We’re Moving!!! Join the NEW Eagle Blog: Details below.

30 Dec

We’re moving the blog to our relaunched website at http://www.ssalimediagroup.com. Keep your eye to the sky for branding and marketing related news. 

 

 

Installing a font on your PC

22 Nov

Crew,

Here’s the link to adding a font to your PC. Cheers!

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http://www.wikihow.com/Install-Fonts-on-Your-PC

Adobe Kuler Color Palette

22 Nov

For users working on older versions of Adobe software (Creative Suite® 2, CS3, CS4, or CS5), Kuler themes can also be downloaded for use in Adobe software using the Adobe Swatch Exchange (ASE) format. To download a theme from Kuler, first make sure you’re signed in. Click on the theme you’d like and click Download. This downloads the theme as an ASE file to the location of your choice.

http://www.adobe.com/products/kuler/faq.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Creative Video Opens/Animations

7 Aug

For your inspiration:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Got another cool video? Give it a link shoutout in class for the video to be featured here.

Will My Image Work For Print?

6 Aug

Found this handy little tool for determining if your image (from the web) will be suitable for print. Click the image below, enter your dimensions, and you’ll be able to determine if your image will be suitable to print at 300 (high-quality) resolution…or not.

PixelToPrint

Photo courtesy of photokaboom.com.

Student Spotlight: Packaging Design

30 Jul

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Students,

You will be creating custom packaging for a chosen company. Click the link below for sample dielines to complete the project. The best project will be showcased here!

http://boxtemplatesstore.com/

Color Separations

28 Jul

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Preview color separations in Adobe Acrobat

Open PDF in Adobe Acrobat. Advanced> Print Production> Output Preview. Choose separations in the preview menu.

Apply color separations by checking the corresponding check box along with black for preview purposes.

Select the print screen function (on a PC) to capture the graphic of the screen.

Open Microsoft Word> Click Edit> Paste. This will paste your new image of the selected color separation.

You will need to complete this process for each visible page and each individual color separation plate.

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