GIMP User Manual
by GIMP DocumentationTeam
Publisher: gimp.org 2009
GIMP is a multi-platform photo manipulation tool. It is suitable for a variety of image manipulation tasks, including photo retouching, image composition, and image construction. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by David J. Eck - Hobart and William Smith Colleges
These notes represent an attempt to develop a new computer graphics course at the advanced undergraduate level. The primary goal is to cover the fundamental concepts of computer graphics, and the concentration is on graphics in three dimensions.
3D rendering is the 3D computer graphics process of automatically converting 3D wire frame models into 2D images with 3D effects on a computer. Rendering is the final process of creating the actual 2D image or animation from the prepared scene.
by Petri Lankoski, Jussi Holopainen - ETC Press
The main aim of this book is to situate game design research within and alongside general design research. Design research aims to understand also how design as an activity unfolds. The book demonstrates different approaches to design research.
by Jeffrey Ventrella - ETC Press
Jeffrey Ventrella, a seasoned virtual worlds programmer, reviews the history of avatars, smileys, and other expressive forms, and considers a future of spectacular creativity. This book combines thoughtful scholarship with amusing anecdotes.