Newsletter: The Monday Morning Creative Briefing

Get informed, be empowered! The Monday Morning Creative Briefing is a customizable email newsletter that will start your week right with the deep coverage of the latest news, articles, tutorials, and resources you, as a creative professional, need to succeed.… Keep reading Newsletter: The Monday Morning Creative Briefing on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting…

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An In-Depth Study Of Symbols In Illustrator CS5

For drawing and painting digital illustrations, Adobe Illustrator is a favorite among designers for many reasons. One of the reasons is some of the amazing time-saving features that come with it. The Symbols feature in Illustrator does just this: it saves valuable time by creating a “symbol,” or copy, of an object. This means that…

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Building A Better Pathfinder

It’s true. Many of you have heard me utter the words “Pathfinder is dead to me”. I’m surprised I haven’t even received death threats from the Illustrator faithful for making such a remark. In all honesty, I made that remark when I discovered the power of the Live Paint feature that was added to Illustrator…

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Bates-stamping over several sessions

Bates-stamping is important if you want to keep track of documents you produce. If you don’t have all of the documents ready at the same time, you’ll need to conduct several production runs. In this article, PDFforLawyers.com’s Ernest Svenson discusses the related issues and suggests one way to accomplish Bates-stamping over multiple sessions…

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Possible alternative to Acrobat for Mac users

Learning how to manipulate PDFs is critical if you want to efficiently capture and process digital information. Acrobat is the most obvious tool for the job, but the story is a bit more complicated for Mac users. If you don’t need all of its features, Acrobat Pro is somewhat pricey, and Acrobat Standard is unavailable…

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Quark’s iPad App Creation Tool Finally Ships for QuarkXPress

Quark has been tantalizing QuarkXPress users since January with news of a tool for turning page-layout files into applications that run on Apple’s iPad. Now that capability has finally come to QuarkXPress 9 with the free 9.1 update, which includes a new layout space called App Studio. Jay Nelson, who reviewed QuarkXPress 9 for CreativePro.com…

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