Rainy Portraits in the Studio

Rainy days aren’t always the easiest days to get great photos for a whole bunch of reasons but with a bit of effort and a lot of luck, you can get amazing photos. However if getting wet isn’t your thing, it’s surprisingly simple to bring the rainy weather inside and under your control. In the…

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InDesign Magazine Issue 95: Footnotes

We’re happy to announce that InDesign Magazine Issue 95 (March, 2017) is now available! Here’s what the issue includes: Peter Kahrel shares the techniques, tips, and scripts you need to make perfect footnotes, endnotes, and sidenotes, and more. Sandee Cohen goes out of (page) bounds to reveal everything you never knew about InDesign’s pasteboard. David Blatner interviews…

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How to Create a Family-Friendly Flyer for a Church Event in Adobe InDesign

What You’ll Be CreatingOrganizing a church or community event? Advertise your event to the local community with a sunny flyer with a family-friendly, mid-century style. We’ll be using Adobe InDesign to create the flyer, which will be set up ready for printing either professionally or at home. This tutorial is a great introduction to InDesign software…

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Deke’s Techniques 590: Twirling a Portrait in Photoshop

In this weeks free Deke’s Techniques movie, Deke shows you how to quickly apply his twirling system to an actual human face. Oh, sure, twirling is cool. But the real secret to this techniques (once you learn the sequence and interplay of Photoshop filters that Deke shared last week), is that smart objects are named…

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New Adobe InCopy Training Course Released

Adobe InCopy is a powerful tool that provides capabilities far beyond what is possible using more primitive tools. That being said, the learning curve for new InCopy users isn’t always easy, especially for users who are accustomed to using Microsoft Word to write and edit content. Add to that the numerous possible configurations in which…

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I Thought An InDesign Conference Would be Boring … And Then THIS Happened

Look, in today’s world I can’t just explain the truth of how useful The InDesign Conference is. So instead, I’ve decided to use HEADLINES YOU CAN’T TURN AWAY FROM! Trainer Shares Secret to Losing 20 Pounds (of InDesign inefficiency) These shocking tips cannot be revealed anywhere except on stage at The InDesign Conference! Learn from…

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A Script to Edit Styles with Find/Change

Bookraft Solutions has created a really useful script that will be of interest to anyone who works with documents containing styles. Search in Styles ($49 USD) will let you perform a Find/Change operations to edit your document’s paragraph and character styles. Why is this useful? Here are a couple examples: When you first run the script, all…

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