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10 Creative Cloud tutorials for 2015

The 2015 release of Creative Cloud came with a whole set of new features, solutions and improvements that help bring to life our vision of a complete creative platform that connects mobile apps to desktop solutions in a seamless way. But we know that from understanding the breadth and depth of things you can do and actually making them goes a long way, so we’ve prepared a set of 10 new Creative Cloud tutorials to help you get started.

 

Wait, what is Adobe Creative Cloud?

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Ok, maybe let’s start with the basics. A lot of you will already know Creative Cloud back and forth, but many others might just be wondering what we’re talking about. If that’s your case, worry not: we’ve got a handy tutorial just for you! Check it out here.

If you already know what Creative Cloud is all about, read on…

 

How to bring your 2D characters to life with After Effects CC

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If you’ve ever wondered how to animate 3D artwork that you’ve created in Illustrator CC or Photoshop CC, this tutorial is for you. With Adobe Character Animator, you can import your character puppet and control its movement in front of a webcam. Got 10 minutes? That’s all you need to get started with this tutorial! Check it out.

 

How to effectively track faces with After Effects CC

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Would you rather work with real faces instead of illustrated ones? This tutorial might be just for you! With After Effects CC, you won’t believe how easy it is to track faces to produce some amazingly detailed effects shortly after. Save four minutes of your time and watch the short tutorial here.

 

How to prototype your mobile app with Comp CC and Photoshop CC

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Comp CC is an incredibly useful tool to create mobile mockups quickly and with this tutorial you’ll learn how to go even further and explore multiple layouts using Artboards in Photoshop. Then preview your app design on your iOS devices before handing off assets to your mobile app developer and there you go! Sounds simple right? It is. Get started with this tutorial here.

 

How to go from comp to magazine cover with Comp CC and InDesign CC

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More into magazine cover design? We’ve got you covered. With this tutorial, you’ll learn in under 5 minutes how to get started in turning your comp into a full-blown amazing magazine cover by pairing Comp CC and InDesign CC. Check it out.

 

How to use Adobe Stock with Creative Cloud Libraries

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We’ve heard some pretty good feedback around Adobe Stock, but you might be wondering how you can make the best of it with Creative Cloud Libraries. Well, we’ve also got a tutorial for that! All it takes is 6 minutes of your time to see how the integration of Adobe Stock with Creative Cloud Libraries lets you access, manage and buy royalty-free assets seamlessly. You know what to do!

 

How to create video colour looks with Hue CC

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You don’t have to be a master of light and colour to capture amazing looks to use on your work. Adobe Hue CC will do that for you! With this tutorial, you’ll learn how to capture the best looks from the things you see around you, save the results and then apply that Look to clips in After Effects CC, Premiere Pro CC and Premiere Clip. Give it a go.

 

How to go from sketch to poster with Shape CC and Illustrator CC

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From sketch to poster in 5 minutes or less. Well, that’s not how long it will take you to accomplish this task of course, but rather how long it takes to understand how Tim Goodman did it with Shape CC and Illustrator CC. Watch the tutorial here.

 

How to draw vectors on the go with Illustrator Draw and Illustrator CC

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Inspiration comes when you least expect it, right? That’s when mobile tools like Illustrator Draw come in handy. If you want to see how you can start drawing wherever the mood catches you and then send your work to the desktop to finish it up, this tutorial is for you! Check it out.

 

How to combine photos on the go with Photoshop Mix

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The great thing about Photoshop Mix is how it makes photo compositions easy and fun while you’re on the go. If you then need to polish them you can always finish up the job in Photoshop CC. The tutorial explaining how you can do it is here.

 

How to refine a Premiere Clip video in Premiere Pro CC

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Mobile video workflows have never been this easy. By combining the flexibility of Premiere Clip with the robustness of Premiere Pro CC, what you get is a simple and powerful way to capture and refine your videos. Watch the tutorial here.

 

Keep exploring!

We’ve given you 10 handy tutorials but there’s plenty more where these came from. If you already master the above or are looking for a different type of skill to develop, we have a whole set of other Creative Cloud tutorials ready for you. Check them out here and have fun!

Audiovisual, Design, Image Editing

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