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All About Photoshop Brushes (42:12)
Posted Jan 7, 2010
  Deceptively Simple Illustrator Techniques (38:33)
Posted Jan 5, 2010
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
  Design a complex logo using quick, simple Illustrator techniques.  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
History Lessons: Timeless Design Principles (29:24)
Posted Dec 23, 2009
  Gummy Bear Awards for Sticky Websites: The Stickiest Sites on the 'net (28:47)
Posted Dec 18, 2009
What can today's media-makers learn from 1950s magazine design?  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
  What are the stickiest sites on the web? The answers in this tutorial may surprise you.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Web Design
 
You're My Type: Using Typography Effectively (32:45)
Posted Dec 14, 2009
  InDesign Secret Weapons (31:13)
Posted Dec 9, 2009
Really memorable type affects its audience on a non-literal, emotional level.  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
  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
 
Design Influences: Visual Inspiration from the Past (30:24)
Posted Dec 7, 2009
  Photoshop - From Color to B&W and Back (29:16)
Posted Dec 4, 2009
This tutorial illustrates how contemporary designers draw on art movements from the early-to-mid 20th century such as Art Deco, Bauhaus, and Pop Art.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Type, Magazinedesign
  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
 
Understanding Camera Raw (35:31)
Posted Dec 3, 2009
  Logo Concepts from Paper to Computer (12:57)
Posted Nov 24, 2009
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
  Designer Lauren Matsumoto locates the origin of effective visual branding in the simple hand sketch.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Illustrator
 
The Business of Microstock Photography (1 hour, 15 minutes)
Posted Nov 23, 2009
  Lightroom for Designers (42:10)
Posted Nov 19, 2009
During this Mediabistro panel discussion, microstock agencies, successful microstockers and traditional stock photographers discuss current trends and opportunities in the microstock market.  more details

TV, Film & Video, Photography, New Media, Recorded Event, Microstock
  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
 
PDF-Based Forms 101 (48:49)
Posted Nov 16, 2009
  Who's the Package For?: Secrets of Packaging Design (27:27)
Posted Nov 12, 2009
Interactive PDF-based forms are a convenient eco-friendly alternative to paper-intensive info-gathering.  more details

Alternative Materials, Client Relations, Business Issues, Pdfs, Acrobat, Illustrator
  Angela Riechers deciphers the branding messages today's products convey to their audience through packaging.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Packaging, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type
 
5 Acrobat Survival Tricks (36:10)
Posted Nov 10, 2009
  Illustrator Time Savers: Adding Dimensionality with 3D Effects (29:10)
Posted Nov 6, 2009
Geoff Blake addresses five common problems faced by Acrobat users.  more details

Type, Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  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
 
Branding Yourself (25:24)
Posted Nov 4, 2009
  Create a Flash Website (49:09)
Posted Oct 30, 2009
NYU instructor Anna Savoie zeroes in on the role that design and branding play in the creative professional's ongoing project of self-promotion.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Business Issues, Image Selection, 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
  Trademark Essentials for Graphic Designers (39:51)
Posted Oct 23, 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
  Shel Perkins breaks down intellectual property law for creatives. This tutorial answers the following questions (among others): What constitutes trademark infringement?  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
 
Photoshop - Create Patterns That Repeat (46:04)
Posted Oct 2, 2009
  Top 10 Brand Management Activities for Designers (41:44)
Posted Sep 30, 2009
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
  Branding expert Jonathan Gouthier counts down his top ten tips for long-term success in branding. Jonathan's suggestions and ideas go beyond design issues to address the complications, common...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Case Studies, Client Relations, Business Issues
 
Dress for Success with Typography (24:51)
Posted Sep 29, 2009
  Breaking Into Design (7 minutes)
Posted Sep 29, 2009
Aliyah Marr showcases her favorite websites that have accomplished masterful messaging with typography. Ranging from blogs to brand sites, Aliyah's faves will inspire you with their creativity,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Type, Web Design
  These days, designers need serious skills. Our expert will lead you through some of the steps to help you get started as a designer in a tough economy.  more details

Design, Design, Career, Crash Course
 
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
 
Design Smart with Color (31:59)
Posted Sep 18, 2009
  Information Design: Making Data Come Alive (53:47)
Posted Sep 16, 2009
This tutorial is about how to use color to make your design process easier. Ivan Freaner gives you tips on generating exciting color swatches inspired by nature photography and incorporating them...  more details

Creativity, Color, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Illustrator
  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
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Fun With Tables (40:46)
Posted Sep 15, 2009
  Size Matters! (38:40)
Posted Sep 11, 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
  It's no secret that design is shrinking to accommodate the demands of new media, so how can you design on a relatively tiny scale without minimizing the impact of your work? Angela Riechers presents...  more details

Creativity, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Web Design
 
How to Build a Logo, Part 2: Image and Space (24:05)
Posted Sep 8, 2009
  Fixing Photos - Techniques You Should Know (46:23)
Posted Sep 3, 2009
In the third installment of his "How to Build a Logo" series, professor Alex W. White describes the various ways in which designers can interestingly exploit the complex relationships between image...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Case Studies
  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
  Worldwide Comedy Club (29:19)
Posted Aug 21, 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
  Aliyah Marr's latest inspirational tutorial focuses on the power of humor as a design tool. Her diverse array of hilarious examples drawn from the web includes text-only sites, prime-time TV spots,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Web Design
 
10 Tips on Rebranding for Designers (35:15)
Posted Aug 21, 2009
  Animated Preloaders in Flash (30:33)
Posted Aug 19, 2009
Before you work on your next brand redesign, you should watch this tutorial by branding professional and educator Jonathan Gouthier, whose ten tips will help designers take full advantage of all...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Client Relations
  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
  Inspired Originality (39:45)
Posted Aug 14, 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
  Art director and design critic Angela Riechers offers observations and suggestions on design inspiration. In addition to displaying examples of what inspires her and how she channels that into...  more details

Creativity, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Type, Magazine Design
 
How to Build a Logo: Type and Space (16:18)
Posted Aug 12, 2009
  Copyright Essentials for Designers (22:44)
Posted Aug 10, 2009
Parsons professor Alex W. White continues his four-part series of tutorials on logo design by highlighting the all-important dynamic between type and spatial elements in a logo. As Alex proves,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Type
  Author Shel Perkins discusses the basics of copyright ownership, protection, infringement, and licensing. Using real-world examples to illustrate copyright law, Shel provides the essential facts all...  more details

Creativity, Client Relations, Business Issues, Project Management
 
Rock-Solid Brands: Essentials of Brand Longevity (24:42)
Posted Aug 7, 2009
  5 Photoshop Masking Techniques (27:05)
Posted Aug 5, 2009
How does a brand stay strong for decades? Some well-known brands have remained virtually the same in their visual identity; others have had to adapt to social or cultural change in order to stay...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Case Studies
  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
  Ultimate Logo Makeovers (36:42)
Posted Jul 31, 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
  Ivan Freaner discusses the ways in which designers can use the tools at their disposal (in this case, Adobe Illustrator) to spice up logos that are lacking in oomph. He focuses not only on improving...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Type, Illustrator, Guides
 
Typography Tricks for the Web (42:33)
Posted Jul 29, 2009
  Save For Web in Photoshop (27:42)
Posted Jul 24, 2009
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
  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
 
World Wide Fantasyland Studios (28:35)
Posted Jul 21, 2009
  How a Logo Fits (28:35)
Posted Jul 14, 2009
Today's top online designers are employing video, animation, social networking, and ingenious illustration to transform websites into fantasy spaces, and promotion into entertainment. Aliyah Marr...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Web Design
  Author/university professor Alex W. White articulates the principles and processes behind successful logo creation, delving into key issues such as the initial creative brief, discussing concepts...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Project Management