Create Logos Using Live Trace in Illustrator

Creating a logo in Adobe Illustrator is easy enough, but here’s a cool technique for taking a couple of photos and using Live Trace to create graphic elements as part of an eye-catching surf logo.

HTML5: Using Wallaby with Flash

At the very edge of Adobe CS5 technology is Wallaby, a new technology that converts Flash FLA files into HTML. This video covers the basics of Wallaby. To download and use this software, visit AdobeLabs.

Alpha Adjust Filter in Premiere Pro

Franklin McMahon discusses alpha keying, gives some examples, and then shows how the new Alpha Adjust filter can be used to adjust an alpha channel in Premiere.

Using Camera Raw Smart Objects in InDesign

Use the power of Camera Raw Smart Objects to create an editable design layout in InDesign. Dave also shows users how to use Photoshop layer comps to experiment with different versions of the image.

Understanding Interpolation Animation in After Effects CS5

One of the most powerful animation features of CS5, learn how to control your animations in different ways using spatial interpolation and temporal interpolation techniques.

Using InDesign to Publish Your iPad Magazine

Adobe just took the wraps off the long-awaited Digital Publishing Suite that powers the Wired magazine and The New Yorker iPad apps. With InDesign CS5 at the core, you can now author your layouts, including interactive content, and export it out in the new .issue format.

Roving Keyframes for Smooth Motion in After Effects CS5

Franklin goes over motion path animation and how to reduce timing fluctuations by subtle adjustments of After Effect CS5′s speed graph.

Artistic Composition in Photoshop

When you’re trying to create something with more of a fine art feel to it, sometimes that means you have to explore functions you don’t normally use, or use standard functions in different ways. In this tutorial we’ll use both of those approaches to create something a little different.

Clipping Groups in Photoshop

In this tutorial, Corey demonstrates the advantages of using clipping groups in your designs as he places images inside of text.

3D Skyscraper Composition in Photoshop CS5 Extended

Stephen Burns designs this skyscraper scene using 3D objects created using the 3D Repousse tool in Photoshop CS5 Extended.

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