Morisawa Font Library Now Available Outside Japan

Morisawa, one of the most prestigious type foundries in Japan, first made its fonts available to an international audience by becoming a Typekit partner last year. And while the 20 fonts available in Typekit were a welcome addition, especially for casual Japanese typesetting needs, they did not provide the various weights and styles needed for...
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Premium Tutorial: Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

This is step by step Illustrator tutorial that teaches you how to draw roasted Thanksgiving turkey. First, you’ll create the turkey and after that, you’ll learn to create other decorative elements as the grapes, the lemon and some rosemary branches. Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so here is a turkey design tutorial you can...
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Create a Christmas Globe Icon in Adobe Illustrator

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be nice to give you guys a little early present by showing you how to create a cute Christmas Globe Icon that you can use in any future projects. We’ll be using some of Illustrator’s basic shapes and tools that you probably already rely on...
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Illustrator CC Typography | New Video Training by Pariah Burke

From logo design to illustration, from posters to signage, from brochures to menus, your text is meant to be read, to convey a message. It can't do that if it isn't legible, readable, and well-styled. Making it so is the art of typography. In Illustrator CC Typography Pariah Burke will teach you all the skills...
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Create a Surreal, Emotional Underground Scene Photo Manipulation

Learn how to create this amazing surreal underground scene with a heart created from branches and scattering leaves! This photo manipulation tutorial will teach you various techniques such as blending, complex masking, painting, working with groups, and more. Preview of Final Results Tutorial Resources Sky 1 Sky 2 Soil 1 Soil 2 Model (Read more...)...
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Deke’s Technques 574: Create Cheerful Holiday Trees in Photoshop CC

In this week's free Deke's Techniques episode, Deke creates some festive happy holiday trees using nothing but made up stuff in Photoshop CC. Yes, for those of you who hate cleaning up pine needles and don't mind forgoing the scent of fresh trees, this is your digital holiday solution. He begins with a backdrop borrowed...
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New Mobile Report: Up, Up, and Away

Mobile apps are becoming core to almost everything we do by making us more efficient and better connected to the world around us. Those benefits are now making a big impact on business by improving worker efficiency, engaging customers, and building brand loyalty. Over the last few months, we’ve profiled companies with successful mobile apps...
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Tip of the Week: Using Power Zoom

There are three new Links panel icons in InDesign CC that you'll see when working with Adobe Stock images. Here's what they mean. The post Tip of the Week: Using Power Zoom appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create a Christmas-Themed Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingBelieve it or not, Christmas is once again almost here, which means that as with every year, Santa is hard at work making preparations for one of the busiest nights of his life. That being the case, I thought I could lend him a hand and give you a nice little treat...
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Ultimate Dehaze Photoshop Actions

Dehaze your photos with better results using these Photoshop actions. Photoshop’s Dehaze tool uses a very large feathering setting. As a result, this can cause halos between areas with varying levels of haze. These Photoshop actions will “trick” Photoshop into using a lower feathering setting. Click to view slideshow. Download Details Free Download Default Dehaze...
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How to Create a Social Media Icon Pack in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn today’s tutorial we're going to approach a somewhat different theme and learn how to create some social media icons, using some simple shapes such as the Rounded Rectangle Tool and Ellipse in combination with the power of the Align and Stroke panels.Oh, and don’t forget you can always expand the project...
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InDesign Template Essentials: Anchored Objects

Another month, another free template for our Premium members! (Not a Premium member? Sign up here.) This time, we have a big batch of anchored objects for you! The set includes things like margin notes, tip boxes, inline images and captions, fancy list numbering and rules that you can’t make with InDesign’s paragraph rules feature—and more! Everything...
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Quick Tip: The Correct Way to Create Curved Text

Insignias and retro logos are popular and many of them have some sort of text along a curved path. Most people use the Text Warp tool but it ends up deforming the text. In this tutorial, you’ll learn why they look deformed and how you can properly create text along a curve without deforming the...
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The ‘Gotcha’ of Creating A New Document in Photoshop 2017

In previous versions of Photoshop the New Document Dialogue Box was compact and didn’t allow for much choice. In Photoshop CC 2017 however some things have been added, and you might think, taken away. In this post I’ll explain some of the improvements and show you how to make a document with a transparent Background...
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Three Must Have Portrait Props In My Studio

With the colder, darker weather very much with us here in the UK it’s not surprising that I’m finding the studio a much nicer place to work in then being on location. However the four walls of my small home studio can start to feel very limiting after a while so to avoid cabin fever...
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Awesome Actions: How to Create an Oil Painting Photo Effect

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Photoshop in 60 Seconds: Oil Painting Effect Traditional art requires amazing patience and lots of time to create incredible works of art. But if you're short on time you can...
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How to Add a Special Character in Front of a Numbered List

Recently, an excellent question came up on the InDesignSecrets forum. I have a numbered list (1-72) that needs to have a checkbox in front of each number. I have a paragraph style already set up to handle the checkbox lists found in other parts of the doc, but this one list needs to have numbers...
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Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Install and Use a Custom Swatch Pattern

Welcome to our Illustrator in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn an Illustrator skill, feature, or technique in just a minute!Illustrator in 60 Seconds: How to Install and Use a Custom Swatch PatternThe ability to add and use custom swatch patterns is probably one of Illustrator's most attractive features, but sometimes the actual...
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