30 Great Adobe InDesign Tutorials For Beginners If you have anything to do with the world of publishing, you know about Adobe InDesign. It is one of the best software for online and offline publishing including creation of awesome posters, print layouts, magazines, eBooks and Interactive Documents. 1. Basic Overview of InDesign: This video tutorial shows you the basics of setting up a new document. 2. Creating a basic page and adding some graphic elements to it. 3. Learn how to start a new document in Adone InDesign CS4 and adjust the settings. 4. Creating and resizing text frames, aligning text and using the type tool. 5. Learn how to use text and fonts and adjust type size. 6. Learn how to justify, align and indent text. 7. Copy text from word processors into InDesign and align it into columns. 8. Learn how to import and place images and use the link panel to manage multiple images. 9. See how to use scaling effects on an object without pixelating it. 10. 11. 12. Learn how to use a relatively unknown feature of Adobe InDesign. 13. 14.
SnapFiles - software reviews, download freeware and free trial programs Wood Inlay Text | Text Effects Step 1 Lets start by setting up a new document, mine is 540×300 pixels at 72ppi but for this tutorial size doesn’t matter at all. There are plenty of good places online to find nice wood textures and I found a great one at defcon-x.de. We’re going to start by creating 3 layers and pasting wood textures in each. Go ahead and find a few wood swatches and put each on it’s own layer. Step 2 Next we need to select a font to work with. With the top layer of wood texture selected, press the T key to invoke the Type tool and click and type on the stage to add your text. Step 3 Now lets add a few layer masks to define the texture layers as text. Step 4 With the text selected, click on the Light Wood layer in the layers palette to select it as the working layer, then press the Add Layer Mask button at the bottom of the Layers palette to convert the selection to a Layer Mask. Step 5 Now do the exact thing to the Dark Wood layer, load the text as a selection and add a layer mask to the Dark Wood layer.
11 Trends in Web Logo Design: The Good, the Bad and the Overused This series is brought to you by the Intel AppUp℠ Developer Program, which provides developers with everything they need to create and then sell their applications to millions of Intel Atom™ processor-based devices. Learn more here. Designing and critiquing logos for web-based companies and startups is a pursuit of endless fascination for many of us. We've also picked up some knowledge about trends in this field. In this article, we've identified 11 trends in web company logo design. Take a look, and let us know what you think of these trends — and what trends we should have included — in the comments. 1. We've moved away from the once-ubiquitious BETA! Still, this trend's days may be numbered, if only due to overuse and association-bordering-on-marriage with the Apple/iPhone brand. 2. If social web apps are all about communication, then it stands to reason that many social web company logos are all about talking. 3. 4. Calling all woodland creatures: You're wanted on the Internet. 5.
Learn Adobe InDesign: Getting Started Tutorials and Lessons Adobe InDesign is industry-leading software for designing page layouts, both for print and digital. It’s extremely useful for multi-page publications like magazines, but it can also be used on single-page items like resumes and invoices. Photoshop and Illustrator users will find that InDesign works nicely with these applications, and having skills in Photoshop and Illustrator will help to make your layouts in InDesign more effective. Like any advanced software, learning how to use InDesign can take some time and effort. With that in mind we have compiled this collection of tutorials that are great for those who are just getting started with InDesign, or for those who are looking to improve their familiarity with it. The tutorials found here focus on the basics, things that will be foundational to your work with InDesign. InDesign is commonly used to design covers and page layouts for various publications. Looking for hosting?
Grid Paper PDFs Free Online Graph Paper / Grid Paper PDFs Downloadable and very printable, I find these PDFs extremely useful. Tip number one! Though I do return the correct header for a PDF, sometimes Explorer gets confused when downloading... So if you're running Windows, you may need to right-click a link and choose "Save link to disk". Tip number two! Some people may need to turn off the option in Adobe's Acrobat reader "shrink to fit" which may resize the grid slightly to fit your printer's printable area. Tip number three! If you want the hexes aligned with the other edge of the paper, just make your paper size "11 x 8.5" and print the result in landscape mode! Translations Belorussian (provided by Ucallweconn weblog) Other
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Ornate Lettering Process I’m going to show you the process as to how I do my ornate lettering. This is a new design I did for Stone Sour that utilized this technique. Now right off the bat, this is not a step by step tutorial. It’s more of a look behind the scenes into how I work. Start with a Sketch: No of course, it took lots of bad sketches to get to this point. Start Forming Letters with the Pen Tool using Sketch as Reference I started placing basic geometric shapes (like circles) in place of where some of my major smooth curves are going to be. You can see I started getting a little more detail in there. I started making my letters solid fills now and used the subtract tool to knock out some of the circles. You can see now that the S is cleaned up. Continue to build the rest of the letters Here is the rest of word Stone in its basic form. This is what the basic form of the word “stone” looks like. Adding Swashes I added a swash underneath the letters to fill the negative space there and balance things out.