English | August 14, 2018 | ISBN: 1631594710 | 112 pages | AZW3 | 7.65 Mb
In Pocket Art: Figure Drawing, the second book in the new Pocket Art series (be sure to check out the first book on portraits!), learn to draw figures on the go with the quick visual exercises in this compact book.
English | September 21, 2018 | ISBN: 1681983958 | 256 pages | AZW3 | 27 Mb
Adobe Photoshop is one of the most powerful image-editing applications ever created, but it is also widely thought to be difficult to learn, infinite in scope, and nearly impossible to master. For these reasons, many photographers choose to stay exclusively with Lightroom for all their photography needs. But for those photographers who subscribe to the Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan?which includes both Lightroom and Photoshop?to leave Photoshop unopened and unexplored is to deny yourself the ability to take your creativity and expression to a whole new level.
English | 3 Jul 2018 | ISBN: 0134866215 | 304 pages | AZW3 | 10 Mb
Video compression is not a new process; however, it is forever evolving. New standards, codecs, and ways of getting the job done are continually being created. Newcomers to video compression and seasoned veterans alike need to know how to harness the tools and use them for specific workflows for broadcast, the Web, Blu-rays, set-top boxes, digital cinema, and mobile devices. Here to guide you through the multitude of formats and confusing array of specifications, Andy Beach and Aaron Owen use a practical, straightforward approach to explaining video compression. After covering the fundamentals of audio and video compression, they explore the current applications for encoding, discuss the common workflows associated with each, and then look at the most common delivery platforms. The book includes examples from the authors’ projects as well as recipes that offer a way to define some of the best practices of video compression today.
A classic of simplicity! Portrait Drawing has guided and inspired a generation of artists to create beautiful, realistic portraits. In just eighty pages, author Wendon Blake covers all the basics, from papers and pencils to drawing eyes, nose, mouth, ears, and head from every angle. Drawings by artist John Lawn illustrate each point clearly, making it easy to master the basics and move on to conveying expression and emotion. Ten demonstrations? show exactly how to put everything together for portraits that are more than the sum of their parts. Easy to understand, easy to use, this 25th Anniversary edition of Portrait Drawing, newly updated for today™s artists, shows the quick, rewarding way to master the fundamentals of a favorite genre.
English | August 14th, 2018 | ISBN: 1621536424 | 291 Pages | EPUB | 2.81 MB
The Indispensable Roadmap Artists Need to Navigate Their Careers
A well-rounded introduction to the art of basic oil painting, Beginning Oil describes and explains everything needed to paint your own oil masterpieces, including tools and materials, color essentials and theory, design and composition, still life painting, landscape painting, plein air painting, and more. Basic oil techniques are clearly explained and beautifully illustrated, allowing readers to master key concepts and then put them into practice. Step-by-step exercises then allow aspiring artists to mimic and practice each technique within a larger work, making oil painting approachable and accessible to artists of all skill levels.
English | 25 Aug. 2015 | ASIN: B014HEUIMO | 1301 Pages | PDF | 63 MB
The AutoCAD 2016: A Problem-Solving Approach, Basic and Intermediate, 22nd Edition textbook contains a detailed explanation of AutoCAD commands and their applications to solve drafting and design problems. In This textbook, every AutoCAD command is thoroughly explained with the help of examples and illustrations. This makes it easy for the users to understand the functions of the tools and their applications in the drawing. After reading this textbook, the user will be able to use AutoCAD commands to make a drawing, dimension a drawing, apply constraints to sketches, insert symbols as well as create text, blocks and dynamic blocks.
Make lively scenes out of paper models with this fun children's origami kit.
Kids love to make crafts. Whether it's scribbling on a page, putting stickers all over everything or cutting out crazy shapes, kids take supreme pleasure in being crafty.
In Drawing for Joy, author and illustrator Stephanie Peterson Jones offers beginning artists a low-stress way to build a successful daily drawing practice in just 15 minutes a day. The accessible series of 52 week-by-week exercises, each with 7 drawing prompts or starts, teaches readers how to draw by exploring line, texture, pattern, and color. The book begins with basic information on the required materials for completing the exercises and essential techniques and strategies for coloring your creations. The exercises start with a focus on simple shapes such as circles, squares, and other geometric textures, then progress gradually toward creating more realistic motifs, including florals and other natural shapes, all built with line and pattern.
English | February 15, 2016 | ISBN: 1118944356 | EPUB | 432 pages | 72.9 MB
A complete guide to preparing construction documentation from a design perspective
Published: 2005-01-01 | ISBN: 1560108665, 1560109351 | PDF | 32 pages | 30.18 MB
'This is the perfect introductory kit for anyone who wants to learn how to depict a variety of irresistible pets in pencil. Inside is every thing aspiring artists need to get started, presenting the basics of drawing in pencil and offering in-depth information on tools before guiding beginners through 17 demonstrations-each accompanied by clear, step-by-step instructions. From traditional dogs and cats to more exotic reptiles and birds, this kit features a number of inspiring drawings that are sure to appeal to any pet-loving artist.
English | 2017 | ISBN: 081357997X | 246 Pages | True PDF | 2.26 MB
In the past twenty years, we have seen the rise of digital effects cinema in which the human performer is entangled with animation, collaged with other performers, or inserted into perilous or fantastic situations and scenery. Making Believe sheds new light on these developments by historicizing screen performance within the context of visual and special effects cinema and technological change in Hollywood filmmaking, through the silent, early sound, and current digital eras.
Courtney Cerruti, "Playing with Image Transfers: Exploring Creative Imagery for Use in Art, Mixed Media, and Design"
2013 | ISBN-10: 1592538568 | 144 pages | PDF | 28 MB
Whether a website, marketing campaign, museum exhibit, a video game or a complex control system, the design we see is the culmination of many concepts and practices brought together from a variety of disciplines. Now, there's a handy travel companion for any designer, so that you always have the essentials at your fingertips.
English | January 26th, 2016 | ISBN: 1118882008 | 209 Pages | EPUB | 10.51 MB
Conquer the complexity of interior design with a logical, methodical approach
From achieving those first professional strokes to mastering composition, lighting, and color to finishing beautiful still lifes, portraits, and landscapes, here, in one volume, is a course that covers every skill a developing artist needs. Inspiring and instructive images vividly reveal the intricacies of techniques such as shading, tone, contrasts, stumping, contouring; depth effects, and more. Guided drawings include a charcoal of a nude, landscape on gray tone paper, and still life with chiaroscuro.
English | August 7th, 2018 | ISBN: 0399580662 | 208 Pages | EPUB | 244.57 MB
This beginner's guide to drawing in graphite pencil uses step-by-step exercises to teach fundamental methods for rendering all aspects of the natural landscape, with additional lessons on using charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and other media.
English | 14 Aug. 2018 | ISBN: 1138098779, 1138098809 | 556 Pages | EPUB | 19.44 MB
English | 31 July 2018 | ISBN: 178839870X | 484 Pages | EPUB | 25.79 MB
English | 31 July 2018 | ISBN: 1788626699 | 350 Pages | EPUB | 12.3 MB
Learn every step you need for product design and development
English | August 7th, 2018 | ISBN: 1633224694 | 147 Pages | True PDF | 22.14 MB
Playful Painting: People is a quirky take on portrait instruction—sharpen your skills with 16 step-by-step projects, among them a mixed-media Frida Kahlo, an '80s girl, an ad man, a Victorian couple, and Edgar Allen Poe.
by Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier
English | 2017 | ISBN: 149192361X | 220 Pages | True PDF | 12 MB
Bad design is everywhere, and its cost is much higher than we think. In this thought-provoking book, authors Jonathan Shariat and Cynthia Savard Saucier explain how poorly designed products can anger, sadden, exclude, and even kill people who use them. The designers responsible certainly didn't intend harm, so what can you do to avoid making similar mistakes?