Illustrator Variable Data Techniques


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

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

7:00 Doors Open
7:30 Lecuture

Austin Speed Shop
3507 Chapman Ln
Austin, TX 78744

More Details here, including RVSP

Review of 12 Adobe Mobile Apps


During this meeting, Bob Matthews will take us on a journey of Adobe’s apps for mobile devices. There are more than 12 of them, but we’ll take a look at these 12. Some of them we’ll only describe and take a glance at; others we’ll spend more time on.

Hosted by the Austin Adobe User Group.

Pizza Available!

Date/Time: Feb 8, 2018, 6pm, doors locked at 6:30pm

Location: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78752

RSVP: To help our host select a room that comfortably seats everyone, please RSVP to this free event

Book Speaking Event – Signs of Resistance: A Visual History of Protest in America

Screen Shot 2018-02-27 at 4.24.02 PM.pngAIGA Austin and BookPeople are proud to welcome Eight and a Half founder Bonnie Siegler, for a discussion of her latest book, SIGNS OF RESISTANCE: A VISUAL HISTORY OF PROTEST IN AMERICA. Find out how past generations have dealt with anger and rage in America and used their powers for good. Bonnie will then participate in a panel moderated by Rebecca McInroy (host of KUT’s “News & Brews”), along with Alicia Weigel (Director of Policy and Advocacy at Deeds Not Words), Xochi Solis (artist and manager of the Chulita Vinyl Club)

Look for the CreateATX folk at the cafe before and after the event.

This event is free and open to the public. Books for the signing should be purchased at BookPeople. The RSVP doesn’t result in a seat at the event; those are first come, first served.

7:00 Presentation
7:30 Panel Discussion
8:15 Book Signing


Create a simple mobile app with AngularJS and Dreamweaver CC 2018

Angular_full_color_logoDreamweaver is an Adobe development tool for creating, managing and publishing websites and mobile content. AngularJS is a free easy-to-use open source JavaScript framework that is used to create dynamic web sites.

It is mainly maintained by Google and by a community of individuals and corporations to address many of the challenges encountered in developing Single-Page Applications (SPAs). Presenter Cornelius Chopin will demonstrate how to use both development tools to create a simple mobile/web app.

Pizza Available!

Date/Time: March 8, 2018, 6pm, doors locked at 6:30pm

Location: 300 E Highland Mall Blvd Ste 100, Austin, TX 78752

RSVP: To help our host select a room that comfortably seats everyone, please RSVP to this free event