Glyphs in InDesign

Glyphs in InDesign... In essence Glyphs are really clever and very under ulitised and the majority of people simply insert them from the Type Menu >Glyphs and use them for copyright or registration symbols as shown below: Glyphs are also accessible from the Find /Change feature found under the Edit menu where you can handle them on a much larger scale - for example if you some reason you have a hundred spiderweb glyphs in Read More

Adobe Illustrator and Fashion Design Training

Adobe Illustrator and Fashion Training... Its great going back to see our clients again and shortly before Christmas Greta returned to Bolton to see the lovely Sarah Palin, a Designer who uses Illustrator for most of her work.  Which is very beautiful - this time the Illustrator Training was in the form of a workshop.  She found that her computer was slowing down under the file sizes and also that she might possibly not be using Read More

Ligatures in InDesign

Ligatures in InDesign... What are ligatures... Ligatures pop up all the time in InDesign, a seemingly small unimportant part of the overall massiveness of the software itself.  So exactly what are they? They are a single glyph which is created when two characters bump or fuse together usually to stop an unattractive pairing of two neighbours.  They are a thing of beauty to many and to others a nuisance.  The Read More

Adobe InDesign 2017 New Features

Adobe InDesign 2017 New Features... To be fair it can't really be said that there are any major overhauls in InDesign 2017 but there have been a some interesting minor enhancements including footnotes and numbered list's.  Most of which will be included in the Adobe InDesign Intermediate or Adobe InDesign Advanced Training Courses Footnotes in Adobe InDesign 2017... Once footnotes were positioned under columns but Read More

Adobe Photoshop 2017 Top Tips

Photoshop 2017 Training. Top Tips... Adobe rolled out its latest version of Creative Cloud earlier this month and Curve and Learn are now running Creative Cloud 2017 training in all apps.  There's a lot of slick features in CC 2017 so why not pop a few Photoshop 2017 in C&L news. Photoshop 2017 Text Tool... With previous versions of Photoshop you had to press either the 'Enter' key or click on Read More