S03 : Ep. 01 : Importance of Creativity in Education and Design with Dr. Tim Kitchen – Adobe

S03 : Ep. 01 : Importance of Creativity in Education and Design with Dr. Tim Kitchen – Adobe

In this episode, Dr. Tim Kitchen (Senior Education Specialist) and I unpack the powerful tools of Adobe relating to the importance of creativity in education and design. Tim and I detail answers to questions such as – Who is Adobe? What is the company legacy and story? What are the Adobe Capabilities and Applications as well as and understanding the creator’s insights behind the powerful applications in Creative Cloud (CC) such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Premier Pro, Premier Rush, Spark, AfterEffect, LightRoom, XD, Character Animator, Audition and more. Following which we delve into detailing what the future of Adobe holds with the incorporation of AI through Adobe Sensei and VR/AR through applications such as Adobe Dimension. Finally, we discuss how students/educators and professionals can harness the power of these tools within their portfolio of 21st century skill sets. Incredibly informative – tune in to learn more.

With about thirty years of teaching and education leadership experience, Dr Tim Kitchen is Adobe’s Senior Education Specialist for Asia Pacific. Tim regularly liaises with schools & universities focusing on enhancing creativity in education. He also manages the Adobe Education leadership and active use programs throughout Australasia and helps lead the Adobe Education Exchange which now has over 700,000 members. A passionate advocate for creativity in education, and a well-recognised education thought leader in Australia, Tim is a regular presenter for a wide range of national and international education events.


Speaker: Dr. Tim Kitchen – W: https://timkitchen.net/; E kitchen@adobe.com

Adobe Australia: https://www.adobe.com/au/

Adobe Exchange Program: https://edex.adobe.com
Adobe Creative Cloud: https://www.adobe.com/au/creativecloud.html
Adobe Experience Cloud: https://www.adobe.com/au/experience-cloud.html
Adobe Document Cloud: https://acrobat.adobe.com/au/en/

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) https://www.adobe.com/au/creativecloud.html
Creative Cloud gives you the world's best apps and services for video, design, photography and the web. It's easy to get started with built-in tutorials and templates. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, you have everything you need to go from dreaming to.

Video – Bring your best ideas to screen everywhere.

  • Premier Pro - Industry-standard pro video and film editing

  • Premier Rush - Create and share online videos anywhere

  • After Effects - Cinematic visual effects and motion graphics

  • Character Animator - Animate your 2D characters in real time

  • Audition - Audition Audio recording, mixing and restoration

  • Spark - Create video stories in minutes

Design – Blank Screen to brilliant design.

  • Photoshop - Image editing and compositing

  • Illustrator - Vector graphics and illustration

  • InDesign - Page design and layout for print and digital publishing

  • Spark - Create graphics in minutes

  • Sketch - Create expressive drawings and paintings using natural drawing tools

  • Capture - Turn images into colour themes, vector graphics, patterns and more

Photos – Amazing photos. Amazingly simple.

  • Lightroom CC - The cloud-based photo service with 1 TB of cloud storage

  • Photoshop - Image editing and compositing

  • Lightroom Classic - Desktop-only photo editing (does not include full-resolution photo backup)

Experience – The art of experience.

  • Adobe XD - Design, prototype and share user experiences

  • Dreamweaver - Design and develop modern, responsive websites

  • Spark - Create web pages and video stories in minutes