Creative Cloud User Group - San Jose

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Events - Adobe Creative Cloud User Group - San Jose Digital Illustration Hands-On Lab - Dec 7

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You MUST register on Eventbrite and pay $10 fee -- space is limited.

Register HERE.

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I will record it and open this lab up to people online -- pay the $10 fee and you will be able to watch live and access the recording.

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This will be hands-on lab to learn how the basic skills to create digital illustrations with Adobe Illustrator. You need to bring your own laptop with a recent copy of Illustrator. You can download a 30-day trial of Illustrator CC 2014 from adobe.com.

An example of flat design illustration I create for my eLearning courses. We will create this from scratch.


I use Illustrator every day to create illustrations and backgrounds for my eLearning movies, as well as logos, posters, and much more.

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Some of the things I will cover:

Workspaces and overview of the interface

Pen Tool basics

Working with Swatches and Gradients

Tools and shortcuts to make them work better

Formatting text

Tips for working with Artboards

Brushes

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These type-intensive posters and cards commemorating life events are very popular. We will create one in this lab.


We'll do a couple quick projects -- logo, slide design, quick illustration -- to practice some of the techniques I will be sharing.

San Jose, CA - USA

Tuesday, January 6 at 6:00 PM

Attending: 1

Details: http://www.meetup.com/creativecloudsanjose/events/219107147/

Upcoming Events

InDesign CS5 for Print and Production
Event posted on Jan 28, 2011 by SteveDolanACE

Title: InDesign CS5 for Print and Production
Date and Time: February 1, 2011 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM (GMT-8 Pacific Time US & Canada)

Address: 345 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95129 Adobe Headquarters
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Speakers:

Keynote speaker: our colleague and fellow CSUG-SJ member Pariah Burke, author or "Mastering InDesign CS5 for Print Design and Production"


Agenda:

RSVP to join us in person here: http://www.meetup.com/creativesuitesanjose/events/15803756/

 

Pariah will focus on InDesign CS5 and cover a bit of PDF production, as well. 
Learn these, and much more: 
• Proper image formats for print 
• CMYK vs. RGB workflow 
• Exporting to PDF for printing 
• Preflighting your documents 
• Bleed vs. Slug 
• Online collaboration with CS Review 
• Tips for creating print-ready InDesign documents that stay on budget

Watch ONLINE using this URL: 
http://experts.adobec...

We'll have book raffles and the usual networking opportunities. See you February 1!


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Link: JOIN US ONLINE HERE
Keywords: indesign, print, production, pdf, pariah burke, steve dolan, sally cox, san jose, Adobe HQ, Park,

Illustrator Meeting 2
Event posted on Aug 15, 2010 by SteveDolanACE

Title: Illustrator Meeting
Date and Time: September 7, 2010 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM (GMT-8 Pacific Time US & Canada)

Address: 345 Park Ave, San Jose, CA 95129
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Agenda:
We'll be sharing some of our tips to get the most out of the features, by working with real-world projects. If you have project suggestions you would like to see us tackle, we want to hear from you!
We need a sponsor for our September meeting! We want to be able to provide food for our members, but we can't do it alone. We need someone to step up and offer to buy pizza! Contact Steve or I directly if you are willing and able to do this, please!
Meeting will be broadcast live online via Adobe ConnectPro (http://bit.ly/95fjeO) and also recorded for members only.

We'll be sharing some of our tips to get the most out of the features, by working with real-world projects. If you have project suggestions you would like to see us tackle, we want to hear from you!

On our agenda: 
• print ads turned into web banners 
• simple logo creation with the ShapeBuilder Tool 
• creating vector art from sketches via Live Trace 
• drawing in perspective 
• quick tips for creating virtual goods


We need a sponsor for our September meeting! We want to be able to provide food for our members, but we can't do it alone. We need someone to step up and offer to buy pizza! Contact Steve or I directly if you are willing and able to do this, please!
Meeting will be broadcast live online via Adobe ConnectPro (http://bit.ly/95fjeO) and also recorded for members only.


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Link: VIEW THE RECORDING OF THIS MEETING HERE

Building Mobile Applications with jQuery
Event posted on Aug 22, 2010 by SteveDolanACE

Title: Building Mobile Applications with jQuery
Date and Time: October 5, 2010 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM (GMT-8 Pacific Time US & Canada)

Address: 345 Park Ave, San Jose, CA
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Call-in Details: This meeting is a preview to Sid Maestre's Adobe MAX 2010 session so it will not be broadcast online or recorded
Speakers:

Sidney Maestre

Sid Maestre has been designing and developing web applications since 1998.  His passion for cutting-edge technology led him into Rich Internet Application and now into mobile development.

Sid spent many years consulting with startups, building both ColdFusion and Flash based applications.  Recently, Sid founded Crush It Mobile, focused on mobile apps in the conference space.  

Sid’s community involvement includes managing the Bay Area ColdFusion User Group, organizing the first ColdFusion DevCamp in 2009, and speaking at 360|Flex San Jose in 2010.


Sidney Maestre - Web Developer - design over matter http://www.designovermatter.com/


Agenda:
Building Mobile Applications with jQuery
Learn how to use HTML, CSS, and jQuery to build mobile applications you can deliver across multiple devices. In this lab, we'll cover jQuery basics and incorporate the jQTouch plug-in to manage navigation, touch events, animation, and skinning. Techniques for client-side data storage and data caching will also be covered. 
Skill Level : Intermediate
Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 
Requirements
Your own laptop
Safari Browser 
HTML Editor (I'll be using Dreamweaver CS 5)
About the Speaker
Sid Maestre has been designing and developing web applications since 1998.  His passion for cutting-edge technology led him into Rich Internet Application and now into mobile development.
Sid spent many years consulting with startups, building both ColdFusion and Flash based applications.  Recently, Sid founded Crush It Mobile, focused on mobile apps in the conference space.  
Sid’s community involvement includes managing the Bay Area ColdFusion User Group, organizing the first ColdFusion DevCamp in 2009, and speaking at 360|Flex San Jose in 2010.
Sidney Maestre
Web Developer
design over matter
http://www.designovermatter.com/

This meeting is a preview to Sid Maestre's Adobe MAX 2010 session so it will not be broadcast online or recorded

Learn how to use HTML, CSS, and jQuery to build mobile applications you can deliver across multiple devices. In this lab, we'll cover jQuery basics and incorporate the jQTouch plug-in to manage navigation, touch events, animation, and skinning. Techniques for client-side data storage and data caching will also be covered. 


Skill Level: Intermediate Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 

Requirements: Your own laptop, Safari Browser, HTML Editor (I'll be using Dreamweaver CS5)

About the Speaker: Sid Maestre has been designing and developing web applications since 1998.  His passion for cutting-edge technology led him into Rich Internet Application and now into mobile development.

Sid spent many years consulting with startups, building both ColdFusion and Flash based applications.  Recently, Sid founded Crush It Mobile, focused on mobile apps in the conference space. Sid’s community involvement includes managing the Bay Area ColdFusion User Group, organizing the first ColdFusion DevCamp in 2009, and speaking at 360|Flex San Jose in 2010.

http://www.designovermatter.com/

RSVP for the in-person only meeting at www.creativesuitesanjose.com


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