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Color Themes Come to InDesign | Tutorial & Tips

Color Themes Come to InDesign | Tutorial & Tips | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

this tutorial had exactly the bit i was looking for - InDesign / color theme tool

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In this tutorial, Adobe Certified Instructor Jeff Witchel explores the options involved in using the Color Theme tool to help take a lot of the hard work out of selecting colors.

 

good, clear tutorial with the shortcuts that don't get mentioned most other places - bookmarking here, so i can find it again :)

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Painting Effect Plugin + The Mysterious Disappearing Filters in Photoshop

Painting Effect Plugin + The Mysterious Disappearing Filters in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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alternative to Pixel Bender - came across this - sharing, might interest some digital artists 

   If you use filters in Photoshop CS6, Creative Cloud (CC) or CC2014 you may notice that some of your old favorites are missing. Some (sadly) are gone forever, and others are just less easy to find. So, here’s what you need to know about the filters .. (read more)

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The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
No matter what you’re working on, you can be sure that almost every project will require an image to be removed from its background!
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from spoongraphics : Sometimes you just need to quickly remove something from its background with no questions asked. If the final result doesn’t have to be pixel perfect there’s a range of Photoshop tools that offer you quick and easy clipping solutions.
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5 best tools and techniques for Better Street Photography

5 best tools and techniques for Better Street Photography | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Street photography is all about finding unexpected moments and interesting people. …

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 To be able to capture these spontaneous moments, the photographer needs to be ready to adapt quickly and interact with the subjects at the right times. Here are the five best tools and techniques for capturing street scenes.

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4 Techniques for Combining Fonts | Hoefler & Co.

4 Techniques for Combining Fonts | Hoefler & Co. | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Building a palette is an intuitive process, and expanding a typographic duet to three, four, or even five voices can be daunting. Hoefler & Co.'s approach for mixing font families is to keep one quality consistent, and let the others vary.

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6 key terms every graphic designer should know

6 key terms every graphic designer should know | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Whether you're a newbie, a student or just in need of a refresher, read this guide....
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Graphic design, like any profession, is littered with jargon and terms you may not be familiar with. Here are just some of the key terms you should know, and a brief explanation in words you can understand - plus where to go to learn more.

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12 Must-follow Typography Guidelines For Every Web Designer

12 Must-follow Typography Guidelines For Every Web Designer | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

This is a guest post by Mike Swan, a Chief Writer at markupcloud.

Typography does not just mean selecting the right font for your website, it refers to a lot of other things that are crucial..

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follow these simple guidelines and see how typography would become a fun activity for you.

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Cool Calendar DIY with CD case + home printer

Cool Calendar DIY with CD case + home printer | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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something from the cool site at Before & After's Design Talk section - this desktop calendar you can make with home printer and put onto CD cases (usually someone has at least one of these things in the house somewhere, thats not cracked too much!)

 

Anyways.. cool lil project - good chance to also learn and practice about layout and typography ~ cuz its always good to try new layouts we don't usually do

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Create an Aged Vintage Style Logo Design in Illustrator

Create an Aged Vintage Style Logo Design in Illustrator | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Follow this step by step Illustrator tutorial to create an aged vintage style logo design. We're going to take inspiration from generations past, when logos
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step by step Illustrator tutorial to create an aged vintage style logo design. 

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Bokeh Photography Tutorial: Working in Photoshop

Bokeh Photography Tutorial: Working in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Check out our post on 3 Ways To Get Started with Bokeh photography. Below are easy tips to post-process your photos to give them that oh-so-glow Bokeh effect.
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some very easy tips on additional ways to add that oh-so-glow-y Bokeh effect to your photos in post-production. With Photoshop (or similar software) and an image with lights in the background, you can fake your way to Bokeh-goodness in a matter of minutes. These tips are a great way to add some extra pop to night shots you have saved away. ~ by Beth Caird (Redbubble Blog)

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Illustration and Lettering: A Hands-on Approach to Label Design

Illustration and Lettering: A Hands-on Approach to Label Design | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
My name is Jon Contino, and I'd like to welcome you to my Skillshare class on creating awesome hand-drawn labels!
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This class is perfect for anyone looking to learn about label design, composition, branding, and how to properly apply your illustration style in a graphic sense.

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Photoshop Masking Techniques Everyone Should Know

Photoshop Masking Techniques Everyone Should Know | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
One of the most important Photoshop skills you need as a Designer is the ability to clip out images of various detail using masks or selections.
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How to Make Paper Beads

How to Make Paper Beads | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Want to know how to make beautiful, light weight, eco friendly, handmade, recycled paper beads! Check out this step by step instructions on how to make a paper bead, and you will enjoy and achieve some stunning results! 

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Learn how to create Digital Zentangle Using Seamless Lite by COLOURlovers

Learn how to create Digital Zentangle Using Seamless Lite by COLOURlovers | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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Zentangle is a personal art form. It does not have to be perfect. While you can achieve a more precise line-work by using this digital method of Seamless Lite, a web app which is FREE to use. with no strings attached at Colourlovers... (read more)

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RGB vs. CMYK: The Digital Print Debate

RGB vs. CMYK: The Digital Print Debate | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

RGB comes in many flavors including Adobe RGB and sRGB. Adobe RGB is a larger color space than sRGB, containing more colors and more highly saturated colors. Adobe RGB was designed to contain the entire color gamut available from most CMYK printers, whereas sRGB describes the colors visible on a monitor.

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It doesn't matter how many articles or which tutorial i read/do - i never feel 100% understand it! LOL!

 

read (bookmark!) the full article/tutorial :

http://www.mohawkconnects.com/makeready/2015/02/23/rgb-vs-cmyk-the-digital-print-debate/

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Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography

Tutorial: Learn The Art of Astrophotography | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
get Mark’s expert tips on astrophotography, everything from camera settings to gear to post-processing!
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Want to master capturing an awesome meteor shower, or the next Supermoon, or the milky way galaxy across the night sky? Award-winning photographer, visual effects artist, and Adventure.com‘s new photojournalist Mark Gee will show you how. Based in New Zealand, he is the 2013 winner of the Astronomy Photographer of the Year award.

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How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images

How To Create Beautiful Bokeh Images | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Unbelievable Photography
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A few weeks ago, 500px shared Ursula’s striking bokeh-laden image, “Seedling” on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter—the response was popular enough, with many of you asking how the picture was created. In this tutorial, Ursula reveals how she shot and processed “Seedling” so you too can recreate this eye-catching effect, as seen in the image above - 500px

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How to Use Textures The Right Way | Tutorial

How to Use Textures The Right Way | Tutorial | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
WHAT WE'RE CREATING: A SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT FORMAT Hello Design Cutters! Simon here. I'm excited to share a new set of tutorials with you today.
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Good tutorial to go thru ~

 

A common issue we hear from the community at Design Cuts is that people tend to ‘over do’ their texture art. It’s easy to get carried away with adding beautiful textures to your work, but it takes real design skill to build up a subtle texture effect, and to do so using a professional workflow. Today, I’m going to walk you through a couple examples of how to nail working with your new textures.

| by Simon (DesignCuts)

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The Complete Guide to Stand-Out Social Media Formatting

The Complete Guide to Stand-Out Social Media Formatting | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Social media formatting tips and tricks to make your content stand out on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and your blog
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Definitely worth reading ( & bookmarking)

 

The blog at Bufferapp shows you  some simple tricks and best practices of social media formatting to help you create unique, stand-out posts on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest, along with some tools to help you create memorable blog tidbits worth sharing.

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How To Embed a Pinterest Board On Any Website

How To Embed a Pinterest Board On Any Website | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Via Robin Good
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For those wanting to add a more visual enhancing showcase of their Pinterest pins on their websiten ~ though i have not tried it (i use a Wordpress plug-in for my sites) ~ it looks like this detailed but simple to follow HOW-TO will help out many..

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, February 10, 2014 11:39 PM

Embed your Pinterest Board onto your library website or catalog home screen. It is sure to grab some attention. 

André Manssen's curator insight, April 3, 2014 10:44 AM

Wellicht handig om de Pinterest-pagina van je school/klas te embedden in je klassenblog/schoolwebsite...

Keaton Dodson's curator insight, May 1, 2014 8:00 AM

Very helpful and informative. Web Designer and Web Developer can definitely enhance their skills and make their designing more attractive and unique from others.

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Tutorial : Working with Type in Photoshop

Tutorial : Working with Type in Photoshop | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

In this post I'm going to show you some of the tools that I use in my workflow when working with type in Photoshop.

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Learn how to paste lorem ipsum (placeholder text), create text along a path, and filter type layers with these type tips by Abduzeedo | found via Adobe @ Google+

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Tutorial | How To Create a Dark Lunar Poster Design with PS & AI

Tutorial | How To Create a Dark Lunar Poster Design with PS & AI | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
In today's tutorial I'm going to take you through the step by step process I used to create a dark outer space themed poster named Lunar. The artwork combines
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step by step process  to create a dark outer space themed poster named Lunar using Photoshop and Illustrator. The artwork combines textures and vector geometric elements to produce an intense layout showing off the beauty of the moon with high tech sci-fi style markings.  - thanks to Spoongraphics

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home by linn: paper star tutorial {make it}

home by linn: paper star tutorial {make it} | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
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for paper lovers ~ make these paper stars, try with different paper, with different designs maybe? Norwegian blog ~ i used google translator ;)

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My First Font - How to make your own font

My First Font - How to make your own font | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it
Create your own font based on your handwriting with this tutorial for FontCreator
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tutorial that explains how to convert your handwriting into a personal font.

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Depth of field and the importance of achieving critical focus

Depth of field and the importance of achieving critical focus | Artdictive Habits : Sustainable Lifestyle | Scoop.it

Your plane of focus determines more than just what’s sharp and what isn’t: it directs the eye of the viewer to the subject, too. The shallower your depth of field, the more exaggerated this becomes – to the point that with a very shallow DOF lens, a close subject and far background, you really won’t be able to identify what the background actually is.

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