N.S.L: WEEK 106 – Adobe Photoshop CC: “Note Tool & Notes Panel” Overlooked

SUPER slept-on Tool in Adobe PhotoshopCC. It’s not going to change your WORLD completely, but MAN does it come in handy. This week I checked out the “Note Tool” and the “Notes Panel”… Yes, that’s right, the Note Tool. There is a Note Tool in Photoshop and it actually comes in handy =D

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Never Stop Learning week 106 Note Tool and Notes Panel

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N.S.L: WEEK 105 – Adobe Illustrator CC: “Gears” Ai and VectorScribe DMALA Preso

WOW WHAT A WEEK!!! I was asked to give a quick presentation at the July meeting for Digital Media Artists LA. They asked that I show some quick ways to create Gears since the majority of the members work with Motion Graphics.

Vector Gears Adobe Illustrator

3 different Gears for demo

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N.S.L: WEEK 104 – Adobe Photoshop CC: “Layer Comps”

You have a couple versions of your design in 1 Photoshop document and you want to show your “client” their options. Problem is remembering which layers to turn on or off for the specific look…. LAYER COMPS!!!

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4up, Layer Comps “Adobe Grind”


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N.S.L: WEEK 103 – Adobe Illustrator CC: “Align Key Object”

I normally keep my alignment set to Artboard and that works fine but sometimes I need to align by selection and back to artboard.

Kiwis illustration in Adobe Illustrator CC

Align to Key Object with “The Curious Kiwis”

This ends up feeling like I’m wasting clicks after a while. I have a better workflow to save my Continue reading