eBook Creation and Publishing

In this hands-on course we’ll start with a typical manuscript and move start to finish through to putting it up for sale (or stopping just shy of putting it up for sale if you like) as a professionally produced, platform-optimized ebook. Keep reading eBook Creation and Publishing on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting &…

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The right tool for the job

Throughout my professional career, I’ve been bombarded with one kind of question. The question is sometimes phrased differently, but it’s always the same intent:”What tool should I use?”The context is usually framed within the hope of a firm decision to use one application over another. Illustrator or Freehand? Illustrator or Inkscape? Illustrator or Photoshop? Illustrator…

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Useful Fireworks Techniques And Features For Large Design Teams

  While Fireworks can be a useful and powerful tool for any screen designer, several aspects of it make it really shine in an enterprise environment when used by both small and large design teams. What do I mean by “enterprise”? For the purpose of this article, enterprise can be defined as any environment where multiple…

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Reviewing Adobe Illustrator’s Extensive Gradients Toolset

While vector based artwork lets designers take advantage of small file sizes and lossless scaling it can also be limiting when trying to add depth and richness to a design. Adobe Illustrator offers a plethora of gradient tools that can help artist produce more organic and vivid pieces. This extended video tutorial covers a wide…

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InCopy CS6 Upgrade Bootcamp

Master the newest features and changes in Adobe InCopy CS6 quickly with this focused Upgrade Bootcamp from InCopy CS5, InCopy CS4, or earlier Keep reading InCopy CS6 Upgrade Bootcamp on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training…

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InDesign Advanced

Adobe InDesign Training with world renowned InDesign guru and author Pariah Burke to master print and digital publication design and publishing. Keep reading InDesign Advanced on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training…

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InDesign to ePUB: Converting Print Books to eBooks

This focused course is for those already working in print publishing and need to incorporate epublishing into the workflow. You will learn not only how to create new ePUB ebooks but also how to convert your existing print publications to ebook, all while using your actual publications and assets rather than some arbitrary “exercise files.”…

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Headache-free Word DOC Import and Styling [VIDEO]

Join April Clark and Pariah Burke for an InDesign tutorial wherein April explains the easy ways to: – Import a Word DOC without Word’s styles – Replace fonts used in the Word DOC – Assign character styles to all italics text This video is just one example of the many techniques, tips, and tricks that…

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DPS Magazine Popup Image Toggle in InDesign [VIDEO]

Join Bob Levine and Pariah Burke for an InDesign and Adobe Digital Publishing Suite tutorial wherein Bob reveals a slick technique for creating a two-state, thumbnail and popup image for digital publications on the iPad. This video is just one example of the many techniques, tips, and tricks that will be presented in the InDesign…

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Make a Floating Bridge Panel without Using Mini-Bridge [VIDEO]

A.J. Wood reveals a very useful workflow trick to utilize Adobe Bridge as a floating panel in InDesign CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5, or CS6, and without having to resort to using the Mini Bridge panel. This video is just one example of the many techniques, tips, and tricks that will be presented in the InDesign…

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Use Blend to Create Swatches [VIDEO]

(Part 1 of 3) Join Jean-Claude Tremblay and Pariah Burke as Jean-Claude reveals a super easy trick for building a range of color swatches using a blend. This video is just one example of the many techniques, tips, and tricks that will be presented in the Adobe Illustrator 3X5 Live Internet Event in October 2012…

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20 of the Best Photoshop Tutorials of August 2012

With the use of Adobe Photoshop, graphic designers around the world are able to create such magnificent designs which grab the attention of the world. Wonderful designs like these imaginative photo manipulations visualizing the future are a great example of a very creative product of Adobe Photoshop. Not only plain 2D graphic Photoshop can produce because…

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Quick Fast Adobe Bridge Tip

Photoshop CS5 introduced the Mini Bridge panel as a means of accessing your images. While useful to have on hand, Mini Bridge requires the full Adobe Bridge application to be launched. If you want quick access to Adobe Bridge AND you want a panel that can float between ALL your desktop apps, then you need…

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For the Signage Industry – What’s New In Illustrator CS6?

This year, with its release of Illustrator CS6, Adobe celebrates the software’s 25th anniversary in grand style. The Adobe team totally reengineered the application, so it now looks, feels – and is — different. Even so, expect a smooth and painless transition to its new, yet familiar, icons and panel layouts, and the dark, but…

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