Illustrator 88: Nostalgia

John Nack back in February posted this digitized VHS video from the Adobe archives to YouTube. Maybe I’m getting old or I’m in the mood for some nostalgia … but I’d love to see more of these old VHS movies converted and shared. ¬†This one is a promotional video delivered by John Warnock introducing Adobe…

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Create a Vibrant Digital Collage Mixing Buildings and Vector Shapes on Paper

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Fireworks CS3 and Illustrator CS3 together. You’ll create some illustrative vector elements to add to the final composition. You’ll also mix in photos and light effects. Learn how to use a cool paper background and tips to improve your workflow. Final Image Preview First, let’s take a…

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The deke Pod

O’Reilly digital media, today announced the release of a new video series with Deke McCleland the “deke Pod“.¬† In this 101 Photoshop Tips in Five Minutes, Deke generates the online video equivalent of a book full of short & rich tips. An absolute must for the keen Photoshop user. Deke’s a smart man! Web-reference: deke…

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Creating Fading Light Vectors in Fireworks

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to create some cool effects with fading light linear vectors in Fireworks. It’s really easy to do and takes just a few minutes. Create fading lights using vectors, then convert these vectors into bitmaps, and learn to use effects from Fireworks CS3. Final Image Preview Before we get started,…

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Illustrator and Epson printing

If you’re experiencing problems printing to your Epson printer with borderless enabled from Illustrator, this new TechNote from Adobe might provide you with a fix. Web-reference: TechNote (2008, Adobe Systems) Cari Jansen – Training, Print & Electronic Publishing Consultancy, Technical Writing/Editing, Public Speaking…

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