How to Blend Color in Illustrator With The Blend Tool

By Timothy Brauning on May 19, 2022

If you're creating any type of vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator, you'll likely have to blend colors at some point or another. And if you want your blend to look seamless, you can take a few simple steps to make sure the mix looks natural and smooth instead of choppy and disjointed. In this tutorial, we'll go over the basics of how to blend color in Illustrator with the Blend Tool.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, skills, continuing education, content creation, photo editing, Adobe Certification

How to Make a Clipping Path in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on May 13, 2022

Adobe Illustrator makes it easy to show or hide certain sections of an image without deleting any objects. This allows you to go back and tweak the photo at any point in the creative process. To do this, you'll need to learn how to make a clipping path in Illustrator to have total control over your workflow. 

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, graphic design, tutorial, Adobe, skills, photo editing, Adobe Certification

How to Make a Gradient in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on May 02, 2022

Have you ever wondered how to make a gradient in Illustrator? Well, today is your lucky day.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, continuing education

How to Add Artboards in Illustrator

By Timothy Brauning on April 25, 2022

Artboards are your blank canvas in Illustrator. This is where you'll create every design that you intend to make. You can think of artboards as sheets of paper of any size stacked on top of one another. That's where learning how to add artboards in Illustrator comes in handy.

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Topics: Adobe Illustrator, tutorial, Adobe, continuing education, Top Tips

How to Unmerge Layers in Photoshop in Two Simple Ways

By Timothy Brauning on April 04, 2022

Photoshop is an excellent tool for manipulating photos and creating graphics. One of the key elements of creating complex compositions includes the use of layers. These individual elements make up a single image, so learning to unmerge layers in Photoshop is a must!

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Topics: adobe photoshop, tutorial, Adobe, training, Edit Type, photo editing, Photoshop, Adobe Certification

How To Add Shadow To Text in Photoshop: a simple step-by-step guide

By Timothy Brauning on March 16, 2022

We'd probably all agree that learning how to add shadows in Photoshop is something everyone needs to know. Not only is it useful for text styles, but shadows can also be used for images and even icons. 

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Topics: adobe photoshop, tutorial, Adobe, text, skills, Edit Type, hands-on workshop, photo editing, Photoshop, photo retouching

After Effects Tutorial: Understanding The Workspaces & Panels

By Timothy Brauning on January 20, 2022

Adobe After Effects CC is a powerful tool that allows you to create stunning animations and videos. You will often face many different workspaces and panels when using After Effects. It can be difficult for new users to know what each panel does, so we've broken them down for you.

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Topics: tutorial, Adobe

Top 10 Advanced Premiere Pro Techniques to Optimize Any Video Project

By Elise O'Brien on August 06, 2021

Adobe Premiere Pro is a powerful editing software and its extensive list of tools means that the editing possibilities are practically endless. It can be overwhelming when there’s always something new to learn, but shortcuts and small setting changes can help you master your next video project, whether you are looking to save time or improve the quality of your work. Check out these amazing advanced premiere pro techniques! 

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Topics: Video Editing, tutorial, Adobe, masks, Premiere Pro, Top Tips, Premiere Pro Transitions, Premiere Pro Masks, Premiere Pro Adjustment Layers, Premiere Pro Timeline, Tint Color, Edit Type, Spin Down Effect, Audio Mixing, Premiere Pro Text Styles

Creating Gifs in After Effects for Email and Social Media

By Yessenia Fabian on July 30, 2021

Without a doubt, communication with your prospective clients is important. For the past few years, email design has grown in terms of sophistication as various organizations are trying to capture the attention of their audience. This includes the implementation of animations to help convey your message in a more appealing way. This blog post is about creating gifs in after effects for email, social media, but also WhatsApp and other platforms. 

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Topics: Adobe After Effects, Motion Graphics, social media, adobe photoshop, tutorial, After Effects Masks, animation, content creation, Marketing, Email

FCPX Shortcuts with Steve Martin

By Yessenia Fabian on March 26, 2020

Here is a sneak peek video of Editing Faster in FCPX with Steve Martin! Follow Steve as he breaks down a few of his favorite shortcuts in Final Cut Pro X.

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Topics: Video Editing, Post Production, tutorial, continuing education, training, Final Cut Pro, FCPX

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