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#46: Wavy Line Wallpaper Using Stroke Width Tool in Illustrator CS5

In this weeks episode of the Creatively Using the Creative Suite podcast, Erik Bernskiold shows you how you can use the stroke width tool in Illustrator CS5 to create a cool effect, perfect for wallpapers.
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How to Create a Modern Blog Website Design

How to Create a Modern Blog Website Design

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to create a modern blog design that can be used for a number of different website types. While working you will learn important techniques that can be used for other designs as well.

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InDesign. What to use it for?

If there is one application that demands a certain way of working with it to create its specific type of artwork it is InDesign which is the print application in the Creative Suite. Looking at the workflow, InDesign requires a little knowledge on how the thought behind it is to be able to create the gorgeous print material that it is capable of.

This being the case, InDesign can appear to be a hard application to work with, which is not entirely true. All there is to it is a little knowledge on how InDesign thinks, that you might not do, coming directly from Photoshop.

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Photoshop. What is it used for?

You just got any of the Creative Suite editions and you are wondering what Photoshop is used for, or what it is designed to be used for. In the special case of Photoshop, most people know what it is and what it does. Ask a random stranger on the street and he or she will most likely tell you that it is used to edit images, or even “to photoshop images”.

When an application gets as big as Photoshop has and gets its own verb attached to it, you can be sure that it has reached a major milestone. However, with this being the case, it is easy to loose track on what you, if you own the entire suite, should use Photoshop for. This is what this article is all about, what to use Photoshop for and what not to use it for.

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#35: Designing Restaurant Menu Graphics for a Flash Catalyst Application

In this weeks episode of the Creatively Using the Creative Suite podcast another little series start with the goal to end up with a restaurant menu application made in Flash Catalyst. This week however, you will learn how to create the graphics that are going to be used in the application.

You can watch it by selecting either version (low-res or HD) below, or by subscribing to either version in iTunes, iPod/iPhone or HD.

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