The good folks at MadeBySource have released Fontea, a plugin for Photoshop that allows you to apply one of 700 Google Fonts with a single click via a native panel. It’s quick and easy, and works quite well.
The days of having to convert color images to CMYK are gone, yet most designers still cling to the idea that you MUST convert your images to CMYK to avoid all manner of disaster when printing a project.Read more “How to switch from a CMYK to RGB workflow”
This short video should tell you all you need to know about what PixelSquid does. Manipulating images as 3D objects right inside Photoshop without the hassle of knowing how to use 3D tools is a concept I’m surprised more companies haven’t tried to tackle.Read more “Manipulate 3D images right inside Photoshop with free plugin”
InDesign Secrets shared this excellent InDesign script that converts your layered InDesign file to a layered Photoshop file.Read more “How to export InDesign layers as a layered PSD file”
Adobe Creative Cloud’s Libraries feature allows you to access, organize and share assets between your desktop and mobile apps, as well as other Creative Cloud users.Read more “Are you using Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries?”
Adobe Photoshop has some powerful tools for moving, cloning and extending your image in the form of it’s Content Aware tools. If you’re unfamiliar with them, take a look at these two brief video tutorials from Adobe.TV. These are some fantastic tools I use quite often.
Adobe is getting to be a bit like Google in the way they introduce and subsequently kill new products. Photoshop Touch for iOS and Android will cease to receive any support as of May 28th, and is the latest of a handful of mobile apps Adobe killed off after a short life. Of all their mobile attempts, Photoshop Touch was probably the most useful.
The good news is Adobe is planning on releasing a new app to replace Photoshop Touch codenamed Project Rigel later this year.
The Adobe Creative Cloud apps have a (fairly) new panel called Adobe Color Themes, which allows you to browse, create, save and use color themes in all your Adobe apps. Formerly known as Kuler, Color Themes allows you to browse a wide selection of pre-made color themes, or create your own using the Panel’s color mixer. Once you’re happy with your color theme, you can save it to your Creative Cloud account so the theme is available in InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop.Read more “Create color themes for use in all your Adobe CC apps”
In previous versions of Photoshop, if you selected an area of an image that included an edge area and then chose Select>Modify>Feather, the Feather would be added to the entire selection. While this might be desirable in some instances, in the majority of cases, it would be ideal if the feather was only applied within the image (and not to the edges).Read more “Feathering the edges of a selection along the edge of a document in Photoshop CC”