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How To : Animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash

In this two-part tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how to animate a flying bird using Illustrator and Flash. In Part 1, he goes over the process of creating the vector assets in Illustrator. In Part 2, he brings the illustrator assets into Flash to animate the movement of the wi ...more

How To : Design in Photoshop with patterns from Illustrator

There are a number of patterns built into Illustrator which can be brought over to Photoshop to use as design elements. Learn how to use them with this free video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using Illustrato ...more

How To : Create graphic styles in Adobe Illustrator

Working with Graphic Styles in Illustrator is similar to working with layer styles in Photoshop. Corey explores some of things you can do with Illustrator’s graphic styles. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHo ...more

How To : Creating an Eclipse in Adobe After Effects

In the first part of this two-part project tutorial, J. Schuh demonstrates how he creates a bright sun and then blocks it out in part 2. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tuto ...more

How To : Access and edit audio files with Adobe Soundbooth

This clip presents a guide on using Soundbooth to access Resource Central and purchase audio files to use in video projects. Accessing and Editing Adobe Sound documents with Adobe media applications. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazi ...more

How To : Create 3D reflections for video in Adobe Photoshop

In this clip, Corey Barker of Layers Magazine demonstrates how to generate 3D reflections with video when working within Adobe's popular image editor, Photoshop. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this free video software tutorial. For ...more

How To : Install a Lightroom slideshow on a WordPress blog

If you’re a photographer who's using WordPress to your blog, more often than not, you are making compromises on what pictures to put on your post. You don't want to overrun the space on the browser with images and have the user sift for the content, but you want to post more t ...more

How To : Create custom table styles within Adobe Photoshop

In this clip, Darrell Heath of Layers Magazine opens up Adobe Photoshop and talks about creating table styles. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating your own custom table styles in Adobe Photoshop, watch this free vide ...more

How To : Use Adobe InDesign's drag and drop text options

This clip shares some tips and tricks for using Adobe InDesign’s drag and drop text options. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started capitalizing on this oft-overlooked InDesign feature yourself, watch this free video software tu ...more

How To : Select or mask liquids in Adobe Photoshop

Some Photoshop users are intimidated by the idea of trying to mask or select liquids. Here is a guide with some helpful tips on how to get this done. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this brief video software tutorial. For more Adobe ...more

How To : Use guides when working in Adobe InDesign

In this clip, InDesign writer Jeff Witchel shares some of his popular tips for working with guides in InDesign. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started using guides for greater control in your own InDesign projects, watch this free video software tutorial. ...more

How To : Retouch and enhance eyes in Adobe Photoshop CS4

See how to use Adobe Photoshop CS4 to make the eyes of your subject pop. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular graphic editing program or a seasoned design professional looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this particular iteration of the ...more

How To : Animate floating text in Adobe Fireworks and Flash

Tom Green demonstrates this floating text technique by cutting the text out of the an image using Fireworks and then animating the text floating using Flash. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all ...more

How To : Use the image slide show in Adobe Fireworks

How do you create a slide show without having to write a bit of code? The answer is Adobe Fireworks. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials for Illustrator, InDesign, Pho ...more

How To : Create a 3D space project with Adobe Flash CS4

Tom Green wraps up his Flash 3D series with this project which uses all of the functions he has covered in his previous tutorials. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials ...more

How To : Use 3D rotation in Adobe Flash CS4

The new Flash CS4 includes 3D tools that allow users to rotate perspective around a movie clip. This tutorial goes over some of the basic controls. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Ma ...more

How To : Use the camera object in Adobe Flash

There is an option in Flash that allows users to capture the data coming from a web cam attached to the computer and broadcast it using Flash. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazin ...more

How To : Use camera raw with Adobe InDesign

Camera raw is great for designers because of the fact that images remain editable and will automatically update with changes. Here is a tutorial about using that functionality with InDesign. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on Won ...more

Use Premiere Pro feature : frame holds and clip speed

This tutorial covers how to use Premiere pro to hold a frame from your video clip and also, how to adjust clip speed and duration. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazine tutorials ...more

How To : Use the Project Manager in Adobe Premiere Pro

The Project Manager inside the new Premiere Pro CS4 will help video editors to save only what they are using in their video project and trim down what they are not using. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowT ...more

How To : Use clip markers in Adobe Premiere

In this tutorial, Franklin McMahon talks about clip markers, how to set them, and how to use them when reviewing footage to determine what to use in a final project. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo ind ...more

How To : Use subclips in Adobe Premiere Pro

Subclips are smaller parts of the bigger project. Use the Make Subclip command early and save yourself some time when you get to the timeline. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo indexes all Layers Magazin ...more

How To : Use Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 lift and extract tools

Franklin McMahon goes over Premiere Pro CS4’s lift and extract tools and compares them with some of the other methods video editors may use when editing video clips. For more Adobe software tutorials from Layers Magazine, search Layers Magazine on WonderHowTo. WonderHowTo ind ...more

How To : Create a 3D picture montage in Adobe After Effects

In this Episode, Rob Birnholz shows you a great technique for quickly creating a 3D picture montage with Trapcode Particular. It takes just minutes to set up, but can save you hours of work. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media produ ...more

How To : Create a flowery title animation in After Effects

In this video tutorial, CreativeCOW leader, Eran Stern demonstrates how to create flower trails using Trapcode Particular in this special holiday episode. You'll also work with the light emitter and use 3D layer to obscure particles. Creative Cow is a support community for di ...more

How To : Use saturation curves in color with Apple Color

In this Apple Color tutorial, Richard Harrington along with color expert Robbie Carman create the Pleasantville effect in Apple Color. Using the secondary curves, specifically the saturation curve, to isolate just the yellow in a taxi cab everything else in the video clip can ...more

How To : Create a transporter effect in Adobe After Effects

In this episode, Chief Engineer Eran Stern works furiously to get his Starship's transporters back on-line to rescue a fellow crew member trapped on a hostile planet. But time is running out. Will Eran be able to build the transporter in After Effects in time? Creative Cow is ...more

How To : Warp, deform, & explode 3D text in After Affects

In this Boris FX video tutorial we show you how to employ the power of vertex shaders to warp, deform and even explode 3D extruded text using Adobe After Effects and the new 3D Objects from Boris Continuum Complete 6 AE. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, ...more

How To : Repair DV footage with Adobe After Affects

DV video is prone to jaggy edges and compression artifacts. BCC 6 AE's new DV Fixer will greatly improve the look of your clip without sacrificing image detail or quality. Watch how it's done inside Adobe After Effects CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital vide ...more

How To : Remove chromatic aberration in Adobe After Effects

In this tutorial, Creative Cow contributing editor Carl Larsen shows you how to remove chromatic aberration from your footage using Adobe After Effects. If you are wondering what chromatic aberration is, don't worry he explains that too. Creative Cow is a support community fo ...more

How To : Track vignettes using Final Cut Pro

In this Apple Color tutorial, Richard Harrington along with color expert Robbie Carman teaches how to use tracking to have vignettes follow a person around the screen to simulate a spotlight effect. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and med ...more

How To : Design an audio waves animation with After Effects

In this two part video tutorial, Eran Stern reveals the first text trick in his series and shows how to design an audio waves animation with the After Effects Text Tool. In part 2, Eran Stern explains how to design a Counting Circle Animation with the After Effects Text Tool. ...more

How To : Create the Droste Effect with Adobe After Effects

In this tutorial, Creative Cow contributing editor Carl Larsen shows you how to use the Pixel Bender Toolkit to create a recursive image set in Adobe After Effects CS4. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in ...more

How To : Create eye shooting laser beams with After Effects

In this video tutorial, Creative Cow Contributing Editor Eran Stern will show you how to create a fiery iris animation which has laser beams shooting from a girls eyes. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media production professionals in ...more

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