2017 Julieanne Kost Teaches Photoshop
My super-talented Adobe coworker, Julieanne Kost, has started a YouTube series teaching Photoshop skills and techniques. The videos are short, 2-5 minutes each, and are highly recommended if you are new to Photoshop.
2017 Getting Started With UX
The Adobe UX team has posted a great article on Do This, Not That. UX Dos and Don'ts if You're Just Starting Out.
2017 Project Felix Updated
Project Felix is a new Adobe application that makes it easy to composite 3-D objects using 2-D images. The goal is to open up the world of 3-D design to individuals without previous 3-D design experience, and the latest update, Project Felix 0.3, is all about efficiency and workflow improvements.
2017 What Creative Cloud App Should I Use?
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are very different products used for very different purposes. Right? Actually, there are definitely feature overlaps and there are projects that can be created in more than one of them. Which is why the Creative Cloud posted this great Which Product Do I Use to Create That? roundup.
2017 Improve Your UX Vocabulary
Do you think A/B testing belongs in elementary school? Don't know the difference between end users and personas? Think a fishbone diagram is culinary advice? The Adobe XD team has you covered with this handy Master Your UX Vocabulary With These 50 Must-Know Terms.
2017 Dreamweaver And Git
2017 On Using Hero Images
A hero image, the first image that your site visitors will usually come across, is more than just a pretty picture; it's also a powerful communication tool. The Adobe XD Team has just posted some invaluable insight into how to effectively use hero images.
2017 Adobe State Of Create Study
The Adobe State of Create 2016 study is an important read, chock full of important data on the role of creativity in business, trends in education, global imperatives, and more. I was looking for the study today, and am posting the link so I have it on hand for future (and so that you can find it easily, too).
2017 Mobile Navigation Design Patterns
Once someone starts using your mobile app, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. Good navigation is a vehicle that takes users where they want to go. But establishing good navigation is a challenge on mobile due to the limitations of the small screen and the need to prioritize content over chrome. Different navigation patterns have been devised to solve this challenge in different ways, but they all suffer from a variety of usability problems. The XD Team has posted an article that examines five basic navigation patterns for mobile apps and describes the strengths and weaknesses of each of them.
2017 All About Auto-Ground Plane In Project Felix
The Project Felix team has posted a great article on how the Auto-Ground Plane feature came to be.