Events - Adobe Creative Cloud User Group - San Jose Digital Illustration Hands-On Lab - Dec 7
Adobe Creative Cloud User Group - San Jose
You MUST register on Eventbrite and pay $10 fee -- space is limited.
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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
Tips for working with Artboards
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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
Keynote speaker: our colleague and fellow CSUG-SJ member Pariah Burke, author or "Mastering InDesign CS5 for Print Design and Production"
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:
We'll have book raffles and the usual networking opportunities. See you February 1!
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.
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.
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.
RSVP for the in-person only meeting at www.creativesuitesanjose.com