- Features: Written by Jennifer Wills on January 4, 2013
Have you ever tried to add more than one stroke to text using Photoshop’s Layer Styles panel? You can’t do it the traditional way. There is a workaround that involves making copies of your text, each with its own stroke of a different size, but it’s laborious, especially if you need to edit the text after you build up a couple copies.
- Features: Written by Jennifer Wills on November 9, 2011
Sometimes you want to show more content than will fit on one fixed screen of a tablet publication. I was faced with this situation when highlighting the work of a prolific newspaper designer for a sampler edition of InDesign Magazine. In that case, I wanted to show many visual examples. A similar problem is when you want to fit lots of text into one fixed frame that seems too small for the text.
- Features: Written by Jennifer Wills on July 24, 2011
Few projects have the budget for a lot of custom photography. Yet if you use too much stock photography, you risk looking like everyone else. The answer is to merge two or more images into something unique, and the best tool for that is Adobe's Photoshop.
In the following tutorial, I'll show you how to composite individual photographs into a new image. To follow along, merge your own images or download the photos below by clicking on them.
Here are the images to collage together:
- Features: Written by Jennifer Wills on June 27, 2011
Trish Witkowski of FoldFactory.com points out in the current "60-second super cool fold of the week" video that interactivity isn't just for the screen anymore. You could call it, " Interactive Designers Wanted: Must Have Print Experience."
- Features: Written by Jennifer Wills on April 20, 2009
Most photographers love gadgets, which is why most camera bags have more than just cameras in them. Now you can add the iPhone to your bag. There are hundreds of applications for photography in the App Store. While many of these iPhone apps center on taking photos with your iPhone, I'll restrict this article to the ones that help you shoot with a separate camera. Unlike most camera gear, iPhone app prices are low -- about $1.99 on average -- yet they can turn your iPhone into one of the best assistants you've ever used.