Illustrator CS4 for Windows and Macintosh

Visual QuickStart Guide

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780132104579

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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Adobe Illustrator is the indispensable vector drawing tool used by digital artists around the world. Illustrator CS4 provides those artists with powerful drawing tools, unparalleled typographic controls, and much more. With a slew of new features and tighter-than-ever integration with the rest of Adobe Creative Suite 4's design, graphics, and publishing tools, Illustrator CS4 promises to make designers' lives a whole lot easier, especially if they have this task-based guide! Now revised and updated, and in 4 COLOR this book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Illustrator CS4 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced designers. This edition of the Visual QuickStart Guide covers Illustrator CS4's newest features, including the much anticipated multi art board feature and much more.

Illustrator CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release)

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133987272

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC (2014 release) covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches panel, Artboard panel, as well as new Live Corners, reshaping methods, and much more. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.

Illustrator CC

Visual QuickStart Guide

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133439127

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 7956

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For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the interface, new unembed an image, multiple file placement, images in Brushes, and touch type and Free Transform tool. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.

Illustrator CS6

For Windows and Macintosh

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321822178

Category: Computers

Page: 453

View: 1915

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Explains how to use the computer graphics program, addressing such topics as freehand drawing, layering, adding effects, applying brushes, creating symbols and patterns, and editing images.

Flash Professional CS6

Visual QuickStart Guide

Author: Katherine Ulrich

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133052729

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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Flash Professional CS6 is such a powerful program that it can seem overwhelming to new or occasional users. With Flash Professional CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide, readers get a solid grounding in the fundamentals of the most recent version of the software. Highlights include new user options for setting document properties when creating or modifying documents; new layout and options in the Publish Settings dialog; working with tabbed text in Flash's text-layout framework; copying and pasting Timeline layers. Plus, learn about new options for exporting assets created in Flash as a PNG sequence; as a spite sheet, or as JavaScript and HTML5, via the CreateJS extension. Includes eBook and Video Access In addition to concise, step-by-step explanations of core tools and tasks, with plenty of helpful screen shots to keep you on track as you work, Flash Professional CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide includes an hour-long HD video and eBook. In addition to reading about how to use the tool, you can watch it in action. You can also download digital versions of this book to load on the mobile device of your choice so that you can continue learning whenever and wherever you are. We provide you with both the ePub and PDF to ensure that you get the experience that best suits your viewing needs.

Photoshop CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release)

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133980618

Category: Computers

Page: 528

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This bestselling guide from authors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas has been the go-to tutorial and reference book for photography/design professionals and the textbook of choice in college classrooms for decades. This edition includes their trademark features of clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color images; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. New and updated Photoshop CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text.

Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand

Author: Perspection Inc.,Steve Johnson

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133480097

Category: Computers

Page: 576

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Includes Online Workshops Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources More than 500 of the most essential Illustrator CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe Illustrator 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. Inside the Book Improve publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud and touch screens 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 Transform and touch up text and apply styles to display artistic text Apply appearances and graphic styles for a unique design Package or export designs to use in other programs Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps 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

The Adobe Illustrator CS Wow! Book

Author: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780321168924

Category: Computers

Page: 434

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Presents time-saving techniques and tips for users of Adobe Illustrator CS, exploring the software's basic tools and latest features with full-color examples and samples from leading Illustrator artists and designers.

Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Classroom in a Book

Author: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133005623

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 8686

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Those creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 choose Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 19 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Premiere Pro CS6. Readers learn to take a project from beginning to end where they’ll get the basics on things like organizing media, using audio, creating transitions, producing titles, and adding effects. Once they have the basics down, they'll learn how to take their projects further by sweetening and mixing sound, compositing the footage, adjusting color, using multicamera editing techniques, authoring DVDs, and much more. This completely revised CS6 edition covers new features, including the Warp Stabilizer effect for stabilizing uneven, shaky footage. Powerful new trimming techniques are explored in detail and an entire chapter covers the new expanded multicamera editing features. The new interface in Adobe Premiere Pro 6 offers many new capabilities to the editor who needs quick results and this book covers the workflows required to get the job done. Best of all, the companion DVD includes lesson files so readers can work step-by-step along with the book. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Note from the publisher: If you experience any issues accessing the files on the DVD please contact [email protected] to receive a link to the online file downloads

Adobe After Effects CS4 Classroom in a Book

Author: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780132089227

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 3566

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Visual effects and motion graphics pros of all stripes - from broadcast professionals to VFX supervisors to Web designers who need to produce occasional video segments - will welcome the dramatically accelerated features provided in the brand-new After Effects CS4. This best-selling book has been revised to cover all that's new in this upgrade: the ability to import 3D layers from Photoshop; the Cartoon effect that converts live-action footage into stylized imagery; Adobe Device Central CS4, which lets you preview and test animations for mobile devices, and more. Designed around a single complex project that’s broken down into manageable lessons, this book mimics a real-world workflow - but one that readers tackle at their own pace. Contains all the lesson files and footage readers need to complete the lessons. All of Peachpit's eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: · If you are able to search the book, search for "Where are the lesson files?" · Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. · You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. · Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC

Author: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133928772

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 7598

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For decades, Sharon Steuer and her international WOW! team have been showcasing the world’s best artists and designers working in Illustrator. In this expanded edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you’ll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top Illustrator artists. You’ll learn to use new features, discover exciting ways to create complex effects, and find fresh ways to use venerable old tools and¿speed up your workflow. This edition includes coverage of the 2014 release and is loaded with and lessons with stunning new artwork that feature: Painting and generating objects with raster brushes Harnessing Live Corners, Live Rectangles, and new ways to reshape paths Manipulating live type characters with the Touch Type tool Creating airbrush and neon effects with gradients on strokes Building complex styles with multiple lines, fills, and effects Composing complex repeating patterns Auto-generating corners for pattern brushes Incorporating transparency into mesh and gradients Building and modifying scenes in perspective and 3D Transforming raster art to Illustrator vectors Preparing artwork for animation and the web Integrating Illustrator with Photoshop and other apps Creating photorealism in Illustrator WOW! ONLINE Register the book at peachpit.com/register to access artwork to pick apart and special PDFs from artists to you. Keep up with tips on the latest Illustrator features at WOWartist.com.

Adobe Illustrator CS6

Classroom in a Book

Author: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 032182248X

Category: Computers

Page: 463

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A guide to Adobe Illustrator CS6 covers such topics as creating and managing documents, drawing, coloring artwork, working with typography and images, and preparing graphics for the Web.

Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible

Author: Ted Padova

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470377658

Category: Computers

Page: 1085

View: 825

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"The Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible is the comprehensive guide to Acrobat for novices and power users alike. With a concise, easy-to-read format, you will be creating interactive XML forms, enabling streamlined document review processes, and publishing high-impact electronic documents in no time." —Rick Brown, director of product management, Adobe Acrobat The book you need to succeed with Adobe Acrobat! Why do readers turn to the Adobe Acrobat Bible again and again? Because whether you're already experienced with Adobe Acrobat or you're learning to use this powerful tool for the first time, you'll find exactly what you need to know in these well-organized pages. Packed with helpful tips and step-by-step instructions, this latest edition will guide you through both basic and advanced features, enabling you to take full advantage of everything Acrobat 8 has to offer. Create, collect, and distribute forms with LiveCycle® Designer Work seamlessly with Microsoft® Office applications Convert AutoCAD® and Visio® files to PDF Discover new ways to edit PDFs and remove sensitive data Explore enhanced Shared Reviews tools with easy-to-use Wizard Collect form data by exporting it directly to Microsoft Excel® Combine files and create PDF Packages using new Acrobat 8 tools What's on the CD-ROM? You'll find valuable, author-developed sample files including PDF documents, Adobe Designer forms, and Acrobat PDF forms with JavaScripts—all arranged in folders according to chapters in the book, so you use them along with the book's tutorials. The CD also includes: Adobe Reader software Entire book in searchable PDF with embedded index Windows demonstration plug-ins

InDesign CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release)

Author: Sandee Cohen

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133953637

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 6658

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InDesign CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release) is your complete guide to the core functions of InDesign as well as all the important new features. New to this edition is coverage of the greatly expanded ebook export capabilities, including Fixed Layout EPUB. With the growth in digital publishing, these new functions will empower designers to create more compelling digital documents than ever before. Other landmark new features in the 2014 release of InDesign CC include: the ability to reformat tables by dragging and dropping; integration with the hot portfolio site, Behance, and improvements to footnotes. Using the task-based, visual approach that is the trademark of the Visual QuickStart Guides readers will learn not only how to create documents, but also to use automation to streamline the process, as well as importing and styling text and objects, managing long documents, exporting files for a wide variety of purposes, and much more.

Adobe Illustrator CS6 on Demand

Author: Perspection Inc.,Steve Johnson

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0132966573

Category: Computers

Page: 544

View: 2093

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This is the eBook version of the print title. Access to the online Workshop files and bonus content is available through product registration – see instructions in back pages of your eBook. 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

InDesign CC Digital Classroom 2018 Edition

Author: Christopher Smith

Publisher: American Graphics Institute

ISBN: 1732110336

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Quickly learn InDesign CC with this book and lesson files, fully updated for InDesign CC 2018. This complete book for learning InDesign essential skills to quickly and easily create brochures, flyers, magazines, e-books, and digital documents. Step-by-step instructions in the full-color book are enhanced with lesson files which can be downloaded. Self-paced lessons let you learn Adobe InDesign CC (Creative Cloud) at your own speed; fully updated for InDesign CC 2018. This book is like having your own personal tutor teaching you this leading page layout software, with lessons written by expert instructors from American Graphics Institute. • Includes 13 self-paced lessons that take you from InDesign basics through intermediate-level skills, allowing you to learn at your own speed • Explores the new features and capabilities of InDesign CC, the leading Adobe page layout software in the Creative Cloud. • Written by experts from American Graphics Institute who walk you through the latest version of Adobe InDesign • Contains step-by-step instructions in the full-color book and lesson files, which work together to provide a clear understanding of the topics InDesign CC Digital Classroom is the ideal book with lesson files training package to get you up to speed on InDesign so you can create designs that dazzle.

UI Design with Adobe Illustrator

Discover the ease and power of using Illustrator to design Web sites and apps

Author: Rick Moore

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133038378

Category: Computers

Page: 256

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Create high fidelity prototypes for complex websites and applications with the easy-to-learn and super-efficient vector capabilities of Illustrator and make the fear of client changes a thing of the past. Whether you’re a seasoned Photoshop veteran, a budding designer, or someone who simply has a good eye and artistic vision, this book will show you how to produce mockups and UI elements in a creative and productive way. Strongly of the opinion that design should not happen solely in a browser, Rick Moore demonstrates how to design mockups and UI elements with Illustrator in a way you may not have realized was possible. Learn which tools are best suited to a UI design workflow and how to customize Illustrator in a way that fits your style and flow. Rick provides expert guidance throughout the process from the initial planning stages to finalizing and sharing your work with clients and others.

Adobe InDesign CC on Demand

Author: Perspection Inc.,Steve Johnson

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0133480054

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 1005

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Includes • Online Workshops • Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources • More than 500 of the most essential InDesign CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign 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. Inside the Book • Improved publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud • Create layouts for print, web, tablets, and mobile devices • Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge • Create, link, and manage content, pages, and books • Create text and apply style to display artistic text • Create QR code graphics • Use track changes to review content • Create interactive PDFs, EPUB ebooks, and HTML web pages • Create publications for use with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps 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

Discovering AutoCAD 2017

Author: Mark Dix,Paul Riley

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 013450691X

Category: Computers

Page: 696

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. This book presents a hands-on, activity-based approach to the use of AutoCAD as a drafting tool—complete with techniques, tips, shortcuts, and insights that improve efficiency. Topics and tasks are carefully grouped to lead students logically through the AutoCAD command set, with the level of difficulty increasing steadily as skills are acquired through experience and practice. Straightforward explanations focus on what is relevant to actual drawing procedures, and illustrations show exactly what to expect on the computer screen. This edition features updates for the latest release of AutoCAD, projects, and test questions for each chapter. •Lessons are broken down into tasks listed at the beginning of each section, introducing students to the AutoCAD commands using a structured, intuitive approach and helping students anticipate what information will be needed at each new phase of the learning process. •General Procedure boxes appear as new commands are introduced, providing a simple overview of basic command procedures in a step-by-step format. •Detailed graphics appear throughout the text, demonstrating what students should expect to see on their screens and encouraging self-paced study. •Drawing problems appear at the end of the chapter, helping students apply newly learned techniques immediately to realistic drawing situations. This includes drawing suggestions, timesaving tips, and explanations of how to use techniques in actual situations. •High-quality working drawings accompany end-of-chapter drawing problems, appearing in a large, clearly dimensioned format on each right-hand page. This includes mechanical, architectural, civil, and electrical drawings.

ePublishing with InDesign CS6

Design and produce digital publications for tablets, ereaders, smartphones, and more

Author: Pariah S. Burke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118463846

Category: Computers

Page: 576

View: 6279

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