An Early Morning Letter, Displaced: Slumberfault

Announcing today’s release of the new studio album from An Early Morning Letter, Displaced… SLUMBERFAULT! After years of fitful sleep… a return. A continuation and evolution of the styles and moods of times past. Brooding, pacing, and at times… overpowering in raw expression. SLUMBERFAULT spans twelve tracks composed and recorded over the past five years. I’ve been very, very busy with other work and this project kept getting pushed aside. The Shivervein side-project (conceived in 2012) was an attempt to get around all of this… but wasn’t a good solution – as I still had no time no matter what the project

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Looking Back – 2017 / 2018 – Looking Ahead

I do not make resolutions for a new year. In fact, I am sort of opposed to even thinking of a new year as anything special at all. It’s a number flipping to the next just like any month or day – and that happens quite regularly without much fuss. What a change in year is good for though… is its function as an uncommon marker. The change of year is a good time to examine the previous year and to think about what’s next in store. As a bonus, many people are off work during this time and have

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Absinthe Advent Calendar 2017

This year for Advent, my wife purchased an Absinthe Advent Calendar for me as a gift. It was pretty fun getting a mystery absinthe every day… even if some were pretty crappy or fake. There were enough in there that I enjoyed and some were pretty interesting and unexpected! I can’t really recommend that anyone not familiar with absinthe do this – as some of the fake or poorly made stuff would likely turn them away from pursuing any further interest. Would be stellar if the people that put this together would get rid of crap like Le Fee and

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Pluralsight – Animate CC Creative Cloud Workflows

I have a new course with Pluralsight focusing on using Adobe Animate CC in conjunction with other Creative Cloud applications like Photoshop, Capture, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Muse, InDesign, and more! It also establishes a nice starting point if you are just getting used to Animate CC ;) Animate CC Creative Cloud Workflows Have you ever wanted to use your Photoshop, Illustrator, or other Adobe Creative Cloud skills within Animate CC? In this course, Animate CC Creative Cloud Workflows, you’ll learn the basics of how to work within an Animate CC project, and how to utilize Animate CC to work alongside other

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Happy Hallowe’en!

First of all… my wishes for a happy and safe Hallowe’en to all. Happy Hallowe’en!#Halloween #MadewithAnimate pic.twitter.com/V6pMda8Rgq — Joseph Labrecque (@JosephLabrecque) October 31, 2017 If you’d like to get some more information on how this was put together, check out the following video which briefly demonstrates how advanced layers mode and the virtual camera in Animate CC was used to design this little animation: Stay safe!

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Adobe MAX 2017 – Animate CC Resources

Adobe MAX is over… it was a great time (as MAX always is) but I am so happy to be back in Denver and away from Las Vegas. It’s a crazy place and as someone who is easily irritated by noise and smoke… yeah – not my favorite city to spend a week in! Maybe I’ll see some of you in Los Angeles next October 13-17 for Adobe MAX 2018? This year, I gave a set of daily, fully-preregistered, 100-seat Animate CC workshop sessions. That’s 300 seats of Animate CC potential in total! Here follows the session catalog description for

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