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Create a heart shape logo

In this tutorial you can learn how to quickly create a heart shape logo in Illustrator CS5 using the Pen tool, Smooth tool, Reflect tool, Shape Builder tool and Type tool. You can also learn how to save Symbols in Illustrator to reuse them later or to make changes to them. Keep in mind that a logo should be always as simple as it can be, but at the same time unique. You don’t need complexity to make a good logo design. Less is more 🙂 Details

Create a 3D spinning top

In Illustrator CS5 we have lots of interesting new features, which make life so much easier. These new tools can be applied nearly to any workflow, simple or complicated illustrations and they save you a lot of time and make using Illustrator fun. In this tutorial we are going to create a colourful 3D spinning top toy. We are going to use the Width tool, the Draw inside mode, the Shape Builder tool, the Revolve effect, Pathfinder and Recolor artwork. Enjoy! Details

Photoshop and Illustrator are best friends eSeminar

In this seminar you will see great examples of the smooth integration between the two veteran Adobe graphic applications: Photoshop CS5 and Illustrator CS5. Using them together, hand in hand, you can break the boundaries of both pixels and vectors and make the best of both worlds. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar. Details

Keyboard Shortcuts for Typography

In this tutorial you can learn some very useful keyboard shortcuts to edit type in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. These shortcuts will help you to speed up your work and to edit your text more precisely. In this tutorial I show examples in InDesign, but most of the shortcuts I mention also work in the other two applications. You can learn keyboard shortcuts for the most commonly used text editing options like changing size, font, kerning, tracking, leading, paragraph alignment, baseline shift, style, capitalisation, hyphenation etc. Details

Logo Design with Illustrator CS5 – eSeminar

In this seminar we will briefly talk about the latest logo trends and DOs and DON’Ts when designing or redesigning logos for clients. After getting familiar with the workflow we start designing cutting-edge, creative, unique logos using professional techniques and the new features of Illustrator CS5. The presentation is 45 minutes long and it is the unedited recorded version of the live seminar. Details

Designers Fiesta 3

Have you always been interested in Photoshop and all the cool things you can do with it? Have you always been dreaming of a creative job where you would be using Photoshop all the time and working on exciting and fun projects? Join me on the 28th September 2012 for the Designer Fiesta brought to you by the UK’s leading Adobe Authorised Training Centre – Academy Class in London Waterloo. Details