The 2014 Release of InCopy CC!

During this year’s PePcon conference, Adobe released a brand new version of the Creative Cloud applications. Referred to as the 2014 release of the Creative Cloud, this update provides new versions for all of the Creative Cloud applications including Adobe InCopy. The 2014 Release of InCopy CC offers some great new features that I think…

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Pen Tool Preview in Illustrator CC

Over the years, the Pen tool has become notorious as a tough tool for Illustrator users to learn and master. So over the past couple of versions, Adobe has been offering alternatives to the Pen tool such as the totally rebuilt Pencil tool. Now the Pen tool itself has been enhanced to show a “Rubber…

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Adobe’s New Mobile Apps and Hardware

Along with the announcement of Adobe’s massive Creative Cloud 2014 update came new mobile apps, updates, and hardware. Read on for information about Line, Sketch, Photoshop Mix, Ideas, Adobe Ink & Slide, and more.New Mobile AppsAdobe SketchAdobe Sketch, created for the iPad, is a social drawing app that gives the user well-designed, responsive tools for…

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Check Out Adobe CC’s New Features for Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator

Announced June 18th, Adobe launched new features across the board for Adobe Creative Cloud. Let’s take a closer look at the changes to the Adobe products for designers and illustrators: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.Adobe Photoshop CC 2014Video Overview for Designers Linked Smart ObjectsLink Smart Objects within a document, allowing the file size to remain smaller…

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Photo Manipulate a Mystical Tribal Warrior

Hey PSDFANS! In today’s tutorial you’ll be brushing up on your photo manipulation skills, by creating a mystical tribal warrior. This tutorial is packed full of useful techniques, from blending tactics, to digital painting, lighting, layout sketching and much more. We hope you love the final outcome, and get a lot from today’s lesson. What…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Invitations

What You’ll Be CreatingThere’s lots of great events in life that garner a special invitation. Weddings, birthdays, charity events, anniversaries and art openings all have fancy invitations. However, what exactly makes up an invitation?…

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Lightroom and Photoshop – Open as Layers

Now that Photoshop and Lightroom are available as part of the popular Photoshop Photography program from Adobe, many people are starting to use Lightroom and Photoshop together for the first time. Naturally, that leads to some confusion when it comes to workflow. The post Lightroom and Photoshop – Open as Layers appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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InDesign CC Object Styles

Objects Styles in InDesign, which work in a very similar fashion to Paragraph Styles, are very important in setting up the look of objects in documents quickly and consistently. But they’re equally as powerful when making changes. In this tutorial, I will set up an Object Style for Frames with an very complex appearance and…

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Blood Spatter Effect in FlowerMan Movie Poster

Follow along with this video about creating an advertisement and learn to create a bloody spatter effect as well as some other Photoshop techniques, such as levels adjustment, masking, cropping, and text tool shortcuts…

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Introduction To Developing Fireworks Extensions (They’re Just JavaScript!)

One of the most powerful features of Adobe Fireworks is that you can extend its functionality. Almost anything you can do through Fireworks’ interface — and even some things that you can’t — can also be achieved by writing a simple JavaScript extension. Fireworks extensions are of two main types: commands and command panels. If…

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Don’t forget to show your edge(s)

Many InDesign users have a dislike of frame edges due to their somewhat distracting visual appearance in an InDesign layout. Many of these users rectify the situation by choosing View > Extras > Hide Frame Edges to prevent the frame edges from displaying in the layout. In an InCopy workflow, this choice can have some…

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How to Turn your Image into a Color Mixture Photo in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial I will walk you through the steps needed to turning your image into a color mixtures photo, complete with overlay effects, colour treatments and elements that you can easily create in Adobe Photoshop CS5.Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in…

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What Is Next Style in InDesign CC?

Next Style is one of the features in the General section of the Paragraph Styles panel. It applies a different Paragraph Style to the paragraph after the current paragraph. This means that you can set up a repeating pattern of Styles and apply it to your text. Problem is, most users never figure out how…

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Adobe Camera Raw Basic Panel and Lightroom Develop Module

When you open an image into Photoshop or Photoshop Elements you’re automatically taken into Adobe Camera Raw. This is a hugely powerful application that you may find does all you need for an image. In this video I take a look at the Basic Panel, this is the same as the Develop Module on Lightroom…

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Dispersion Effect with Photoshop CS6/CC

The dispersion effect is relatively straight forward in Photoshop CC but can be tricky to get right. The basic idea is to separate the subject from the background and then create a copy of the subject layer. One of the subject layers is then morphed using the Liquify tool to nearly fill the entire frame…

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How to Create a Cool Vintage Collage Design in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a cool vintage collage, in Photoshop CS5, and apply it to a stock image. Layered PSD file included. Let’s get started! Final Image Preview Start working by creating a new document (Ctrl+N) in Adobe Photoshop CS5 with the size 1000px by 1500px (RGB color mode)…

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Monster Jam: Slow Motion Action Effect

Learn how to create this popular motion effect using Photoshop to select and separate the parts of the image into their own layers, and then taking those layers into After Effects to animate the sequence…

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