Photoshop Video Tutorial – How to remove backgrounds in Photoshop

Ever wanted to remove the background of an image but dont know what the correct tools are to use? In this tutorial I will explain how to make accurate selections and refine edges to create perfect image cutouts in Adobe Photoshop. Mark Williams is the Director of Creative Studios Derby LTD, the East Midlands largest and most experienced Adobe training centre. If you need help learning any software from the Adobe Creative Suite, then contact us. We regularly run Adobe Photoshop Training Courses from our state of the art studio in Derby.
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Photoshop Video Tutorial – How to restore a damaged photograph.

In this Adobe Photoshop Tutorial I will show you how to edit a damaged image and repair it using the Clone Stamp Tool, the Spot Healing Brush Tool and the Patch Tool. We will also look at how we can use selections and layers to repair parts of the image. Mark Williams is the Director of Creative Studios Derby LTD, the East Midlands largest and most experienced Adobe training centre. If you need help learning any software from the Adobe Creative Suite, then contact us. We regularly run Adobe Photoshop Training Courses from our state of the art studio in Derby.
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InDesign Video Tutorial – How to add interactive forms to PDFs using InDesign

In this Detailed Adobe InDesign Video Tutorial I will talk you through step by step how to create interactive PDF forms with Adobe InDesign. The end user will be able to fill in the form within Adobe Acrobat and the completed form will come back directly to you via email. Mark Williams is the Director of Creative Studios Derby LTD, the East Midlands largest and most experienced Adobe training centre. If you need help learning any software from the Adobe Creative Suite, then contact us. We regularly run Adobe InDesign Training Courses from our state of the art studio in Derby.
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InDesign Video Tutorial – How to place images in a grid placement

In this Detailed Adobe InDesign Video Tutorial I will talk you through step by step how to place images in a structured grid placement within Adobe InDesign. Mark Williams is the Director of Creative Studios Derby LTD, the East Midlands largest and most experienced Adobe training centre. If you need help learning any software from the Adobe Creative Suite, then contact us. We regularly run Adobe InDesign Training Courses from our state of the art studio in Derby.
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How much can you learn on short Graphic Design Courses?

Are short graphic design courses really able to teach you how to be a graphic designer? Absolutely not, any qualified graphic design graduate would be highly offended if you even contemplated to be on their level, there is a big difference between 2 days Photoshop/InDesign training and 3 years hard graft on a degree! However short courses do have a value... We regularly train people who either run small business or work in marketing departments. Some people already have a brand identity, some just have a simple logo. What they all have in common is they know their businesses and Bran...
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Creative suite 6 software training – Has much changed?

If I learn the Creative Suite 5 will I have to start all over again with Creative Suite 6? Adobe know that millions of industry professionals rely on their software on a day to day basis, they know there would be uproar if there was a radical change in the basic working of Photoshop, Illustrator or InDesign. Imagine a design agency churning out hundreds of pieces of artwork every day or a newspaper hitting tight deadlines, the industries would slow right down if suddenly all the designers had to retrain to do their jobs! Ive spent a lot of time looking as CS6 and believe me there are some ...
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Whats the difference between InDesign and Illustrator?

  The Adobe Creative Suite comprises of many different pieces of software, the big three for all Designers is Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign but actually what are they all used for? The most commonly used is Photoshop, this is rastor based which means each image is made up of tiny dots or pixels, Photoshop is used purely for editing your pixel based images. var uri = 'https://impgb.tradedoubler.com/imp?type(img)g(22978008)a(3049974)' + new String (Math.random()).substring (2, 11); document.write(''); Adobe Illustrator and InDesign however do have a few blurred lines between ...
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Can designers afford to ignore the digital publishing revolution?

Back in the 1980's page layout programs were part of a revolution called desktop publishing, designers and publishers could use programs such as PageMaker or QuarkXPress to set type and layouts right at their desks. Suddenly designers had to learn new skills, not just to lay out pages and artwork but how to do this digitally, they had to learn how to use computers, how to import text and images at the correct resolution - It was the biggest change to the industry of Graphic Design that had ever been, until now that is... InDesign - a whole new world of digital publishing... Initially InD...
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What’s the difference between JPEG, GIFF and PNG

Have you ever really wondered what the difference between JPEG, GIFF and PNG are? Well hopefully this will explain... GIF: Graphics Interchange Format GIF is by nature an 8-bit color file, meaning they are limited to a palette of 256 colors, which can be picked from the RGB color model and saved to a Color Look Up Table (CLUT), or simply “Color Table.” There are, however, standard color palettes, like the “Web Safe” palette. An important note is that Grayscale images are by nature an 8-bit palette, so saving them as GIF is fairly ideal. Apart from support for transparency, GIF also is su...
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Whats the difference between vector and raster (pixel) based graphics?

No idea what people are going on about when they talk about raster and vector based graphics, pixels and paths? Let me explain... Vector... Ok so lets start with Vectors, probably the hardest one to get your head around, when we talk about vectors we are talking about lines and curves, artwork made from anchor points in Illustrator or InDesign - basically it is artwork that is created from scratch in a design programme, artwork that is based on paths and curves has no resolution information, there are no pixels per inch or dots per inch it is all scaled from the path that is drawn. So whe...
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