QuarkXPress 2015 Webinar Series almost ending – Color Management still to come

Quark’s free 2015 Webinar Series has almost come to its end, with the webinar about footnotes & endnotes posted today:

https://youtu.be/XabghAhASdY?list=PLXedOct8sKnbLmQ0zpWJLvCn4eI1neEx-

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The last webinar this year still to come is on December 1, 2015, about color management in QuarkXPress 2015.

Both an engineer and a layout artist, Matthias bridges the gap between technology and people.

Before joining Quark, Matthias pioneered print, Web, and multimedia products for multiple German publishing companies. Since 1997 he has played a central role in shaping Quark’s desktop and enterprise software.
Starting 2003 Matthias has focused on Quark’s interactive and digital publishing solutions. He is an active participant in design and publishing communities and represents Quark in the Ghent PDF Workgroup.

Since February 2014 Matthias heads Quark’s Desktop Publishing business unit and is therefore responsible for QuarkXPress.

QuarkXPress Masterclass Training Series

Starting May 7, Quark is hosting a series of six free Masterclass training sessions that will highlight best practices, special key commands and other QuarkXPress tips and tricks. Each Masterclass session will be 30 minutes long and presented by a QuarkXPress expert. You can join the classes live during the broadcasts or access the video recordings later on demand.

Everyone who takes part in all six live sessions or watches all the sessions on demand will receive:

  • A personal QuarkXPress Masterclass certificate
  • The QuarkXPress Masterclass logo to promote your skills on your site or social media networks
  • Entry into a drawing for an iPad that will happen in November

The first session is next week! Learn more about each class and register here: http://goo.gl/7pzA3R.

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Photoshop Week: FREE next week!

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If you’re working with QuarkXPress, then it’s likely that you or a co-worker also uses Photoshop. Feed your need for Photoshop production techniques by watching CreativeLIVE’s FREE Photoshop Week, Feb 24–28.

This weeklong event features world-class training by some of the world’s best Photoshop instructors and at least one bestselling author. For enlightenment, just tune in to any of the 40+ sessions by these speakers:

  • Lesa Snider
  • Jack Davis
  • Dave Cross
  • Russell Brown
  • Julieanne Kost
  • Bryan O’Neil Hughes
  • Khara Plicanic
  • Colin Smith
  • Jared Platt
  • Lindsay Adler
  • Suzettte Allen

If you miss the live presentation, you can watch a replay immediately after the end of each day. To watch it any time, pay $19 per session or $299 for all 40+ sessions.

 

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.

Pantone’s 2014 Color of the Year

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Pantone has not only announced their color of the year for 2014, they’re holding a webinar about it!

The color is Pantone 18-3224 Radiant Orchid, which “blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling charm. A captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones, Radiant Orchid emanates great joy, love and health.”

Read more about the choice at Pantone’s website.

In case you’re curious, here are the past six Pantone colors of the year:

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The webinar takes place Wednesday, December 11, 2013, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST. Register here.

 

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.

Free Webinar: Master Photoshop’s Filters

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This Tuesday, December 10, 2013, join best-selling Photoshop author and speaker Lesa Snider for a FREE one-hour live webinar: “Learn to Master Photoshop’s Fabulous Filters”.

It begins at 10am Pacific time (1pm Eastern). Details are below:

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Take a dive into the wide world of Photoshop’s filters to correct your images and create a multitude of super-useful effects!

In this webcast you’ll learn:

  • How to use Photoshop CC’s Camera Raw filter to make exposure and color changes
  • How to use the Liquify filter to push a portrait’s pixels into perfection
  • How to create a gorgeous yet subtle glamour glow
  • How to add motion for extra visual interest
  • How to create a pencil sketch from a photo, and more.

Not only can you use these techniques in your daily workflow, they’re great for holiday projects, too!

Register here.

 

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.