ways to achieve some awesome vintage effects in Photoshop. Her techniques allow you to mimic the look of hand-tinted postcards, Futurist graphics, classic posters, and...  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Type, Stock Photography, Creative Suite 3
 
5 Photoshop Tools You Didn't Know Existed (33:34)
Posted Mar 27, 2009
  Efficiency Tips and Tricks - Adobe Illustrator (28:54)
Posted Mar 13, 2009
How can you convincingly turn daylight into sunset using Photoshop? How can you cut text out of an image and maintain editability? How do you knock out the background of an image and get a...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  Alison Cattelona shows the top techniques she uses to save time in Illustrator. Among these are: using the appearance panel to edit objects, employing the Envelope feature to transform and/or edit...  more details

Color, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
 
Advanced Selection Tips and Tricks in Photoshop (40:54)
Posted Mar 6, 2009
  Mastering History and Layer Comps in Photoshop (38:17)
Posted Mar 4, 2009
This is a continuation of Anna Savoie's tutorial on basic selection techniques in Photoshop. Here, she demonstrates selecting with...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  Helen Bradley explains how to use and why you need Photoshop's history palette and layer comps. She also sheds light on how snapshots can work alongside histories, linear vs. non-linear history...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Creating CSS Box Layouts in Dreamweaver (31:37)
Posted Feb 18, 2009
  Automate Designs Using Photoshop Data Sets (31:22)
Posted Feb 6, 2009
Making CSS box layouts is easier than you might think. Alison Cattelona demystifies the entire process, including creating and inserting div tags, placing images with Source Code,...  more details

Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  Photoshop's Data Sets feature can save you hours of tedious work by automatically inserting sets of variables into a design template, and exporting each variation as a separate file. Helen Bradley...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Selection Tips and Tricks in Photoshop (41:29)
Posted Jan 27, 2009
  Mastering Symbols in Illustrator (44:49)
Posted Jan 13, 2009
You can make selections in Photoshop faster and more accurately if you know how to use the right combination of selection tools for the job. Anna Savoie gives you a thorough guide to Photoshop CS3's...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  Art director and NYU design professor Anna Savoie delivers a thorough guide to using symbols in Adobe Illustrator CS3. She covers placing symbols in artwork, creating your own symbols, modifying...  more details

Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
 
Practical & Creative Uses for Photoshop's Pen Tool (31:22)
Posted Dec 16, 2008
  All About Actions in Photoshop (35:00)
Posted Dec 9, 2008
Photoshop's pen tool is an often-neglected feature, but multitasking designers will find it very useful, as instructor Helen Bradley demonstrates in this tutorial. She explains how to use the pen...  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
  Photoshop actions allow you to run a set of automated tasks on a file or group of files. By incorporating actions intelligently into your workflow, you can spend much less time on tedious,...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Common Type Mistakes... & How to Avoid Them (44:15)
Posted Dec 4, 2008
  InDesign Time-Savers: Variables & Data Merge (34:36)
Posted Nov 18, 2008
Design professor Joseph Caserto surveys the most common typography errors made by today's designers... and the simple steps you can take to ensure that they don't show up in your work. Typographer's...  more details

Photoshop, Type, Indesign, Magazine Design, Book Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3, Quarkxpress
  Adobe-certified trainer Alison Cattelona explores two features--variables and data merge--that can help you customize data instantly in InDesign. Variables allow you to create running headers and...  more details

Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Creative Suite 3
 
Color-Managed Workflows (48:30)
Posted Nov 13, 2008
  Repeat & Align: Spacing Tips & Techniques in Photoshop (33:58)
Posted Oct 17, 2008
Picking up where her previous tutorial, Color Management Essentials for Creative Professionals, left off, Rita Amladi provides a...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Printing Tips, Indesign, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
  In this tutorial, Helen Bradley supplies tips for using the Repeat & Align tools in Photoshop. You'll discover quick ways of aligning images relative both to a grid and to one another as well as...  more details

Photoshop, Logo Design, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3
 
Color Management Essentials for Creative Professionals (44:39)
Posted Oct 2, 2008
  Photoshop Time-Savers: Leveraging Smart Objects (27:26)
Posted Sep 18, 2008
Adobe-certified technical trainer Rita Amladi provides a clear, helpful guide to the essentials of color management. The methods and software features she covers in this comprehensive tutorial will...  more details

Photoshop, Color, Printing Tips, Indesign, Software Tips, Illustrator, Creative Suite 3
  The use of smart objects in Photoshop allows the designer special freedoms such as the ability to edit filters at any stage of your workflow and the ability to resize multiple times without a...  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Creative Suite 3