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Digital Art Masters has long been supporting the up-and-coming talent in the digital art industry, showcasing their work to a global audience and helping to bring them the recognition they richly deserve. In the ninth volume of this ground-breaking series, 50 more artists bring their imagination and talent to such topics as characters, scenes, sci-fi, fantasy and cartoons, resulting in a book that is filled to the brim with beautiful images and wise words of wisdom. With a mixture of veterans and newcomers, Digital Art Masters: Volume 9 provides the perfect cross-section of the best artwork the industry can offer, and is sure to leave you fired up with inspiration, ready to create masterpieces of your own.
Designed for anyone interested in graphics, photography, or photographic creations, this book demonstrates how you can put the incredible power of Corel PaintShop Pro X6 into play. It cuts to the chase of the PaintShop Pro X6 tools that are best used when working with photographs and creating your own graphic elements. You'll learn how to correct and enhance photographs so that things like red-eye, scratches, blemishes, and unwanted objects no longer detract from your favorite pictures, whether they're ones you just captured or ones you're trying to restore to former glory. You'll read about color and how it works and use layers to adjust brightness, hue, and contrast. You'll also learn about resolution and how it applies to your monitor, your images, and your prints. In addition, you'll explore the PaintShop Pro RAW lab, where you can process your camera's RAW images, getting just the look you want. Discover fun things you can do with your photographs, such as creating digital scrapbook pages and 3-dimensional images. You'll learn how you can make composite images and create works of art with the special effects provided with PaintShop Pro X6. Throughout these pages, you'll find step-by-step instructions, full-color photographs, notes, and Tips. You'll also find an appendix covering keyboard shortcuts, as well as a glossary you can refer to for new terms. Harness the power of PaintShop Pro X6 to perfect your photographs and create graphic elements that are dynamic, unique, and fun. What's on the companion website: fun sample graphics, fonts, frames, and brushes and demo add-on filters programs for use with PaintShop Pro X6.
The standard work on creative flat drawing in fashion is completely updated, revised and expanded. In today's world of fashion, companies are looking for creative people who can communicate their designs quickly and neatly. Creative Fashion Design includes illustrated step-by-step instructions for all the basic fashion design work and also advanced design work in Adobe Illustrator. It covers garments, lingerie, footwear, accessories, bags, headwear and jewellery. Whether you are a student, designer, merchandiser or developer, this book will give you faster, more creative fashion design. The book starts with the basic garments, building up a block library that can be used again and again. These include the vest, t-shirt, jacket, polo/shirt, suit jacket and trousers, jeans, dress, and skirt. The tutorials then move on to detailing garments; colouring, pattern (including creating swatches), and stitch detail. The author covers semi-flat drawing, which incorporates worn proportions and also life garment drawing, which makes the drawing more lifelike and dynamic and shows the garment worn in motion proportions. Advanced level techniques are included, such as print manipulation, transparency and blending modes, pattern warping, lace, buttons, zips and embroidery. With these techniques, clearly explained and illustrated you will find the perfect balance between creativity and productivity to deliver stunning designs in the fastest possible way.
A complete training package lets you learn Adobe Illustrator CC at your own speed Adobe Illustrator is the leading drawing and illustration software used to create artwork for a variety of media. This book-and-DVD package provides 13 self-paced lessons that get you up to speed on the latest version of Illustrator (Creative Cloud). Step-by-step instructions in the full-color book are supported by video tutorials on the DVD. Together, these tools will help you learn Adobe Illustrator basics, essential skills, and all the new capabilities in Illustrator CC in no time. Includes step-by-step instructions in a book-and-DVD training package Features expert instructors who guide you through 13 lessons that prepare you to create fabulous artwork with Illustrator Covers beginning through intermediate-level skills Illustrator CC Digital Classroom is like having your own personal tutor to help you learn the latest version of Illustrator. Note: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS6 REVEALED offers you comprehensive coverage in all areas of Adobe (R) Illustrator (R). Beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to in-depth exploration of the software's full set of features, these step-by-step lessons offer you a guided tour of all the program's great features - including an illustrated tutorial on how to draw with the Pen tool that you won't find in any other book. This new edition highlights extensive coverage of important and exciting new features, including dramatic improvements to Illustrator's built-in tracing utility and a major upgrade for creating patterns.
Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software-and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS6 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. The Data Files used to complete the projects found in the book are now available online. For access information please refer to the directions available in the preface of the book.
With many software guides serving as high-tech recipe books, teaching cookie-cutter habits with little relevance to complex, real-world projects, EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN CS6 takes a different approach. Emphasizing on fundamental design principles, critical thinking skills, and practical applications to prepare you for professional success, this unique text features step-by-step tutorials, vibrant illustrations, and realistic exercises to engage your interest while helping you develop essential software skills. Each chapter builds on what you have learned, guiding you from exploring basic operations to creating complex documents with confidence and efficiency. In addition to mastering InDesign CS6--including standard functionality and features new to this release--the text prepares you to analyze new design projects, identify potential challenges, develop effective strategies, and apply industry-standard principles and practices to execute your plans successfully. The Data Files used to complete the projects found in the book are now available online. For access information please refer to the directions available in the preface of the book.
Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a vector graphics design program that allows you to create artwork and illustrations. Adobe Illustrator CS6 is also part of the Adobe CS6 Design Suite, Web Suite, Production Premium Suite and Master Collection. Brilliant Illustrator CS6 offers professional and home users a fast, visual way to solve their Illustrator CS6 problems and get work done creatively and efficiently. All the most important tasks are covered, using clear, step-by-step instructions with accompanying 4 colour visuals. The text also draws attention to specific skills that are needed for the Adobe Certification Exam (ACE). Brilliant Illustrator CS6 features: A new features icon to alert readers to changes in the software Troubleshooting guides to help solve common problems Real world examples to show why readers would want to perform tasks Workshops to help readers put together individual tasks into projects ACE objectives to prepare readers for qualification Example files and additional workshops online at www.perspection.com Brilliant Features: * Detailed index and troubleshooting guide to help you find exactly what you need to know * Each task is presented on one or two pages * Numbered steps guide you through each task or problem * Numerous screenshots illustrate each step * See Also boxes point you to related tasks and information in the book * Did you know ?... sections alert you to relevant expert tips, tricks and advice
Need answers quickly? Adobe Illustrator CS6 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Inside the Book * Improve publishing and productivity with the CS6 interface * Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge * Transform and reshape objects to create a new look * Use Live Paint to create, recolor, and modify images * Use Live Color to create color harmony in a design * Create complex shapes, patterns, and perspective objects * Create text and apply style to display artistic text * Apply appearances and graphic styles for a unique design * Create eye-catching special effects and filters Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: * Workshops and related files * Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com
An introduction to the PDF file format, threaded through with practical examples - deconstructing, creating and processing PDF files. After exploring how PDF is produced, and how it can be edited with tools from text editors to Ghostscript to PDFTK, readers will learn to deal with problems with PDF files and common error messages.
For college and high school courses in Fashion Design by Computer, Fashion Illustration by Computer, Computer Design, and CAD for Fashion. This fully-updated text addresses industry's need to train fashion students to draw fashion flats and illustrations, textile designs, and presentations using the latest versions of Adobe Illustrator. Emphasizing the creative process, ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR FOR FASHION DESIGN, 2/e explores Illustrator's powerful capabilities as related to drawings of clothing, fashion poses, and textile prints. It offers clear and illustrated instructions throughout, guiding students through learning all the electronic drawing techniques they will need to work successfully in fashion. In this second edition, new online videos show students how to perform many key techniques step-by-step, and online examples of previous student projects inspire new students. This Second Edition also adds updated coverage of merchandising techniques, electronic portfolio preparation, technical drawings, tech packs, and much more.