Using Photoshop and Illustrator Together, Part 2 of 3

In this video series, Dave Cross shows off some creative ways to use Photoshop and Illustrator together. In the second video, Dave talks about taking basic shapes from Photoshop’s shape tool bibrary of presets and copying them over to Illustrator to use as starting points for vector illustrations.

Using Photoshop and Illustrator Together, Part 1 of 3

In this video series, Dave Cross shows off some creative ways to use Photoshop and Illustrator together. In the first tutorial, Dave creates a dashed line around an image by turning a basic selection into a path in Photoshop, then taking the path into Illustrator to create the dashed line, and finally bringing it all back to Photoshop as a smart object that can be edited quickly and easily.

Planet Photoshop: Animated Snow

Corey shows viewers how to use Photoshop to create falling snow over your favorite holiday image.

Clipping Masks in InDesign

Without a dedicated menu item for creating a clipping mask, InDesign need to know the tricks for getting an image into a shape or text. AJ Wood shows InDesign users how to use the paste into command to insert an image into any fill-able frame or shape and to create a clipping mask from text.

Ask Dave Podcast: All About Tool Presets

In this episode Dave explains what Tool Presets are and how to use them.

Drawing with the Smudge Tool in Photoshop

Pete shows how he uses the smudge tool to add depth to his Photoshop illustrations by softening shadows.

Planet Photoshop: Special Effects Text

This tutorial shows a fun text effect that builds upon some previous techniques that have been posted by Corey on the Planet site.

Ask Dave Podcast: Create Scrolling Text in Photoshop

In this episode Dave shows users how to use Photoshop Extended’s animation panel to create scrolling text.

Scaling a Raster Signature Using a Workpath in Photoshop

Learn how to take a signature file and scale it up in Photoshop using a Workpath.

Bullets and Numbering in InDesign

A.J. Wood talks about bulleted and numbered lists in InDesign. These tips include how to create a forced line break inside a bulleted list, how to import lists from other documents, how to create paragraph styles to use with bulleted lists.

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