This year we have launched one of our most ambitious projects yet...
365 Days Of Creativity. This project involves releasing a one-minute tutorial every day for a whole year. Every video promises to teach you a new design skill and provide you with a perfect dose of daily inspiration
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Here is a collection of our July projects! 
Sliced Typography | InDesign CC Tutorial #182/365
We will begin with an awesome Sliced Typography tutorial in InDesign CC 2018. If you're interested in typographic layouts, we recommend you take a quick look at today's video! We will walk you through a simple step by step process for slicing text using the Scissors Tool and then creating striking typographic layouts using text frames in Adobe InDesign CC 2018. This technique is a great way to transform any text and make it the focal point in your composition and it is very popular in editorial design.
Image into text | InDesign CC Tutorial #183
Discover how to place an image into text in Adobe InDesign CC 2018. This tutorial will teach you how to turn any text into a compound path using the create outlines command. Meaning you can then edit it as if it were a custom shape you've created.
Draw Behind | Illustrator CC Tutorial #184/36
This tutorial is great for anyone who is interested in creating simple line art icons using the Draw Behind mode in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. Did you know Illustrator has 3 drawing modes: Draw Normal, Draw Behind and Draw Inside? Understanding all drawing mode functions will not only improve your drawing skills but will open up a whole new world of possibilities!
Perspective Retouching | Photoshop CC Tutorial #185/365
If you are interested in photo editing and spend a lot of time in Photoshop, we think you will really enjoy today's tutorial on Perspective Retouching using the Vanishing Point filter in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018.The Vanishing Point filter has its own Clone Stamp Tool and it allows you to repeat details in perspective. It is a very clever filter, but you have to learn to use it effectively.
Retro Text | Illustrator CC Tutorial #186/365
If you are interested in typography be sure to watch today's tutorial on Retro Text effect using Adobe illustrator CC 2018. Creating Retro Typography requires a bit of effort and getting to grips with the Appearance Panel however once you master this technique there’s no going back. Retro/vintage typography style is still very popular and can be applied on various design projects from menu designs, stationary, magazines, wall art
and so much more.
Curvature Tool | Illustrator CC Tutorial #187/365
Discover how you can use the Curvature Tool to create custom wavy logos using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. We have broken this technique down into a easy step by step guide, so once you have watched today's video you will be able to create your very own abstract wavy compositions which can be applied to Branding projects.

Working with Shapes | Theory Tutorial #188/365
Working with shapes can be complex as different types of shapes have different visual languages. In this design theory tutorial, Emily will give examples of geometric and organic shapes and show them in action in a design context! Knowing when it's best to use a geometric or organic shape for your creative projects will help you set the right visual style for your project and ensure your work resonates with a viewer. This piece of design theory is useful for pretty much anyone in the creative industry.
Photo Pattern | Photoshop CC Tutorial #189/365
Did you know you can also create Seamless patterns using photographs? Today's technique is particularly useful for creating Photo Pattern using Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. Watch our step by step process on how to setup the canvas size, tidy up your images before turning it into a seamless pattern. This is a very useful technique to master if you want to start making your own Patterns.
Icon Set | Illustrator CC Tutorial #190/365
We will give you some valuable tips on creating consistent Icon Set in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. A lot of creative projects will involve creating a set of icons to communicate basic information to an audience and it’s really important that these icons have a similar visual style, are well balanced, work well together as a set and make sense when used other own. Which sometimes is not easy to achieve!
Picture Frame| Photoshop CC Tutorial #191/365
We have another awesome tutorial for Photoshop lovers! Today we want to show you how you can automatically straighten images and create Picture Frames within Adobe Photoshop CC 2018.
Anchored & Inline Images | InDesign CC Tutorial #192/365
If you are interested in editorial design or work with text-heavy documents then we highly recommend you watch today's tutorial on Anchored Objects and Inline Images in Adobe InDesign CC 2018. 
Anchored objects allows shapes and images to follow words within the body copy whilst Inline image allows you to keep and format the image within a paragraph. Both techniques are very useful to learn for graphic designers so be sure to try it out!
Speed Effect | Photoshop CC Tutorial #193/365
Get up to speed with the Blur filters and watch Martin create a realistic Speed Effect on a still image using Adobe Photoshop CC 2018! Combining Motion, Spin Blur and our favourite, the Mixer Brush is a great way to show movement to an image your working on! Especially if you are in to sports photography or trying to indicate any form of mobility in your composition.
Noise Texture | Photoshop CC Tutorial #194/365
We have a very mind-blowing tutorial for you to take a look at today! Martin will teach you a step by step guide to creating an authentic noise textures in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018!
On the surface creating noise textures looks complicated but it's actually a really simple process of using Photoshop Brushes, Masking and Blend Modes. Adding textures to your artwork can really add depth, bring flat elements to life and is often used in illustrations and character art.
Selecting Fur | Photoshop CC Tutorial #195/365
Want to learn how to make a purrfect image selection? well you are in luck as today's tutorial is all about image selection in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. 
As a creative it is essential to learn how to mask images out of its background, however masking out cat furs or hairs in general can be a very tricky task. We will walk you through a step by step process of selection, masking and refinement. This technique is great for anyone wanting to improve their retouching skills.
Cut Up Effect | Photoshop CC Tutorial #196/365
This is one of the team's favourites from this month! We will show you how to create a Cut Up Effect in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. Discover how you can divide elements from one images, create a 3D look and then use them to create a quirky and fun composition.
This style is very trendy this year so why not give it a go for yourself!
Wavy Lines | Illustrator CC Tutorial #197/365
We will take a look at the Transform Panel and learn how to use the Mesh Tool to create Wavy Lines in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018! Lines are one of the key elements in graphic design and in this tutorial Shumi will demonstrate that lines can become the design itself! We are sure you will have seen this type of wavy lines being used in loads of contemporary design projects from stationary to posters.
Gap Tool | InDesign CC Tutorial #198/365
There are plenty of techniques for using images in your layout and this has to be one of our favourites. Watch as Emily demonstrate how to use the Gap Tool in Adobe InDesign CC 2018. Using the Gap Tool in InDesign combined with other useful features creates a great method for adjusting and experimenting with multiple images at once. Learning this nifty technique will mean you no longer have to resize images individually, something which takes time and risks your work looking inconsistent. Plus you can experiment with the image's visual relationship to one another and the wider design. 
Raise Awareness | Illustrator CC Tutorial #199/365
Today we will take a look at the importance of visual communication and creating simple graphics to raise environmental awareness using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. Try to voice your thoughts through effective designs through which you can reach a big audience!
Rotate Canvas | Photoshop CC Tutorial #200/365
Learn how to Rotate Canvas, use Vertical Type Tool, Select and Mask specific parts of an image to create a really cool composition in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. It sounds like a complicated task but we promise it's not. Watch Martin's step by step guide and then try it out for yourself!
Thin Line Typography | Illustrator CC Tutorial #201/365
We will create Thin Line Typography effect using the Blend Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018. It looks extremely impressive and is actually easier to achieve than you might think! Get to grips with the Blend Tool, It can be a bit tricky but once you master it, it will open up a whole new world of design possibilities!
Radial Distortion | Photoshop CC Tutorial #202/3655​​​​​​​
Today we will walk you through how to create a Radial Distortion in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 with only using Free Transform and the Puppet Warp tool. 
No animals were harmed in the making of this tutorial :) so have fun, be quirky and go and try out this simple technique for yourself! 
Corner Effect Typography | Photoshop CC Tutorial #203/365
We have something special for all Type lovers! today Martin will demonstrate how to create a Corner Effect Typography design using the Vanishing Point Filter in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018! Effective typography can become the design itself! We are sure you will have seen this creative typography used in loads of contemporary design projects from stationary, editorial to adverts!
Color Blind Designs | Photoshop CC Tutorial #204/365
Did you know Photoshop can simulate proofing for color blindness? Today we will demonstrate how you can proof your designs to cater for the Color Blind audience in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. As a creative it is advisable to always proof colours before sending it to print and avoid any print errors.
Gradient Feather Tool | InDesign CC Tutorial #205
Let's put the Gradient Feather Tool in Adobe InDesign to good use! This tool allows you to fade an object/shape from opaque to transparent. If you are unsure where this could come in handy then take a minute to watch today's tutorial. Discover how to use it when working with full bleed images to help improve the readability of text.
Mindbender | Illustrator CC Tutorial #206/365
We have a great technique to show you which involves using the Shape Builder and Live Paint Bucket to create Mindbender Illustrations in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.
It looks really cool and does require a bit of thinking but the outcome is pretty unique! This style of illustration can be seen in Editorial, Apparels and Posters!
Spherical Panorama | Photoshop CC Tutorial #207/365
Discover an innovative technique for turning a panorama image into a 3D Spherical Panorama In Adobe Photoshop CC 2018! This technique is a great way to manipulate and transform any flat images into a 3D environment!

Render Trees | Photoshop CC Tutorial #208/365
We are loving all the new Rendering filters in Photoshop. Today we will show you how you can Render Trees in Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. The Rendering feature is a great way of adding realistic trees in a architectural environment.
Mandala | Illustrator CC Tutorial #209/365
We have an illustration based tutorial which will teach you how to create Mandala in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018! Watch us cover techniques from using the Arc Tool, Shape Builder Tool, Appearance Panel and Pattern Brush. It sounds complex but it is actually quite simple once you get your head around it.
Swirl Text | Illustrator CC Tutorial #210/365
This tutorial is useful for anyone interested in logo design or creating custom type.
We will explore the Twirl Tool and create some Swirl Text effect in Adobe Illustrator CC 2018.Once you get to grips to the Twirl Tool, you can create some crazy abstract looking typography! 
Geometric Layout | InDesign CC Tutorial #211/365
If you are at all interested in creating cool Geometric Layout in Adobe InDesign CC, then don't miss this tutorial!. Learn the basics of using the Pen Tool to create custom frame shapes. This is a really simple but effective design technique! so once you have watched the video you can try it out yourself! 

Depth on Text | Illustrator CC Tutorial #212/365
We have another trendy typography based tutorial which is all about showing Depth on Text using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018! One of our favourite tool is the Blend Tool, get to grips with the Blend Tool, It can be a bit tricky but once you master it, it will open up a whole new world of design possibilities! Take a look and try it out! We would love to hear what you think…
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