10% Discount on all Adobe Training Courses!

To take advantage of this fantastic offer just choose your course along with the course date then email us directly [email protected] quoting ‘10% OFFER’. Please note using our online booking form to reserve your space will not generate this discount. Click on the icon above to view all of our current InDesign Training Courses, we have a one day ‘Bootcamp’ course to get you going in the basics and a two day Introductory course which takes you past the basics and in to creating interactive elements within PDFs   Our Photoshop Training Course...
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InDesign CC 2018 Paragraph Borders

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Paragraph Borders in Adobe InDesign CC 2018 When Adobe released its InDesign CC 2015 edition they introduced a great new feature which was giving us the option to add coloured shading behind a paragraph, this was a really neat way to add colour behind your text without having to colour the entirety of your InDesign text frame and also not having to create additional InDesign frames making the layout messy and difficult to deal with. Now Adobe have developed this feature even more with its InDesign CC 2018 release by giving us the ability to also add borders to individual paragraphs. The ...
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How to add page numbers in Adobe InDesign

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With all multi page documents that we produce in Adobe InDesign there is a very good chance that you will want to add some page numbers to each page and you are not going to want to add these manually one at a time! Fortunately in Adobe InDesign we can quickly and easily add them automatically on every page using our master pages to control them. Go to your master page Firstly we are going to open our pages panel in Adobe InDesign and double click on the 'A' master page, this is the page we keep all of the content that we want to appear on every page in our document Create a text fram...
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Adobe InDesign – Managing long documents

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Adobe InDesign Long Documents When creating longer documents in Adobe InDesign there are a few tips and tricks that I would recommend to help with your workflow, I would say these are for the more advanced Adobe InDesign user who is already familiar with the workings of Adobe InDesign. Adobe Indesign - Setting up the workspace When creating a long document in Adobe InDesign its a good idea to set up and save a custom workspace. Starting with the ‘Book’ workspace in Adobe InDesign you can open up and add the following panels then save them as your own Adobe InDesign workspace preset: ...
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How to use the Effects Panel in Adobe InDesign

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How to use the Effects Panel in Adobe InDesign   Applying effects in Adobe InDesign is something that is fairly straight forward, a simple drop shadow can be applied at the click of a button. However many are unaware of how we can use the Adobe InDesign Effects Panel in a much more advanced way to create some much more stunning effects. When we open the Effects panel in Adobe InDesign (Window>Effects) by default the 'Object' line is higlighted, so if we click the 'fx' button at the bottom of the panel we get a list of Adobe InDesign Effects that we can apply. In this instan...
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Using the Start screen in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign

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Why getting the correct 'Design intent' in the Start screen of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign is so important... When usint the Start screen in Adobe programs its really important to get the Design intent correct, essentially it comes down to one of two intents, we have a 'Print' intent or a 'Web' intent, also it can be referred to as 'Hi res' and 'Lo res'. Essentially the 'Design intent' is dictated by how and where we are going to be publishing the document, if we are using Adobe Photoshop and we choose a Print intent (see screen grab below) the presets change to being all ou...
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FREE Adobe Stock Templates for Photoshop and Illustrator!

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Adobe have now made a certain amount of Adobe Stock Templates available for free for all Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers! Adobe stock is a new service from Adobe that is available as an add on to your Adobe Creative Cloud subscription, there are various pricing tiers made available to suit different requirements that include images and Adobe Stock Templates. Adobe stock assets can be downloaded and used for any of your design projects, the assets can either be in the format of royalty free images to use and edit in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator or placed in to any Adobe Indesign la...
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5 Reasons Why Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) Is Becoming Essential For Marketers

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These days, online content rules - and Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) is becoming the go-to tool, for marketers. In the digital world, communicating information in a manner that captures the attention of the viewer is paramount to your online marketing success. The ability to edit, manipulate, create and shape memorable images puts your brand on the radar and creates valuable lead opportunities. Imagine being able to churn out promotional images, brochures, logos, social media images and other graphics yourself, instead of hiring a designer and awkwardly trying to communicate your vision to t...
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Discounted Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator Training Courses

Discounted Adobe Training Courses
To take advantage of this fantastic offer just choose your course along with the course date then email us directly [email protected] quoting '15% OFFER'. Please note using our online booking form to reserve your space will not generate this discount. Click on the icon above to view all of our current InDesign Training Courses, we have a one day 'Bootcamp' course to get you going in the basics and a two day Introductory course which takes you past the basics and in to creating interactive elements within PDFs   Our Photoshop Training Courses are also aime...
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5 Signs it’s Time Your Business Invested in InDesign Training

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Businesses and SMEs in particular often run on tight margins. There are so many things that need to be paid for – marketing, office space, IT, staff, the list goes on – that turning a profit and making sure you’ve got enough money to pay yourself at the end of each month is no mean feat. Indeed, if it wasn’t for your entrepreneurial spirit, you wouldn’t be succeeding at all. But, an entrepreneur you are – and, as such, one of your key priorities is always to make savings wherever you can in your perpetual drive to improve your bottom line. It is with this in mind that you realise that...
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