Yearly Archives: 2019

CREATING REUSABLE EFFECTS WITH ACTIONS IN PHOTOSHOP

In this post we’ll begin by running through the process of creating and editing Actions to apply the individual Adjustment Layers that form our retro effect. Then we’ll create Master Actions to trigger each Adjustment Layer Action in turn and organize the Layers into named Layer Groups. With these in place you’ll have the building […]

HIDDEN ADOBE CC EASTER EGGS

For years software developers have hidden easter eggs within their programs as a way of  having a bit of fun. These can be anything from a hidden message or joke through to a full blown game hidden inside the program.  It provides a bit of extra entertainment for people using the software, and to be […]

APPEARANCE OF BLACK IN INDESIGN AND ILLUSTRATOR

Here’s a quick tip for more accurate rendering of blacks in Illustrator and InDesign. Under the Preferences menu you’ll find a tab for Appearance of Black. The screenshot here is from Illustrator but the settings are the same in InDesign. There are two settings, one for On Screen and one for Printing/Exporting. By default these […]

We use cookies to improve your browsing experience on our website and to understand where our visitors are coming from. By clicking ‘Accept cookies’, you consent to our use of cookies.