When you open Photoshop for the first time, it's easy to click around in confusion for a minute and then reach for your freelancer's phone number instead. Trust us, you're not alone in this.
It's an incredibly powerful design software with a lot going on, including a wealth of tools that can seem overwhelming at times. But Photoshop isn't just for the professionals.
With a little help, you can easily teach yourself how to use it to create beautiful, compelling graphics. All it takes is an introduction to core elements -- in plain English.
Among many valuable concepts and techniques you’ll learn to: Create tonal, gestural, and contour drawings with a pressure-sensitive tablet and stylus; Use the iPad for sketching out ideas and use related software including Brushes, ArtStudio, Sketchbook Pro, Procreate, Adobe Ideas, and Adobe PS Touch; Translate traditional color theory to digital color tools; Incorporate scanned artwork into digital paintings and use photos as a reference for illustrations
The 15 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in After Effects. Learn how to create, manipulate, and optimize motion graphics for film, video, DVD, the web, and mobile devices. Gain hands-on experience animating text and images, customizing a wide range of effects, tracking and syncing content, rotoscoping, distorting and warping images and video, and correcting color.
Use Dreamweaver's code hinting and code completion features to minimize coding time.
Dreamweaver’s intelligent code completion or code hinting features allow you to insert and edit code quickly by reducing typos and other common mistakes.
The 15 project-based step-by-step lessons in this book show users the key techniques for working in Dreamweaver while editing and creating HTML and CSS. Learn how to create webpages for the modern web; use and customize popular web frameworks to build webpages for a wide variety of desktop computers and mobile devices with a minimum of hand coding; incorporate graphics and text; add links to text and images; add interactive elements to your pages, such as HTML5-compatible interactivity; work with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 code and structures; and publish a finished site to the web.
In this edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you'll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top illustrators. You'll discover exciting ways to create complex effects, learn fresh ways to use venerable tools to speed up your workflow, and find updated information on features through the 2019 CC release.
The 15 project-based step-by-step lessons show users the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a strong foundation of typographic, color, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications—from a simple postcard to an interactive Adobe PDF with form fields. The real-world tasks in this comprehensive book are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format and are designed to train beginning Adobe InDesign users in the program—from fundamental features to powerful layout and output skills.
This study guide uses more than 11 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career designing publications for print and screen using InDesign CC. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market.
The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2019 and get the most out of your workflow. Learn how to take a project from beginning to end, organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles and captions, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, animating graphics and video, exporting, and much more.
Create is Adobe’s online magazine for creative people everywhere. Visit us for inspiration and tutorials on graphic design, photography, illustration, UX design, video, and more. Formerly Adobe Inspire Magazine.
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Typekit partners with the world’s leading type foundries to bring thousands of beautiful fonts to designers every day. No need to worry about licensing, and you can use fonts from Typekit on the web or in desktop applications.