New Chapter, Adobe Principal Designer

     May 15th 2012 Marks the beginning of a new chapter. After nearly a decade working an independent designer /technologist /artist &developer I have accepted the position of Principal Designer within the Experience Design Team (XD) at Adobe.  As a Principal Designer I have the good fortune of working with a variety of groups throughout the organization. Collaborating on ways to promote innovation within our tools while searching for ways to reduce the friction within the process of creativity for our customers. Targeting both our existing spectrum of working professionals as well as those who don't quite consider themselves 'creative' (yet). In the cult of creativity, ideas only gain value when they've been realized. Tools are the bridge between thought and reality. Not all bridges are built for all people, so our job is to explore which infrastructures are best suited for the community were are desiring to serve. My hope is to inject a...

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Large Exhibited Prints Sale (40×40)

UPDATE: Inceasing the savings a notch to help these prints find good homes. Going to 60% regular price. Gently used and much admired large (40 x 40 inch) prints for sale. $320.00 - (40 60% off regular price of $800.00) Studio spring cleaning effort continues and there are a couple of prints that are in need of a good home. All are in good condition and are ready to be rolled and shipped to you. Only 1 each is offered at this reduced price. Size: 40 x 40 inches cut dimensions (36 x 36 image area) Limited Edition of 34. Hand Signed and Numbered. Glicée Print 12 color HP Archival Vivera Ink Hahnemühle Fine Art cotton rag paper used. Prints are sealed in a protective poly bag, rolled, and placed in a sealed 3 inch diameter tube. They are then mailed Priority USPS and arrive within 2-6 business days depending on your geographic location. Fall - 40 x 40 $320 - click to purchase (PayPal) Torn...

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Exhibited Prints Sale (16×16)

Gently used and much admired 16x16 inch prints for sale. $40.00 - (%20 off regular price of $50.00 + Free Yelloo Poster + Free Shipping anywhere) Continuing the studio spring cleaning effort and I have a couple more prints that are in need of a good home. All are in excellent condition and are ready to be rolled and shipped to you. Limited quantities available. Size: 16 x 16 inches cut dimensions (14 x 14 image area) Hand Signed. Glicée Print 12 color HP Archival Vivera Ink Hahnemühle Fine Art cotton rag paper used. Prints are sealed in a protective poly bag, rolled, and placed in a sealed 3 inch diameter tube. They are then mailed Priority USPS and arrive within 2-6 business days depending on your geographic location. Grid - 16 x 16 (digital) Sold. Crazy Rabbit - 16 x 16 (digital) Sold. Specimen - 16 x 16 (digital) $40 - click to purchase (PayPal) Up - 16 x 16 (digital) Sold. Yellowburst - 16 x 16 (digital) $40 - click...

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Large Exhibited Prints for Sale (90×40)

Gently used and much admired extra large prints for sale. $325.00 - (%75 off regular price of $1300.00) Continuing the studio spring cleaning effort there are a couple prints that are in need of a good home. All are in excellent condition and are ready to be rolled and shipped to you. Only 1 offered at this reduced price. Size: 90 x 40 inches cut dimensions (86 x 36 image area) Limited Edition of 34. Hand Signed and Numbered. Glicée Print 12 color HP Archival Vivera Ink Hahnemühle Fine Art cotton rag paper used. Prints are sealed in a protective poly bag, rolled, and placed in a sealed 3 inch diameter tube. They are then mailed Priority USPS and arrive within 2-6 business days depending on your geographic location. Yellow & Teal - 90 x 40 $325 - click to purchase (PayPal) ; ; Graphic Design - 90 x 40 $325 - click to purchase (PayPal) ; ; ; Energy - 90 x40 $325 - click to purchase...

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Code is Beautiful t-shirt & Poster Sale

  [ Update: Thank you to everyone who got their orders in. If you are still interested in purchasing the yelloo poster it is still available here ] Getting a jump on the studio spring clean up. Still have a handfull of the Adobe Code is Beautiful t-shirts. Help me clear the inventory and get a Yelloo poster included. Mens Medium  $20 - Click to Purchase SOLD OUT Mens Large  $20 - Click to Purchase SOLD OUT Mens XL  $20 - Click to Purchase SOLD OUT (Gildan Brand Shirts. Shipped in a tube via USPS. Shipping Included)           ...

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Flying with Leo

  Getting ready for take off in Peoria to go see Grandparents Natzke in Kanata Ontario. What started as an innocent distraction has resulted in a routine of looking through the safety cart before our flights. Fortunately he's not old enough to ask "why is the plane in the water" or "why don't we get ballons to inflate?"...

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New Life

After another battle with the spam gods, I've decided to start fresh (again). Disposing of lofty aspirations to resurrect a full Flash site, WordPress will continue to be the publishing weapon of choice. White on White from Erik Natzke on Vimeo....

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Solo show at Function13 Gallery

Beginning Function13 Gallery cordially invites you to the solo show of Erik Natzke. On display will be works from his recent series Colors of Nature. Natzke is an Artist, Designer and Programmer who enlists code to create tools that extend and inform his creative process. Opening Night: Saturday September 26th 2009 at 6:30pm Show runs through November 8th. Function13 Gallery 156 Augusta Avenue Toronto, Ontario For more info visit www.function13.ca/natzke Here is some of the work that are included in the series Colors of Nature ...

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