Design Essentials for the Motion Media Artist by Angie TaylorMaster the fundamental concepts and techniques of motion media design so you can apply--and occasionally break--the rules to achieve your communication goals. This authoritative guide presents all of the design essentials in an engaging and inspiring way. Each principle is explained with text, illustration and photography where necessary. An accompanying website will contain any necessary digital files for download, updates and links to other resources.
Publication Date: 2010
Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Grids and Page Layouts by Ben Jura; Amy GraverThis unique, go-to guide for designers fully details the essential layout and design skills needed to succeed in this competitive industry. With fun and practical application, it offers valuable insight into strategy and business when working in the real world with real clients, starting with basic information on layout principles before delving more deeply into theory and application on a project-by-project basis. Illustrated with real-world assignments and case studies, this guide offers a behind-the-scenes take on the entire process and steps necessary to go from concept to final outcome, including how to overcome challenges presented along the way.
Classroom in a Book is the best-selling series of hands-on software training books designed to help you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Developed by the training experts at Adobe Systems, these books offer complete, self-paced lessons designed to fit your busy schedule and help you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily.
The 15 project-based step-by-step lessons show users the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a strong foundation of typographic, color, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications—from a simple postcard to an interactive Adobe PDF with form fields. The real-world tasks in this comprehensive book are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format and are designed to train beginning Adobe InDesign users in the program—from fundamental features to powerful layout and output skills.
In this comprehensive video, you will learn how to create, design, and edit 3D shapes with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Even with extensive beginner Photoshop information, the topic of 3D is often overlooked. With the growing trend of needing 3D designs, this bit of knowledge can help you start using basic 3D features in your artwork, and digital or print portfolios.