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
Basic Highlight and Shadow Control in Photoshop
This week, in the first of a two part series, I’m going to run through setting up basic Luminosity Masks for shadows and highlights.
One incredibly useful, but often overlooked, feature in InDesign is the ability to place one InDesign document into another as an Image Link. Go to File>Place... and you’ll see in the file browser that InDesign files can be selected indicating they can be imported/placed within a layout.
Here’s a quick tip for unlocking all the Transform functions when working with Vector Smart Objects.
In the example below I have two versions of a logo placed as Smart Object Layers – the top one is Vector-based and contains an Illustrator file, the bottom one is a standard Raster-based Photoshop layer that has been converted to a Smart Object.