One of the most amazing new features of CS6 Illustrator is the new pattern tool. It’s surprisingly easy to use, so let’s go ahead!
As many of you, who have been creating patterns know, creating a decent repetition in Illustrator has always been a lot of hard work. Trying to make your pattern not look too rigid, did require creating a number of copies of the object to be 'patterned', offset them, draw a rectangle around the area to be repeated and sending it to the back!
If you still haven’t upgraded to Photoshop CS6, and are wondering whether you should consider, let me give you some of the amazing new features that I find useful, to help you make a decision.
Here’s a tutorial for those of you who have used Photoshop for a little while but are still baffled by some of the “Adobe Speak” that gets used in some of the tools!
There are a number of functions, buttons and tools in Photoshop that have some weird and wonderful names. In this article I’d like to look at a few of them and tell you what they’re used for.
Brushes are really easy to use. Go on, open up photoshop, select the brush tool from the menu and have a go!
InDesign has always been an excellent application for generating forms but, until now, adding the form fields themselves had to be done in Acrobat Professional, a process that could be time consuming, especially if you were creating complex forms. InDesign CS6 now includes built-in form field support, making form creation much easier and faster.
So we’ve looked at using the Clone Stamp Tool, but what if there were an even easier way to heal images? One where Photoshop blends the clone into the image for an even better look. Well, there is. In fact, there are a couple and we will be looking at using those today. The tools we will be using are called the Healing Brush Tool, Spot Healing Brush Tool and the Patch Tool.