Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 April 2019

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Client’s Guide to Publishing Infographics When it comes to infographics, the discussion usually revolves around......
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Today in Design – Top Articles RoundUp 17 April 2019

The day’s best and most important design- and design business-focused articles, tutorials, and resources hand-picked by Pariah Burke. The Client’s Guide to Publishing Infographics When it comes to infographics, the discussion usually revolves around......
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How to Create an Ancient-Egypt-Inspired Cat Photo Manipulation in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingI wonder what a normal day in Ancient Egypt looks like?Many fun ideas start with just a simple question. And in today's tutorial, we'll create a detailed photo manipulation inspired by the world of Ancient Egypt.Let's learn how to create this amazing world from scratch using incredible stock images and Photoshop tools.Get...
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22 Illustrator Tutorials for Creating Isometric Illustration

We're all looking to improve our vector illustration skills, and if your focus is on learning illustration or icon design, then getting familiar with how to use Adobe Illustrator to create isometric design and isometric drawings will improve your technical illustration skills greatly. Learning how to use Illustrator to create isometric diagrams, set up isometric...
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How to Create a Lock in Adobe Illustrator

Welcome back to another Illustrator based tutorial, in which we’re going to learn how to create a flat lock icon, using nothing more than a couple of basic geometric shapes. So, assuming you already have the software up and running, let’s jump straight into it! Tutorial Details: Lock Icon Program: Adobe Illustrator CS6 – CC...
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The Ultimate Guide to Mastering Photoshop Masks for Beginners

What You'll Be CreatingIn this ultimate guide to Photoshop masks for beginners, you'll learn everything you need to know to get started with using the Photoshop masks. I will explain everything in so much detail that everyone can learn it, even those who have just opened Photoshop for the first time.Masks are one of the...
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How to Make an InDesign Catalog Template

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create an InDesign catalog template for showcasing products. This simple and stylish design could also be adapted as a lookbook for fashion retailers or a brochure template. Consisting of a front cover and three inside spreads, this versatile catalog template can be easily extended and adapted...
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Simplistic Website Design Ideas to Transform Your Online Presence

Your web design is typically one of the first interactions potential clients have with your brand. First impressions are key, and your website is your chance to make a lasting first impression on users. With over 1 billion websites on the Internet (and growing by the second), your website has to stand out among the...
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InDesign How-to Video: How to Customize Placeholder Text

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Erica Gamet shows us how to customize InDesign’s default placeholder—or dummy—text. If InDesign’s random Latin text doesn’t work for your needs, change up that filler text using this week’s tip. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then join the discussion on our Facebook group!...
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A Beginners Guide to Creating Infographics

Looking for a more compelling and interesting way to present information? An infographic template is an exciting way to visually convey data or statistics to viewers.Infographics are perfect for integrating into reports and presentations, or as stand-alone designs for posters or social media.  In this article, we’ll look at how you can create your own...
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Placing Multipage Files into InDesign

This article appeared in Issue 120 of InDesign Magazine. Importing lots of pages doesn’t have to be an ordeal, with the help of these tips and scripts If you’re like me, much of your time using InDesign is spent working with content that you placed from other files: text, images, vector artwork, PDFs, and even other InDesign...
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How to Create a Surreal Photo Manipulation of a Man with Head of Lamp

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create a surreal scene featuring a man with head of lamp watching flying birds.  First we’ll build the base scene using  images of a sky, mountains and arch rock. After that, we’ll add the man, lamp and tree and blend them together using adjustment layers, masking and...
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Tip of the Week: Learn About Your Links at a Glance

This InDesign tip was sent to Tip of the Week email subscribers on April 11, 2019. Sign up now and every week you’ll get a new tip, keyboard shortcut, and roundups of new articles, plus exclusive deals sent right to your Inbox! Just scroll down to the bottom of this page, enter your email address, and click Go! We’ll...
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31 Best Church Flyer Templates (PSD & InDesign Flyer Templates)

Celebrate your values with professional flyer templates. Find diverse, amazing styles to fit your events.31 Best Church Flyer Templates Hosting a new church event this Sunday? Style the promotions to your liking with a professional flyer template. We're making the process a whole lot easier with this list of premium templates from Envato Market and Envato...
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This Month in InDesign Articles, April 2019

Everyone has been wondering how the final season of Game of Thrones will end, but to my mind it’s obvious: John Snow gives up the sword, learns InDesign, ends up at The InDesign Conference, becomes a power user, and takes over the 7 kingdoms. After all, we all know that InDesign is mightier than the...
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GREP Bug Fix for CC 2019

There is a bug in InDesign CC 2019 (14.0.2), affecting GREP searches in long documents. Adobe has posted a fix that involves installing a plug-in. You can download the fix and read the details of installing it on Windows and macOS, here. The post GREP Bug Fix for CC 2019 appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Free Download: 10 Film Lightroom Presets and LUTs

Download these 10 free Lightroom presets and LUTs generously provided by SparkleStock. They give your photos a beautiful filmic look. They’re also compatible with Lightroom Mobile (iOS & Android). If you want more, upgrade to the Pro version to unlock all 100 presets. The Pro version comes with an additional set of 100 skin-protected presets...
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