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Graphic Design and Print Production Fundamentals
by Wayne Collins, et al. - B.C. Open Textbook Project , 2015
This textbook -- with a focus on different aspects of the design process, from creation to production -- addresses the many steps of creating and then producing physical, printed, or other imaged products that people interact with on a daily basis.
Virtual Body Language
by Jeffrey Ventrella - ETC Press , 2011
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.
Introduction to Computer Graphics
by David J. Eck - Hobart and William Smith Colleges , 2016
This book covers the fundamentals of computer graphics and computer graphics programming. It is meant for use in a one-semester course that would typically be taken by undergraduate computer science majors in their third or fourth year of college.
3D Rendering: An Introduction
- Wikipedia , 2013
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.
Pixel Perfect Precision
by Tony Dones - ustwo studio Ltd. , 2013
This handbook covers a lot of core principles and topics that apply to digital design, its relevant tools and accessibility. It also contains Photoshop tips and techniques. The essentials you need to know in an easy-to-understand way.
Bang: Pure Data
by Fränk Zimmer - Wolke Verlagsges. , 2006
Pd (aka Pure Data) is a real-time graphical programming environment for audio, video, and graphical processing. This publication is a compilation of texts describing different approaches to pd, a profile of its usage and development.
by Matthew Butterick - practicaltypography.com , 2013
A few hundred years of type and typography have established rules that only a fool would ignore. For all those who need to communicate clearly, this publication provides everything you always wanted to ask but didn't know how to.
Fundamentals of Computer Graphics: With Java, OpenGL, and Jogl
by David J. Eck - Hobart and William Smith Colleges , 2010
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.
by Michael Karbo - karbosguide.com , 2012
The problem with Photoshop is that it is difficult to get started with - it may take some time to get going. This book is designed to simplify that process. If you do the exercises one by one, you will guaranteed be better acquainted with Photoshop.
- Wikibooks , 2012
GIMP is an open-source image editing program, which can be used for editing electronic bitmap images like photographs. The book covers basic tools, filters, scripts and many basic or more advanced topics. It also includes some tutorials.
The Vignelli Canon
by Massimo Vignelli - Lars Muller Publishers , 2010
The famous Italian designer Massimo Vignelli allows us a glimpse of his understanding of good design in this book, its rules and criteria. He uses numerous examples to convey applications in practice - from product design to Corporate Design.
An Introduction to Adobe Photoshop
by Steve Bark - BookBoon , 2012
Photoshop is a large and complicated program that may take several years to truly master. This book is designed to place your feet firmly on the path to understanding and will enable you to progress into a fast and productive Photoshop user.
Shape Interrogation for Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
by Nicholas M. Patrikalakis, Takashi Maekawa - Springer , 2009
Shape interrogation is the process of extraction of information from a geometric model. It is a fundamental component of CAD/CAM systems. The authors focus on shape interrogation of geometric models bounded by free-form surfaces.
GIMP User Manual
by GIMP DocumentationTeam - gimp.org , 2009
GIMP is a multi-platform photo manipulation tool. 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.
Grokking the GIMP
by Carey Bunks - Sams , 2000
This book is not about tips and tricks, and it's not a collection of image manipulation problems. It is about understanding image manipulation concepts, about knowing which GIMP tools are most effective, and about the savvy use of these tools.
Taking Your Talent to the Web
by Jeffrey Zeldman - New Riders Publishing , 2001
The book's purpose is to guide traditional art directors and print designers as they expand their careers to include the new field of professional Web Design. This is an explicit and detailed guide, an intelligent 'how-to' book for professionals.