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Old 07-22-2012, 06:47 PM   #1
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Default Ask a designer *Adobe softwares*

Since i am a rookie at brewing but working as an editor and designer, i though i would help you guys out with photoshop, illustrator & inDesign.
I will also attach a pdf guide how to make the common ribbons and other goodies (still working on it).

Post your questions and i will answer them.
Please write which version and what software you're using so i know what features you can use.



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I'm happy to throw my help in as well. I'm an art director at an ad firm and spend 12-14 hours a day using adobe products.



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Old 07-22-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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I'm happy to throw my help in as well. I'm an art director at an ad firm and spend 12-14 hours a day using adobe products.
Thats great!
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Old 07-22-2012, 07:04 PM   #4
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that would be great. my wife is a graphic designer and use cs 4. id love to be able to use it at my leisure to make labels

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Okay I have a question I'm trying to convert a Hop into a Bee. My plan is to take clip art hop and apply stripes to look like a bee, but maintain the hop details. Do I create some sort of layer mask that can change the color yellow and black? I have some experience with PS from a photo standpoint.

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If you post an image of the hop you plan on using i'll try and make a screencast in the next day or two

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I have a Mac with no special software. I have played around with MS Publisher (on a PC) to make some labels but want to move to the Mac. What software should I use to make basic labels for personal use??
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I'd poke around the mac app store. There is one program that looks like it has some pretty high ratings called Pixelmator that is only $15.

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If you post an image of the hop you plan on using i'll try and make a screencast in the next day or two
Thanks! I'll see if I can find and open license pic.
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Do you have illustrator? If you want it from photos photoshop is the best. When it comes to vector illustrator is best. If you do have illustrator please send me a picuture of a bee you like (the composition) and i will help you out.

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