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WHEN

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)

WHERE

McKinney // 318 Blackwell Street // Durham NC, 27701 – View Map

Adobe Muse is a fast easy way to create truly unique, expressive responsive websites for yourself and your clients, without writing any code. If you’re familiar with Adobe InDesign, then you’ll slide right into Adobe Muse. In this meeting, Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book author Brian Wood will show you how to visually create a responsive website complete with all of the bells and whistles we expect in a site today.Taming the tools in Acrobat DC

As always, to pay for our expenses, we rely upon our popular raffle instead of a member subscription. For only $1 per ticket, you have the chance to win books, plugins, software, T-shirts, and more. Please bring a few dollars cash to purchase some raffle tickets.

Note: You may be able to find a spot directly infant of McKinney, but the majority of McKinney parking can be found 305 West Pettigrew Street. Click here to download a map to help you walk to McKinney from the parking deck.

PDF fun with Automator

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On the Mac, Automator is one of the utilities that I hadn't done anything with at all. Which is a shame, because once I opened it up, I discovered a bunch of actions all devoted to doing things with PDFs. Doing some research, I found this video … [Continue reading]

PDF Like a Boss

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WHEN Wednesday, August 17, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST) WHERE Clean Design // 6601 Six Forks Road, Suite 400 // Raleigh NC, 27615 - View Map Ever opened the export panel in InDesign and thought...what does all this stuff even mean? Ever … [Continue reading]

April 18 Meeting: Visual Design | Accessible Design

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WHEN Monday, April 18, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST) WHERE McKinney - 318 Blackwell St Durham, NC 27701 - View Map What do you do? Are you a designer, communications director, prepress technician, freelance art director, marketing … [Continue reading]

What’s New in InDesign CC 2015

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WHEN Wednesday, February 10, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST) WHERE McKinney - 318 Blackwell St Durham, NC 27701 - View Map Come see what's new in InDesign CC 2015! There have been quite a few improvements in the latest version of InDesign. … [Continue reading]

September 30 Meeting: Best Practices for File Management and Workflows

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Consider the following scenario: A co-worker comes to you and says, "Do you remember that project we did 2 years ago, and it had the picture of a squirrel? Well, I need some of the other photos we took that day. Can you find them for me?" Would you … [Continue reading]

July 30 Meeting: The Art, Technology, and Process of Custom Signage

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Step outside of the cubicle and away from the computer on Thursday, July 30, as we learn about what goes into designing and creating a custom sign. Rodney’s Custom Cut Signs is a nationally recognized sign manufacturer and it’s partner company, Ink … [Continue reading]

Microsoft Office and Adobe together at last!

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Oooh! A meeting about using Microsoft products…how fun! Said no one, ever. … [Continue reading]

Design Currency: Understand, define, and promote the value of your design work By Jenn Visocky O’Grady, Ken Visocky O’Grady

Designers are sometimes seen as ephemeral beings concerned about fonts, pixels, and pretty colors (and like to use phrases like "the emotional brand experience.") Things that, to the rest of an organization, may seem like trivial matters when … [Continue reading]

Photoshop CC: The Missing Manual

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Photoshop CC The Missing Manual is an amazingly information-dense manual. So much, that it's almost intimidating. However, the author does such a wonderful job at guiding the reader through the underworld of Photoshop, that you'll find yourself … [Continue reading]