Welcome to Creative Droplets: Droplets of inspiration from the Creative Cloud

by Michaël Chaize, Adobe Creative Cloud Evangelist

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My articles about the Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe apps and Web Design

Adobe apps and Web Design

Posted by Michael Chaize on Mar 11, 2014

I had the chance last month to talk at FITC Amsterdam, the Grafisch Lyceum of Rotterdam and in Belgium at the “Future of Web Design” conferences. My talk is for Web designers who want to understand how to use Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC and Edge Reflow CC...

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Generate SVG with Photoshop CC (beta)

Generate SVG with Photoshop CC (beta)

Posted by Michael Chaize on Jan 21, 2014

Adobe updated Photoshop CC in January 2014 and introduced several new features such as “Warp perspective”, “Print 3D objects” and “Linked smart objects”. Terry White has recorded a video to showcase these new features: Tim Riot also...

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Add a preloader to your Muse web pages

Add a preloader to your Muse web pages

Posted by Michael Chaize on Jan 3, 2014

I’ve published several videos about Adobe Muse on my Youtube channel. This is where I received te following question: “How can I add a preloader on a Muse web page?”. I’m not a fan of preloaders on web pages, but as Adobe Muse lets you create...

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Create and share a custom widget for Adobe Muse

Create and share a custom widget for Adobe Muse

Posted by Michael Chaize on Dec 20, 2013

A lot of Adobe Muse CC widgets are available by default: menus, tabs, slideshows, social… But sometimes, web designers need to embed code from a service that is not available in Muse. Every time you find a website that provides a ‘Share’ button, you...

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Pimp my ProSite Portfolio

Pimp my ProSite Portfolio

Posted by Michael Chaize on Dec 3, 2013

Members of  Adobe Creative Cloud can publish and maintain a personal portfolio thanks to ProSite. The portfolio content syncs with Behance. Every time you publish a new project on your Behance profile, you can decide to automatically add it to your official portfolio...

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Typekit, Photoshop CC & Web Design

Typekit, Photoshop CC & Web Design

Posted by Michael Chaize on Oct 21, 2013

I’ve been a web designer since the 90s, and I’ve always produced mockups in Photoshop. Today, I still start in Photoshop CC to quickly layout my web pages and create the final visual design. Photoshop tools and layers make web design a very efficient...

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Publish creative animations on Instagram

Publish creative animations on Instagram

Posted by Michael Chaize on Oct 1, 2013

The success of Instagram is due in large part to its simple experience: a visual and appealing gallery. The introduction of video sharing in June 2013 led to more creativity and fun. It was clearly a way to compete with Vine by Twitter, but Instagram has some...

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Edit your Premiere CC audio tracks in Audition CC

Edit your Premiere CC audio tracks in Audition CC

Posted by Michael Chaize on Sep 11, 2013

Audition CC - part of the Creative Cloud – is one of the most powerful audio editing tool on the market. You’ll see a lot of video tutorials on the web explaining how to use Adobe Audition CC to repair, clean or edit a single audio file. I actually use...

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Layer Masks & Web Design

Layer Masks & Web Design

Posted by Michael Chaize on Sep 10, 2013

Adobe has just introduced Adobe Generator for Photoshop CC, a great technology to automatically generate visual assets from Photoshop layers. The big majority of web designers use Photoshop to design web pages. In this post, I explain how to master masks on layers,...

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