Scheduled Events Hosted by Ascend Training

Chicago Area Adobe User Group Meeting 2/23: Cartoon Artistry with Adobe Illustrator

February 23rd, 2015 , Doors at 6pm, Presentation from 6:30pm - 8:30pm , Chicago

See the amazing power of using Adobe Illustrator in the world of cartooning! Doors open at 6, presentation begins at 6:30. CARTOONS: THE FAST AND THE FLEXIBLE If you sell illustrations, you'll want to learn how artist and Adobe Certified Instructor Eva Sandor ditches the drudgery and zeroes in on the fun stuff! Her hand-drawn caricatures, crowded with multiple characters, benefit from a semi-automated workflow in Photoshop and Illustrator, with touches of Acrobat and Bridge. Plus: a couple of nifty, thrifty strategies for faster drawing. **Please note the date change for this event. It is now being held on Monday, February 23rd!

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Graphic Design Meetup @ PSPrint: Graphic Design Roadblocks, Tips & Tricks 2/25

February 25th, 2015 , 6:30 - 8:30 pm @ PSPrint in Des Plaines , Onsite

Held at PSPrint in Des Plaines: Graphic Design Roadblocks: InDesign Tips & Tricks - InDesign CC, is always adding new features, such as the Color Theme Tool, Swatch Groups, Table Tricks and Type Kit. But for those who haven't been able to make the switch to the Creative Cloud - there are plenty of InDesign tricks that you may not be taking advantage of. I'll demo Span & Split Columns, Data Merge (you'll wish you knew this for your holiday cards & envelopes!) and advanced features of Paragraph & Character styles, Nested Styles, Next Styles, GREP Styles and changing the page size & view orientation as well as many other tips, tricks and shortcuts that will make you more productive. No matter what version of InDesign you're using, you'll be sure to come away with a tip or trick or two!

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Chicago Area Adobe User Group March 16th: The Future of Web Animation

March 16th, 2015 , Doors at 6pm, Presentation from 6:30pm - 8:30pm , Chicago

AUG Free seminar, The Future of Web Animation

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Chicago Area Adobe User Group April 20

April 20th, 2015 , Doors at 6pm, Presentation from 6:30pm - 8:30pm , Chicago

AUG Free seminar, topic to be announced.

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