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10 InDesign Favorites (40 minutes)
Posted Jun 23, 2010
  Photoshop - Quick & Easy Backgrounds (19:35)
Posted Jun 21, 2010
Celebrate InDesign's tenth birthday with ten awesome tips from our expert instructor  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Pdfs, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Adobe Indesign, Frames
  Simple techniques for creating memorable backgrounds in Photoshop  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Color, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Backgrounds, Brushes
 
Going Beyond the Logo (40 minutes)
Posted Jun 17, 2010
  How to Set Up Files for Print (42:18)
Posted Jun 15, 2010
Turn your client's logo into a powerful multimedia branding campaign  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Printing Tips, Type, Layout, Web Design
  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
 
Listening to Type (21:10)
Posted Jun 10, 2010
  14 Practical Strategies for Developing Creative Solutions (46:00)
Posted Jun 9, 2010
Make your typography speak clearly and effectively to your audience  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Case Studies, Client Relations, Type, Layout
  Wow the client with unexpected design concepts  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Layout
 
Photoshop: Working with Layer Styles (24:24)
Posted Jun 4, 2010
  Producing Promotional & Branding Materials: Brochures (01:05:43)
Posted Jun 3, 2010
Time-saving Photoshop techniques using layer styles  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Create professionally polished brochures in Adobe InDesign  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Printing Tips, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Brochures, Adobe Indesign
 
Illustrator CS5: Take Advantage of New Features (29:15)
Posted May 27, 2010
  Don't Waste My Time!: Designing for Short Attention Spans (23:41)
Posted May 24, 2010
CS5's new features make working in Illustrator even easier  more details

Creativity, Type, Software Tips, Illustrator, Guides, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Make the most of the scant seconds you have to grab your audience  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
 
DIY Photoshop: Panels with Configurator (25:17)
Posted May 19, 2010
  Effective Self-Marketing With Online Portfolios (29:18)
Posted May 18, 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
  Marketing principles that will help you attract clients with your portfolio site  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design, Flash
 
InDesign CS5: Interactivity (39:12)
Posted May 11, 2010
  Insurance Basics for Designers (25 minutes)
Posted May 10, 2010
Add video and animation to your layouts without even opening Flash  more details

Printing Tips, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  A pathway to obtaining the insurance you need for your freelance practice or design firm  more details

Career, Freelancing, Client Relations, Business Issues, Insurance
 
InDesign CS5: Production (33:11)
Posted May 6, 2010
  Photoshop: Fixing Perspective Issues (27:11)
Posted May 4, 2010
Creating beautiful layouts is faster and easier with Adobe InDesign CS5  more details

Printing Tips, Type, Indesign, Layout, Magazine Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  How to fix warped perspectives in Photoshop  more details

Photoshop, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Logos and the Subliminal Eye (30:32)
Posted Apr 30, 2010
  Photoshop CS5: Take Advantage of New Features (30:57)
Posted Apr 27, 2010
Understanding and achieving logos that affect the viewer on an subconscious level  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type
  Brand-new additions to your Photoshop arsenal  more details

Creativity, Photoshop, Type, Software Tips, Masks, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
What Does It Take to be an Art Director (52:27)
Posted Apr 23, 2010
  Dreamweaver CS5 New Features Tour! (38:26)
Posted Apr 20, 2010
A guide for aspiring art directors, and those who have art direction thrust upon them  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Client Relations, Type, Business Issues, Layout, Image Selection, Stock Photography
  Exciting changes and upgrades are afoot in Adobe's web design app  more details

Digital Media & Tech, Blogging, Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
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 & Photo, Dreamweaver, Web Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Eat Color: Using Color on the Web (26:39)
Posted Apr 9, 2010
  Photoshop: HDR on a Shoestring (16:04)
Posted Apr 6, 2010
Explore five ways to view and use color on the web  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Web Design
  Generate HDR images from a single exposure  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Bridge, Photomatix Pro, Lightroom
 
The Why Factor: Teasing Out Constructive Critiques (34:50)
Posted Apr 2, 2010
  Creative Problem Solving (49:56)
Posted Mar 31, 2010
Here's how to get the constructive feedback you need to move a project forward  more details

Creativity, Color, Collateral, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Clientrelations
  Examine the thought processes involved in truly creative branding.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Case Studies, Printing Tips, Type
 
Quick Type 101 (25 minutes)
Posted Mar 30, 2010
  How to Build a Logo - Type, Image, and Space (27:32)
Posted Mar 29, 2010
Which fonts work well in print, and which are best for the web? How many fonts do you need on a page? Our typography expert gives you the basics of font choice.  more details

Typography, Web Design, Fonts, Print Design
  Parsons professor Alex W. White closes his four-part series on logo design by examining how the three main components of a mark-type, image, and space--can interact successfully.  more details

Design & Photo, Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Relationships, Logo Design, Case Studies, Type
 
Designing Animated Banner Ads (29:07)
Posted Mar 24, 2010
  Illustrator Time-Savers: Adding Depth in Illustrator (27:41)
Posted Mar 23, 2010
A step-by-step guide to building eye-grabbing banner ads in ImageReady and Flash  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Web Design, Software Tips, Flash, Imageready
  Learn basic-to-advanced Illustrator techniques you can use to add the illusion of depth to your images  more details

Digital Media & Tech, 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
 
Color and Design: Finding the Perfect Harmony (29:57)
Posted Mar 12, 2010
  Working with Images: Design for Non-Designers (21 minutes)
Posted Mar 4, 2010
Uncover the secrets of assembling harmonious color schemes for your logo, print materials, or website  more details

Creativity, Color, Logo Design, Collateral, Web Design
  So you don't know a dpi from a jpg? This tutorial will teach you everything you need to know about how to acquire, prepare and resize images for the web and for print.  more details

Online Media, Digital Media, Images
 
Information Overload: Organizing Website Content (27:00)
Posted Mar 2, 2010
  Photoshop: Creative Fixes with Dodge, Burn, and Masks (18:40)
Posted Feb 24, 2010
Having lots of content on your website is a good thing, but how can all that information be organized effectively?  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Layout, Web Design, Next-Generation Journalist
  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
 
Editing Flash without Flash (39:33)
Posted Feb 22, 2010
  The Art of the Business Card (34:19)
Posted Feb 18, 2010
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
  Strong, innovative design is the key to making your business card stand out from the pack.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Printing Tips, Type, Layout
 
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
  Blog Smarter with Angela Riechers (12 minutes)
Posted Feb 3, 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
  Our expert instructor shares her blog's backstory and offers ways to blog smarter.  more details

Design & Photo, Blogging, Direct Access
 
History Lessons: Design in Times Square (41:25)
Posted Feb 2, 2010
  5 Makeover Web Strategies (25:09)
Posted Jan 29, 2010
Even at the size of a Times Square digital billboard, certain fundamental rules of design still apply.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, New Media, Color
  It's easy to know when a website needs a redesign, but knowing just what to do with an outdated site is a lot more difficult.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Logo Design, Client Relations, Type, Web Design
 
Tips on Blog Design with Angela Riechers (11 minutes)
Posted Jan 27, 2010
  Making the Most of It: Designing Well Despite Deprivation (36:51)
Posted Jan 26, 2010
Designer and instructor Angela Riechers gives advice on creating and maintaining an eye-pleasing blog, based on her personal blogging experiences.  more details

Design & Photo, Blogging, Direct Access
  These smart design strategies will help you maintain your sanity and your standards when you're resource-strapped on a project.  more details

Type, Business Issues, Indesign, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
 
Photoshop: Hold Your Own Photo (14:11)
Posted Jan 22, 2010
  Photoshop: From Ho-hum to Wow! (26:09)
Posted Jan 21, 2010
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
  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
 
Design Police Report: 5 Web Design Crimes (27:30)
Posted Jan 12, 2010
  Gender Benders: Busting Design Cliches (36:45)
Posted Jan 8, 2010
These websites are guilty of heinous design felonies that alienate users.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Type, Pdfs, Web Design
  Aim for a gender-specific audience without falling back on cliched visual language.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography