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Presented by author Scott Georgeson, this online tutorial demonstrates the CorelDRAW X4, X5, and X6 software solution directly and shows viewers how to express their individual style and originality with never-ending possibilities. This graphic design software is suited for any level of artist or designer, novice and expert alike. Topics include basic vector drawing, bitmap images, working with documents, importing and exporting files, sizing and rotating objects, understanding the stacking order, working with drawing tools, adding artistic text, aligning... CONTINUE READING
Adobe SpeedGrade is a color-grading software that brings life to your production workflow. Give depth to your creative images with this online tutorial presented by editor and author Robbie Carman, who unveils this professional-level color correction and grading application. Tour the SpeedGrade interface, navigate the timeline, import footage, and begin making primary and secondary corrections. Additional course subjects include tracking masks, using playheads, copying corrections, applying and saving looks, importing rendered media, and using automatic scene detection. Find your... CONTINUE READING
Build a refined documentary with the innovative Apple Final Cut Pro X. Producer, director, editor, and author Diana Weynard hosts this online tutorial that explains Final Cut Pro X software in depth and gives tested techniques to help you get the most out of the program. She presents a real and actual project and explains the process of documentary editing step by step. Learn how to interpret a creative brief and set goals, organize and screen footage, organize and... CONTINUE READING
Learn how to create a website that responds smoothly to any screen size and adjusts for easier reading and effectiveness across all different devices. Graphic designer and author Chris Converse shares his own expertise and methods for creating a responsive web design. Topics include applying your ideas in Photoshop, planning your layout and creating the HTML page, loading images with CSS, adding and repositioning the navigation bar for mobile devices, increasing the download time for smaller screens, adding and... CONTINUE READING
Aperture 3 is now available with sophisticated tools to store, organize, and embellish your images. This online course provided by Derrick Story covers the entire Aperture workflow including importing, enhancing and sharing. Course topics consist of importing images from a camera or hard drive, organizing image collections, adding metadata, creating labels, Smart Albums, adjusting exposure, retouching flaws with Quick Brushes, correcting color, managing multimedia, archiving and restoring, iCloud sharing, and publishing your images. View this online tutorial and see... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Motion Control 3D: Bringing Your Photos to Life in Three Dimensions
Bring life and beauty to your photographs with Motion Control 3D. Digital video expert and author Rich Harrington informs viewers how to add motion and intensity to images for three dimensional effects using Adobe Photoshop and After Effects. Learn how to choose the right images and resolutions, identify planes, use mask and layers, handle multiple views, set the depth and size of your composition, understand parallax, set ambient and directional light, and add a 3D camera to your scene.... CONTINUE READING
Join in for the ninth course in the CINEMA 4D Essentials series with director, animator, editor, and author Rob Garrott. This online tutorial highlights particles, the clusters of objects that are used to mimic effects. The use of particles allows objects to get active with their environment and this course gets you involved in creating special effects with the use of particles. Learn how to work with Thinking Particles and how to use TP with MoGraph Tracer. Other topics... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 8: Character Rigging and Xpresso
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here Login for the eighth CINEMA 4D Essentials course with director, animator, editor, and author Rob Garrott. This online tutorial details the Xpresso scripting tool, which if utilized correctly, allows for faster workflows by powering control of animations, command buttons, and rigs. Topics covered in this course include the basics of character rigging, creating data sliders to control spline wraps, controlling multiple objects with a single slider, binding... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 7: MoGraph Modeling and Animation
Special offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here The seventh course of the CINEMA 4D Essentials series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott is all about MoGraph modeling and animation, which is a toolset for object modeling and animation without the need for keyframes. This tutorial details how to use MoGraph and offers time-tested techniques. Viewers will learn how to clone existing objects, modify objects, and use effectors to bring objects to life,... CONTINUE READING
Special Offer: 7 days of free unlimited access to lynda.com Register: Here It’s a digital world and there are so many options to choose from when sending your files through the internet. With so many options, you have the right to choose your preferred digital publishing model. William Everhart delivers this brief online course that outlines the various types of digital formats and their workflows to help you decide which best suits your needs and desires. The course defines... CONTINUE READING
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