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  • Fonts and Typefaces

    Posted on 29th June 2017 by Greta Powell

    Fonts & Typefaces in Design

     

    People love images and colours – it shows in their design and workflows time and time again but one of the most neglected and probably the most communicative if not the beautiful part of a page is the font or typeface. Using the right font or typeface is crucial to the look and feel of your whole spread.

     

    Find out more about fonts and how they can bolster your design work by nipping across to the Adobeblog for a brief but informative look at “Whats in a font”

     

     

    Top Ten Tips of Font Design

     

    Or nip over to the Creative Blog site to find out to create your own fonts

     

    Fonts, type and design tips are included in my Adobe Training Courses – I will show you how to work with type to create communicative and engaging publications.

     

    Thank you for dropping by.

    Don’t have a good day – have a great one

    Greta

     

    Fonts' and Type Design

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Photoshop Photography Course

    Posted on 28th June 2017 by Greta Powell

    Photoshop Photography Training Course

     

    This is one of the most flexible of the Photoshop Training Courses because generally each delegate has a clear idea of exactly what they want to achieve from their course.  

     

    For some it could colour enhancement whereas for others its HDR or learning to use the Photoshop photography filters……..it really does depend on you.  This is a recent example of an enhanced image in Photoshop using very basic tools including levels, curves and contrast.

     

    I run Photoshop Courses across the UK, onsite at your premises for one to one sessions or closed company groups………….I also run Lightroom Courses or a combination of Photoshop and Lightroom Training. 

     

     

    Photoshop Training Courses

     

    Articulate 360 Training

    Posted on 14th May 2017 by Greta Powell

    Articulate 360 Training Course

    The new Articulate 360 training course overview will be up onsite very shortly…………

     

    Learn to use Articulate to produce professional eLearning projects either with software simulation or lingual to lingual slides – create quizzes and work with characters to give an added charm to the project.

     

     
    • Create new projects
    • Record simulations
    • Insert Rich Media
    • Work with Characters
    • Publish

    Adobe Captivate Training Course Overview

    Posted on 29th April 2017 by Greta Powell

    The updated and latest Captivate Training courses overview is now up onsite for the 2017 version.  

     

    I have included the main features of the latest version including Fluid Boxes for responsive project design and Responsive Conversion including Multi-State Buttons and Closed Captioning Format.

     

    Fluid Boxes – Automatically realign objects across all screen sizes

    Responsive Text – Giving small screen users a light box container for large amounts of text to reduce scrolling

    CCT Box – Customise size and location

     

    Take a look at the Adobe Captivate 2017 Training Overview

     

    Thank you for visiting my site.

    Don’t have a good day have a great one.

    Greta

    Adobe Captivate 2017

    Posted on 16th April 2017 by Greta Powell

    Adobe Captivate 2017

     

    And today sees the release of the latest version of Captivate 2017.  Originally named magic boxes it now comes complete with fluid boxes for responsive design and gives the option for H or V box direction.

     

     

    Responsive

     

     

    Responsive Conversion in Captivate

    A massive addition to Captivate 2017 is ‘Responsive Conversion’ which lets you open an historic desktop delivery course then convert it to responsive in a few steps. So old courses are not headed for the bin they can be swiftly and easily moved across to a range of mobile devices.

     

    Multi State Buttons

     

    Prior to Captivate 2017 it was a faff giving objects multi states and a complete no no on Master Slides and Quiz slides – now you simply pop in a smart shape, covert it to a button and give it multiple states.  So you can do Normal, Hover, Down states with no problem on most interactive slides.

     

    Pop along to CAPTIVATE 2017 to see what’s new – 

     

    Captivate 2017 Training

    Keep an eye on the blog the new Captivate 2017 Training overview will be available in the next few days

    Photoshop

    Posted on 18th March 2017 by Greta Powell

    One of the great pleasures of life is writing the monthly ‘Computer Clinic’ column for Writing Magazine / Pocket Mags for whom I have been technology correspondent for nearly 17 years

     

     

    Photoshop Article by Greta Powell

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Photoshop Editing

    Posted on 17th March 2017 by Greta Powell

    Photoshop Editing

    Originally shot on a Canon 6D this image was then tweaked and edited in Photoshop and the NIK Collection of filters – it was converted from full colour to black and white and then a soft focus was used.

     

    Photoshop Black and White Conversion

     

     

    See more of my flower macro photograph on Flickr

     

     

     

     

    Introduction to Photoshop Course – revamp

    Posted on 15th March 2017 by Greta Powell

    The Photoshop Introduction Course Content is being revamped and reshaped to include new features and functions in CC 2017…

     

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