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Reminder! Don't miss out! RSVP Now! Adobe Creative Suite 6 Launch Event: Saturday, June 16, 9 AM to 2:45 PM, Long Beach Marriott

From: Cynthia G.
Sent on: Monday, June 4, 2012 3:01 PM

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**LIMITED SEATING!!! Order your tickets now!**

See the new Adobe Creative Suite 6 in action!

OCMMA is excited to be partnering with Adobe Systems, the Adobe Technology Exchange (ATX), and the South County Photo Club for a special day of learning. Adobe has just released Creative Suite 6, and the software enhancements are amazing! Prepare to be dazzled by new features, improved performance, and a whole new look to the user interface.

We are hosting two great speakers with years of experience and depth of knowledge: Jack Davis and Chris Griffith. You'll walk away with a great understanding of what the new CS6 has to offer, and plenty of ideas about how YOU can specifically use many of the applications in your own workflow.

One Morning Session - the CS6 workflow:

Author-Educator Jack Davis will show the new tools and features in the  Adobe Creative Suite 6, as he takes a project from concept to reality. He will "touch" on Photoshop Touch and show the use of the Adobe Creative Cloud. Jack will then focus on high-end photo retouching with Photoshop, continue with additions using Illustrator and InDesign, and prepare a project for e-publishing. You will not only see the new tools in CS6, you will learn from one of the best artist-instructors of our time how to use them.

Two Afternoon Options:

I. Main Meeting Room: More in depth with Adobe CS6 -  Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and e-Publishing

Jack Davis will continue with more in depth projects, focusing on the new features of Adobe CS6 for photographersgraphic designers, and artists of all kinds. He will work with the new tools for projects from photo editing, to digital painting, to illustration, to design layout, and all the way through to e-publishing. He will share his custom Photoshop brushes, tool sets, patterns, and more as he demonstrates the new painting tools in Photoshop CS6. In fact, everyone attending will walk away with a copy of Jack's special tools!!!

II. Break-out Room: Developing Mobile Solutions with Adobe CS6

Chris Griffith will show the new tools in CS6 for getting content onto any device. He will show how to take your ideas to the mobile web and beyond with DreamweaverFireworks, and PhoneGap. He will also show the tools in Flash Pro CS6 for authoring incredible experiences in Flash, and publishing for iOS and Android platforms. He will explore the new HTML5 publishing features (Create.js) and improvements in 3D and gaming. Chris will even give you a sneak peek at a new technology from Adobe, code-named "Shadow", for improving the mobile development workflow.

One ticket for a whole day of learning and the raffle!

**Tickets at the door will only be on a space available basis.**


There will be one break in the morning and a short break for a no-host lunch. The hotel is offering the CS6 Launch attendees a complete buffet, including tip and tax for $14.00, or bring your own lunch.

Raffle Prizes:

We will finish the event with a major raffle, including two CS6 Master Collections from Adobe (each a $2,599 value), an Intuos5 Medium tablet from Wacom (a $349 value), fifteen 3-month Creative Cloud memberships (each a $225 value), and prizes from MacMall. Raffle prizes are still being added to the list. Watch this page for updates!

And TWO more things.....

We will also raffle 2 New iPads!!!!

About Our Speakers

Jack Davis

Jack Davis is one of the world’s leading experts on Photoshop and Photoshop Lightroom, as well as being an award-winning photographer and graphic designer. Jack is coauthor of a dozen books on digital imaging, including the bestselling (a million copies+ in 12 languages) guide to Photoshop, The Photoshop Wow! Book, (Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Computer Book, Computer Press Assoc: Best How-To Book, International Digital Imaging Association: Most Useful Book), and How to Wow: Photoshop for Photography.

For over 25 years Jack has been an internationally renowned spokesperson on digital imagery, routinely teaching at conferences and workshops around the world. Davis was also one of the first inductees into the Photoshop Hall of Fame for his lifetime contributions to the industry.

Jack has an MA and MFA in Digital Imagery, and when he’s not in his studio in San Diego, he’s usually somewhere in Polynesia, camera in hand, capturing the local color.

Chris Griffith

Chris Griffith is a developer and staff engineer with Qualcomm, Inc. He has 15 years experience developing a wide range of prototypes for a variety of clients, and works with the full spectrum of the Flash platform, from mobile devices to web/desktop. He is an Adobe User Group Manager for San Diego Flash, as well as an Adobe Community Professional. He is invited regularly to speak at conferences such as Adobe MAX, D2W, and various User Groups.

Chris is involved with the National Science Foundation’s Digital Library project. He has developed iPhone applications, he codes, and he writes for Peachpit and O’Reilly. In his spare time, Chris spends time with his family and sea kayaking.

Location: Long Beach Marriott
4700 Airport Plaza Drive Long Beach, CA 90815
Free Parking
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Hope to see you there!

Best Regards,

Cynthia Gordon

President, Orange County MultiMedia Association

Organizer, Orange County MultiMedia Meetup



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  • Adobe

    Adobe gives our 4 User Groups software prizes & educational resources.

  • Digital Media Center

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  • Astute Graphics

    Software prizes at our monthly General Meeting/Creative Cloud User Group

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