State Centering and Responsive Scaling in Animate 3

These two new features in Animate 3 make creating projects all that much easier. State centering allows for the stage to be centered with the click of a button. Responsive scaling options allow users to adjust the size of their animation based on the display window, making it responsive to mobile devices and other displays.

Using Adobe Typekit with InDesign CC

Jeff Witchel goes over some of advantages to typekit in InDesign. The menu options allow you to sort fonts by favorites and recently used. Clicking on typekit takes you to Adobe’s font library that has over 700 fonts. The fonts can be filtered to search easier and once you find what you want, it takes very little time to sync the font and begin using it in your layouts.

Motion Path Tool Tips in Animate 3

Tom Green shows off some new features in Animate 3, allowing users to edit entire motion paths using quick options in the interface.

3D Effect with Old Photo using PS and After Effects

In this tutorial, Daniel Bryant starts with an old photo and splits it into three layers – foreground, middle, and background. He takes these layers into After Effects and animates camera movement and focus distance to create a moving picture with dimension that wasn’t there in the original. Check it out.

Adding Hyperlinks in InDesign CC

Jeff Witchel goes over the new features of the hyperlinks tool in InDesign. Creative Cloud makes it easier and faster to set up and control hyperlinks.

Pencil Tool in Illustrator CC

Jeff Witchel introduces the reinvented pencil tool in Illustrator CC. The pencil tool now includes fidelity options that allow for creating smoother, cleaner paths.

Adding Background Video to Wepage, Part 2

In part 2 of this tutorial, Tom Green uses Dreamweaver’s HTML5 video tools to add a background video to a webpage. He adds all of the necessary properties to the video tag and shows how to use Dreamweaver’s preview options to test the page in different browsers.

Adding Background Video to Wepage, Part 1

Using After Effects to edit a video clip, Tom Green prepares a clip for use as a background video for a webpage. In part one, he uses black and white, blur, and compression to reduce the file size and data rate. The final step is outputting the video from After Effects and preparing mp4, webm, and ogg versions of that video for the web.

Adobe Photoshop CC: Generate Tool Learning the Basics

Tom Green will show you the basics of using the Generate Tool in Creative Cloud. Tom also uses Adobe Edge Animate CC to show how the Generate Tool can be used.

3D Movie Title in After Effects

Learn how to take advantage of After Effects 3D features by following along with this video and creating a 3D animated title effect. Learn how to animate text, create lighting, animate light movement, and utilize adjustment layers. This videos shows some of the incredible things After Effects is capable of doing.

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