InDesign has a lot of paragraph settings that you can use, and here are some of the ones that I really like and store in my stylesheets…
One of the best shortcuts that my mac gives me is the ability to use QuickLook. This a beautiful shortcut that allows me to see an image or document without opening it up. What you do is select the file(s) that you wish to see and just press the spacebar.
Here’s a quick tip for taming saturation when adjusting contrast in Photoshop. In the example below I’ve added a Curves Adjustment layer and made an edit at the quarter tones – your typical contrast ‘S’ bend. The left side is masked to show the original uncorrected.
When laying out your page, occasionally you may come across the need to make sure another box (image or text) needs to be placed near a specific piece of text, and that it tracks that text. This means that when the text moves, the other box moves with it.
A very nice feature in Illustrator CC is the ability to create patterns. Basically you can create a collection of shapes, select them and then bring up the Pattern Options panel.
This week, in the last of a two part series, I’m going to cover setting up a Midtone Luminosity Mask and look at creating multiple shadow and highlight masks to target different levels of luminance for greater tonal control of your images.
Stunning Device Mock-ups from Perfect Pixels
It’s always good when you find a great resource online and even better to share the love with everyone else. I happened upon Perfect Pixels stunning device mock-ups the other day p-px.com