N.S.L: WEEK 165 – Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 “Appearance Panel Basics”

Back to basics! The Appearance Panel is the backbone of Adobe Illustrator.

Appearance Panel Basics in Adobe Illustrator CC 2014

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N.S.L: WEEK 164 – Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 “Layers Stack: Arrange”

This time I’m focusing on the stack that is inside of the Layers Panel. As my files get more complicated, I find the need to navigate through this panel easier.

Layer Stack in Adobe Photoshop
Targeting and arranging layers in the Layers Panel

When you’re working on these types of files, it speeds things up knowing the different ways to target and rearrange your Layers. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 162 – Adobe Photoshop CC 2014: “Updated Color Panel”

More Creative Cloud fun stuff in Adobe Photoshop =D

The first thing that caught my attention was the Color Panel’s new Hue Cube. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 161 – Adobe Illustrator CC 2014: “Recolor Artwork: Pantone Spot Colors”

The learning don’t stop! This isn’t even a new feature! I ran into this feature while talking to my previous boss from the t-shirt shop.

He was asking for a tool that would look at your existing process color artwork and then assign colors from the Pantone Solid Coated color book. I didn’t know how to do it at the time. I went back and told my current boss about it, he showed me it already exists in Adobe Illustrator, and that it’s been there for a long time.

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N.S.L: WEEK 160 – Adobe Photoshop CC 2014: “Smart Guides”

This week I’ll be showing you my first look at using Smart Guides in Adobe Photoshop CC 2014

Check out the video above. I thought the guides didn’t work at first. Continue reading

N.S.L: WEEK 159 – Adobe Illustrator CC 2014: “Reshape Segments”

Still running through some of these new features in Adobe Illustrator CC 2014!

Creative Cloud Adobe Illustrator
Reshape Segments- New feature in Adobe Illustrator CC

In the latest version of Illustrator we can bend or reshape our segments with the updated Anchor Point tool. In previous versions, this tool was called the Convert Anchor Point Tool.

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