NSL WEEK 275- Adobe Illustrator “DirectPrefs”

You want free tools to help you out with your vectors in Adobe Illustrator? Astute Graphics gotchu!

AG just release a free tool to help you access the power of the preferences. Check out the video above to see an overview. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 274- Adobe Photoshop “Freeform Pen Tool Basics”

There’s so much more to this tool but I wanted to take it one step at a time.

Here’s the basic functions for the Freeform Pen Tool in Adobe Photoshop. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 273- Adobe Illustrator “Envelope Distort Objects”

Envelope Distort in Adobe Illustrator is more than just a way to edit your text.

Here’s some basic functions on a basic object. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 272- Adobe Photoshop “Pen Tool Selection”

When it comes to Adobe Photoshop, I’m still working my way down the tools panel.

The Pen Tool is a HUGE topic so I’m only going to focus on 1 task that it can help you with. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 271- Adobe Illustrator “Make with Mesh”

More ways to warp your vectors in Adobe Illustrator!

Here’s a quick look at how to use Make with Mesh. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 270- Adobe Photoshop “Dodge, Burn and Sponge Tool Stack”

In the previous weeks I covered the Dodge, Burn and Sponge tools in Adobe Photoshop

For this post, I just want to show you guys how to use the “stack” together in your workflow. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 269- Adobe Illustrator “Warp Outlined Text”

Sometimes you need to warp your outlined text in Adobe Illustrator.

I love how this came up! Continue reading