NSL WEEK 338- Adobe Illustrator “Text on a Path Circle”

Here’s an update to how I like to create text and the circle in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.

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NSL WEEK 337- Adobe Illustrator “Stroke on a Picture”

I like when I come across these weird lil tricks. How do you apply a Stroke to a picture in Adobe Illustrator? Most people I asked, told me it wasn’t possible or to create a separate shape behind it.

Check out the video above to learn how it’s done. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 336- Adobe Photoshop “Emoji and SVG Fonts”

I didn’t even know you could do this! In Adobe Photoshop, you can use fonts that have built in color gradients!

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NSL WEEK 335- Adobe Illustrator “Puppet Warp”

Puppet Warp makes it’s way into Adobe Illustrator CC 2018!!! I was SUPER excited when I first saw this but then the excitement went away. I started to wonder if I would use it in my every day workflow, which is why I took so long to post about it. Turns out it’s SUPER useful!

Check out the video above and I’ll show you where it came in handy and won me over. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 334- Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator “Check Spelling”

No joke, I didn’t know there was a spell-checker in Adobe Photoshop! I knew we had one in Adobe Illustrator but didn’t get the news about Ps.

Check Spelling works as you would expect but Illustrator has some cool extras. Check out the video above to see how it works. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 333- Adobe Illustrator “Template Layer Option”

This week we’re talkin’ Template Layer Option in Adobe Illustrator. 2 weeks back someone asked me how this option works so…

I decided to record this video showing how it works. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 332- Adobe Photoshop “UI Enhancement”

Whoa! Photoshop is teaching me how to Photoshop =D I really like the new UI Tool Bar help in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018.

Check out the video above to see it in action!  Continue reading

NSL WEEK 331- Adobe Illustrator “Button Template w/ Symbols”

I made a Button Template using Symbols in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.

This button template allows you to setup and edit super fast! Check out the video above to see how to use it. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 329- Adobe Illustrator “New Features Ai2018”

Things changed up a bit in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. I brought up the Properties Panel first because it might be jarring to long time users of Ai. Then I jumped into History Counts and Zoom to Selection which are options in the Preferences. History Count was interesting to me and I soooo many people were begging for an option to turn off Zoom to Selection =D

Check out the video above to see what they are. Continue reading

NSL WEEK 328- Adobe Photoshop “Smart Object Template”

Still enjoying my high from Adobe Max!!! I got to be a Teachers Assistant for Michael Flarup. We worked on an App Icon Template that he created using Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop.

Check out the video above to see how it works! Continue reading