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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 14th 2012
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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

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Documentary Editing with Final Cut Pro X

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 13th 2012
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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

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Creating a Responsive Web Design

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 12th 2012
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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

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 9th 2012
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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

GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Shaina Anum as a Featured Writer

By: GD Staff on Nov 8th 2012
GraphicDesign.com Welcomes Shaina Anum as a Featured Writer

Shaina is the co-founder and Chief Editor of Websoulz, a blog that offers posts about everything related to the web and designing world. Shaina is a freelance designer, writer and blogger. She has been writing articles and tutorials for the design community for seven years now. Working mainly in the fields of graphic and web design, her work extends to print and web, social media management, copywriting and creative tutorial writing for on and offline publications. She is secretly... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: Motion Control 3D: Bringing Your Photos to Life in Three Dimensions

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 8th 2012
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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

$75 Discount to Design Conference An Event Apart, San Diego

By: Julia Wild on Nov 8th 2012
$75 Discount to Design Conference An Event Apart, San Diego

Date: May 20-22, 2013 Location: San Diego Discount: $75 Promotion Code: AEAGDC   An Event Apart has announced their 2013 schedule and registration is now open for all 8 shows. An Event Apart, San Diego, is to take place between May 20th and May 22nd. Every two-day conference is to be followed by an optional full-day workshop on mobile and beyond.  The first 2 days will be an intense educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design.... CONTINUE READING

$75 Discount To Design Conference An Event Apart, Seattle

By: Julia Wild on Nov 7th 2012
$75 Discount To Design Conference An Event Apart, Seattle

Date: April 1-3, 2013 Location: Seattle Discount: $75 Promotion Code: AEAGDC   An Event Apart has announced their 2013 schedule and registration is now open for all 8 shows. An Event Apart, Seattle, is to take place between April 1st – 3rd. Every two-day conference is to be followed by an optional full-day workshop on mobile and beyond.  The first 2 days will be an intense educational learning session for passionate practitioners of standards-based web design. If you are... CONTINUE READING

Overview of Lynda.com’s Newly Released Tutorial: CINEMA 4D Essentials 9: Particles and Dynamics

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 7th 2012
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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

By: Brandie Gautreaux on Nov 6th 2012
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

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