Wacom Cintiq 24HD

Pete Collins offers his review of the new Wacom Cintiq 24HD.

Illustrating with the Gradient Mesh Tool

Learn the secrets to mastering the gradient mesh tool in Illustrator. This tutorial covers techniques like transparent overlay and adding anchor points, as well as sampling color.

Ask Dave Podcast: Change the Color of an Area without Making a Selection

In this episode Dave shows users how to change the color of an area using a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer.

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.

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