Distort with the Envelope Tool in Flash CS4

Distort shapes in Flash using the distort and envelope tools.

Tips for Outputting Your InDesign CS4 Work

These tips are aimed at outputting your InDesign work properly no matter what your actual printing process—even if all you do is make a PDF and put it on the Web.

Add Lighting to the 3D Model in Photoshop

In the fourth and final installment of this series, Stephen Burns uses Photoshop to apply 3D lighting to the model and the photographic background that he has added behind it.

Art for Your Desktop Using Adobe Illustrator

Corey Barker creates some desktop art for his computer using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Super Strokes in InDesign

Layers’ Tip of the Day writer Jeff Witchel shares some of his popular InDesign tips concerning the stroke palette.

Hot Tips for the Coolest Applications

Hot tips for the coolest applications

Design Makeover: Handcrafted Website

Design Makeover is a column at Layers Magazine featuring three designers who makeover product packaging or labels, print advertisements, and magazine covers.

Editing UV Maps for 3D Models in Photoshop CS4

Give your 3D models more character by editing the model’s UV Maps in Photoshop using textures and blending modes.

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