That Random Moment We’ve all had those random moments in life where we see a great moment at a party or walking down the street and we pull out our phone to a take a quick shot before the chance escapes us. We don’t have time to set up lighting, fix hair or position our […]
In this tutorial, you will be covering some of the basic editing techniques to adjust video motion in Premiere. The interface and version covered in this tutorial is from Adobe Creative Suite 6. The techniques covered involve Slow Motion and Motion Tracking.
In this entry, I am going to explain how to animate text in After Effects. This can primarily be done one of three ways: using pre-made Animation Presets, focusing on the position control, or using a camera layer. I hope with this tutorial to give a brief explanation of all three and how they can […]
So you’re making a flyer for an upcoming event held by your student organization. You know the basics of Photoshop, but you feel like the flyers you’re making don’t stand out enough amongst the hundreds of other flyers on any given bulletin board. To make matters even worse, this flyer needs to be ready in […]
Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere CS 6 both offer modern time remapping tools, but those of you still using Final Cut Pro 7 may find the included speed adjustment tool a bit lacking in quality. Users looking to slow down or speed up a clip in FCP7 will often change the speed of […]
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to arrange objects in Adobe Illustrator. I’ll cover aligning objects (to other objects, art boards, or selections), even distribution of objects, how to create and use guides and other adjustments. This tutorial was made with Adobe Illustrator CS6 in mind, available on all MPS computers.
Though it is initially a bit daunting to learn, once mastered, the pen tool is perhaps the most powerful and versatile tool in the software’s arsenal. Today, however, will serve more as an introduction to the pen tool and demonstrate some of its capacity for creative application. The pen tool works through a series of […]
Written by Joel Wanek Photoshop is an amazing and sometimes overwhelming program. There often seem to be multiple paths we can take to reach the same desired result. No one way is right or wrong but its good to have a variety of options. Here’s an alternative to using the Brightness/Contrast adjustment tool that will […]
Written by Tim Yoon I love watching the NBA. In addition to loving the game, I often enjoy watching the NBA promotional video series (“Where Amazing Happens” is a personal favorite). There was a particularly amusing promo series a couple years back where NBA stars had big head cutouts and looked akin to bobbleheads: Today […]
Whether you want to create a text-heavy layout for a publication, or a single-page poster presentation, Adobe InDesign allows you to lay out pages in a relatively easy and aesthetically pleasing way. This post will walk you through the basic tools you need to know to turn a simple template into a savvy, print-ready […]