170 books for genre «Graphic Design»

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openFrameworks is a powerful programming toolkit and library designed to assist the creative process through simplicity and intuitiveness. It's a very handy software library written in C++ to reduce the software development process, helping you to kick-­start creative coding. With the help of C++ and shaders support, openFrameworks allows for the processing of all kinds of media information with your custom-­developed algorithms at the lowest possible level, with the fastest speed. "Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified" will introduce you to a world of creative coding projects, including interactive installations, audio-­visual, and sound art projects. You will learn how to make your own projects using openFrameworks. This book focuses on low-­level data processing, which allows you to create really unique and cutting-­edge installations and projects. "Mastering openFrameworks: Creative Coding Demystified" provides a complete introduction to openFrameworks, including . . .

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This best-­selling 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 fully updated edition includes: concise, step-­by-­step instructions; hundreds of carefully edited full color photographs; screen captures of program features; supplemental tips and sidebars; a thorough table of contents and index; and extensive cross references. New and updated Photoshop CS5 features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Among the new CS5 features covered in this volume are enhancements to brushes, workspaces, copying layers, Refine Mask, Lens Correction, the Spot Healing Brush, Camera Raw, and Bridge (including the new Mini Bridge).

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SolidWorks is the leading 3D solid modeling software used in computer-­aided design. It's powerful but not simple. This complete guide introduces beginners to the software but then goes far beyond, covering numerous details that advanced users have requested. Beginners will learn not only how the software works but why, while more experienced users will learn all about search criteria, Pack-­and-­Go, other file management concepts, and much more. A valuable companion website contains before and after real-­world parts and assemblies along with many example files used in the text. Additionally, the text of the book is augmented by video tutorials with author voice-­over which can be found on the website. is the ultimate resource on SolidWorks 2013, the book beginners can start with and advanced users will want to keep close at hand.

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New devices and platforms emerge daily. Browsers iterate at a remarkable pace. Faced with this volatile landscape we can either struggle for control or we can embrace the inherent flexibility of the web.   Responsive design is not just another technique–it is the beginning of the maturation of a medium and a fundamental shift in the way we think about the web.   Implementing Responsive Design is a practical examination of how this fundamental shift affects the way we design and build our sites. Readers will learn how to: Build responsive sites using a combination of fluid layouts, media queries, and fluid media Adopt a responsive workflow from the very start of a project Enhance content for different devices Use feature-­detection and server-­side enhancement to provide a richer experience

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Since Lightroom 1.­0 first launched, Scott’s Kelby’s The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Book for Digital Photographers has been the world’s #1 best-­selling Lightroom book (it has been translated into a dozen different languages), and in this latest version for Lightroom 5, Scott uses his same award-­winning, step-­by-­step, plain-­English style and layout to make learning Lightroom easy and fun.
Scott doesn’t just show you which sliders do what (every Lightroom book will do that). Instead, by using the following three simple, yet brilliant, techniques that make it just an incredible learning tool, this book shows you how to create your own photography workflow using Lightroom:
Throughout the book, Scott shares his own personal settings and studiotested techniques. Each year he trains thousands of Lightroom users at his live seminars and through that he’s learned what really works, what doesn’t, and he tells you flat out which techniques work best, which to avoid, and why. The entire book . . .

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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn InDesign CS6 choose Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team. The 16 project-­based lessons show readers step-­by-­step the key techniques for working with InDesign CS6.
Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging page layouts using InDesign CS6. This completely revised CS6 edition covers the new tools for adding PDF form fields, linking content, and creating alternative layouts for digital publishing. The companion CD includes all the lesson files that readers need to work along with the book. This thorough, self-­paced guide to Adobe InDesign CS6 is ideal for beginning users who want to master the key features of this program. Readers who already have some experience with InDesign can improve their skills and learn InDesign's newest features.
“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the . . .

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A lot has happened in the world of digital design since the first edition of this title was published, but one thing remains true: There is an ever-­growing number of people attempting to design pages with no formal training. This book is the one place they can turn to find quick, non-­intimidating, excellent design help from trusted design instructor Robin Williams. This revised classic--­now in full color--­includes a new section on the hot topic of Color itself. In The Non-­Designer's Design Book, 3rd Editio n, Robin turns her attention to the basic principles that govern good design. Readers who follow her clearly explained concepts will produce more sophisticated and professional pages immediately. Humor-­infused, jargon-­free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, and illustrations make learning a snap--­which is just what audiences have come to expect from this best-­selling author.

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In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, learn how to build powerful apps for the world’s most popular mobile platform: Android 4.­3. Using this book’s straightforward, step-­by-­step approach, you’ll build complete Android 4.­3 apps from the ground up as you master the skills you need to design, develop, test, and publish powerful solutions. Extensively updated for Android’s newest features and tools, every lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a rock-­solid foundation for real-­world success!   Highlights of this new Third Edition include: Extensive new coverage: fragments, action bar, SQLite, content providers, Facebook SDK, and more

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Unlocking the Key to Perfect Selections and Amazing Photoshop Effects for Totally Realistic Composites
Compositing is one of the hottest trends in Photoshop and photography today for portrait photographers, designers of all walks of life, and even retouchers. Everywhere you look, from group photos, to school graduation or sports portraits, to magazines, movie posters, and DVD covers, chances are, you’ve seen compositing. In Photoshop Compositing Secrets , Matt Kloskowski takes you through the entire process behind creating convincing, well-­executed, and captivating composites. You’ll see how to create images that run the gamut from real-­world portraits for corporate, graduation, or group photos to sports portraits, templates, and collages, and even the surreal, dramatic composites that clients clamor for. You'll learn: One of the most important secrets to compositing: how to master selections in Photoshop (yes, even wispy hair), What background color, and camera and lighting . . .

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Books for genre Graphic Design