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How to Create a Grunge Effect in Adobe Illustrator CC

This video shows you how to add a grunge or weathered effect to your vector objects in Adobe Illustrator CC. This is a simple technique that adds a really cool look to your artwork. Twitter – http://twitter.com/justinseeley Facebook – http://facebook.com/seeleyfb My Courses – http://pluralsight.com Justin Seeley is a Staff Author for Pluralsight. He’s been working…

I’m Speaking at Adobe MAX 2017

I’m Speaking at Adobe MAX 2017

Well, Adobe MAX is right around the corner, which is awesome! Just like years past, I’ll be speaking once again and I couldn’t be happier to be asked back. The cast of characters at this year’s MAX is second-to-none, so being a part of this event is truly an honor. If you’re not familiar with the…

Update on My Whereabouts in 2017

Update on My Whereabouts in 2017

It’s been quite a while since I blogged on this website, so I figured I owed to my readers to give you an idea of where I’ve been, where I am, and where I’m going in the future. Many of you know me from my YouTube days and also from my work at Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning….

Adobe Announces MAX Masters for 2017

Adobe Announces MAX Masters for 2017

Last month Adobe held its annual MAX conference in San Diego. Each year at MAX attendees are asked to evaluate their speakers after attending their session(s) or lab(s). Once the votes are tallied, Adobe names its MAX Masters for that year. The criteria changes yearly, but the general idea is that these are the best…

Opinion: Apple Hasn’t Lost Its Way, But It Has Changed Its Direction

Opinion: Apple Hasn’t Lost Its Way, But It Has Changed Its Direction

I’m seeing a lot of the usual “doom and gloom” articles that follow an Apple product release. We saw it after the original Apple Watch announcement. We saw it after the recent iPhone 7/7 Plus announcement(s). And now, maybe more than ever, we’re seeing it after the latest MacBook Pro announcement. What people don’t seem…

How to Prepare for iOS 10

How to Prepare for iOS 10

In just a few hours Apple will be releasing iOS 10, the latest version of its mobile operating system that powers devices like iPads and iPhones. While Apple has made it super easy to update your devices via OTA updates, there are still some things you should do prior to hitting that download button. In this…

There Are No Magic Bullets

There Are No Magic Bullets

In each one of the online courses I produce I encourage those who watch it to reach out to me via email or social media. I love hearing from the people who consume my content. It gives me an idea of how I’m doing, and what I could be doing better. Over the past year…

My Thoughts On the iPhone 7 Event

My Thoughts On the iPhone 7 Event

Yesterday Apple held an event where they unveiled new iPhone and Apple Watch hardware. As I’m sure you’re already aware, Apple made some interesting choices with the iPhone 7, and as usual the internet is nothing short of opinionated on the matter. Here are all of the important announcements from that event and my thoughts…

Choosing Images for Your Content is One of the Most Important Decisions You Can Make

Choosing Images for Your Content is One of the Most Important Decisions You Can Make

I recently read an article that discussed how Netflix experimented with different types of image thumbnails for its content in order to drive consumption. Their findings were so fascinating to me that it got me wondering why more companies don’t do that with their content? Many companies today are content to simply used canned templates or…

I’m Speaking at Adobe MAX 2016!

I’m Speaking at Adobe MAX 2016!

Hey gang! Just a quick update here. I’ve officially signed my contract for Adobe MAX in San Diego, CA, and I’ll be speaking there in November! The details on when I’ll be speaking are still up in the air, but I’ll be presenting my Introduction to Illustrator lab again this year, which is a 90…