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Brian Wood

With the release of Adobe Shape, capturing inspiration in the form of vector art just got easier. Adobe Shape traces images you capture from different sources and the resulting vector artwork can be shared with others or brought to Illustrator and edited. In this article, web developer Brian Wood looks at how Adobe Shape works and follows an Adobe Shape to Illustrator workflow.

Steve Caplin, author of Adobe Photoshop for 3D Design and Printing: Learn by Video, shares techniques and shortcuts for being more productive and saving time when working with Photoshop's 3D capabilities.

Glyn Dewis

In this chapter from The Photoshop Workbook: Professional Retouching and Compositing Tips, Tricks, and Techniques, Glyn Dewis shows you techniques for turning day into night, creating a cartoon/painterly effect, and making your own dust, debris, snow, and rain brushes. Plus, he shows a quick and easy black and white conversion technique, and how to fake the wet look.

Dan Rose

When it comes to responsive web design, using the right tool, at the right time, for the right purpose, helps us extract more out of said tool than normal. Knowing when to use Photoshop is the only thing that can logically keep it in our workflows. Using it too often, too early, or for the wrong purpose produces frustration, wasted time, and potentially wasted money, as Dan Rose explains in this chapter from Responsive Web Design with Adobe Photoshop.

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Blogs

Laura Ross

Adobe unveils Adobe Creative Suite 6! Get up to speed with books, videos, articles, and tutorials at our new CS6 Resource Center.

Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel

Imagine getting online access 24/7 to every topic we publish for creative people—including videos, books, books in progress (via Rough Cuts), shorter topics (through Short Cuts), and rich-media e-books.

Karyn Johnson

This week we feature two articles on our site from Richard Harrington and Marcus Geduld. One is on Flash essentials for those of you who currently use After Effects and want to incorporate Flash into your projects. The other is for the Flash user who is ready to dive into After Effects.

In Part 2 of this continuing series, James Polanco and Aaron Pedersen provide a 30,000-foot overview of the new Flash Platform.

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