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Flash Catalyst - Videos, SWFs, Sound (22 Minutes)
Posted Jan 26, 2011
  CS5 Branding Workflow for Print & Digital Media (41 Minutes)
Posted Dec 7, 2010
Add interactive multimedia elements to your Flash Catalyst site  more details

New Media, Multimedia, Web Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Flash, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Flash Catalyst
  Use Adobe CS5 to create an integrated multimedia branding platform  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Photoshop, Indesign, Software Tips, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Layers
 
Wordpress Theme Customization With Dreamweaver, Part Four (43 minutes)
Posted Aug 24, 2010
  Wordpress Theme Customization with Dreamweaver, Part Three (33:36)
Posted Aug 2, 2010
Finalizing your customized Wordpress theme  more details

New Media, Blogging, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Web Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite 5
  Customizing the content containers and header menu of a Wordpress blog theme  more details

New Media, Blogging, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Web Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
Intro to Flash Catalyst (36:54)
Posted Jul 8, 2010
  Illustrator CS5: Take Advantage of New Features (29:15)
Posted May 27, 2010
Create easy-to-assemble yet sophisticated animations.  more details

New Media, Web Design, Software Tips, Illustrator, Flash, Adobe Creative Suite 5, Flash Catalyst
  CS5's new features make working in Illustrator even easier  more details

Creativity, Type, Software Tips, Illustrator, Guides, Adobe Creative Suite 5
 
Illustrator Time-Savers: Adding Depth in Illustrator (27:41)
Posted Mar 23, 2010
  Down 'n' Dirty, Quick and Easy Websites (56:31)
Posted Feb 4, 2010
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
  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
 
Deceptively Simple Illustrator Techniques (38:33)
Posted Jan 5, 2010
  Logo Concepts from Paper to Computer (12:57)
Posted Nov 24, 2009
Design a complex logo using quick, simple Illustrator techniques.  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Logo Design, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  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
 
PDF-Based Forms 101 (48:49)
Posted Nov 16, 2009
  Illustrator Time Savers: Adding Dimensionality with 3D Effects (29:10)
Posted Nov 6, 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
  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
  Design Smart with Color (31:59)
Posted Sep 18, 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
  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
 
Float Layouts in Photoshop, Part 1 (34:13)
Posted Aug 26, 2009
  Ultimate Logo Makeovers (36:42)
Posted Jul 31, 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
  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
 
A Guide to Brushes in Adobe Illustrator (26:46)
Posted Jun 30, 2009
  Appearance Panel Magic (40:26)
Posted Jun 16, 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
  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
 
Rediscovering Type Design (30:54)
Posted Jun 12, 2009
  Standout Logos: Creation and Presentation (30:56)
Posted Apr 24, 2009
What distinguishes extraordinary typography from the everyday? As Ivan Freaner points out in this fun tutorial, it's all in the details: type stacking, the incorporation of elements such as images...  more details

Creativity, Relationships, Type, Masks, Illustrator
  This tutorial by Ivan Freaner is designed to help you create, present, and deliver extraordinary logos...and get them approved. Ivan addresses each of these stages, using Illustrator to share an...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Logo Design, Type, Illustrator
 
Type Tools & Techniques in Illustrator (41:13)
Posted Apr 10, 2009
  Fun With Stationery Design (28:09)
Posted Mar 17, 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
  This tutorial from Ivan Freaner will help you spice up your clients' stationery. Isolating three main elements of stationery design--business cards, letterheads, and envelopes--Ivan demonstrates...  more details

Creativity, Marketing, Promotion, Color, Collateral, Illustrator
 
Efficiency Tips and Tricks - Adobe Illustrator (28:54)
Posted Mar 13, 2009
  Five Ways to Work More Efficiently in Flash (38:27)
Posted Feb 20, 2009
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
  The tips in this tutorial by Geoff Blake will help you work faster in Flash. Geoff takes you through creating and using publish profiles, importing Illustrator projects into Flash, updating imported...  more details

Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator, Flash
 
Editing PDFs with Illustrator and Acrobat (41:41)
Posted Jan 30, 2009
  Working with Graphics in Adobe InDesign (60:01)
Posted Jan 21, 2009
Geoff Blake's follow-up to Editing PDFs with Photoshop and Acrobat offers a host of methods for enhancing PDFs using Illustrator....  more details

Layout, Pdfs, Software Tips, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Joseph Caserto demonstrates best practices for incorporating and manipulating graphics within an InDesign layout. He presents basic, optimal techniques for placing, transforming, managing, and...  more details

Photoshop, Indesign, Layout, Software Tips, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
Mastering Symbols in Illustrator (44:49)
Posted Jan 13, 2009
  Saving Time with Enhanced Illustrator CS4 Features (28:33)
Posted Jan 6, 2009
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
  The latest version of Illustrator takes it up a notch, making key features much simpler and more intuitive. Claudia McCue shows you some of the coolest CS4 upgrades: the ability to use multiple...  more details

Printing Tips, Pdfs, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
 
Common Type Mistakes... & How to Avoid Them (44:15)
Posted Dec 4, 2008
  Color-Managed Workflows (48:30)
Posted Nov 13, 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
  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
 
Laying the Groundwork for Web Layouts in CS4 (35:23)
Posted Oct 27, 2008
  Five Famous Logos Deconstructed (24:45)
Posted Oct 8, 2008
Designer/presenter Geoff Blake takes you inside his CS4 workflow in this practical tutorial on bringing a web layout design from Illustrator into Dreamweaver. You'll learn how to build a...  more details

Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Layout, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4, Illustrator
  Designer/artist Lauren Matsumoto takes a fun approach to a software tutorial: demonstrating cool features and techniques in Adobe Illustrator by recreating five ubiquitous logos. Lauren shows how to...  more details

Branding, Logo Design, Software Tips, Illustrator
 
Color Management Essentials for Creative Professionals (44:39)
Posted Oct 2, 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