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  • Illustrator Training & Tips

    Posted on 23rd April 2018 by Greta Powell

    Illustrator Training Tips

    As well as introducing you to its tools and features the Illustrator training is also packed choc a bloc with hints & tips for more effective working within the software. One of the features covered on this Introduction to Illustrator course are the basics of designing and producing artwork such as logo’s. 

     

    And one of the tools covered on the training is the under-utilised but highly effective Width tool. Take a look at the mini video tutorial on using this tool.

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    Google Business Page

    Posted on 9th April 2018 by Greta Powell

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    Photoshop Brushes – Adjust Hardness Shortcut

    Posted on 8th April 2018 by Greta Powell

    Photoshop Brushes – Adjust Hardness Shortcut

     

    Most people know that using [ ] square brackets with the brush tool selected will make their brush size smaller or larger. However what many don’t realise is that it is very easy to change the hardness and softness of the brush using shortcut’s as well. 

     

    In fact read on to find out how you can do all with just a couple of shortcuts – say bye bye to [ ]’s forever

     

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    Photoshop Quick Tips

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    Photoshop Quick Tips

     

    In this post we will be taking a look at some of Photoshop’s useful tools that make real life at the desk a little easier. The first one we’ll look at is having more control during the image sharpening process.

     

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    Photoshop Animated GIF Tutorial

    Posted on 1st April 2018 by Greta Powell

    Photoshop Animated GIF Tutorial

     

    One of the main interests in Photoshop Training now is how to interact with social media. How to create banners for Facebook, Twitter, PinInterest and many more. The answer often lies with animated GIFS which are really simple to create in Photoshop. In this tutorial we will create an animated colour for a ficticious flower shop showing the different colours of the tulip’s they currently have in stock. Incidentally we’re going to be very exotic with the colour choices – I’m not too sure if tulips actually come in shades of purple.

     

     

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    Adobe Lightroom in Education

    Posted on 26th March 2018 by Greta Powell

    Adobe Lightroom Training – for schools

    It was recently a great pleasure to deliver an Adobe Lightroom Course combined with an Adobe Photoshop course to a school in Lincolnshire. This was for the Photography and Media departments who were particularly interested in looking into Lightroom CC to add features to their school curriculum later this year. The approach to this Adobe Lightroom Training was quite simple – a basic overview of its tools and tabs and how it could be adapted for straightforward use for their students.

     

    There were three people on the Adobe Lightroom Training in Lincolnshire and with differing skill-sets and areas of interest it was decided to split the day up into two with the Adobe Photoshop Training in the morning and Lightroom Course in the afternoon.

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    Training Reviews from External Sources

    Posted on 14th March 2018 by Greta Powell

    Training Reviews

    Although I specialise in onsite Adobe Training for companies, teams and individuals across the UK another string to the bow is delivering courses for training companies. I thought it might be helpful to include a few of the comments made elsewhere about my training courses. 

     

    Whatever the requirement or however obscure the training request please get in touch to discuss how I can assist with the Adobe Training delivery.

     

    Thank you for visiting my site.

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

    Greta

     

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    Photoshop Select Subject

    Posted on 25th February 2018 by Greta Powell

    Photoshop CC 2018 Select Subject

    At long last here is the new Select Subject Tool in Photoshop CC 2018 which, as its name suggests lets you select the main subject of the photo usually an animal or person but with a single click after which you go into Select and Mask to refine the subject selection. It’s all thanks to Adobes new ‘AI’ technology known as Adobe Sensei which is behind the Adobe Stock search engine. Enough of the technical already and lets take a look at how it works.

     

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    InDesign Training Course, Worcestershire

    Posted on 23rd February 2018 by Greta Powell

    Design Marketing Materials in InDesign

     

    This course was tailored for the client who runs a boutique hotel, spa & golf course in Worcestershire. The brief was a straightforward one, the delegate was a complete newcomer to the software who wanted to bring her outsourcing costs down by designing her own marketing materials in-house. One of her pressing needs was designing some marketing materials printed externally in time for Mothers Day which is coming up very shortly. Whilst learning the software she created designs in the form of name badges, leaflets, small brochures and so forth.

     

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    Writing Magazine Article

    Posted on 18th February 2018 by Greta Powell

    Technology Column for Writing Magazine

     

    I love sending in pieces for the monthly column I write for Writing Magazine.

     

    In the January 2018 issue I wrote about PDF’s and realised that I have been contributing to the technology column for this print magazine for nineteen years.

     

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    Writing Magazine – January 2018 Issue

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