Now it’s time to take it a step further, and explore how you can use your newfound knowledge to tinker with the Levels tool in Photoshop. Remember, that this map is the key to understanding the range of tonalities in any given image, and that it can be played with to alter your white point, black point, and midrange tones. It may seem simple, but altering your histogram layout can have a pretty dramatic effect on your photos!read more
Photo editing software seems to be getting more and more complicated these days, and sadly, that scares away lots of people who want to use it. I’ve found that understanding the principles and reasoning behind editing tools is tremendously helpful when you’re trying to learn a new software program, and that’s what I’m hoping to accomplish with today’s blog!read more
The Digital Workshop Center provides free cheat sheets on many popular software applications. If you are looking for a quick Adobe InDesign reference sheet, then we’ve got just the thing for you!
The InDesign cheat sheet includes several useful shortcuts and common commands to help you be more efficient and confident while working in InDesign. Several of these commands are included in our hands-on InDesign Level 1 training class, so if you need more InDesign help please contact the Digital Workshop office. Stay tuned for more cheat sheets coming soon!read more
Download the Adobe Illustrator Cheat Sheet for FREE!
The Digital Workshop Center provides free cheat sheets on many popular software applications. If you are looking for a quick Adobe Illustrator reference sheet, then we’ve got just the thing for you!read more
This month’s newsletter includes Community Events here at the Digital Workshop Center including a ‘Tips & Tricks for Freelance Designers’ Lunch n’ Learn, Green Drinks Meetup, QuickBooks for Small Business class, and Intro to Social Media Class. As always the October newsletter includes a list of our fast-approaching classes and schedules.read more
We are now officially living in the digital era, with online and computerized media fast outpacing print applications. In the coming years, some speculate that age-old analog and print utilization will be on its way to extinction, and that tomorrow’s generation will consume all of their media by way of smartphones, tablets, and laptops. So what does that mean for today’s designers? Plenty of changes are afoot for sure, but one of the basics is making sure you understand digital color, how it’s different from print color, and naturally…how to use it to make your designs stand out.read more