Brandie Gautreaux

Brandie Gautreaux is a contributing writer and market research analyst for Terran Marketing. She is a devoted follower of Jesus Christ, married to the love of her life, and a mother to three. She loves blogging her everyday thoughts, challenges and blessings.

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Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 6: HyperNURB Modeling and Sculpting

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 18th 2012
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This is the sixth course of the CINEMA 4D Essentials series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott who introduces two modeling techniques including HyperNURBS and sculpting. Garrott teaches the basics for both methods and how to prepare and work with them both. When working with HyperNURB learn how to prepare your model, create loose shapes when working with polygon modeling tools, connect shapes and bridge gaps, refine shapes with knife cuts, and clean up the lines by... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 5: Rendering and Compositing

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 17th 2012
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This fifth online training tutorial in the CINEMA 4D Essentials series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott covers the basics of image rendering and compositing those elements and effects into a movie. The tutorial walks you through configuring and adjusting your render and multipass render settings, understanding the linear and 3D animation workflows, and using the composite tag and object buffers to create a truly unique composite. Stay tuned for more videos in this CINEMA 4D Essentials... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Acing Your Interview

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 16th 2012
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Ace your interview and get the job of your dreams with the help of career coach Valerie Sutton. This online training tutorial prepares you for different interview questions and interview styles and how to practice and answer those questions based on your research of the company. Learn how to make a first and lasting impression, navigate the difficult interviews, ask smart and impressive questions, assess your performance, give your thanks, and respond to a follow-up decision. This course gives... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 4: Materials, Texturing, and Lights

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 15th 2012
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This fourth tutorial in the CINEMA 4D Essentials series covers the enhancement options for 3D objects with color and clarity. Director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott leads this online tutorial. He describes how to create color and texture such as reflective and shiny, rough and bumpy, transparent, and how to texture with multiple materials. You’ll also learn how to work with lights in the 3D world, the effects of light, how to create and adjust shadows, and how... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Dreamscapes

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 12th 2012
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Use Adobe Photoshop to create truly unique artwork and “turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.” Author and illustrator Bert Monroy presents this training tutorial and shares techniques to fine-tune and modify your images to create new unique and incomparable artwork. Learn how to transform images from one look to another, combine photos, create alpha channels, composite photos, blend colors and tones, and isolate content. Enhance your images and imagination with Photoshop! Topics include: • Understanding the basics • Moonlit... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Documentary Editing with Premier Pro

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 11th 2012
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Using Adobe Premiere Pro software, learn a number of fundamental documentary editing methods with this new training tutorial from media producer and author Jason Osder. The course is divided into six phases, each a stepping stone to the next process in a real-time documentary project. Learn tips for working with interviews, organize the ingest process, add interview metadata, prepare archival images, build sequences and scenes, edit interviews on Timeline, create a title graphic, fine-cut audio, and correct the color.... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Rigging a Face in Flash Professional

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 10th 2012
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Discover how to create full animation cartoons using Adobe Flash Professional. Animator and author Dermot O’Connor presents this online tutorial for experienced Flash designers with basic and advanced techniques to get the most out of your cartoon animations. Through the course, viewers will learn how to setup layers for the head features, build and create dialog shapes, generate expressions, get acclimated with clock rotations, learn the turnaround, and move frames. Create your best and most creative cartoon animations with... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: SEO Fundamentals

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 9th 2012
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Learn about the basics and fundamentals of SEO, search engine optimization, and how to increase your website’s online visibility and draw more traffic to your webpage. Consultant, instructor, and author David Booth leads the course on employing search engine optimization on your website to increase your page results and site rankings. Learn how search engines index content, how to research keywords, build inbound links, use SEO tools, apply content quality, define your audience and style, promote your content through... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Up and Running with Facebook

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 8th 2012
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Justin Seeley digs into the popular and ever-growing world of Facebook. This social media networking site is full of options and is really a great place to connect with family and friends and network for incredible business opportunities. Learn how to find and dialog with friends, share pictures and videos, update your status and comment on others, chat, share links, send and receive private messages, and set application settings. You’ll also learn to control your privacy settings and learn... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Inkjet Printing for Photographers

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Oct 5th 2012
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Explore the many capabilities of creating quality inkjet photos from pixel to paper with photographer and author Ben Long. This course talks about printer basics – how printers work, how to choose the right printer for your photo printing needs, and the full process of creating black and white and color images. Also included in the course is the art of shaping your image for your desired results – color management, sharpening the image, resizing images, paper choices, and... CONTINUE READING

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