Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration

Author: Chad Chelius
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134878539
Release Date: 2018-09-17
Genre: Computers

Adobe Illustrator CC is the most popular vector illustration application available. Print and screen designers use it to create powerful artwork composed of shapes, color, and highly styled text. Illustrator is a necessary tool for anyone considering a career in the visual design or illustration field. Learn Adobe Illustrator CC by building cool creative projects that teach you how to: Design and illustrate a promotional postcard Style text to create a logotype for a business Combine illustrations and text to create infographics Trace a photograph to use in an eye-catching concert poster Design icons and graphics for a mobile device interface This study guide uses video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in graphic design using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 and lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam in that field. A mix of 6 project-based lessons, 8 hours of practical videos, and interactive quizzes prepares you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Learn Adobe Photoshop CC for Visual Communication

Author: Rob Schwartz
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134878348
Release Date: 2018-07-05
Genre: Computers

As the most popular image-editing application on the market today, Adobe Photoshop is an indispensable part of any creative designer’s toolkit. Mastering Photoshop for photo retouching or general design work should be the first step on your path to a career in the visual design field. Learn Adobe Photoshop CC by building cool creative projects that teach you how to: Fix common problems with photographs Colorize black and white photos Design eye-catching invitations and fliers Create fantastic composite images by combining elements from different photos Design your own wallpaper for your computer or phone This study guide uses more than 13 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in visual design using Adobe Photoshop CC. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Learn Adobe Animate CC for Interactive Media

Author: Joseph Labrecque
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134395562
Release Date: 2016-03-16
Genre: Computers

Knowing the industry-standard animation and interactivity tool Adobe Animate CC (previously known as “Flash Professional”) can help you get a foothold in the exciting web design and mobile app-development world. Learn Animate CC by building cool creative projects that will teach you how to: Design and animate vector artwork Compose an animated greeting card using HTML5 Build a promotional video with text and images animated in 3D Construct a working digital clock using ActionScript Design and code an interactive quiz for mobile devices This study guide uses more than 6 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career designing and building interactive media using Adobe Animate CC. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam in Interactive Media Using Adobe Flash Professional CC (name correct at press time) and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: The Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson file you need to work through the projects When creating the Adobe Certified Associate examination, Adobe conducted research to identify the foundational skills students need to effectively communicate using digital media tools. Based on feedback from educators, design professionals, businesses, and educational institutions around the world, the objectives cover entry-level skill expectations for each topic. The ACA exams have proved to be highly successful around the world. To create this new product, Peachpit and Adobe Press have joined forces with team of outstanding instructors who have a great track record getting students certified: Rob Schwartz and his colleagues at BrainBuffet.com Joseph Labrecque is a senior interactive software engineer at the University of Denver where he also teaches classes on Adobe Animate CC (formerly Flash Professional), web animation, graphics production, and mobile application design. Joseph is an Adobe Education Leader (AEL) and an Adobe Community Professional. He received the Adobe Education Impact Award in 2010 and currently serves on the AEL Advisory Board. Joseph produces written and video content for Adobe Press, Peachpit, O’Reilly, Lynda.com, and BrainBuffet.com. What you need to use this book: Adobe Animate CC (2015 release) software, for either Windows or Mac OS. (Software not included.)

Learn Adobe InDesign CC for Print and Digital Media Publication

Author: Jonathan Gordon
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 9780134395463
Release Date: 2016-02-08
Genre: Computers

Used by graphic designers worldwide, Adobe InDesign CC is a layout powerhouse. But that power is easy to harness, as you’ll soon learn. These real-world projects teach you to think like a designer and master the details that set your work apart. Hone your InDesign skills as you: Produce an advertising poster Design a magazine for print and tablet delivery Build interactive forms Create a comic book page Add controls for video, animations, and more to a digital media publication This study guide uses more than 11 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career designing publications for print and screen using InDesign CC. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: The Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects

Learn Adobe Dreamweaver CC for Web Authoring

Author: Mark DuBois
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134878713
Release Date: 2018-09-06
Genre: Computers

Dreamweaver CC is the industry-leading web design and development application from Adobe. With Dreamweaver you can build standards-based web pages using code and design techniques that translate directly into careers in web and user experience design. Learn Dreamweaver by creating an entire website from scratch as you: Use HTML to structure the content of web pages Design web pages that will look great on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices Use images, color, and typography, in the web design process Make the most of the great editing and visualization tools Prepare to be a web design professional by understanding the theory and practice behind modern web design. This study guide uses more than 10 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career designing and building web pages using Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2018. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Video Communication

Author: Joe Dockery
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134892726
Release Date: 2018-07-10
Genre: Computers

Now that video is on practically every screen around us, working with video is an essential skill for a creative professional. Becoming proficient in Adobe Premiere Pro CC can help you deliver video for a wide range of projects, from web-friendly smartphone video to high-definition content for room-sized screens. Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC by building cool creative projects that teach you how to: · Develop a promotional video that includes a voiceover, a title, and a logo · Combine an interview with secondary clips using slow-motion effects and rolling credits · Create an action scene by editing multiple video formats and multicam video in the same timeline · Make a weather report using green screen effects and animated graphics · Build a video slide show quickly using a folder of still images and motion effects · This study guide uses 8 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in video post-production. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: • Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates • Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Photoshop CC Digital Classroom 2018 Edition

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: American Graphics Institute
ISBN: 9781732110342
Release Date: 2018-03-22
Genre: Computers

Quickly learn Adobe Photoshop CC with this book and downloadable lesson files - fully updated for Photoshop CC 2018 Adobe Photoshop is the industry leading image-editing program for designers, web developers, and photographers. The newest version of Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) includes more great tools to manage and edit images. This book delivers full-color, step-by-step instructions that make learning Photoshop easy to understand. You'll explore how to work with layers, use filters, and create images for web, print, and video. Learn Photoshop at your own pace led by Jennifer Smith, an expert instructor from American Graphics Institute. Fully updated for Photoshop CC 2018. • Discover essential skills for working quickly and efficiently with Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) • Includes step-by-step instructions for each lesson, along with lesson files that complement the topics • Learn Photoshop retouching, layers, selections, painting, and more. • Find out how to create fantastic effects and merge multiple images together. Photoshop CC Digital Classroom takes you from the basics through intermediate-level topics. Learn the information you need about how to use Photoshop, presented in a clear, approachable way.

Illustrator CC Digital Classroom 2018 Edition

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: American Graphics Institute
ISBN: 9781732110359
Release Date: 2018-03-25
Genre: Computers

Quickly learn Adobe Illustrator CC with this book and lesson files - updated for CC 2018 This complete Illustrator Creative Cloud training book with lesson files teaches essential skills for using Illustrator. Learn to quickly and easily create artwork, logos, patterns and designs. Step-by-step instructions in the full-color book are enhanced with lesson files. Self-paced lessons let you learn Adobe Illustrator CC (Creative Cloud) at your own speed; fully updated for CC 2018. This book is like having your own personal tutor teaching you this leading illustration software app, with lessons written by Jennifer Smith, an expert instructor at American Graphics Institute. • Includes 14 self-paced lessons that take you from Illustrator basics through intermediate-level skills, allowing you to learn at your own speed. • Explores the new features and capabilities of Illustrator CC, the leading Adobe illustration software app in the Creative Cloud. • Written by an expert from American Graphics Institute who walks you through the latest version of Adobe Illustrator. • Contains step-by-step instructions in the full-color book and lesson files, which work together to provide a clear understanding of the topics. Illustrator CC Digital Classroom is the ideal training package to get you up to speed on Illustrator so you can quickly create artwork and designs using the latest Creative Cloud version of Adobe Illustrator.

Adobe Photoshop CC on Demand

Author: Perspection Inc.
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133480009
Release Date: 2013-07-08
Genre: Computers

Need answers quickly? Adobe Photoshop CC 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. Includes • Online Workshops that focus on real-world techniques • Online Adobe certification resources for both ACE and ACA • More than 500 essential Photoshop CC tasks Inside the Book • Improve productivity and efficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud • Use automatic saving options for better efficiency and protection • Use automatic layer alignment and blending to work with objects • Use Adobe Camera Raw to enhance or correct a photo • Use content-aware options for scaling and fill • Create eye-catching images with special effect filters • Select and modify one or more shapes at the same time • Create character and paragraph styles to manage and use text • Transform video in Photoshop just like an image • Create and manipulate 3D models using presets and custom options 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 Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: • Workshops and related files • Keyboard shortcutsVisit the author site: perspection.com

Algebra for College Students

Author: Jerome E. Kaufmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285195780
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Mathematics

Kaufmann and Schwitters have built this text's reputation on clear and concise exposition, numerous examples, and plentiful problem sets. This traditional text consistently reinforces the following common thread: learn a skill; practice the skill to help solve equations; and then apply what you have learned to solve application problems. This simple, straightforward approach has helped many students grasp and apply fundamental problem solving skills necessary for future mathematics courses. Algebraic ideas are developed in a logical sequence, and in an easy-to-read manner, without excessive vocabulary and formalism. The open and uncluttered design helps keep students focused on the concepts while minimizing distractions. Problems and examples reference a broad range of topics, as well as career areas such as electronics, mechanics, and health, showing students that mathematics is part of everyday life. The text's resource package—anchored by Enhanced WebAssign, an online homework management tool—saves instructors time while also providing additional help and skill-building practice for students outside of class. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Starting Your Career as an Illustrator

Author: Michael Fleishman
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9781621535157
Release Date: 2016-08-09
Genre: Design

From the first steps of starting out up through succeeding as a professional, Fleishman's newest guide navigates how illustration ties concept and technique. From advice on education and finding the right state of mind, through opening shop and finding the right venue, Starting Your Career as an Illustrator is a bit of a technical how-to, something of a business book, certainly an inspirational work, definitely a professional overview, even a personal lifestyle guide. It accurately documents the eclectic adventures of illustrators now, as well as relating historical perspectives, motivations, and inspirations to balance that picture and present readers with a true global field experience—all in an accessible, reader-friendly style. Topics include how to: Create a portfolio Make initial contacts Develop a financial plan Set up an office Acquire supplies and equipment Price your own work Market on the Web Nurture a growing freelance business And much more Through direct and candid conversations with scores of professionals up and down the career ladder, this book offers rich perspectives of illustrators (and their cohorts) at and away from the drawing board. It looks at the strong threads tying professional and academic process, practice, and product, and offers extensive research, a global pool of resources, and a wide panorama of info that promotes problem solving by way of a spectrum of ideas. Over fifty illustrations are included throughout. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.

Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All in One For Dummies

Author: Jennifer Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118661246
Release Date: 2013-07-18
Genre: Computers

Your all-in-one guide to Adobe's new Creative Cloud Packed with more than a thousand pages of content, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the Creative Cloud. Written by designers for designers, this book is filled with useful information and expert instruction that spans eight minibooks to help you get started with Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat XI, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and Fireworks CC. You'll learn the latest graphic design and web development tools, tricks, and techniques; watch your productivity explode; and unleash your creative genius with this valuable resource. Helps print, web, and mobile media professionals get the very most out of the latest features and techniques available in Adobe Creative Cloud Provides beginners with design basics while providing the depth of coverage sought by more experienced design professionals Covers the key features and tools in seven of Adobe's most popular Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and Fireworks) plus a minibook dedicated to Creative Cloud basics From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, this comprehensive guide shows you how to do it all!

Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book 2018 release

Author: Russell Chun
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 9780134872193
Release Date: 2018-01-10
Genre: Computers

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Animate choose Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from Adobe Press. The 12 project-based step-by-step lessons in this book show users the key techniques for working in Animate. Adobe Animate CC provides more expressive tools, powerful controls for animation, and robust support for playback across a wide variety of platforms. Learn how to use and create vector-based brushes for painterly effects. Gain more advanced control over complex animations with the Camera tool, and learn to focus the action on different parts of the Stage. Explore the new Layer Depth panel which lets you control the depth level of individual layers, creating a more realistic sense of space. Support for SVG, WebGL, HTML5 animation and video, and seamless collaboration with other designers and with other Adobe applications through Creative Cloud libraries make Adobe Animate the ideal development environment for creative animation and multimedia. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each lesson as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.

Certification Prep Adobe Photoshop Cs6

Author: D. Michael Ploor
Publisher: Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher
ISBN: 1619609835
Release Date: 2014-09-23
Genre: Computers

G-W's Certification Preparation Series consists of individual guides that provide practice in the basic skills needed to be successful using the corresponding software. No previous software experience is required. Although the guides focus on learning skills, not test taking, users thatcomplete the practice will be prepared to take the official software certification exam and demonstrate workplace readiness. Step-by-step instructions demonstrate actual software commands and features, building from basic to advanced. Content is divided into small units for better learning andusage. There is no need to download files or purchase additional materials as all lesson content is created using the software.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book 2018 release

Author: Maxim Jago
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 9780134872308
Release Date: 2018-01-18
Genre: Computers

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2018 release) choose Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from Adobe Press. The 18 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro. Learn to edit video in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018 and get the most out of your workflow. Take a project from beginning to end and learn to organize media, add audio, create transitions, produce titles, and add effects. Take your projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing footage, adjusting color, using advanced editing techniques, managing projects, working with 360 video for VR headsets, animating graphics, exporting, and much more. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.