The Making of Square in Adobe InDesign

By Katie Houghton on September 12, 2019

Learn how to best utilize the frame tool with InDesign in this short tutorial! 

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Topics: InDesign, graphic design, shapes, print design, Adobe

Illustrator Drawings: Making a Pizza

By Katie Houghton on August 22, 2019

Overview

The question has been asked on how to make a pizza. In the kitchen, I have my
grandmother’s recipe which is quite delicious. In Illustrator, we can also make a
pretty nice pizza. Here are some simple steps to do so for both… bon appetit!

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, shapes, adobe illustrator live shapes, Adobe

How to Create a Poster Using Only Photoshop!

By Katie Houghton on June 27, 2019

Creating a poster can be done in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign or even in all three. Today with paragraph and character styles there may be little reason to leave Photoshop in the first place. The steps of designing still remain the same in Photoshop, the difference is that you will not need to learn how to navigate through a lot of extra applications to create a fun and engaging poster. Follow this step-by-step tutorial on how to create an dance poster!

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Topics: graphic design, shapes, print design, posters, adobe photoshop, tutorial

Drawing Live Shapes with Adobe Illustrator

By Katie Houghton on January 11, 2019

Learn how to draw in Adobe Illustrator with new shape technology!

Adobe Illustrator has always been the go-to application for drawing vector-based graphics and it just got much easier to draw with the inclusion of live shapes and corner widgets. In this post, we will have a complete overview of live shapes and how to customize them using custom widgets. 

AE 30 second comp Live Ellipse-1

 

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, vector graphics, shapes, adobe illustrator live shapes

InDesign for Social Media: Creating Quick Graphics

By Luisa Winters on December 18, 2018

Sometimes you just need to know some quick basics that can help you promote and /or enhance your expertise! I hear this a lot from video producers, marketing professionals, and web developers (to name just a few) who are producing great work, and who think they could do more to highlight it on platforms like social media. If you are a creative professional, you likely have access to Adobe Creative Cloud applications beyond those that you are using on a regular basis. Take for instance InDesign—one of the most powerful Adobe applications! Most of the video artists that I know have never even opened InDesign.

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Topics: InDesign, social media, graphic design