CreativePro Magazine Issue 22 Now Available

We’re happy to announce that CreativePro Magazine Issue #22 (August 2023) is now available!

Here’s what the issue includes:

20 Adobe Acrobat Tricks Every Designer Needs to Know by Colleen Gratzer

Use these 20 tips to save time (and your sanity) when working with PDFs.

Advanced PowerPoint Infographics by Mike Parkinson

Go beyond SmartArt and pretty pictures in your presentation designs.

Keeping Calm in the Chaos as a Freelancer by Jess Telmanik

Follow these steps to minimize the stress of being a solo creative.

The People’s Graphic Design Archive by Hannah Peterson

You can contribute to a crowdsourced database making graphic design history accessible to everyone.

A Script to Allow Bleeds on the Spine of InDesign Documents by James Wamser

Automate the process of separating pages in InDesign so they can bleed on all four sides

Working with OpenType-SVG Color Fonts by Jess Telmanik

Calling all color fanatics and lovers of fonts and fun!

How to Create a Font with Illustrator and FontSelf by Steve Caplin

How to build a convincing retro typewriter font, complete with ragged edges and misplaced glyphs

The Creative Toolbox: Better Selecting in Adobe Illustrator by Kat Kremser

Learn how to take advantage of Illustrator’s selection tools, Layers panel, and the Lock, Hide, and Select commands to improve your workflow.


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