Graphic Design

How to access Lightroom Classic

There have some issues with Lightroom Classic working on university computers. However we have found a found a way to work around these issues, even if its not ideal. Students...

How to Log Into Adobe

Once you have opened an Adobe application, there are a few steps you will need to follow to be able to use it. Step 1 On this screen, you need to click on the “Sign in with an...

Photoshop Essentials

Photoshop os probably the most recognisable part of the Adobe suite. Its great for everything from in depth photo editing, to designing posters. We've collected some essential...
How to access Lightroom Classic

How to access Lightroom Classic

There have some issues with Lightroom Classic working on university computers. However we have found a found a way to work around these issues, even if its not ideal. Students are encouraged to use Adobe Photoshop instead of Lightroom as they can save items directly...

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Photoshop Essentials

Photoshop Essentials

Photoshop os probably the most recognisable part of the Adobe suite. Its great for everything from in depth photo editing, to designing posters. We've collected some essential Photoshop screencasts for you here. From the basics of opening, saving resizing and...

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Using Tools in InDesign

Using Tools in InDesign

This tutorial will demonstrate how to use the line tool for creating and modifying lines in InDesign. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMDktucC2xE This tutorial will guide you through creating custom shaped frames and modifying existing frames in InDesign....

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Setting out a magazine document in InDesign

Setting out a magazine document in InDesign

When setting out a new magazine document in InDesign, it is important to make sure that all pages in your magazine are the same size. This will usually be A4 (210mm x 297mm). If you have varying page sizes, this will create problems when your magazine is sent to...

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Exporting PDFs from Indesign

Exporting PDFs from Indesign

You can export PDFs from Indesign for a variety of uses, e.g. for printing at high quality, for viewing on a computer screen  or sending over email. It's really important to keep in mind what your intent is when making PDFs so you don't run into...

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Working with images in InDesign

Working with images in InDesign

This tutorial will guide you through placing image frames, placing pictures and images and editing the size of your image. Note If you want to place an image into an existing frame, make sure the frame is selected first. If yo want to place an image straight onto the...

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Magazine Production Tips

Magazine Production Tips

Here are some tips for working on a large magazine, which could save you a lot of time and trouble. Your files When working in a team, it's worth deciding on a strategy for file management. You may want to consider: Use a shared folder accessible by all team members...

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How to Use the Quick Select Tool in Photoshop

How to Use the Quick Select Tool in Photoshop

The Quick Select tool in Photoshop is a great tool to help you easily select the subject in your images and remove the background. It's also very useful used in conjunction with Indesign to create easy and accurate image cut-outs. http://youtu.be/gD5qyzlgb_Q

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Indesign Keyboard Shortcuts

Indesign Keyboard Shortcuts

Working in InDesign can take a lot of extra time if you have to look through lots of menus to find what you want. Using keyboard shortcuts not only saves you time but also makes using InDesign so much easier! Here are a few useful keyboard short cuts: V Selection...

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Editing RAW Photographs

Editing RAW Photographs

Now that you've shot your photographs in RAW, you may be wondering how to edit them. I use Photoshop and its built in RAW editor and I highly recommend it. It is really easy to use and enables you to make drastic changes to your image with just a few clicks of your...

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