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Conference: Future Insights Live When: June 16-20th 2014 Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, The New Tropicana hotel and casino, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd Discount: 10% Discount Code: GRAPHIC10 GraphicDesign.com readers can receive a 10% discount...
Conference: In Control Conference When: February 17-19 2014 Where: Orlando, Florida, Embassy Suites Orlando – Downtown Hotel Discount: $100 Discount Code: 100GRAPHICDESIGN The AIGA web and mobile design conference is a 2 day conference...
WHERE: Boston, Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, MA WHEN: May 12-13 2014 DISCOUNT: $50 DISCOUNT CODE: HDLGD14 Register to the HOW Design LIVE conference before February 11th 2014 and receive the early bird...
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
This course is an impressive introduction to screenwriting and production planning with Adobe Story. Adobe Certified Expert and author Jeff Sengstack introduces the three main purposes of Adobe Story: scriptwriting, collaborative editing, and production organization. Through the course, you will discover the difference between Story Plus and Story Free, learn how to create characters and set lists, view and edit scripts, collaborate with others and comment on scripts, track changes, create schedules, export scripts, and attach scripts and use... CONTINUE READING
Tooltips are graphical user interface features that point over an item without ever actually clicking on the item itself. In this new online course, author and graphic designer Chris Converse demonstrates to us how to convert text and graphics into tooltips to enrich your website with exclusive directions and cues using tooltips. Learn how to save graphics from Photoshop and then create them in Dreamweaver and activating them with jQuery. Additionally, hear how to create the tooltip container, add... CONTINUE READING
Graphic Design began the application process in July for its all-new Student Council, to be set up in conjunction with CreativeInterns.com. This week we are very pleased to announce the 10 members selected for what is to be our first ever Student Council. The main purpose of the council is to transform GraphicDesign into a student-friendy site, accommodating for and giving a voice to students on both GraphicDesign.com and CreativeInterns.com. Drum roll, please….. Heading up the team is Juliette... CONTINUE READING
Become a successful sales person with these powerful fundamentals and effective techniques with entrepreneur and author Christopher Matthew Spencer. This course teaches you how to fine-tune your communication and listening skills as well as explores how to put into practice the skills necessary for ultimate sales achievement. The course also teaches viewers how to become acclimated with selling, the basic sales terminology, connecting with clients, building presentations, making cold calls and asking for referrals, setting goals, and keeping good... CONTINUE READING