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Adding effects to images in Adobe Illustrator

Adding effects to images in Adobe Illustrator Applying effects to your images in Illustrator can be a unique and expressive way of creating original illustrations from scratch. Each update of Illustrator comes with new effects installed that allow you to add endless combinations of unique effects to your compositions. Effects can be used on original images, shapes, drawings and just about any other work you...
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Creating and using adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop

Creating and using adjustment layers in Adobe Photoshop Adjustment layers in Photoshop are a creative way of adding effects and fine tuning the color selections of your images.   Many of the adjustment layers have their own built-in presets that you can apply to your photos which can then be customized further and saved as presets to be used in future projects. Another good reason to...
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Creating basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator

  Creating basic shapes in Adobe Illustrator  Adobe Illustrator excels at creating customizable vector shapes for web and print output. Like other Adobe softwares, you have the option of creating unique designs that can incorporate rectangles, circles, triangles, hexagonal shapes, stars, etc.  Each shape can be further tweaked by using the many effects offered in Illustrator. To begin drawing a shape in Illustrator, select a...
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How to parent objects in After Effects

How to parent objects in After Effects Using parenting in After Effects allows you to group individual layers together as one unit and move them together. This means that if you apply transformations such as position or rotation, they will also be applied to any layer you specify as a child to a parented layer.  This can be used to setup interesting layer combinations. One...
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Using a wiggly selector in After Effects

Using a wiggly selector in After Effects After Effects offers many different methods to alter text and animations. The wiggly selector works much like the other wiggle effects in After Effects but it can also be applied to multiple selector groups and can be used to randomize the values in an animator group over time. In our project we start off with some basic text...