Illustrator, October 2020 Austin Adobe User Group Meeting

Classical Special Effects (F/X) in Adobe Illustrator Made Easy
Thursday, October 8, 6 pm – 8 pm

Please join us ONLINE in October for our monthly FREE meeting, Thursday, October 8, 6 pm – 8 pm.

In this training, you will learn how do create Classical Special Effects in a few steps using: Layer (Clipping) Masks, Opacity Masks and Graphic Styles

You will also learn how to convert simple shapes to a more complex 2D shape and then convert that shape to a 3D object.

Join Zoom Meeting – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/ 89108101559?pwd= SVNqMHdmRWxaZ0VYRlJMTFhNUnhOUT 09

Meeting ID: 891 0810 1559, Passcode: 5f*CN5

Special Text Effects and Text Animations in After Effects Made Easy – Aug 2020 – Zoom Meeting

Special Text Effects and Text Animations in After Effects Made EasyIn this training you will learn how to animate text as well as used various techniques to create special text effects.

Presenter:

Cornelius Chopin

Cornelius Chopin is an Accessibility Coordinator at Texas Health and Human Services. He received an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) title in Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash and teaches at night at several schools including the Art Institute of Austin. He completed his Master degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies (ISLT) from the Missouri University in December 2012 with emphasis on E-learning and Mobile Application development.

Time:

Thursday, August 13, 6pm-8pm, via Zoom. Recording of event can be reviewed below.

Dreamweaver: slicker than slime time saving tips, techniques and tools

dwThis presentation will show you time-saving tips, techniques, and tools in Dreamweaver for all user levels

Beginner:

  • Productive Dreamweaver Shortcuts
  • Quick-Tag Editor in Desing View
  • Using Multiple Cursors
  • Code Editor Tips
  • How to Use Tag Chooser to select tag effectively
  • How to use the Link Checker

Intermediate:

  • How to use the  DOM Panel to select and edit HTML elements
  • How to use Emmet Commands
  • How to create a Snippet to save time coding

Advanced:

  • How to use the Insert Panel to insert frameworks objects
  • How to use the CSS Designer Panel interactively
  • How to create templates
  • How to creat Media Queries

Since this is an evening meeting, we’ll have pizza available.

About the presenter

Cornelius Chopin is an Accessibility Coordinator at Texas Health and Human Services. He received an Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI) title in Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Flash and teaches at night at several schools including the Art Institute of Austin. He completed his Master degree in Information Science and Learning Technologies (ISLT) from the Missouri University in December 2012 with emphasis on E-learning and Mobile Application development.

Date: Thurs, Feb 13, 2020
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. (the doors are locked at 6:30; the person at the reception desk will open them for latecomers)
Place: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd. Suite 100
Please RSVP to this free event

Dreamweaver and Bootstrap 4 for Designers Who Code

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Learn how to create modern, responsive web pages from scratch using a combination of Bootstrap components and a set of intuitive tools that cater to designers who need to code. Join Roman Villarreal, principal of Lumenbrite and a MAX Master, to discover the latest and coolest updates to Bootstrap 4 and get an introduction to the powerful under-the-hood features of SASS and CSS mixins.

In this action-packed lab, you’ll create a responsive web design project and Roman will show you how to:

  • Use timesaving workflows to efficiently design your pages
  • Apply the best and latest features of Bootstrap 4
  • Work with the Flexbox Grid and Utilities to smartly adjust web interfaces
  • Customize popular Bootstrap 4 components
  • Leverage the power of SASS and mix-ins

Note: You’ll need to bring a laptop with Dreamweaver and Bootstrap installed and have an active Creative Cloud membership to participate in this lab.

Since this is an evening meeting, we’ll have pizza available.

Date: Thurs, Oct. 10, 2019
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. (the doors are locked at 6:30; the person at the reception desk will open them for latecomers)
Place: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd. Suite 100. Turn north onto Jonathan and park in the Visitor parking area
Please RSVP to this free event

Illustrator Variable Data Techniques

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Explore the unique benefits of Illustrator’s variety of variable-data with a demonstration of a sample workflow: the creation of alternate layout advertisement designs for a frozen yogurt chain with unique file names, all from a spreadsheet!

About the Presenter:

Vasily Hall (LinkedIn profile) is a Dallas area Adobe Illustrator user and graphic arts workflow automation professional. Since picking up Adobe ExtendScript at his first production art job 4 years ago, he has been steadily learning and growing clients in North Texas, as well as nationally, with custom graphics workflow scripting services.

This presentation has demonstration files for a hands-on educational experience, anyone who has a version of Adobe Illustrator installed on a laptop is encouraged to bring your device for a rewarding session of follow-along fun! Download the demo files (100 MB).

Date: Weds, September 12, 2018
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. (the doors are locked at 6:30; the person at the reception desk will open them for latecomers)

Place: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd. Suite 100

Free Pizza

RSVP to this free event

Convert a Regular Web Site Into a Mobile App Using Adobe Phonegap

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Create simple apps using standard web technologies.

In the presentation you will learn how to convert a traditional website into a mobile app using Phonegap Built.

Date: Thurs, August 14, 2018
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Place: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd. Suite 100

RSVP to this free event

Hot Rods, Music, Monsters and Design with Andy Cruz & Coop

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Hear Andy Cruz of House Industries and artist Chris Cooper talk Hot Rods, Music, Monsters and Design. Coop and Cruz will expose their bad influences and how they’ve avoided growing up and getting “real” jobs by turning their personal interests into art and design careers.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Schedule:
7:00 Doors Open
7:30 Lecuture

Location:
Austin Speed Shop
3507 Chapman Ln
Austin, TX 78744

More Details here, including RVSP

Creative Jam RECAP

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CreateATX crashed the Adobe Creative Jam last month and have the recap to share with you.

There were a few speakers and the Jam was based a competition. With a focus on UX Design, teams were given the theme “Don’t Panic” and had 3 hours to complete their work using Adobe XD. Check out the winners and more details about the event here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/62314527/Austin-Creative-Jam