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Jamie Shoup

Adobe Creative Cloud 2017 Released

By Jamie ShoupNov 7, 2016

Adobe announced the newest generation of the Adobe Creative Cloud, its suite of software and Web-based services for the creative community, available immediately.

The IT Professional division of Pearson is excited to align to the announced with a product suite of 8 titles planned for the Creative Cloud (2017 release) from the world’s greatest authors and series from Adobe Press and Peachpit. The new products offer training and inspiration to all user levels and cover a broad range of topics within the Creative Cloud.


 Robin Williams and John Tollett

Illustrator Coolness

By Robin Williams and John TollettMay 21, 2012

Robin and I never get over the feeling of empowerment that comes with using software programs such as Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

More Sources of Design Inspiration

By Robin Williams and John TollettMay 1, 2012

Robin recently gave a keynote presentation at Santa Fe University of Art & Design. The event, Hire Education, was a day-long event and portfolio review, sponsored by AIGA New Mexico.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

The Garage Experiments

By Robin Williams and John TollettApr 16, 2012

Cleaning out the garage can provide a nostalgic trip down Graphics Memory Lane, plus stir up lots of ideas for new projects.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

What Can Lucian Freud Teach Us about Design?

By Robin Williams and John TollettApr 2, 2012

Our three-month sojourn to London, Paris, Istanbul, and Ireland  is almost over. One of the highlights of the adventure was a visit to the National Portrait Gallery in London to see a Lucian Freud (1929-2011) exhibit that included 100 paintings spread across his entire career.

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Finger Painting for Fun & Profit

By Robin Williams and John TollettMar 15, 2012

You don’t have to have drawing skills to be a designer. But most good designers have developed some illustration skills that are useful for many different projects.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

Calligraphic Inspiration

By Robin Williams and John TollettMar 2, 2012

You know how sometimes you walk around town and you wander into a 1,600 year old building and suddenly get inspired about graphic design?

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

Type Obsession

By Robin Williams and John TollettFeb 15, 2012

If you have an interest in design at all, one the first things you become aware of, graphically speaking, is type. Type on signs, type on billboards, type in ads and brochures, type everywhere. If you're brand new to design, this typographic awareness can be disconcerting.

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Blogging, Drawing, and Teaching in London

By Robin Williams and John TollettFeb 1, 2012

Robin and I are in London for a couple of months while she teaches a module in the Shakespeare studies curriculum at a West London University, Brunel. Yes, Shakespeare, not design or typography. I know, she freaks me out too.

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Non-Designers Blog, London Edition

By Robin Williams and John TollettJan 16, 2012

For the next couple of months we’ll be blogging from London. We’ve got a MacBook Pro, a MacBook Air, an iMac, two iPads, two iPhones, a UK Orange mobile phone, and the flat we’re renting has a decent Wi-Fi connection. If we can keep all the batteries charged up, we should be in good shape.

 Robin Williams and John Tollett

Have a Happy, InDesignful, Illustratorish, Photoshoppy New Year!

By Robin Williams and John TollettJan 3, 2012

As The Steve Miller Band sang, “Time keeps on slipping into the future.” But is it really a good idea to have an automatic Time upgrade at this time every year?

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Everyone, Sing Along: All I Want for Christmas Is a Free Cool Font?

By Robin Williams and John TollettDec 16, 2011

Designers at any level of experience have at least this one thing in common: font-lust.

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