How to create a reflection effect in Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop reflection effect
jQuery(window).bind("load", function(){ setTimeout(function(){ jQuery("#leicester-adobe-indesign-training-course-iframe").attr("src", ""); },8000); }); The shiny table or reflection effect can be found on countless modern professional-looking ads and websites. Digital artists use this effect in adobe Photoshop to make objects and text appear as if they are sitting on a very shiny, reflective table. Adding reflections to objects in Adobe Photoshop can instantly transform your designs from looking ordinary or out-of-place to...
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How to use the Effects Panel in Adobe InDesign

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How to use the Effects Panel in Adobe InDesign   Applying effects in Adobe InDesign is something that is fairly straight forward, a simple drop shadow can be applied at the click of a button. However many are unaware of how we can use the Adobe InDesign Effects Panel in a much more advanced way to create some much more stunning effects. When we open the Effects panel in Adobe InDesign (Window>Effects) by default the 'Object' line is higlighted, so if we click the 'fx' button at the bottom of the panel we get a list of Adobe InDesign Effects that we can apply. In this instan...
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Recolour artwork tool in Adobe Illustrator

Recolour Artwork tool Adobe Illustrator
How to use the Recolour Artwork Tool in Adobe Illustrator jQuery(window).bind("load", function(){ setTimeout(function(){ jQuery("#recolour-artwork-tool-adobe-illustrator-iframe").attr("src", ""); },5000); }); In Adobe Illustrator there is a very handy and under used button that enables you to quickly and easily recolour any artwork using the colour groups in your swatches panel. The key to using the recolour Artwork tool is to organise your swatches in to groups, the tool only works with solid swatches in Adobe Illustrator an...
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5 ways to place images in to Adobe InDesign!

Placing in multiple images in to Adobe InDesign
5 Different ways to place images in to Adobe InDesign When placing images or any external content in to Adobe Indesign there are many different options, here we are going to go through the 5 most useful ways you can place images in to Adobe InDesign.   document.getElementById("thinkific-product-embed") || document.write('');50% OFF WITH CODE 'CSBLOG' 1) Placing one image at a time To place any image in to Adobe InDesign we first need to go to File>Place and find the image we want to import. We will then have a loaded cursor with a preview of the image on the end of ...
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How to create an animated GIFF in Adobe Photoshop

Animated giff in Adobe Photoshop
Tutorial: How to create an animated GIFF in Adobe Photoshop First of all we are going to create a new document in Adobe Photoshop, for this animated GIFF we are going to optimise it for Facebook so the size of the document is going to be 450 pixels by 450 pixels. You can adjust the size accordingly depending on where you will be publishing your animated GIFF. Next we are going to start adding the content to our animated GIFF, for this GIFF I am going to want to have this picture of a Parrot on every frame so in Adobe Photoshop im going to go File>Place and place the image in to crea...
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Top 10 Free Resources for PSD Downloads

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You may have caught our blog a few weeks ago where we listed some of the top free online resources for Adobe InDesign templates (and if you missed it you can check it out here – Top 5 FREE InDesign Template Resources). It went down so well with our readers that we’ve decided to produce a follow-up post, this time listing the top 5 resources for free PSD downloads that you can use for Adobe Photoshop design. It’s important that you source PSD files when working with Photoshop. PSD stands for Photoshop Document, and it means that the file will be a layered image file, and is the default forma...
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Why Adobe Creative Cloud Is The Ultimate Tool For Business

For years, Adobe have been the number one company for building creative design software. And for good reason – the design software suite from Adobe is simply the best. I don’t think I’ve ever come across a designer that would genuinely refute this assertion. Each of Adobe’s flagship programs – Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign – are extremely powerful tools in their own respective rights. Photograph manipulation is practically infinite with Photoshop. Graphic designs are implausibly good with Illustrator. And what you can’t put together in an InDesign document simply can’t be put together a...
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Affordable Structured Learning With Our Online Adobe Courses

Affordable Structured Learning With Our Online Adobe Courses
Hello! We hope you’ve all been enjoying this blog. We’ve got a crack team of Adobe CC specialists and professionals here at Creative Studios, and, being an educational platform, we love nothing more than delivering all of the great free tips and content that you can find right here on our blog. But today we thought we’d educate you about another form of online learning that you can benefit from. Blogs are great – we know from your feedback that our posts help solve many of your problems out there when dealing with the super-powerful Adobe apps that are Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. But...
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Getting Started With Illustrator’s New Features

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With a bedrock as firm as Adobe’s Creative Cloud tools, it’s not brand new pieces of software that we look forward to, but updates to existing ones. Indeed, it’s not that we could ever imagine, nor even want, a replacement for Adobe Illustrator – but if Adobe were so inclined every once in a while to give it a rejig, to make it better, faster, more powerful, and with maybe one or two new features thrown in for us to get our teeth into, then who are we to complain? The new features for Adobe Illustrator are indeed as exciting as the news that foretold them. But, as with all things brand new, t...
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How To Start Using Photoshop And InDesign Together

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Adobe products are made for each another. Of course they are – that’s (more than) half the attraction of signing up to the Creative Cloud. Photoshop, Illustrator, Muse, InDesign – they have all been carved from the same wood, if you like, and the result is that they are all harmoniously in tune. It’s no accident, of course – they have been built this way. That is to say that they are meant to be used together – the only obstacle is in working out just how it’s done. Well, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog we are going to be exploring how to start getting two of Adobe’s most celebra...
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