Monthly Archives: September 2019

InQuestion: Color Matching for Digital Press Jobs

This article appeared in Issue 76 of InDesign Magazine. InQuestion is a regular column devoted to answering your questions about working with InDesign. Q. My company is printing promotional brochures for an upcoming trade show. Because we only need a few hundred, they’re going on a digital press. I have an image with a dark blue background, […]

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CreativePro Video: Quick Pencil Drawing Effect in Photoshop

In this week’s CreativePro video, Tony Harmer demos an easy way to create a pencil drawing effect on an image. By blending different effects, he achieves the effect using only one layer and a Photoshop smart object. New videos every Tuesday on our CreativePro YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss any!

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InStep: Creating Video Controls

This article appeared in Issue 76 of InDesign Magazine. Adding video and audio controls in InDesign offers unique options when exporting to interactive formats. Too often, designers get pigeonholed into thinking about InDesign as a print-only application. But if the most recent releases of InDesign have taught us anything, it’s that InDesign is capable of far more […]

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InDesign How-to Video: Create an Equilateral Triangle

In this week’s InDesignSecrets video, Mike Rankin shows off the best way to create an equilateral triangle in InDesign. He also explains why converting a square doesn’t work properly and that there are a few ways to get that perfect, equal-sided triangle. Check out new tutorials every Tuesday on our InDesign Secrets YouTube channel, then […]

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