How to Create a Professional Business Card in InDesign

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InDesign is one of the best programs for creating a business card. Since your reading this article you are obviously curious about the program or just want to start learning the basics, this blog will show you shortcuts, helper tools, shapes and how to start using the pen tool, but if you want more then take up one of our courses here with Creative Studios hosted by the professionals. With InDesign you can personalise your Business’ brand. By utilising the colours your business already uses, a brand is developed. With InDesign it’s easy to create, export and print your cards. Here’...
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5 Reasons to Start Using InDesign for your Business

Adobe programs, InDesign in particular, are primarily designed for graphic designers, photographers and artists. However, taking up a course and utilising this wonderful program within your business yields many benefits, and you don’t even have to be an Adobe hotshot to do it. Want to stand out from the crowd? Then InDesign is right for you. Not only can you produce and make magazines, books, eBooks etc., you can also create great business cards and other super-slick promotional materials to supercharge your business presence, too. InDesign helps give that employee handbook you’re wor...
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How To Use Illustrator To Supercharge Your Business Blog

How To Use Illustrator To Supercharge Your Business Blog
In 2016, content marketing is no longer an option. It’s an imperative. We know this here at Creative Studios, as you can immediately tell since you’re reading this blog, all of our competitors know it, and so do all of yours. No doubt you will already be aware of this fact also. As a business, you will of course have a website, and that website should have a blog. Blogs are brilliant. They are the perfect tool for the modern-day marketer to add real value to a brand. Through your blog, you can make a regular address to your dedicated followers, provide them with the latest industry news,...
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What You Get From A Creative Studios InDesign Training Course

What You Get From A Creative Studios InDesign Training Course
In today’s competitive business world, there is no such thing as being overqualified. And indeed, having a firm grounding of some of Adobe’s most famous and useful tools can really help set you and your business apart from the competition. Why? Because in 2016 we are all participating in an extremely visual world of online marketing. The internet, and social media in particular, has transformed the way brands are perceived by the general public. These days, we all validate a company by typing a quick search into Google. And from there we first expect to find a website, and then a Facebook Pa...
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Business Boost with InDesign: Why take up a Course?

Forget everything you know about paint or word. Using InDesign for your business has so many more benefits including appearing far more professional. I have put this article together to give you an idea of just how handy and creative this initiative program really is. Digital marketing is rife in the industry and by cultivating this, you can really open up a whole world of business opportunities, and the recognition you’re looking for. There are a lot of great free resources out there for creating graphics for your blog or business, and these can be a good avenue for beginners. But as...
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Funded Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator Training Courses in Leeds

Adobe InDesign Training Course in Leeds
  Creative Studios Derby is registered to deliver Adobe Software Training for the LEP Skills Service. This new service from the Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) helps businesses to identify their skills needs based on their business growth objectives and then find the right training solution. Small and medium-sized business based in the Leeds City Region that have a budget to put towards training could be eligible for funding of between £500 and £50,000. To find out more about the LEP Skills Service and apply, visit: www.the-lep.com/skillsservice The types of training ...
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Design a Logo in Illustrator

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Ilustrator is an initiative and nifty programme created for those with a love for design and graphics. Illusrators numerous incorporated tools allow the user to create unique and intricate designs. Logo design in Illustrator offers an array of tools, enhancing your creativity, being the best program to use for your artistic designs. Pen Tool for Shape Design Ok so, with the pen tool requires practice, patience, practice and more practice. Undertanding the pen tool can really benefit and aid creative design. Lets start by navigating to the left hand side on the tools panel....
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Adobe Illustrator for Beginners

Shapes in Illustrator
Welcome to the world of Illustrator, filled with paths, shapes and other words you probably haven’t heard of unless you’re an Adobe familiar. This blog demonstrates some of the basic tools in Illustrator for beginners. First glance at this program can be intimidating (as with most Adobe applications), however if you have already used other Adobe programs, you should be able to recognise a few things within the programs features such as the Tools Panel and Control Panel. If you are serious about using Illustrator for your artwork, I would hugely recommend investing in a graphics tablet...
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Creating a Professional Document in InDesign

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Searching through hundreds of websites to find a decent template to use for your document can be time consuming and stressful. Many different websites ask you to ‘sign up for this free template’ or ‘pay X amount of money each month’, its hard to know which ones to settle for. To combat this occasional battle, I will teach you how to create a simple, yet professional document in InDesign. These can be reports, certificates, workbooks etc. Using tools in InDesign provide the foundations of creating a sleek, easy to read, easy to print functionality with the flexibility to be transferred el...
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How to Make a Presentation using the Free Adobe Voice App

Sharing and saving your video
The Why’s and What’s? Lets start by answering this question - why use Adobe Voice for business? The first bit of good news is that this nifty little app, is free! And by the looks of things that will not be changing anytime soon. The Adobe Voice interface is quick and easy to use, enabling you to create simple presentations and/or introductions in minutes. This can be hugely beneficial when pitchng a client on the latest products and services that you offer, or for that dreaded board meeting where it's necessary to create simple, informative presentations to impress the executive memb...
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