Great tips and tricks. Thanks, I learned a lot today.
Vancouver Film SchoolEvent Details
We had a great meeting on Tuesday Sept 21st as we welcomed two local advertising studio and prepress professionals who shared their knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign:
Steve Pinter, a very popular and successful creative retouching artist for the Vancouver advertising industry, presented some very efficient strategies for colour workflows and understanding colour. http://www.istvanpinter.com
Jeff Kew (me), who presented workflow techniques for InDesign using nested InDesign documents and MadeToPrint from Axaio - a new tool for automating your output.
We concluded by drawing evaluation forms for prizes.
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*Adobe CS5 Point Product ($699 value)
Our winner chose InDesign CS5.
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MadeToPrint Standard for InDesign
(the intelligent printing and exporting solution)
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Refreshments for this meeting were provided by Inque Designs (http://www.inquedesign.com/).
Many thanks to Adobe for their ongoing and generous support. Without them, we wouldn't be having these meetings.
Facilities for the meeting supplied by the Vancouver Film School, http://www.vfs.com.
Thank you to our meeting volunteers; Thorsten Gohl and Anna Mae Abia.
Last but not least, thanks to everyone who came out for this event and gave us their generous feedback.
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I like Jeff's jokes... Youki H.
Presentaton was chock-full of good knowledge... Susila B.
Jeff, you're a wealth of useful info... Marilou S.
Surprised by the professional presentation, welcoming atmosphere and great input... Wibke V.
As always, Jeff, you're the smartest guy I know... Sue W.
Awesome presentation...Will definitely improve our company's workflow... Len Z.
Steve's presentation was fantastic, bring him back... Sandra O.
Will make my workflow faster... Sandra M.
Jeff should talk more... Toni S.
Steve's presentation was excellent. Great speaker skills and so well prepared… Yvon L.
Great utilization of nested files… Barry M.
More photoshop and illustrator please… James B.
Inspiring as usual... Petra D.
Good info from Jeff (real jobs)... Friso H.
Always great prizes to be won... Maggie T.
Thanks Steve for the retouch examples and techniques - Magic... Cam M.
Jeff, great examples of the nested inDesign technique in use... Cam M.
+ many more positive reviews...
We have a tentative date of Tuesday, Dec 1st arranged. I am still working on speaker details; once that's arranged I'll send out a meeting announcement.