How does Adobe Creative Cloud actually work?

The Adobe Creative Cloud - how it works and why its a benefit to everybody who wants to use industry standard creative software I have heard a lot of negative comments and anger about the Adobe Creative Cloud from users of Adobe software. I just want to explain why I think the new pricing structure will change the way all software is purchased in the future... Before the Adobe Creative Cloud came along if you wanted to buy Adobe Photoshop to edit some images you would be paying £600-£700 for an individual licence, then after 6-12 months there would be a newer version released where you wou...
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What is Adobe InDesign used for?

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing application produced by Adobe Systems as part of their Creative Suite. It can be used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. Graphic designers are the main users, creating and laying out brochures, posters, and print media. But as the basics of the InDesign program are easy to master and the new monthly subscription purchasing plan (Adobe Creative Cloud) is making the software much more affordable - many other industries are starting to use InDesign to create a variety of material. Marketing professionals can cut their ...
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How do I cut out backgrounds from images in Photoshop?

This detailed video explains how to remove backgrounds in Photoshop using the Quick selection tool and your layers panel, learn how to quickly and efficiently cut out images and remove/replace the backgrounds in any image. We also use the very effective 'Refine Selection' tool to make a fast accurate selection of an image to remove the background. Once a background is removed from an image in Photoshop we can replace it with whatever we like, the key is making an accurate selection with the quick selection tool which I explain clearly how to use in this short tutorial. Mark Willia...
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How do I replace colour in Adobe Photoshop?

In this FREE photoshop tutorial I will show you how to replace colour in photoshop using the colour replacement tool, we will refine a selection and apply a new colour to a specific area of an image I will talk you through how to make an accurate selection of the area you wish to change the colour of and then we will look at the options with the colour replacement tool to change the specified colour. 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 C...
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Placing images in a grid formation with Adobe InDesign

In this FREE InDesign tutorial I will show you how to effectively place images in to InDesign in a grid formation I will talk you through how to select, place in multiple images and automatically position them in a well balanced grid formation. 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 runAdobe InDesign Training Courses from our state of the art studio in Derby.
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Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Being able to quickly complete tasks in Photoshop is essential to maximize your efficiency. When you can work faster and do things more quickly. Knowing your Photoshop keyboard shortcuts is essential to making you as efficient as possible. Instead of going to the menu, clicking Edit>Copy, you simply hit Command/Ctrl+C. This means that you don’t have to move the mouse at all, and most of these Photoshop keyboard shortcuts can be performed with one hand. Basic Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts for Selections ⌘/Ctrl+A selects everything on the screen. ⌘/Ctrl+D des...
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Create a stunning reflection effect in Adobe Photoshop!

In this FREE Photoshop tutorial I will show you how to create a stunning reflection effect that can be applied to any image or text in Adobe Photoshop. I will talk you through how to effectively use the layers panel along with some simple layer masks to make a completely editable reflection effect. 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 Courses from our state of the art st...
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