Using Adjustment Layers To Quickly Build Colorful Brand Assets
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Using Adjustment Layers To Quickly Build Colorful Brand Assets

In this tutorial I cover how to use adjustment layers to speed up and unify the creation of brand assets which contain the same effects, but different colors. This tip is handy when making a family of assets quickly.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Save For Web To Version Our Graphics To Various Sizes
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Using Save For Web To Version Our Graphics To Various Sizes

In this tutorial I cover how to use the save for web feature to version out various sizes of illustrations without having to adjust the actual artwork in the file. This method has been supplemented by the Asset Exporting window in the latest version.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Placing A Drop Shadow Visually With Your Cursor
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Placing A Drop Shadow Visually With Your Cursor

n this tutorial I cover how to place a drop shadow in your document with your cursor, so you don't have to mess around with the values and sliders to get the look you're going for.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Editing Colors in Illustrator The Way You Do In Photoshop
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Editing Colors in Illustrator The Way You Do In Photoshop

In this tutorial I cover how to use the Edit Colors feature in Illustrator to globally edit your illustrations hue, saturation, and brightness in a way that's very similar to Photoshop.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Using Screen And Multiply Layer Modes for Quick Compositing
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Using Screen And Multiply Layer Modes for Quick Compositing

In this tutorial I cover how to use the screen and multiply layer modes to quickly composite source materials which are on solid backgrounds. This tip works great for many things when editing photos.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Using HSB To Edit And Generate Color Palettes
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Using HSB To Edit And Generate Color Palettes

In this tutorial I cover how to use the HSB color window in Illustrator (and Photoshop) to modify and generate families of colors when making an illustration. It's similar to RGB and CMYK, but many people don't know it's there or that HSB stands for Hue, Saturation, and Brightness. Though this is shown in Illustrator, the same technique works in Photoshop.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Using Envelope Distort For More Unique Warps
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Using Envelope Distort For More Unique Warps

In this tutorial I cover how to use the envelope distort option in Illustrator to make warps on your objects which are more customized and unique than the standard ones under the Warp menu.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Using A Vibrance Edit To Unify Colors
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Using A Vibrance Edit To Unify Colors

In this tutorial I cover how to use a Vibrance adjustment layer to unify colors in a document that contains many separate sources of color. This tip may not come through great in the YouTube video, so I suggest you follow along with the video and try it for yourself.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
Working With Two Different Text Box Methods
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Working With Two Different Text Box Methods

In this tutorial I cover the two different ways of creating text boxes in Illustrator to avoid always having to deal with a bounding box which is larger than your enclosed text. The same thing is true in Photoshop.

Tutorial  |  June 08, 2020
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