Balancing Skin Tones with Photoshop

You’re definitely going to run into situations where your subject has a patch of skin, maybe on their arm, or back, or leg, that is either brighter or darker than the surrounding skin. So, we should do a quick retouch to balance those areas before we start any kind of skin softening or smoothing. You [...]

Using the New Highlight Paragraph Feature in InDesign CC 2015

For years, InDesign users have be asking for a way to highlight a selected paragraph with a color background. In CC 2015, their wish will be answered. In this tutorial, Jeff will go through the options of this long-awaited feature.

Photoshop Chalkboard Effect

Here’s a pretty easy way to get a chalkboard look in Photoshop (without getting the chalk dust everywhere).

Speed Ramping in Premiere Pro

Transition smoothly from fast to slow, and slow to fast with this fun feature in Adobe Premiere.

Stitching Panoramas Right in Lightroom CC

We can now create panoramic images (stitching multiple frames into one very wide, or very tall shot) right in Lightroom—no more trips over to Photoshop necessary.

Creating Graphic Styles in Illustrator to Accomplish the Impossible

I don’t know how many times I’ve heard “It’s Impossible to Do that in Illustrator” from long-time users and novices alike. In this tutorial, I will be taking a look at using Graphic Styles to help solve some of these impossible problems in seconds, beginning with how to add a gradient fill to editable type.

Fixing Group Shots the Easy Way in Photoshop

Group shots are always a challenge because, without a doubt, somebody in the group will be totally hammered (at least, that’s been the experience with my family. You know I’m kidding, right?).

Extracting Soft Edges in Photoshop

By Corey Barker Excerpt from Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers, vol. 2 Sometimes getting an accurate selection means going beyond using normal tools and methods and using more experimental techniques. I say experimental because these techniques are worth trying, but are not always effective. They may require some tweaking, depending on the image, [...]

Using the Power of the Book Feature in InDesign

In this tutorial, I will be discussing the Book feature in InDesign, everything from the basics of setting up a new Book to unusual ways to use to use this powerful feature to solve problems in documents that are NOT books.

Relinking Media in Adobe Premiere Pro

Relink “Offline” and missing media files in Adobe Premiere.

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