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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
  Editing PDFs with Photoshop & Acrobat (31:16)
Posted Dec 2, 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
  Geoff Blake shows off some great ways to streamline your workflow by using Photoshop to edit and enhance PDFs. He demonstrates easy, fast methods of replacing, resizing, altering, and repositioning...  more details

Photoshop, Pdfs, Software Tips, Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite 4
 
Coding Marketing E-mails Using Adobe Dreamweaver (31:20)
Posted Nov 21, 2008
  Preparing an E-mail Design for Coding Using Adobe ImageReady (29:24)
Posted Nov 20, 2008
To conclude her three part-series on designing effective marketing e-mails, Paulina Tracz (aka "Simple Pea") looks at how to translate an e-mail design accurately into HTML code. She deals with...  more details

Marketing, Promotion, Dreamweaver, Layout, Web Design, Software Tips
  In her first tutorial, Paulina Tracz (aka "Simple Pea") covered Designing an Effective Marketing E-mail Using Adobe Photoshop. The...  more details

Marketing, Promotion, Layout, Software Tips, Slicing, Guides, Imageready
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Variables & Data Merge (34:36)
Posted Nov 18, 2008
  Color-Managed Workflows (48:30)
Posted Nov 13, 2008
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
  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
 
Designing an Effective Marketing E-mail Using Adobe Photoshop (31:24)
Posted Nov 4, 2008
  Repeat & Align: Spacing Tips & Techniques in Photoshop (33:58)
Posted Oct 17, 2008
Paulina Tracz (aka "Simple Pea") brings her years of experience creating great marketing e-mails to this highly informative tutorial. She addresses how to design e-mails with the coding process in...  more details

Marketing, Promotion, Photoshop, Layout, Software Tips
  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
 
Fundamentals of Retouching in Photoshop (43:23)
Posted Oct 16, 2008
  Five Famous Logos Deconstructed (24:45)
Posted Oct 8, 2008
Adobe specialist Mara Sachs provides a handy overview of basic retouching techniques in Photoshop. Even if you are familiar with the clone stamp, healing brush, spot healing brush, patch tool, and...  more details

Photoshop, Image Selection, Stock Photography, Software Tips
  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
  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
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Creating and Using Styles (37:55)
Posted Aug 14, 2008
  Photoshop Time-Savers: Creating Density Masks (33:40)
Posted Jul 24, 2008
Character and paragraph styles in InDesign are a great cure for the painful process of manual formatting. By using styles, you can quickly and easily establish consistency and legibility across any...  more details

Indesign, Layout, Software Tips
  Density masks can be a powerful tool for the designer: They're great for creating natural, organic edges (such as in fur, hair or foliage) and are often easier to manipulate than the Pen Tool....  more details

Photoshop, Software Tips, Masks
 
InDesign Time-Savers: Text-on-Path Tricks (36:32)
Posted Jul 17, 2008
   
This video helps you master a slew of text-on-path tasks in Adobe InDesign, including starting with the ideal path, positioning text exactly where you want it (not where InDesign wants you to put...  more details

Indesign, Layout, Software Tips