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Creating Animations in Adobe InDesign CC: Growth and Rotation
By Sandee Cohen
Oct 1, 2015
In this chapter from Creating Animations in Adobe InDesign CC One Step at a Time, you’ll learn how to apply the animation presets that make objects grow or shrink as well as rotate.
Working with Objects in Adobe InDesign CC (2015 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Sep 29, 2015
In this excerpt from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release), you'll learn how to work with layers, create and edit text frames and graphics frames, import graphics into graphics frames, import multiple graphics into a grid of frames, crop, move, and scale graphics, adjust the space between frames, add captions to graphics frames, place and link graphics frames, change the shape of frames, wrap text around an object, create complex frame shapes, convert frame shapes to other shapes, modify and align objects, select and modify multiple objects, and create a QR code.
5 Quick Steps to Precision Vector Art: Skills You Can Leverage for a Lifetime
By Von Glitschka
Sep 17, 2015
If your first instinct for a new art project is to jump into your software and start creating forms, you're doing it wrong. Von Glitschka, author of Vector Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork, demonstrates a simplified methodology that can consistently give you better results.
When Too Much Is Just Right: A Decade of Changes in LAB Color Technique
By Dan Margulis
Aug 25, 2015
In 2005, Dan Margulis revolutionized workflows with a best-selling survey of the uses of the LAB colorspace. Ten years later, a new edition of Photoshop LAB Color is out. In this article, Dan uses automation and common sense to improve on the most popular moves of the first edition.
Huge Time-Saving Features in Illustrator
By Brian Wood
Jul 16, 2015
Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, shows you how to work faster using several time-saving features in Adobe Illustrator.
Enhancing PDF Documents
By Lisa Fridsma, Brie Gyncild
Jul 15, 2015
In this chapter from Adobe Acrobat DC Classroom in a Book, you'll learn how to enhance Adobe PDF documents, including rearranging, rotating, renumbering, and inserting pages, editing links and bookmarks, and inserting video and other multimedia files.
Vector and Raster: A Marriage Made in Illustrator
By Brian Wood
Jul 8, 2015
Illustrator has long been known for its vector prowess, but did you know that it also plays well with raster? Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book , will take you through a tour of the raster capabilities of Adobe Illustrator.
Lessons in Typography: Multi-Word Presentations
By Jim Krause
Jul 6, 2015
In this chapter from Lessons in Typography: Must-know typographic principles presented through lessons, exercises, and examples, Jim Krause discusses working with multiple words in a design, including baseline configurations, strategies for using different fonts, and visual hierarchy.
Top 5 Tips for Restoring Your Photos with Photoshop
By Robert Correll
Jun 30, 2015
If you're keen to restore old photos, Photoshop is the right tool. Connect with Robert Correll, author of Photo Restoration: From Snapshots to Great Shots, as he shares some of his top photo restoration tips.
Top 10 Reasons Why Illustrator CC Is Great for Web Design
By Brian Wood
Jun 29, 2015
With the proliferation of different devices that visitors can use on a site, designing for the Web has become ever more complicated. Why not take advantage of your old friend Adobe Illustrator to design a new site, or to freshen an existing one? Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, presents some compelling arguments for sticking with this well-known product, including some features you might never have explored.
Using the Spin Blur Filter and Using the Noise Options in the Blur Gallery in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas
Jun 23, 2015
Learn how to add a spin blur effect and use noise options in the blur gallery in this excerpt from Photoshop CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2015 release).
The Power of the Creative Cloud and Illustrator CC (2015)
By Brian Wood
Jun 22, 2015
With the power of Adobe Illustrator the Adobe Creative Cloud, Libraries, and mobile apps, Adobe has created a seamless creative workflow where you can access your content anywhere. Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, will show you how to take advantage of the Creative Cloud capabilities with Adobe Illustrator.
Adding Graphics to Table Cells in Adobe InDesign CC (2015 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Jun 19, 2015
Learn how to add photos or other graphics to table cells in this excerpt from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release).
Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release): Empowered By and For Mobile Devices
By Conrad Chavez
Jun 19, 2015
You can use Creative Cloud mobile apps to feed ideas into Photoshop and other Creative Cloud desktop applications, and you can now use Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release) to more easily design content for mobile apps and web sites. Conrad Chavez looks at how Photoshop CC 2015 integration with Adobe mobile apps works in both directions.
Creating a Panorama in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Jun 19, 2015
Sometimes a vista is just too large for a single shot. Photoshop makes it easy to combine multiple images into a panorama so that your viewers can get the full effect. Learn how in this excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release).
Previewing the Design Space Interface in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas
Jun 19, 2015
This excerpt from Photoshop CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2015 release) previews an alternate interface for Photoshop called Design Space.
Transformations with the Content-Aware Move Tool in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Jun 19, 2015
In this excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release), learn how, with the Content-Aware Move tool, you only need a few quick steps to create a copy of an image that combines seamlessly with the background, and is also different enough that it doesn’t look like an exact copy of the original.
Using an Effect More Than Once in a Layer Style in Adobe Photoshop CC
By Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Jun 19, 2015
A great way to add visual impact to a design element is to apply multiple instances of effects such as strokes, glows, or shadows. You don’t have to duplicate layers to do this, because you can apply multiple instances of an effect inside the Layer Styles dialog box. Learn how in this excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release).
Video: My Top Five Favorite New Features in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Kelly McCathran
Jun 19, 2015
Kelly McCathran, author of Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release): Learn by Video, shares her top five favorite new features in Adobe Photoshop CC (2015 release).
Working with Adobe Color Themes in Photoshop CC (2015 release)
By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas
Jun 19, 2015
This excerpt from Photoshop CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2015 release) shows you how to use the Adobe Color Themes panel to create and save color themes, explore themes from other designers, or view and edit your own saved themes.

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