Richmond Adobe User Group (raug.org)

We are now meeting at 1657 W Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220

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type title author activity
Thread RAUG Meeting topics 3 833 Alice Pettey 08/05/13
Thread Adobe After Effects CS6 0 3836 No Nickname 09/12/12
Thread Multiple Digital Signatures in One Acrobat Document 0 6967 beckmill 02/08/12
Thread Dec. meeting? 0 7842 BruceS63 12/02/11
Thread A warning about the Steve Jobs biography 0 9217 BruceS63 11/04/11
Thread Frog Design's Scott Jensen: Apps need to die 0 9429 BruceS63 10/13/11
Thread Steve Jobs 1 8884 BruceS63 10/06/11
Thread Creative Suite Conference in Chicago? 0 12035 Kirsten McKinney 07/28/11
Thread Member Activity of RAUG 0 11020 CindyRossM 06/25/11
Thread Sean's Awesome Meatballs 2 12564 schu7877 12/06/10

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Our Meeting Location
File posted on Jan 22, 2009 by TheSeanCooke

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Code of Behavior
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Assorted Media Gallery Posts

Double Rainbow
Photo posted on Jun 04, 2012 by Crossed Brush


The double rainbow that briefly broke up our meeting while everyone went out to take a picture.

RAUG 8-2-2010
Photo posted on Aug 04, 2010 by JudyPSmith


User group members

RAUG 8-2-2010
Photo posted on Aug 04, 2010 by JudyPSmith


Our Presenters, Sean Cooke & Edwin Huertas.

Recent Blog Entries

February 2014 Meeting Recap
Entry posted on Feb 03, 2014 by Alice Pettey

Hi all.  Tonight we had a wonderful meeting.  We covered a number of diverse topics including 3D printing, Photoshop Generate Assets feature, website development, Photoshop and WordPress, Dreamweaver and WordPress, OpenSource Alternatives, and SocialMedia.

There had been a question submitted during January about Photoshop CC’s new 3D print feature, so we discussed the new features and how it lets you print to a local 3D printer or to an online 3D print house.  How 3D content can be downloaded and imported from sites Adobe partners as Daz3d, Archive3D, TurboSquid, 3dvia.

Our discussion in Photoshop let us looking at an older, but useful tool Photoshop Generate, which allows you to name your layer/folder with an image extension & of course turn on the Generate Assets feature under File (in Windows) to instantaneously create a folder of images from your Photoshop file, that updates with Photoshop changes. In exploring how this would be useful in creating websites led to discussions about website creation (html, css, php, wordpress). 

Once the discussion turned to WordPress we discussed the prevalence of WordPress site and their development, template creation, and touched on the use of Dreamweaver and Photoshop in the creation.

During an aside about the interesting types of files that are provided for print or to use as design assets we briefly touched on the OpenSource software that was available.

A member brought up the topic of social media management which led to another discussion regarding ways of automating social media posts.

Links & Resources from tonight’s meeting:

3d Models:

Websites

WordPress

Asset Generator

OpenSource Alternatives

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January 2014 Meeting
Entry posted on Jan 06, 2014 by Crossed Brush

Our Meeting this evening is cancelled due to Alice & Jucy both being sick.

Everyone stay well and we will see you in February!



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