- Brushing Up on Brushes
Getting a good grasp of the brushes in Photoshop and Illustrator is an easy way to elevator your art and designs. Choosing the right brush for the job can dramatically speed up your workflow while increasing the quality of your work. Bring your laptop and follow along as we get Hands-On with creating and customizing brushes inside Photoshop and Illustrator. We’ll start by creating a custom brush in Photoshop and speed painting, modifying the brush as we go along. Then we will hop into Illustrator to create and explore vector brushes. This beginner level session will also touch on how to choose the right brushes for the job, getting new (free) brushes, and sharing the brushes you create. As always, Indy Adobe meetups are free to attend. Food and drink are also provided.
- Start off the new year with a creative boost!
We will be looking into some Illustrator approaches to help boost your use of Illustrator in the new year! We will be taking a look at the latest features of Illustrator as well as some tips and tricks of creating your very own typefaces and how to utilize them in creative cloud applications. Come learn and follow along with your laptop. As always we will have FREE pizza and sodas, and maybe some other freebies.
- Holiday Party!
Time to celebrate the holiday season and connect will fellow creatives from across Indiana. Please join IndyAdobe, Indiana Filmmakers Network, Indiana Makers, Indiana Originals, Podcast Indy, and many others TBA for a night of Fun, Friends, and Free Stuff. Cyberia Makerspace - Indianapolis, Indiana Saturday, December 22nd 7pm to 10pm Free food and drink will be on hand, but more food items are always welcome. So feel free to bring your favorite holiday treats to share. Great giveaways and raffle prizes from Indiana Filmmakers Network, IndyAdobe, Podcast Indy, Film Indiana, Goodrich Quality Theaters, SAG-AFTRA, DV Entertainment, Heartland Film, Cinema Center and more TBA... Please like and share this event with others. We want to give a huge thank you to Cyberia Makerspace, their amazing staff, crew, and members for providing the venue. Cyberia Makerspace 6800 E 30th St Indianapolis, Indiana
- Get your video content online in a RUSH!!
We're getting hands on with the latest video editing tool from Adobe. Premier Rush CC is a powerful, streamlined video, audio, and motion graphics tool made to work across your devices. If you're looking dip your toes in the video-editing world or a seasoned pro looking to avoid hopping programs as you hop devices, Premier Rush CC lets you create content quickly and easily. In this meetup we'll be creating a short video with titles and music. We'll start on our phones and finish up on the laptop. We will also be taking a look at some new features inside your favorite Adobe Apps. As usual, we always have free pizza and sodas!
- Enjoy an evening with the Industry
Due to such short notice of our October meeting, we are going to change this month into a networking. We will sit and discuss new features with the latest Adobe products, answer questions for members and anything else folks would like to talk about! Come meet new people and expand your network!
- Bring your illustration to life simply with After Effects!
Learn how to take a simply made graphic from Illustrator and add movement to it giving it basic powerful animation. Join us in this walk along tutorial, bring your laptops with Illustrator & After Effects already installed. We will work with everyone interested in following along to show how to create these awesome animations! We will also provide free pizza and sodas!
- Illustrator in a real world workflow
Join us for a real world experience utilizing Illustrator and creative cloud. We will walk through the seamless integrated platform teaching the basics of using illustrator and how to use these skills and how to apply them to your design process. Please feel free to bring a laptop and follow along if you would like. We will have free pizza and soda and a variety of experts to answer any questions you may have about Adobe products!
- Prototyping full circle with Adobe XD!
With Adobe XD prototyping user interfaces has never been so easy! Come learn how to take a prototype full circle into a live project! We will walk through a lot of the new functionality and explain what full circle is! We will have free pizza and sodas!
- It’s Alive! (Bringing your Characters to life in Character Animator)
The third and final (?) installment of out Character Animator Series* is all about bringing your designs to life. We will go over using facial tracking and voice recognition to add movement to your characters in real time, as well as conventional animation techniques with your puppets. We’ll then export the performance and do a quick composite in After Effects bring even more life to the scene! Bring a laptop and follow along. Also bring along your Ch projects and show off your creations! Then, join your fellow creatives for networking at one of the fine Fountain Square establishments following the presentation. Skill Level: Beginner *Missed part 1 or 2? Don’t worry; we’ll be doing a brief overview at the beginning of the session. We’ll also be working with the puppets that come with Ch to ensure everyone has access to the same assets. This event brought to you by Indy Adobe and IFN www.facebook.com/IndyAdobe/
- Made to Move (Creating Puppets for Character Animator)
Join us for part 2 of our Character Animator Series* at the Fountain Square Library May 30th from 6-8pm. This time we’re diving into Photoshop and Illustrator as we explore making and rigging puppets for use Character Animator. Bring a laptop and follow along. Also bring along any puppets you’ve been working on in or for Ch and show off your creations! Then, join your fellow creatives for networking at one of the fine Fountain Square establishments following the presentation. Skill Level: Intermediate Photoshop/Illustrator ~No Character Animator Experience Needed~ *Missed part 1? Don’t worry, we’ll be doing a brief overview of Character Animator and focusing mostly on Ps and Ai this go around. We’ll also be working with the puppets that come with Ch to ensure everyone has access to the same assets. This event brought to you by Indy Adobe and IFN Inc. www.facebook.com/IndyAdobe/