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LA Web Professionals Group February 2013 Meeting: Adobe Create Now & Create The Web Los Angeles

LA Web Professionals Group February 2013 Meeting: Adobe Create Now & Create The Web Los Angeles

LA Web Professionals Group

Adobe Create Now & Create the Web Los Angeles

Register Here:

February 25th, 2013, 5:00 PM – 10:30 PM

Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90027

Detailed Map and Parking Directions:


4:50 PM Registration – Dinner will be served

5:20 PM Introduction

5:30 PM Create Now – Terry White

Creative Cloud for Print and Interactive Design

Creative Cloud Overview / Tour
• Apps & Services page, show AAM and the new way of downloading and installing apps, show how to sync files using Creative Cloud Connection or the browser, show how to share files and how you can view the files in the browser, etc…

Touch Apps
• Showing how both Adobe Ideas & PS Touch integrate with Creative Cloud • Showing the files that start on Touch Apps opening on their desktop counterparts (PS & AI)

• New UI • Creative Cloud integration pickup where Adobe Ideas left off • New CCM Features – Packaging files and unembedding images • New Pattern tools • New Gradient Strokes

• Liquid Layouts • Alternate Layouts stressing that this is for BOTH Print and Interactive Designers • DPS, Single Edition • Content Collector Tools • PDF Forms

• New UI, including support for Retina Display • New CCM Features – Non destructive Blur Gallery and Liquify • New CCM Features – CSS Copy • Pickup where PS Touch Left off using Desktop Sync • New Content Aware Patch and Move tools • New Video Features • Improved 3D image manipulation • New CCM Features – Improved live preview, 32 bit color picker

• Position Muse • Easy site planning • Familiar design tools • Support for native PS Files • Access to 600+ web fonts • Understand how to add interactivity • New Muse Mobile Features • Publishing options

 7:30 PM Break – beverages and snacks will be served

8:00 PM Create the Web – Terry Ryan

Web Standards and the Future of CSS; HTML Animation with Edge Animate; Responsive Design with Edge Reflow and Edge Inspect
The next generation of HTML and CSS offer powerful new features for creating content that is graphically rich. It’s never been easier to leverage animation, motion graphics, and sophisticated graphical techniques when building for the modern web. Come see what Adobe is doing to move the web forward in these areas by working on new W3C specifications, tools that help designers create content, and services for testing content across screens.

10:00 PM Prize Drawing

10:30 PM Event Ends

Speaker Bios:

 |  |  @terrylwhite

Terry L. White, Adobe Worldwide Creative Suite Design Evangelist

Terry White – Worldwide Creative Suite Design Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc. Terry has been with Adobe for over a 15 years and has extensive knowledge of Adobe’s Creative Professional product line. In his current position, he leads the charge of getting customers excited and educated about Adobe’s Creative Suite Design Premium and Creative Cloud products. Terry is an Adobe Certified Expert and Creative Suite Master. He has been active in the industry for over 25 years, is the founder and president of MacGroup-Detroit, Michigan’s largest Macintosh users group, and is a columnist for Photoshop User Magazine. Terry is the host of the top ranked award winning Adobe Creative Suite Video Podcast. He is also the author ofSecrets of the Adobe Bridge and co-author of The iPhone Book, The iPhone Book 2nd Edition, The iPhone Book 3rd Edition, The iPhone Book 4th Edition, The iPhone Book 5th Edition, The iPhone Book 6th Edition and InDesign CS/CS2 Killer Tips. Terry is a key presenter at major industry shows around the world.

TERRY RYAN  |  |  @tpryan

Terry Ryan, Adobe Developer Evangelist

Terry Ryan is a Developer Evangelist for Adobe. The job basically entails helping developers using Adobe technologies to be successful. His focus is on web and mobile technologies including expertise in HTML, JavaScript and CSS. Previous to that, he spent a decade working in various technical roles at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Terry is also the author of Driving Technical Change, a Pragmatic Bookshelf title. It’s about convincing reluctant co-workers to adopt new tools and ideas.

Sponsors & Prizes:

AdobeWe’d like to thank our sponsors for giving us stuff to give to you! You can thank them to by checking out their websites. Many have new tutorials / tips / project files for their end users.

One lucky attendee will win a One Year Creative Cloud Membership!

Many more prizes as well


Partnering User Groups & Meetup Groups:


Adobe Illustrator Los Angeles




LA & Pasadena Designers’ Meetup

Los Angeles User Experience Meetup Group

SoCal WordPress

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Illustrator CS6 Deep Dive featuring Chana Messer

LA Web Professionals Group
Illustrator CS6 Deep Dive featuring Chana Messer


Win Adobe Creative Suite 6: December 4, 2012 – 6:15 PM – 9:30 PM
LOCATION: ING Direct Cafe –
11175 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025


Adobe Illustrator: The ultimate design tool-Celebrating 25 years of creativity
Illustrator CS6: Overview, New UI, 64 Bit, Faster than Ever!
-New and improved Image Trace
-New Pattern Creation
Other topics will include:
-The power of the Appearance Panel
-Opacity Mask
-Symbol Creation
-3 D Effects for prototyping
packaging with the Perspective tool
-Illustrator and Photoshop Seamless workflow: Demo Brushes

Workflow with Adobe Ideas and Adobe illustrator

If time permits: Illustrator special Plug inns.

6:15 PM – Doors Open – Registration / Networking
6:40 PM – Part 1
7:50 PM – Networking Break / Tweetup @lawebprosgroup and Light Refreshments
8:10 PM – Prize Drawing
8:15 PM – Part 2
9:30 PM – Meeting End
Please register early, space is limited and usually fills up fast. We also offer an early bird special when registering the first few days once registration is open. If you still want to attend without registering ahead and space permits, it will be $7 at the Door and include 1 door prize ticket.
Register Here: or by email if you want to register and have issues with eventbrite
Please feel free to invite as many friends as you want.


We will be having a special separate drawing for Adobe Creative Suite 6 on Tuesday December 4, 2012. One lucky person will receive a FULL copy of the Adobe Creative Suite 6 of their choice up to a $2,100 value. You can choose from Design & Web Premium CS6 or Production Premium CS6. Go to to view the product details for Adobe Creative Suite 6.
Separate door prize tickets for this Adobe Creative Suite 6 drawing will be sold for:
1 for $7
2 for $13
6 for $29
12 for $49
25 for $85
You may buy as many tickets as you want. The more tickets you buy the lower the price per ticket and the higher your odds of winning. You may purchase your tickets for this drawing here through Paypal at the link bellow anytime between now and 8:00 PM Tuesday December 4, 2012 or at the LA Web Professionals Group Tuesday December 4, 2012 meeting. This drawing helps fund the LA Web Professionals Group.
– You DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT to win. This drawing is open to anyone interested.
– You may not have won ANY ADOBE SOFTWARE PRIZE from us in the past 12 months.
– You need to let us know which suite Design & Web Premium CS6 or Production Premium CS6 you want and specify the Mac or Windows version
– You need to give us your name and email address
Please note: Our regular Door Prize Drawing of Plug-ins, Books, sawg and the usual goodies will still take place as usual at the meeting with separate tickets.
Good Luck!!!

Speaker Bio: Chana Messer
Chana Messer Fine Artist, Designer, Trainer and Software Evangelist
Teaching at the university level for 25+ years in the fields of Fine Art, Digital Imaging in the Departments of Visual Arts at UCLA. Lead Instructor at the Walt Disney Company.
She is an Adobe Certified Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, part of the Adobe Professional Freelance Team, and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events at Mac World and AIGA, Adobe MAX and other events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, Chicago, New York and Tel Aviv.