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Keep Your Evenings Free in February

Because… It’s Creative Cloud Training Month at KelbyOne.

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With the breadth of digital tools available in Creative Cloud, our members have access to applications they’ve never used before… or never even thought to try. Maybe you’re a web designer interested in learning to use our pro video tools; maybe you’re an illustrator who finally wants to learn to use our digital imaging software; or maybe you just want to get the most out of Behance and Typekit.

No matter what you want to learn, or why you want to learn it, now’s the time to try the Adobe tools you’ve never tried before:

February is Creative Cloud Training Month at KelbyOne and they’re offering a different video course every weekday. Free.

The 30- to 90-minute courses will be available from 3:00pm to 6:00pm PST (6:00pm to 9:00pm EST and 11:00pm to 2:00am GMT). The courses are free to the general public for three hours and available on-demand to KelbyOne members.

So block off your weekday evenings in February. Then decide whether you’d like to learn more about Typekit, Illustrator CC and InDesign CC; Photoshop CC, Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC; or Behance, Muse CC and Camera Raw. And, finally, remember to head over to KelbyOne on Mondays to check on the courses for the week.

Week One

Monday February 3
Photoshop CC Basics for Photographers with Matt Kloskowski

Tuesday February 4
Illustrator CC Basics with Pete Collins

Wednesday February 5
Premiere Pro CC Basics with Brandon Ford

Thursday February 6
InDesign CC Basics with Terry White

Friday February 7
Adobe Typekit with Corey Barker

 

Week Two

Monday February 10
Getting Started with Acrobat CC with RC Concepcion

Tuesday February 11
Adobe After Effects CC Basics with Corey Barker

Wednesday February 12
Getting Started with Bridge CC with Mia McCormick

Thursday February 13
Illustrator CC: Beyond the Basics with Corey Barker

Friday February 14
Lightroom 5 Basics for Photographers with Matt Kloskowski

 

Week Three

Monday February 17
Premiere Pro CC for Photographers with Terry White

Tuesday February 18
The Essentials of Typography with Scott Kelby

Wednesday February 19
Getting Started with Audition CC with RC Concepcion

Thursday February 20
On Using Behance with Pete Collins

Friday February 21
Premiere Pro CC Beyond the Basics with Brandon Ford

 

Week Four

Monday February 24
Muse CC for Photographers with Terry White

Tuesday February 25
Camera Raw Basics with Scott Kelby

Wednesday February 26
Getting Started with Kuler with Pete Collins

Thursday February 27
Getting Started with Prelude CC with RC Concepcion

Friday February 28
Photoshop CC for Designers with Corey Barker

 

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Major Update to Adobe Creative Cloud Now Available

We couldn’t be more pleased to announce that our new family of Creative Cloud desktop apps, and many of the powerful publishing and collaborative features that we announced at Adobe MAX in May, are now available. These include:

  • Hundreds of new features in new versions of the apps you love, including Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Adobe Muse CC, Dreamweaver CC, Edge Animate CC, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, and more. Your Creative Cloud membership includes more than 30 tools and services that enable professional-grade content creation and delivery across print, web, mobile apps, video and photography.
  • The new Creative Cloud app for your desktop, which keeps your entire creative world in sync and organized. Download and manage the latest product updates, keep tabs on your work and your followers on Behance, and more – all right from your desktop.
  • The ability to sync your application settings to Creative Cloud. Whether you use a Mac or PC —or both! — you can synchronize your workspace settings — including things like preferences, presets, brushes, and libraries. No more tedious fussing with your apps on a new computer. Just log in, sync, and get back to work.
  • Integration with Behance, the world’s leading creative community.  Members are able to publish their portfolios, follow others, publish work-in-progress from within a growing number of CC apps, and solicit feedback from a worldwide community of over 1.4 million creatives. And now, stay connected with the world’s best creative work with the Behance mobile app for iOS.
  • A Behance Prosite for Creative Cloud member. Create a personalized, professional looking, dynamic web site in minutes to show off your work and build your brand.
  • The new Adobe Kuler iPhone app, so you can share your color themes and explore thousands of others available on the Kuler website. Sync your favorite themes, and they’ll be accessible immediately in Illustrator CC. We’ll be rolling out support for synced color themes in other CC apps later this year.
  • The updated Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition that extends InDesign CC and allows you to create iPad apps without writing code.
  • Over 200 new tutorials added to Creative Cloud Learn to help customers get up and running quickly.  And the all new Creative Voices videos that give you a glimpse into the lives of some of the most creative minds in the world.

If you are a Creative Cloud member, all of these new apps and services are available to you today, available on a completely redesigned app center on the Creative Cloud website. For enterprise and education customers, we expect to make everything available on June 21 and government customers will see the updates in July. To learn more about Creative Cloud for enterprise, go here.

So, what’s next?

One of the advantages of being a Creative Cloud member is that you get updates and new features continuously. We already have the next batch lined up and you will be seeing the following new features and functionality as soon as they are ready:

  • File syncing on the desktop, including file versioning and private folder sharing. Customers may continue to upload and share files via the browser, with desktop functionality and more features coming soon. Private folders will let you share just the files you want in the cloud, and with versioning, every layer will be maintained and past versions will be saved. Comments on versions and invitations to join shared folders will appear in your activity stream in the Creative Cloud desktop app.
  • Typekit fonts on your desktop. Quickly find the perfect fonts in the growing Adobe Typekit library, sync them to your computer, and have them immediately available for use in any desktop application. Full Creative Cloud members will soon have access to over 700 fonts, installed with a single click.
  • An exciting new technology in Photoshop which we demonstrated at our MAX conference, that automatically sizes, crops, and creates image assets for the web from a document’s layers. This makes it significantly easier to go from static visual design to responsive layouts using HTML5 and CSS.
  • A Creative Cloud app for iOS to keep your entire creative world in sync and organized – on the go.

We can’t wait to see what you do with these new apps and services. If you have any questions or comments, please post them in our forums, where we are continuing the conversation. And if you’re not yet a Creative Cloud member, it’s easier than ever to get started with a complete plan, or 30-day free trials of all the new CC apps.

Enjoy!

The Creative Cloud Team

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