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Do – Discover – Iterate

Having gone through User Experience Certification with a group of folks at Saint Mary’s Press, I shifted gears into a new vocation before we had a chance to debrief. Right before my departure, Heather Sutton, the Customer Market Knowledge Leader at Saint Mary’s Press, and organizer of the CUEP training,

Do – Discover – Iterate2018-07-06T06:53:32+00:00

Night of the Living Flash

Flash is dead . . . again . . . yawn This week has been a bit of a roller coaster in the Flash Community reminiscent of the shot heard round the world when Steve Jobs announced no Flash Support on Apple’s iOS devices. For those who are not familiar with what’s happened, Adobe announced

Night of the Living Flash2018-07-05T12:14:36+00:00

@font-face with

The Problem Teaching web design to the “Designer” type, I’m constantly explaining to them why we can’t use all of our fancy design fonts we have on our computers when we design for the web. Luckily for us over the last couple years, the modern web has given us more tools to get a richer

@font-face with FontSquirrel.com2018-07-05T12:05:37+00:00

Scale Strokes and Effects

A common question I often get from students in Adobe Illustrator is: “How come the border gets really big when I make object “X” smaller?” Well Marv, we’ve covered this a couple times already but when that happens, you are scaling the size of the object not the thickness of the stroke (and yes, it’s

Scale Strokes and Effects2011-11-21T07:42:48+00:00

Gradient and Eyedropper

Have you ever wanted to sample a specific color from an object or photo in Adobe Illustrator with the Eyedropper tool and apply it to a color stop on the gradient slider? If so, you’ve probably discovered there’s no obvious way to do so. Here’s how it’s done:

Gradient and Eyedropper2018-07-05T12:12:42+00:00