Illustrator Symbols, Part 2

In part two of this series, AJ goes over the symbol tools and their tool options. He covers the sprayer, the sizer, the shifter, stainer, and the screener tools.

Illustrator Symbols, Part 1

In part one of this series, AJ Wood goes through the symbols panel which allows Illustrator users to reuse artwork quickly throughout their Illustrator document. In this video, AJ covers making symbols edits in the isolation editing mode, creating new symbols, using multiple instances of one symbol, and exploring the symbol libraries.

Adobe Edge Preview 4: Events Panel

Continue exploring Adobe Edge Preview 4 with this new video about the Events Panel. Whether you write code or use code snippets, Edge’s new scripting features in the Events Panel allow users to add actions to elements, symbols, or to the timeline, simply.

Working with Outline Fonts in Illustrator

What do you do when you want to use a font, but it is only available as an outline font? This tutorial will show you a quick and easy way to make the most of it.

Adobe Edge: Preview 4

Tom Green explores the new Adobe Edge Preview 4. In this first video, Tom gives an overview of the interface and talks about the new importing options, the transform tool, toggling element display, and new stroke and fill menus.

AutoFit Images in InDesign CS5

Learn how to use the new autofit options in InDesign CS5 when scaling and sizing frames and picture content.

Sculpting Signatures in Illustrator

Create a stylized digital signature in Illustrator to drop onto your artwork when you are finished. Use Illustrator’s width tool to add some calligraphy style to your signature.

Give Your Logos Some Shine in Adobe Illustrator

Dave Cross opens up Illustrator and shows viewers how to add some reflective shine to text or an object using an opacity mask.

Fake a Photo Matte

Pete shows viewers how to create a quick photo matte to use around their images before framing them.

Using Mini Bridge with InDesign CS5

Jeff Witchel talks about the integration of Mini Bridge into InDesign CS5, which has made it much easier to use. Use Mini Bridge to open InDesign files, edit file names, show linked files, save snippets, and place images.

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