InDesign’s Hidden Color Tools

Don’t let these powerful tools for picking, organizing, and sharing colors in InDesign slip past your notice. The post InDesign’s Hidden Color Tools appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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How to Create an Animated Watercolor Photo Reveal for Instagram Stories in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, we will create an animated photo reveal effect in Adobe Photoshop for Instagram stories, which can be used with any image.I created the animation for Animated Creative Portrait Reveal Stories Template the same way for my GraphicRiver portfolio.Tutorial AssetsAny photo you want to use for this manipulation. You can find some free photos...
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Limited Color Palette Portraits

Colour can really make an image pop and catch the eye and that’s something I wanted to experiment with in my small home studio. Using some colour themed props can help give the photo’s a high fashion feel and also gives your model something to use in poses. Make up can play an important part in creating the...
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Transitioning From Adobe Illustrator to Affinity Designer

It's not all that often that you come to a moment in life when you end up feeling stuck, gasping for a breath of fresh air while every cell in your body keeps telling you to make a change. Believe it or not, it happens to us visual tinkerers too, as I learned not too...
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Quick Tip: How to Use Baseline Grids in InDesign

Remember that pleasing feeling of writing on lined paper back at school? InDesign’s baseline grid function helps you to replicate just that, allowing you to space text evenly across your whole document. Baseline grids are super simple to use and instantly make layouts look ultra-professional. Let’s look at how to activate them and snap text...
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How to Use Layer Masks to Create a Bold Typography Poster in Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingFor this tutorial we will design a poster using Layer Masks to create text that engages with the image in a captivating way. What You Will Need You will also need to download and install the following font file and image:  Fira Sans by Google Fonts Bridge photo by Matthew Henry via Unsplash...
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How to Create an Abstract Pastel 3D Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingBright, pastel 3D typography is one of this year's awesome trends, and it's such a fun style to create and include in projects. This tutorial will show you how to use Photoshop's shape and 3D tools and settings to create a trendy, abstract pastel text effect. Let's get started! This text effect...
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How to Create a Suffragette-Inspired Poster in Adobe InDesign #100Years

What You'll Be Creating2018 marks a hundred years since women won the right to vote in Britain, due to the remarkable efforts of the suffragist movement. The suffragettes campaigned tirelessly for their democratic rights to be recognised by the British government, using posters and banners at demonstrations.  This poster design takes the suffragettes’ simple and...
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InDesign Magazine Issue 107: Photoshop and InDesign

Issue 107 of InDesign Magazine features articles on using Photoshop and InDesign together, getting InDesign content into Photoshop, using PixelSquid 3D images, Data Merge templates, and scripts for working with images. The post InDesign Magazine Issue 107: Photoshop and InDesign appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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Making Hidden Characters More Subtle

How to change the color and tint of hidden characters in InDesign and Illustrator to make them less obtrusive. The post Making Hidden Characters More Subtle appeared first on InDesignSecrets...
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