9316 readers To create snowflakes, we will be using Dynamic Shapes (part of the VectorScribe plugin) and Transform Effects. Using the technique described here, you can create different shapes of snowflakes in a few minutes. This is such a fascinating process that I really enjoyed sharing it with you. In the second part of the tutorial we
10030 readersOne of my jobs as Editor in Chief of InDesign Magazine is to find and send out an InDesign Tip of the Week to email subscribers. And after more than a decade of using and teaching InDesign, I know that the best tips aren’t necessarily the super-nerdy obscurities. That’s why I try to
473 readers11.375 x 6 … 9 x 6 … 8.5 x 5 … 11 x 5.625. The postcards that find their way into my mailbox these days come in all shapes and sizes. The one thing they all have in common? … More
1117 readers"Set is an award-winning, visual perception card game that is played around the world. For a design exercise, I wanted to explore a contemporary direction for its identity and package. The beauty of this game is how the cards feature iconic shapes and...
10031 readers In this tutorial we will learn how to create a complex 3D object. The creation of complex shapes is the job of the VectorScribe plugin. In addition to learning the features of its tools, we will study the basics of 3D modeling and a few basic techniques, such as blend, work with gradients, color and
12812 readers I’ve seen a lot of gear wheels created by artists. Most of them have nothing to do with a real gear wheel. In this tutorial we will learn how to create gears which much closer resemble true gears. It is not hard to do if you are using the Dynamic Shapes Tool and PathScribe Tool
3937 readersPosted in InDesignWhen you have a large image placed inside a small Adobe InDesign Frame an you want to resize the frame to show the entire image, there's no reason to do it manually. As with so many of InDesign's features, there's a handy shortcut to do the job for you. Related posts: Quick text frame linking
1613 readersWe’ve all heard about the halcyon days of summer: those lazy, hot afternoons when we had few cares beyond how much we’d make at our lemonade stands. But what about the other seasons? Does summer get to hog the limelight just because it’s hot? For sure, some of our most golden moments happened during the
7440 readersThe new ShapeMaker feature in QuarkXPress 9 lets you create a wide variety of intricate and highly customizable shapes that can then be saved as presets. Real-time previews make it easy to see what you are creating as you develop original shapes from scratch or apply new shapes to existing boxes. How it works: To display the ShapeMaker
3037 readers It's almost impossible to find antique board games, especially in good condition. This children's trivia game is spectacular with all of the pieces still in tact for you to see how it operated and everything that was included. Several close-up pictures inside!
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