Artistic Expressions: Needlework

Some things can be so complex. Isn’t it great that Photoshop makes them easy? All you need to know is how things work and you can do whatever your imagination conjures up.

Everything You Wanted in Illustrator CS5 Artboards

Explore the new artboard panel in Illustrator CS5 and learn about some of the new features.

Lensbaby Soft Focus Optic

The creative folks at Lensbaby have been busy coming up with more lenses for their innovative Optic Swap System.

Interactive PDFs

The interactive PDF format supports a robust export function that takes advantage of the ability in InDesign CS5 to create multiple page sizes and includes a range of interactive features including: bookmarks, layers, buttons and media, and a flexible presentation setup.

Advanced Layer Blending

Learn to use the Blend If sliders in the layer options and avoid having to create complex selections or masks.

Eos Converge

The Eos Converge audio system lets you play your music in any room from any source—without wires. The Eos Converge Transmitter ($99.95) comes with a USB cable, 3.5mm stereo mini audio cable, and a power adapter.

Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Veteran Canon EOS-1D and 1Ds shooters will feel right at home with the new Canon EOS-1D Mark IV camera, built on a dust- and weather-resistant magnesium alloy body.

Art of Type: Out of Scale

There was a time when few designers dared to venture into the murky world of the Adobe InDesign justification controls. The good news is that more and more users are starting to take charge of them. The bad news is one of them—the powerful glyph scaling control, unique to InDesign—is often misused.

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