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Our Photoshop team recently returned from Photoshop World 2012 – an expo held in Las Vegas, Nevada last week (Sept. 5-7). If you weren’t able to attend the conference itself, we’ve pulled together a few highlights:
Day 1 had something for everyone, including a keynote opened by Adobe’s Vice President of Products for Digital Imaging, Winston Hendrickson.
Day 2 focused on customer experiences with Photoshop Touch, Photoshop image editor software, & Lightroom photography software, but attendees got a thrill when monsters took over the floor for some exciting photo shoots.
The Next Photoshop Evangelist Contest winner Nicole Dalesio demonstrates her favorite Photoshop CS6 features.
To find out more about the events during the expo, visit the Photoshop World event site.
For many of us, deadlines are a way of life. Projects need to be finished and delivered, e-mails need to be responded to, and bills need to be paid – all by a certain date and time. But what if we decided to forego creative deadlines? What could we achieve?
In a recent article from The 99 Percent, brand strategist Carmel Hagen explores 10 great achievements that took time. Hagan says, “In an ideal world, the road from idea to reality is proven and predictable, with a distance made fathomable by visible benchmarks. But more frequently – especially in pursuit of less linear concepts like art, drastic innovation, or even paradigm shifts – time is mutable and you can’t project when completion will come.”
We’ve highlighted three of our favorite achievements that tested the limitations of time – including one we were happy to be a part of, Avatar.
Blu: MUTO animation – one summer daily
Italian street artist Blu spent nearly every day of a summer painting (and re-painting and re-painting) a large-scale mural across the public walls and buildings of Buenos Aires, capturing each “frame” in succession. The resulting short animation film, MUTO - a real-life flip book sharing a story spread over city surfaces – has since gotten over 10 million views on YouTube, and extended Blu’s own artistic footprint to institutes like the Tate Modern in London.
Scott Weaver: Rolling Through the Bay – 34 years
I always had a dream that I would build the world’s largest toothpick sculpture,” says Scott Weaver, the mad scientist behind “Rolling Through the Bay” – a 9 feet tall, 7 feet wide and 2 feet deep model of San Francisco made entirely of toothpicks. Half art, half “out-of-hand ping pong ball experiment,” the rollercoaster-like sculpture took over 3,000 hours and 34 years to complete. It’s a fascinating study in the power of setting lofty goals and pursuing them no matter what it takes.
James Cameron: Avatar – 15 years
In 1994, James Cameron drew on “every science fiction book he had read” to pen an 80-page treatment of Avatar. Two years later, he announced his intention to begin filming the movie after the completion of Titanic. Though 1999 was the year originally intended for Avatar’s release, Cameron soon rolled back the deadline, blaming underdeveloped technology. It wasn’t until 2005 that Cameron finally began working closely with artists and designers to visualize the characters and settings of the film. Four years and over $400 million later, Avatar went on to capture over two billion in box office sales and nine academy award nominations.
Do you have any favorites we didn’t cover? Comment below to let us know!
Yesterday was a big day for Adobe and all Adobe users worldwide as we launched the Adobe Creative Cloud membership and Creative Suite 6! After announcing the Creative Cloud membership and CS6 in San Francisco, we hosted a scavenger hunt with $10,000 and Creative Cloud memberships on the line.
Users had the option to hunt around various locations in San Francisco, ending at our SF office, to complete a puzzle that entered them into the contest. People outside of San Francisco joined the Race to Create online, which put their knowledge to the test and in a race to the finish. read more…
Over the past few weeks, Sarah Louisa Whittle has been sending us some of her Adobe Ideas creations. We liked the look of them so much that we created our next Adobe Touch Apps Twitter background from her work.
In our exchanges with Sarah, we were able to ask her a few questions about her experience with the Adobe Touch Apps. Read what she had to say and take a look at her work that’s being featured as our Touch Apps Twitter background below.
Ryan Boyle caught our eye with his Adobe Ideas-created and Photoshop Touch-edited artwork. Instantly, we knew his comic book-like creations would make a great feature as our Adobe Touch Apps Twitter background. Following a Twitter correspondence with the illustrator, we were able to ask a few questions about his ideal travel destination and how the Adobe Touch Apps have made transitioning between iPad and desktop software virtually seamless. Check out what he had to say, along with his Adobe Touch Apps work, currently being featured as our Twitter background, below.
We’re getting very excited about the upcoming availability of the Creative Cloud membership! Because this is a big transformation for Adobe, we understand that there are many questions about what the Creative Cloud Membership entails and what it means to you.
Evangelist Paul Trani has collected frequently asked questions about the Creative Cloud and addresses them in a series of videos below. Be sure to subscribe to our Creative Cloud YouTube channel to get the latest updates in the series, and check Adobe.com for more information about the Creative Cloud Membership. If there are questions you want answered, please post a comment and we’ll get you the information you need. read more…
Chelsea Carlson first grabbed our attention with her Adobe Ideas-created artwork on her blog. We love her cute, whimsical designs featured as our Adobe Touch Apps Twitter background. We got in touch with the Scripps College student to ask her some questions about where she draws her inspiration from and how Adobe Touch Apps have impacted her workflow. Check out what she had to say, along with her Adobe Ideas work, currently being featured as our Twitter background, below.
We first noticed the wonderful digital artwork of London-based designer Mike Harrison popping up on various design blogs. We were immediately intrigued by his mix of photography, graphic design and vivid colors. Mike has worked as a freelancer for a number of high-profile athletics companies, and is a member of the international modern art collective, Depthcore, and the Keystone Design Union.
Check out some of Mike’s work and find out what he has planned for future projects, below. read more…
Over the past couple of months, we’ve been giving out occasional sneaks of new features coming Adobe Photoshop CS6, which will soon be included in the Adobe Creative Cloud membership. Today, we wanted to make it easy for you to find all the sneaks in one convenient place. So whether you caught every single sneak or none at all, have a look below to see what exciting possibilities lie ahead. read more…
David Rojas Moreno caught our eye with the art work he submitted to our Adobe Touch Apps Twitter channel, creating his pieces with Adobe Ideas on his iPhone. We got in touch with the on-the-go artist to ask him some questions about creating on-the-go and his workflow. Check out what he had to say, along with his Adobe Ideas masterpiece, currently being featured as our Twitter background, below. read more…
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