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Fridays with Mordy

Mordy Golding, who wrote the Real World Illustrator book if you've seen it, has a nifty little deal going. It's a free live tutorial/show on Illustrator where you can watch what he's doing and ask questions, every Friday.


http://fridays.mordy.com/
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Re: Fridays with Mordy

Reply #1
Thanks for that link Sally. So much to follow/learn these days. We had a Mordy linky thing going here, but it's kinda lapsed a bit.
Worth a nudge on this one though. A lot of us here are now evolving into PDF-pushin' monkeys. (Apart from a guy called DCS, who apparently spends half his time in Illy these days...  :huh: ).
Fujifilm XMF/AdobeCC/PitStop Pro/Black Magic/ScreenPlateRite_Fujifilm ZP processless. 28" Komoris  |  Forgotten good guys: Dennis Ritchie, Burrell Smith, Bill Atkinson, Richard Stallman
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Too old for this.. but.. there's that question of income. And lack of it if I stop.
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Reply #2
Box jobs... more and more of it every day.
Bates  •  Vorhees  •  Meyers  •  Krueger  •  Hobbs  •  Lecter  •  Dollarhyde  •  Bateman  •  Gumb  •  Doe  •  Morgan •  Todd •  Kevin •  DCS •  Kasem

"Does it really matter? There's shit in the meat and we're all pink inside. Live a little..." The Gnub

"I look forward to the sweet release of death..." Dave, on behalf of all Prepress

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Re: Fridays with Mordy

Reply #3

Box jobs... more and more of it every day.


You're off the hook then.    :cheesy:
Fujifilm XMF/AdobeCC/PitStop Pro/Black Magic/ScreenPlateRite_Fujifilm ZP processless. 28" Komoris  |  Forgotten good guys: Dennis Ritchie, Burrell Smith, Bill Atkinson, Richard Stallman
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Too old for this.. but.. there's that question of income. And lack of it if I stop.
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Reply #4
Thanks.
Bates  •  Vorhees  •  Meyers  •  Krueger  •  Hobbs  •  Lecter  •  Dollarhyde  •  Bateman  •  Gumb  •  Doe  •  Morgan •  Todd •  Kevin •  DCS •  Kasem

"Does it really matter? There's shit in the meat and we're all pink inside. Live a little..." The Gnub

"I look forward to the sweet release of death..." Dave, on behalf of all Prepress

Member #285 • OG PH8 • Award-Winning • Population Control Enthusiast • Master of Freehand Jobs • Hater of All • Prodigy of Addition & Subtraction

Re: Fridays with Mordy

Reply #5
Yes, it's box jobs for me as well with all manner of varnishes, whites and special inks, most of which the customer has no clue how to build. We went corporate a little while ago and we're using Hybrid to push PDFs between plants, but when we get raw files we usually turn to Illustrator to create seps they are lacking. We've got Neo, but it's just clunky for building white plates from scratch. As far as new stuff, we rolled out G7 this week, we're doing Nexus next week plus Lean Manufacturing and part two of Hybrid. And one of our sales team tells me her main client may switch to InDesign. I think my brain's about to start leaking. :)
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Reply #6
A woman doing box jobs? DCS has met his match!  :whip:
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

Member #14 • Size 5 • PH8 Unit 7 • Paranoid Misanthropic Doomsayer • Printing & Drinking Since 1998 • doomed ©2011 david

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And one of our sales team tells me her main client may switch to InDesign. I think my brain's about to start leaking. :)


Sounds like some of the 'leaky' bits may be of interest here.   :wink:   You've got a full schedule, by the looks.   But drop in when you can. And welcome.   :cool:
Fujifilm XMF/AdobeCC/PitStop Pro/Black Magic/ScreenPlateRite_Fujifilm ZP processless. 28" Komoris  |  Forgotten good guys: Dennis Ritchie, Burrell Smith, Bill Atkinson, Richard Stallman
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Too old for this.. but.. there's that question of income. And lack of it if I stop.
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A woman doing box jobs? DCS has met his match!  :whip:


impossible, the center of the brain that can process box jobs is clogged with weight issues and thoughts of comfort food in women.

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Reply #9
gnubler, you have a limited time frame to respond to this deliberately provocative statement. Before it parches in the sun. Or is it only sunny your way?   :undecided:
Fujifilm XMF/AdobeCC/PitStop Pro/Black Magic/ScreenPlateRite_Fujifilm ZP processless. 28" Komoris  |  Forgotten good guys: Dennis Ritchie, Burrell Smith, Bill Atkinson, Richard Stallman
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Too old for this.. but.. there's that question of income. And lack of it if I stop.
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Reply #10
I only just saw it - consider this a whippin', G_Town.  :whip:

Anyone who routinely puts together box jobs without killing coworkers should win some sort of prize.
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

Member #14 • Size 5 • PH8 Unit 7 • Paranoid Misanthropic Doomsayer • Printing & Drinking Since 1998 • doomed ©2011 david

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Reply #11
ohh a little lower please :hello:

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Reply #12

ohh a little lower please :hello:


        Another closet S & M'er.    :rolleyes:
Fujifilm XMF/AdobeCC/PitStop Pro/Black Magic/ScreenPlateRite_Fujifilm ZP processless. 28" Komoris  |  Forgotten good guys: Dennis Ritchie, Burrell Smith, Bill Atkinson, Richard Stallman
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Too old for this.. but.. there's that question of income. And lack of it if I stop.
~~~~~~

Re: Fridays with Mordy

Reply #13
So you and GTown, eh?  :whip:
Hicks • Cross • Carlin • Kinison • Parker • Stone •  Colbert • Hedberg • Stanhope • Burr

"As much as I'd like your guns I prefer your buns." - The G

So,  :drunk3: i send the job to the rip with live transparecy (v 1.7 or whatever) and it craps out with a memory error.

Member #14 • Size 5 • PH8 Unit 7 • Paranoid Misanthropic Doomsayer • Printing & Drinking Since 1998 • doomed ©2011 david

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Reply #14
You are pretty liberal with that whip too.
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