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  1. Affinity Publisher Tutorial Beginners Guide - A Look At Using Guide Lines and other Guides Although this is an Affinity Publisher tutorial, both Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo use most if not all the same guidelines and guides. So, even though they may have these features in different places, they will work in the same way. In this tutorial I will be looking at the aids that can be found, to help with your projects layout and alignment. These include…. Margin Guides, Bleed Guides, Ruler Guides, Visual Guides, Grid Guides, and Column Guides Although visible with-in Affinity Programs, they do not appear when you print out or export your project as a PDF. They are all just Guides to help you out. PDF Download from Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/s/xqn9geadnzej9d3/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-011-%20Using%20Guide%20Lines%20and%20Other%20Guides.pdf?dl=0 PDF Download from Google Docs https://drive.google.com/file/d/18X_B5PU7zSQcCDRlkmfZUhWxR88ijJ_G/view?usp=sharing
  2. Affinity Software Tutorial - Beginners Guide - Using resources that claim to be just for Photoshop Users There are many resources on the Internet, that new users of Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer and Affinity Publisher may be put off from checking out and using. Just because the Internet search and other adverts make out, they are ‘Photoshop’ specific. This is just not the case, there is so much free stuff out there that non-Photoshop users can take advantage of. This written tutorial looks some of these resources, things like; Overlays, Textures, Brushes, Backgrounds, Fonts, SVG files, Mock-Ups or Templates, Image Files and Presets or LUTs. I have included, hyper-links to many video tutorials about using these resources. A few by me but most by other people. Dropbox PDF Download Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdh17v3mydz9i9r/Affinity%20Tutorials%20Vol-010%20-%20Affinity%20-%20Photoshop%20Resources.pdf?dl=0 Many folk for whatever reason, seem to have a problem with Dropbox. I am trying out also using Google Docs. First time, so if you get any problems let me know. Google Doc PDF Download Link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g9Z8wpk__HoT4AjZKVfdkcIsabrJY2j7/view?usp=sharing
  3. Affinity Publisher Written Tutorial Beginners Guide - A look at the Table of Contents This is just a basic look at TOC’s and how to add one to your projects. Dropbox PDF download link https://www.dropbox.com/s/hsibh06cwyltaib/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-009-TOC.pdf?dl=0
  4. Affinity Publisher Tutorial Beginners Guide - A look at using Tables, their Settings and Studios A look at making a Table about the available Studio options found in Affinity Publisher, Designer and Photo. While at the same time discovering some issues with making a Table and how I found answers to those issues. I may not have found the best or only answers to those issues, but at least its a work around. Download link to PDF from Dropbox https://www.dropbox.com/s/mid7f7z00kh0zlq/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-008-APub-Look-at-TABLES.pdf?dl=0
  5. Affinity Photo – WRITTEN Tutorial Beginners Guide - A look at setting up a Crop Tool Preset Dropbox – PDF Download link https://www.dropbox.com/s/vn4nh6sdd1fzbf7/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-007-Crop-Tool-Preset.pdf?dl=0
  6. Written Tutorial for Affinity Publisher Beginners Look at Text Tools - Studios Although Text Tools, works the same in Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo, it is Affinity Publisher that will use Text Tools the most, so I have used Publisher in this tutorial. A basic look at how to use Frame Text and Artistic Text options and the Studios that contain the settings and options you will need to get the results you want. Dropbox PDF download link https://www.dropbox.com/s/m6g50xqcex1mqtj/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-006-APub-Text-Tools.pdf?dl=0
  7. Written – Affinity Publisher Tutorial Although it works the same way in Affinity Designer and Affinity Photo. A Beginners Guide - A look at the Studios Their Tabs and how to remove, add or move them Dropbox PDF Download link https://www.dropbox.com/s/223z6nu2kvwq0kl/Affinity%20Tutorials%20Vol-005-Publisher%20-%20A%20Look%20At%20Studios.pdf?dl=0
  8. Affinity Photo Wildlife image done 3 ways Updating an old PhotoPlus written tutorial from 2015 Three different ways to edit the same image, you just select the way that will suit your image, be it of wildlife or something else. Dropbox Download Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/41ncg28nk4rq5qe/Affinity%20Photo%20-%20Wildlife%20Imagex3.pdf?dl=0
  9. Written Tutorial Affinity Publisher Tutorial Beginners Guide A look at using more than one Master Page In the first part of my beginners look at Affinity Publisher. I looked at setting up a new document and using a Master Page. This time I will be looking at using extra Master Pages and even have pages using two Master Pages at the same time. https://www.dropbox.com/s/n3mqyz5sxc4t8ge/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-003-Publisher-More-Master-Pages.pdf?dl=0
  10. WRITTEN TUTORIAL Affinity Photo A look at blurring the background using a Field Blur When it comes to blurring the background of an image or a composition, most tutorials I see overlook the Field Blur filter. They use Tilt Shift or maybe Gaussian Blur with Mask added. I think the Field Blur gives you a bit more control, so I would advise checking it out, when you next want the background looking blurred. https://www.dropbox.com/s/mv74rzrnzsarb7n/Affinity%20Photo%20-%20Field%20Blur%20The%20Background.pdf?dl=0
  11. Written Tutorial Affinity Publisher - Beginners Guide A look at starting a new document, using default documents, Presets and Templates Are you new to Affinity Publisher (or even Affinity Photo and Designer, as they work in the same way)? When you look at the 'New Document' screen do you wonder what are these Presets and/or Templates? What is the difference between them, and which is best to use? Dropbox download link – https://www.dropbox.com/s/hx3q1e7oqpndqgs/AFFINITY-TUTORIALS-VOL-001-Publisher-New%20Document.pdf?dl=0
  12. A written tutorial for Affinity Photo that will also work in Affinity Designer and Affinity Publisher. Showing how to add Outer Shadow or Drop Shadow effect to shapes, text and even the whole document itself. Dropbox download link:- https://www.dropbox.com/s/rphm8gc6smrq98j/Beginners%20Look%20At%20Affinity%20Photo%20pt%2019%20-%20Drop%20Shadow.pdf?dl=0
  13. A Written Affinity Photo Tutorial Beginners Guide pt 18 – Adding A Gradient To A Layer Mask I have been seeing a few requests for help recently, from people wanting to know how to fade an image from one edge. Be it from the left or right side or from the top or bottom of an image. Some people wanting it to just fade in opacity and others wanting it to fade to a complete removal of pixels. Mainly so they can add text over the fading areas, so it is easier to read. Hopefully this will help those people and others wanting to do something like this. Dropbox Download Link https://www.dropbox.com/s/fl7jmf81vrj9ko7/Beginners%20Look%20At%20Affinity%20Photo%20pt%2018%20-%20Gradient%20Layer%20Masks.pdf?dl=0
  14. Affinity Photo Are Levels and Curves The Same? – A Beginners Look PC-Mac version This tutorial looks at the Levels and Curves adjustments in the PC-Mac version of Affinity Photo. Are they the same? Which is better to use? https://youtu.be/AKN4XltrnlY
  15. Affinity Photo iPad version Are Levels and Curves The Same? Beginners Guide pt 16 This tutorial looks at the Levels and Curves adjustments in the iPad version of Affinity Photo. Are they the same? Which is better to use? https://youtu.be/qf8ywvP5o-A
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