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9Feb
2015
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2015

We've just announced the 2015 call for entries for the prestigious Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Now in its 15th year, the ADAA has highlighted top new talent from around the globe, and has even launched careers (some of the finalists and winners are hired right out of school). Once again, grand prize winners will be announced at MAX in Los Angeles. Winners receive 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud memberships, travel and accommodations to MAX as well as access to the event, and mentorships. In addition, 3 Grand Prize winners receive $1,000. I had a lot of fun with ADAA last year playing a minor supporting role, and am looking forward to seeing this year's submissions.

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26Jan
2015
Free Photoshop CC Essential Training

Julieanne Kost has announced that you can watch her Lynda.com Photoshop CC Essential Training for free until February 2nd, 2015.

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16Dec
2014
Reviewing littleBits

I love electronics, and I love introducing others, especially kids, to the wondrous creativity of electronics and programming. Over the years I've tinkered with everything from Radio Shack all-in-one kits to Arduinos to collections of oddball components to Lego Mindstorms to purpose specific kits to Raspberry Pis to ... well, just about every option out there. I've tried them all and then some, and have developed some pretty strong opinions about how to introduce kids to electronics and programming. And no, I don't have a favorite option. Or rather, I didn't, until I discovered littleBits.

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6Nov
2014
Play The Pen Tool Game

If you've ever struggled to use the pen tool in Illustrator, Photoshop, or Flash, we've just published a game to help you learn and practice your pen tool skills. Give it a try, and let us know what you think.

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4Nov
2014
Theme Lab Comes To Adobe Voice

I'm a big fan of Adobe Voice (especially of it being used in educational settings), if you've not tinkered with it yet, you really should. Voice Product Manager Tom Nguyen has posted details about a just released enhancement, Theme Lab, which gives Voice users greater control over colors of backgrounds, icons, text, and more.

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23Sep
2014
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Winners Announced

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Winners have been announced. I got to sit with the judges for part of their deliberations, and was blown away by the work I got to see.

Individual category winners receive a $2,000 prize and get invited to Adobe MAX where we'll announce segment winners and the Grand Prize winner.

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9Sep
2014
Stay On Top Of Creative Cloud Learning Content

Adobe Creative Cloud has lots to offer, and we're releasing more apps, services, tools, and updates all the time. To stay on top of the latest Creative Cloud learning content, you may want to bookmark the Creative Cloud Learn blog.

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25Aug
2014
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Finalists Announced

Last week I mentioned the fun I had reviewing submissions for this year's Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Well, the finalists have been announced, and winners will be announced at a screening and reception at Adobe MAX on October 5, 2014.

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12Aug
2014
Fun Reviewing Awards Submissions

Today I got to spend a few hours reviewing student submissions for our 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. In addition to hanging out with some really talented judges, the real treat was seeing some of the absolutely amazing creative submissions. We'll announce winners at MAX in October, but until then I consider myself truly fortunate to have had the chance to review student work that could rival anything created by professionals and studios. Wow!

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29Jul
2014
Illustrating Instruction: Tad Carpenter Creative

We've published hundreds of articles and tutorials to help users get the most out of their Creative Cloud subscriptions, and we've also invested in imagery as compelling as the instruction itself. Over on the Creative Cloud Blog we've posted an interview with Tad Carpenter, a Kansas City, MO, based illustrator and designer who created stunning illustrations for our content.

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