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Meeting Summaries

Thu, July 17, 2014

From Paste-Up to InDesign

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Thu, May 15, 2014

Scripting InDesign...from the Ground Up

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Thu, March 20, 2014

Jump into Adobe DPS Interactivity to Create an App

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Chapter Representative

Alan Bell

Alan Bell is president of BLK Publishing Company, Inc., a graphic design and custom publishing firm whose clients are principally non-profit and community-based organizations. For ten years, he...

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Alan Bell is president of BLK Publishing Company, Inc., a graphic design and custom publishing firm whose clients are principally non-profit and community-based organizations. For ten years, he was production manager at Hi-Speed Typesetting, a Los Angeles-based company whose tenure ran from hot metal Linotypes to the early days of phototypsetting. In the ’70s he was publisher of a weekly newspaper in New York and in the ’90s a monthly magazine Los Angeles. For 11 years, Bell was the film critic at the Los Angeles Sentinel. He has edited three books and appeared in the Los Angeles Times. Bell holds BA and MA degrees in sociology, and a BS degree in business.

DeShawn Burton

DeShawn Burton is currently working as an independent contractor out of Gardena, CA. He develops methods and procedures to minimize cost while providing the highest level of quality assurance...

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DeShawn Burton is currently working as an independent contractor out of Gardena, CA. He develops methods and procedures to minimize cost while providing the highest level of quality assurance across various media from hand-held Digital Content to Super Scalar Outdoor Displays. And working to optimize Content Management Projects from Databases Management to National Marketing Campaigns. With a background in graphic arts, marketing, programming, database management and engineering, he is a specialist in converting complex process and information into simplified steps and presentable material. Burton studied at the University of California, San Diego.


Others who help run this group

Michael Diaz, Administrative Operations
Alvin Takamori, Administrative Operations
Todd Leonard, Administrative Operations
Ronald Talley, Photography
Armando Villa, Student Operations