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    Posted on 14th May 2022 by Greta Powell

    Creative Cloud Express Course


    Creative Cloud Courses online & onsite 24 /7 online trainingBlimey it seems no sooner we post something these days than an update appears and consequently we need to update the post. Over the last few days Adobe have now released some new features for CC Express including new social scheduling capabilities called Content Scheduler which is included in our Creative Cloud Express Course. Originally known as ContentCal a little bit of background info can be found here it makes short work of scheduling your posts.


    Not so much the pretty side of CC Express Content Scheduler works in the background and as its original ContentCal name suggests works as a content marketing solution by automating posting to your social media channels. It lets you schedule, preview and publish to multiple social destinations.


    And another CC Express Update – new Beta

    Just a quick update on CC Express, early June saw a change to CC Express in the release of a new beta version. Apart from the new and slicker interface the main update is its inclusion of Adobe Firefly which is giving it gives everyone access to AI artwork. 


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    Adobe Firefly

    *FIrefly can also be found in the Beta version of Photoshop with its new generative fill, a type to text tool. You type in the image keywords and voila a ‘relevant’ image appears like magic. Lots of potential there. For anyone worried about potential copyright issues at this moment in time all images are from Adobe Stock.


    The new geneative fill tool bar in Adobe Photoshop Beta.


    Adobe Firefly Generative Fill Toolbar. 



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    Bespoke Digital Design Training Courses

    Posted on 16th September 2019 by Greta Powell

    Bespoke Digital Design Training Courses

    Many of our Adobe Training Courses are run as Bespoke Digital Design Training Courses where content is mixed and matched from existing course overviews or specific criteria is given by the client themselves. This criteria tends to be as broad as it is long but it is always firmly centred around the client requirement. These design training courses have been organised for virtually every area in both public and private sector from designers, content creators, tender writers, the print industry, publishing, finance, construction and through to education, HR & Administration.


    If you are looking for a tailored Adobe training onsite at your premises either in the Midlands or UK wide why not get in touch to for an informal chat about your training goals.

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    Basic Vector Shapes in Illustrator

    Posted on 21st July 2019 by Greta Powell

    Vector Shapes in Illustrator

    A very short post today to share a handy Illustrator tutorial link on working with Basic Vector Shapes in Illustrator on the Adobe website. It is an extremely clear and progressive tutorial that shows you how easy it is to created artwork from very basic tools.


    A quick addendum this was originally a short post but on reflection vector shapes deserve more, much more so the post has been updated to give you more examples and links of how these fundamental elements of Illustrator work. Should you wish to enter this wonderful work you will find that all of this and more is covered on the Introduction to Illustrator Training course where you will create, edit and work with your own lines, primitives shapes and paths to build your own original artwork. Because they are ‘live shapes’ you can continually edit them with no quality loss whatsoever. 


    Otherwise why not click on the Read More button below to find out more about how paths, shapes work in Illustrator.


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    What is Photoshop?

    Posted on 3rd June 2019 by Greta Powell

    What is Photoshop?


    Quickstart Photoshop Training Course for beginners - online and onsiteIt’s a good question but probably the best answer to ‘What is Photoshop?’ is that it’s all things to everyone involved in image creation.


    Photographers love it because they can enhance their photographs and make them beautiful, businesses and designers use it for creating professional artwork for print and digital whereas artists use it to create painting’s from their images.


    You can import images directly from your camera or download them from online storage then create, edit and enhance them for your own purposes whether business or personal.

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    Illustrator Training Tips

    Posted on 23rd April 2018 by Greta Powell

    Illustrator Training Tips

    The Illustrator Training Tips demonstrate just how many effective Illustrator Tools are concealed under the hood of the software. One of these is the Illustrator Width Tool covered on the Introduction to Illustrator Course which is used to adjust the thickness of stroke on objects such as primitives, geometric’s and straight lines. 


    Illustrator’s Width Tool is covered on the Introduction to Illustrator Training Course but in the meantime why not take a quick look at the two mini video tutorials on the Illustrator width tool.

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