Category: Adobe application

After Effects tips… 20 essential shortcuts in After Effects 2020

There are many shortcuts in After Effects, and they can save you a lot of time. Here’s 20 shortcuts to…

Premiere Pro tips… Inspecting and altering audio channels

One way to really improve your audio when recording interviews is to use a microphone. Clip-on wired microphones giving decent…

After Effects tips… Creating handwritten text

Here’s a short After Effects tutorial showing how I create the handwritten text effect. To follow this tutorial, you’ll need…

Premiere Pro tips… Great kit for filming on a budget

A question I’m asked frequently is “What equipment should I buy for filming?” Given that most briefs are very similar…

Review of Adobe RoboHelp 2019

In August 2018, Adobe released RoboHelp 2019. This was the 22nd major release of the popular Help Authoring Tool in…

Digital vs print: are the days of printed materials numbered?

It’s not that long ago that the majority of information – technical documentation, reports, brochures, books – was produced in…

Why learn Photoshop?

Picture the scene: you’re sat at your desk, ready to get to grips with Photoshop, but you have no idea…

Why learn InDesign?

You may have opened InDesign, been overwhelmed by the vast array of tools and options available, and so closed it.…

Why attend Adobe Creative training at Armada?

When looking for a course in an Adobe creative app did you Google, for example, “InDesign training” or “Premiere Pro…

12 things you might not know you can do in Adobe Illustrator

Let’s face it: Illustrator can be kind of daunting. With all the options, preferences and shortcuts available, it’s easy to…

12 useful tricks you may not know in After Effects

After Effects is one monster of a program, that’s for sure. For a beginner, it can be pretty overwhelming. In…

FrameMaker – Structured or Unstructured?

If you’re a technical author or in a related role, whilst you may not be working in a structured environment,…