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Deke’s Techniques

Deke’s Techniques

LA Web Professionals Group – Deke’s Techniques – Register Here:

ArtisanWe are proud to have this meeting sponsored by Artisan Creative

With more than 20 years experience in the creative community, Artisan has become the premiere resource for Creative and Marketing talent in LA. We work in the Design, Interactive, Advertising, Marketing & Communications fields placing temporary freelancers, full time staff and turnkey project teams. In recent years, our focus has shifted to the digital space, partnering with professionals in Web Design, Web Production, User Experience, User Interface, Information Architecture and Front End Web Development








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Monday May 6, 2013 – 6:15 PM – 9:30 PM
LOCATION: Capital One 360 – Los Angeles Café –
11175 Santa Monica Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90025


Deke McClelland

Self-appointed expert

Deke McClelland is the author of more than 50 video courses on creative imaging, graphics, 3D, and design for the industry-leading One of the most award-winning writers in the business, Deke has written over 80 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print. These have included the Photoshop Bible, several For Dummies books, and his own One-on-One series published under Deke Press. In his spare time, Deke runs dekeOnline (, where he posts episodes of his popular weekly series, Deke’s Techniques. He lives in Boulder, Colorado with his two sons.

6:15 PM – Doors Open – Registration (Please don’t arrive before 6:15 PM!!!)
6:40 PM – Deke’s Techniques – Part 1
7:50 PM – Networking Break / Tweetup @lawebprosgroup and Light Refreshments
8:15 PM – Prize Drawing
8:25 PM – Deke’s Techniques – Part 2
9:30 PM – Meeting End

Please register early, space is very limited and will fill up fast. If you still want to attend without registering ahead and space permits, it will be $10 at the Door and includes 1 door prize ticket.

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Please feel free to invite as many friends as you want.
Parking Info: Free Parking is available in the garage located next to Capial One 360 Los Angeles Cafe between the cafe and the Tesla dealership.

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

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

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

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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:

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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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