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Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 3: Cameras, Animations, and Deformers
This is the third course of a CINEMA 4D series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott who introduces 3D modeling, the process of rendering, and program animation in this online tutorial series. Garrott concludes this series with the focus on CINEMA 4D animation and teaches about manipulating keyframes in a timeline, animation curves and exercises, camera settings, moving the camera, understanding deformers, adding Spline Wrap and creating bends. Topics include: • Keyframes and animation • Working with... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 2: Polygon and Spline Modeling
This is the second course of the CINEMA 4D series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott who introduces 3D modeling, the process of rendering, and program animation in this online tutorial series. In this course he teaches the basic modeling tools such as understanding points, edges, and polygons as well as the Knife, Extrude, and Bridge application tools. This CINEMA 4D Essentials course also covers spline types and spline points, connecting splines and rounding corners, extruding paths... CONTINUE READING
Get acquainted with Java through this online tutorial series with author and Adobe Certified Instructor David Gassner. Increase your programming skills and learn how to build responsive applications. Gassner begins the course with Java basics for Windows and Mac OS X and then displays highlighted features to really get you familiar with the software. Other elements emphasized throughout the course are the use of generics, using underscores and strings, working with advanced class structures, navigating inheritance trees and using... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 1: Interface, Objects, and Hierarchies
This is the first course of the CINEMA 4D series with director, animator, editor and author Rob Garrott who introduces 3D modeling, the process of rendering, and program animation in this online tutorial. Tour the CINEMA 4D application including how 3D works, how to navigate the interface, explore key application preferences, the importance of object hierarchy, setup projects and create objects, configure application settings, and so much more. The author goes into great depth and detail in this short... CONTINUE READING
Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Photographing Kids and Families
Renowned photographer and author Douglas Kirk presents this new tutorial about the art of photographing children and families. It can certainly be challenging to take that perfect snapshot but Kirk teaches the techniques to taking photos of children of all ages in addition to photos with parents and siblings. He talks about the importance of capturing those timeless memories as well as the use of LED fill light, the use of ambient light, demonstrations of useful techniques, suggestions for... CONTINUE READING
This course covers the basics and fundamentals of HTML, HyperText Markup Language which is the program language used to create web pages. Author Bill Weinman explores the structure and contents of HTML code. Discover how to display text and apply style, use tags and containers, add script and links, use phrase and markup elements, align images and work with tables, apply CSS, add hyperlinks, optimize your page with search engines, build document outlines, embed audio and video, add tables,... CONTINUE READING
Check out this review of Apple iPad’s GarageBand app that allows you to record and edit music with real and virtual instruments. Author and teacher Garrick Chow tours the app with an introduction into the user interface, how to select and play instruments, how to setup songs, use guitar amps, work with loops, record and edit music tracks, and import and export audio files to iTunes, Facebook, YouTube, SoundCloud, email, and other devices. This course will teach you to... CONTINUE READING
Discover the new Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 and learn how to import, fix, edit, correct, organize, share, and export your photos with author and photographer Jan Kabili. Workspace basics are covered including Photo Fix, Quick Edit, Guided Edit, Expert Edit, and Organizer as well as relating workspace tools such as making selections, cropping, applying adjustments, fixing red eye, retouching, compositing, and adding text. Additional features discussed in the tutorial include working with catalogs, importing your photos from various sources,... CONTINUE READING
Google Drive is the integration of cloud-storage and Google Docs that securely stores and synchronizes your contents across your mobile devices, computers, and the internet. This course is taught by Susan Metz, author and teacher of technology, who shares with us the fundamentals of Google Drive as well as the enhanced features that are guaranteed to help you get the most of this cloud-based storage. She teaches viewers how to create, format, share and edit documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and... CONTINUE READING
Learn how to consume and organize tapeless media for post-production with Adobe Prelude CS6. Adobe Certified Expert and author Jeff Sengstack hosts this course that teaches viewers about this new Adobe Prelude tool and how to use it efficiently. This course introduces the Prelude workflow and demonstrates how create a project, preview and transfer clips, organize assets, use six marker types, create subclips with markers and use marker templates, build rough-cut projects, trim and rearrange clips in a timeline,... CONTINUE READING
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