This tutorial explains how to use Adobe Illustrator to easily create a circular pattern with repeating elements. By applying the steps shown in this tutorial, you will be able to create patterns like these:
Watch the video below or download the PDF instructions here.
This video tutorial explains how to use green screen footage with the Ultra Key effect in your video projects. This is demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2015 on Mac OS X Yosemite but the steps are the same on Windows.
Watch the video below and then try out the effect yourself. You can find free green screen footage on the web and on YouTube channels such as the Footage Island YouTube channel.
This video tutorial explains how to use the Adobe Shape CC app (on iOS and Android) to take a photo of a hand-drawn sketch and turn it into an SVG vector graphic which can be opened and edited in Adobe Illustrator CC.
This video tutorial explains how to create an animated photo mask effect in Adobe Flash. The mask effect uses a motion tween to reveal the colour image on a black and white image. It looks like this:
To achieve this effect you will need two copies of the same image (one in black and white and the other in colour) and both images should be exactly the same size. You will need to use three layers – one for the black and white image, one for the colour image, and the other for the motion tween and mask. You need to make sure both images are in the same position on each layer.
Watch the video below (or on YouTube) to see how to apply this effect.
This video tutorial explains how to use typography in Adobe Illustrator CC to create the shape of a zebra with just words.
The aim is to be able to recognise the shape of the zebra after removing the shape or image and just leaving the words behind. Once you have completed the tutorial, your shape might look a bit like this:
This video tutorial explains how to make animated GIFs by making multiple layers and converting them to frames on an animation timeline. This tutorial shows how to do this in Adobe Photoshop CC 2014. Click here to view the video on YouTube or view it below.
Do you have any photos with dust or dirt marks or maybe some old scanned photos with marks on them you’d like to clean up? This video explains how to remove marks and blemishes, and blend colours in using the Spot Healing brush and the Clone Stamp tool. You can watch the video below or click here to view it on YouTube.
This video tutorial explains how to make a transparent background in Adobe Photoshop CC. You might have a shape or text in an image with a white background that you want to make transparent, or you might have an image that you want to make certain parts of transparent. This video explains how! You can watch it below or click here to view it on YouTube.
In this video tutorial, I explain how to create a 3D clipping mask effect by using an image to fill in the letters of a text object in Adobe Photoshop CC 2014. The steps are identical in Photoshop CS6. View the video below or click here to watch it on YouTube.