Author Archive: jdehaan

The AIR bus spotted at 601T

Peter and I saw the AIR bus our way out of the Adobe SF offices last night, parked in the back alley. We had only seen pictures of the inside – this was our fist glimpse of the outside.

For info, http://onair.adobe.com/

New articles, and tutorials on Illustrator, Lightroom, Audition, After Effects

We recently added new content to Adobe Design Center. We refresh content on the Design Center twice each month. The new content from our most recent refresh is as follows:

New articles and tutorials:
Please check out the following new content on Design Center:

New Dialog Box:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/dialogbox/

Adobe Magazine for Creative Professionals
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/dialogbox/adobemag.html

Interface surgery: Design for mental models
Robert Hoekman, Jr.
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/dialogbox/mentalmodel.html

New Think Tank:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/thinktank/

Bespoke futures: Media design and the vision deficit
Peter Lunenfeld
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/thinktank/lunenfeld.html

New tutorials:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/tutorials/

Get to know important document settings in Illustrator
Mordy Golding
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/illustrator/articles/illcs3am_docsettings.html

Crop an image with Photoshop Lightroom
Matt Kloskowski
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/lightroom/articles/lir1am_croptool.html

Using DirectX and VST plug-ins in Adobe Audition
Bruce Williams
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/audition/articles/aud2am_directx.html

Export an After Effects project as a web video
Jeff Foster
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/aftereffects/articles/aft7am_ae4web.html

Adobe on Del.icio.us
We use bookmarks on del.icio.us to help increase the body of instructional content available to our community, and add links to our del.icio.us bookmarks throughout the Design Center. We regularly add new bookmarks to our del.icio.us site, and accept links from the community.

Currently we have 858 links.

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New tutorials on Flash and Premiere, and 3 white papers for designers

We added new content to Adobe Design Center last week. We refresh content on the Design Center twice each month. The new content from our most recent refresh is as follows:

New articles and tutorials:
Please check out the following new content on Design Center:

New Dialog Box:

Paula Scher
Type is image

New tutorials:

Color workflows for Adobe Creative Suite 3
Adobe

Transparency in Adobe Applications: A Print Production Guide
Adobe

A Designer’s Guide to Transparency for Print Output
Adobe

Remove spots from an image in Photoshop Lightroom
Matt Kloskowski

Organizing a local site in Dreamweaver
David Karlins

Building a video player with Flash
R Blank

Creating nested sequences with Premiere Pro
Terry Nauheim

Adobe Video Workshop
Over 200 videos in the Adobe CS3 Video Workshop are live! You can find the Video Workshop here:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/video_workshop/

We will start to add new community video tutorials to the workshop soon. Watch this space! Post in the comments if you have a video tutorial that you created and want to share!

Adobe on Del.icio.us
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New CS3 stuff on Adobe Design Center: 205 CS3 video tuts, and text tuts such as Updating to Flash CS3, Fireworks and Photoshop integration, Dreamweaver CS3 How-Tos

New CS3 Text tutorials and articles
New video tutorials and text articles cover everything CS3, from new features to how to get started to advanced techniques for experienced users.

New text articles/tutorials

Flash CS3 Professional

Creating a simple Flash document
Adobe

Migrating from Flash 8 to Flash CS3 Professional
Jen deHaan

List of Flash tutorials
Adobe

Dreamweaver CS3

Collecting content for a Dreamweaver site
David Karlins

Defining a local site in Dreamweaver
David Karlins

Fireworks CS3

A glance at Photoshop integration with Fireworks
Jim Babbage

Using rich symbols in Fireworks
Aaron Beall

Vectoring in on bitmaps with Fireworks
Dave Bricker

Acrobat

Using Acrobat in a review cycle
Acrobat 8 Classroom in a Book

Think Tank

Just the facts: How technology is changing the news
by Liz Danzico

New product design centers:

Contribute Design Center

Device Central Design Center

CS3 Video workshop
205 videos just released about all CS3 products! Video tutorials brought to you by both Adobe and community experts. For over half a year, this has been the focus of my life it seems, from the Flex app, to the content in it. Check out the many tutorials on the web and design products, including a bunch of tutorials on how to use the products together. And if you buy one of the products in a box, you’ll get this thing on a DVD.

About the workshop: http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/video_workshop/about.html
Application: http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/video_workshop/

CS3 Workflow guides
Two Workflow guides are out that show you how to use products together, and provides an overview of new features.

Landing page

CS3 Web workflow guide

CS3 Design workflow guide

Enjoy!

New tutorials and articles on Adobe Design Center

We recently added new content to Adobe Design Center. We refresh content on the Design Center twice each month. The new content from our most recent refresh late last week is as follows:

New articles and tutorials:
Please check out the following new content on Design Center:

New Dialog Box:

After Effects to DVD
Bob Donlon

New tutorials:

Adding dynamic images to your website using Dreamweaver
Lucinda Dykes

Discover seamless integration with Adobe Dynamic Link
Chad Perkins

Prepare your InDesign files for print production
Claudia McCue

Using the Keylight filter in After Effects
Tom Green, Tiago Dias

Put the “art” in chart with Illustrator
Mordy Golding

Special Illiustrator video tutorial series launched:

Migrating from FreeHand to Illustrator
Mordy Golding

Getting started

Migrating existing FreeHand content

Working with multiple pages
Basic object editing

Advanced object editing

Working with text
Live paint and Live trace
Enhancing creativity
Enhancing productivity
And a PDF created by Adobe: “Adobe Illustrator CS2: FreeHand to Illustrator migration guide

Adobe on Del.icio.us
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New articles, tutorials, and gallery on Design Center

We recently added new content to Adobe Design Center. We refresh content on the Design Center twice each month. The new content from our most recent refresh late last week is as follows:

New articles and tutorials:
Please check out the following new content on Design Center:

New Dialog box:

Interface surgery: Converting an implementation-model design into a mental-model design
by Robert Hoekman, Jr

New gallery:

Words at Play
by Devicq.com and mucca.com

New tutorials:

Anchor objects to text in InDesign
by John Cruise, Kelly Kordes Anton


Create a web gallery in minutes using Photoshop Lightroom

by Matt Kloskowski

Creating dynamic sound controls in Flash
by Russell Chun, Paul Robertson

Discover the difference between live and traditional filters in Fireworks
by Abigail Rudner

Using the Three Way Color Corrector in Premiere Pro
by Jeff Schell

The fundamentals of working with sound in After Effects and Flash
by Tom Green, Tiago Dias

Adobe on Del.icio.us
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New gallery, tutorials, and articles on Adobe Design Center

We recently added new content to Adobe Design Center. Our next refresh is planned for early December.

**** All new! **** Fireworks Design Center!

New articles:

New Dialog box:

A raw workflow in the real world [Photoshop]
Jeff Schewe

New Think tank:

Big, chunky pixels: New lo-fi animation
Dan Nadel

New gallery:

iamalwayshungry
* Gallery
* IAAH site

New tutorials:

Some background information [After Effects]
Bob Donlon

Tweak to get the perfect trace [Illustrator]
Mordy Golding

Use Flash text to display text in your website [Dreamweaver, Flash]
Garrick Chow

Use watched folders to automate PDF creation [Acrobat]
Garrick Chow

Create a night scene with Fireworks [Fireworks]
Angelo Sabal

Apply video effects to clips with alpha channels [Premiere Pro]
Jeff Schell

Set up a Version Cue PDF review [Version Cue]
Ted LoCascio

Team Adobe Premiere Pro with Encore DVD [Encore DVD, Premiere Pro]
Chad Perkins

New articles, tutorials, and gallery on Adobe Design Center

Please check out the following new articles on Design Center:

New Dialog box:

Why shoot raw? By Bruce Fraser

New gallery:

artist: Kristin Henry

Kristin’s site: www.galaxygoo.com

New Hot Topic:

Best Practices By Jen deHaan

New tutorials:

Apply multiple headers using one master By David Blatner and Anne Marie Concepcion

Using a sharpening workflow in Photoshop CS2 By David Blatner and Bruce Fraser

Manic Compression By Bob Donlon

Apply video effects to clips with alpha channels By Jeff Schell

Image editing tricks with Fireworks By Jose Olarte 3

Total Training videos: Tweening in Flash Professional 8 By John Ulliman

New tutorials, articles, and galleries on Adobe Design Center

We have some special new features to announce that are new to the Design Center. We have created new product Design Center pages that contain the following features and links to product-related content:
* Featured articles and tutorials
* Blogs and podcasts
* Delicious link
* Related links, community, and more resources
* Product tutorial search: allows users to view and all product tutorials, and search and sort by specific topics or keywords.
Find an example of a typical product page here: After Effects Design Center

Please check out the following new articles on Adobe Design Center:

New Dialog box:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/dialogbox/

More is better: Address multiple learning styles
by Luanne Seymour

Creating lens flares using Fireworks
by Alan Musselman

New ThinkTank:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/thinktank/

Seeing is believing: Information visualization and the debate over global warming
by David Womack

Form in Motion: An interview with filmmaker Matt Hanson
by Andrea Codrington

New gallery:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/gallery/

Manny Tan
* on Design Center
* Personal site: www.uncontrol.com

Studio aka
* on Design Center
* Personal site: studioaka.com

New tutorials:
http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/tutorials/

Create a PostScript file for conversion to PDF in Acrobat
by Garrick Chow

Asset creation and general setup in Adobe Creative Suite 2
from Adobe Creative Suite 2 Classroom in a Book

Managing dictionaries in InCopy CS2
by Adam Pratt and Mike Richman

Acquire Audio using the Extract Audio From CD command in Adobe Audition
by Bruce Williams

Turn internal styles into an external style sheet in Dreamweaver
by Garrick Chow

Spin objects in 3D space using Flash and After Effects
by Tom Green and Jordan Chilcott

A Quick tour of GoLive CS2
from GoLive CS2 Classroom in a Book

Creating a GoLive sitefrom GoLive CS2 Classroom in a Book

Adding and formatting text
from GoLive CS2 Classroom in a Book

Managing and publishing websites
from GoLive CS2 Classroom in a Book

Working with tools of mass distortion
by Mordy Golding

Learning curves in Photoshop CS2
by Steve Caplin

Integrate Adobe Premiere Pro with After Effects using Dynamic Link
by Jeff Schell

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Just completed notes for Sneak Peeks General Session at MAX 2006

Just finished the notes for the sneak peeks – Live blogging from MAX 2006.

Read the complete notes on the post here:

http://weblogs.macromedia.com/dehaan/archives/2006/10/day_3_sneak_pee.cfm

Please note this is pretty much completely unedited. And very long.

Going to stretch out these fingers. Ouch!