This tutorial by Barton Damer shows you how to create and use brushes in Illustrator to make  complex and intricate patterns

How to Change Your Designs Colors in Illustrator CS3 is a video tutorial on using the live color tool in illustrator, produced by Pixelpusher
Cloud image from Pixel Digest is a tutorial suitable for new hands to Photoshop. It shows you how to render a shape to look like a cloud. This beginner level tutorial introduces using shapes, feathering a shape, working with layers and using the render filter.

Photoshop Extended Animation 101, Part 1 briefly steps you through the animation features in Photoshop CS3 explaining  what a key frame, the basics of working with the time line feature, using the position property  of a layer and Animation 101, Part 2 examines the opacity and style properties and how these too can be animated before saving as a small video.