3D Gears with the Shape Builder Tool in Illustrator

Use a combination of simple circles and rectangles to create a 3D gear in Illustrator using the shape builder tool.

Smooth Skins

Smooth Skins from Digital Heavens offers a lot of options, with a lot of support. It teaches all levels of Photoshop users a better way to clean up even dramatic skin imperfections but also gives the pros the natural results they want.

Ask Dave Podcast: Have You Made a Good Selection?

In this episode Dave shows users how to tell if they have made a good selection.

NoiseControl 1

NoiseControl 1 is a plug-in for Photoshop and compatible programs (both Mac and Windows) that’s remarkably effective at reducing image noise while keeping edge details and natural grain. It can also sharpen a noisy image without increasing noise, and even add simulated film grain to an image to make it appear more natural.

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Page Numbers in InDesign CS5

AJ Wood opens up InDesign CS5 and talks about easy ways to add page numbers, continued page numbers, and sections to your InDesign document.

Getting Creative with Photoshop’s Mixer Brush

The mixer brush is a powerful tool in Photoshop. By smearing colors, you can take a regular photo and create an image with a dreamy, magic feel to it. Pete runs through the mixer brush tool options and shows users how to add an artistic finish to their images.

Using Photoshop and Illustrator Together, Part 3 of 3

In this video series, Dave Cross shows off some creative ways to use Photoshop and Illustrator together. In the third video, Dave talks about Illustrator’s vast collection of shapes, symbols, textures, etc. that can be copied into Photoshop. Dave also explain how these symbols and textures can be used to create brushes in Photoshop.

Anchoring Objects in InDesign CS5.5

Learn the basics of anchoring objects inside text using InDesign’s anchor options.

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