Creative Illustration


Author: Andrew Loomis
Publisher: Titan Books (UK)
ISBN: 9781845769284
Category: Design
Page: 300
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Offers instructions for the professional illustrator on mastering and perfecting the fundamentals of drawing, covering such topics as line, color, tone, storytelling, and creating ideas.

Creative Illustration & Beyond

Inspiring Tips, Techniques, and Ideas for Transforming Doodled Designs Into Whimsical Artistic Illustrations and Mixed-media Projects
Author: Stephanie Corfee
Publisher: Walter Foster
ISBN: 1600583725
Category: Art
Page: 144
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In Creative Illustration & Beyond, artist Stephanie Corfee offers inspiration, tips, and step-by-step instruction to show doodlers and artists how to turn their whimsical designs into beautiful artistic illustrations.

Creative Illustration Workshop for Mixed-Media Artists

Seeing, Sketching, Storytelling, and Using Found Materials
Author: Katherine Dunn
Publisher: Quarry Books
ISBN: 1610594088
Category: Art
Page: 144
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Whether you have experience drawing or are completely new to it, this exciting workshop-style book provides practical, inspiring, and creative exercises which will expand your drawing skills and provide a framework for integrating illustration with other mixed-media techniques, With a focus on drawing what you love and what is familiar, you will be led through the development of several illustration exercises, which launch from jotted notes and eventually blossom into unique mixed-media creations. You will become familiar with a wide variety of media and approaches to drawing, learn how to work through "creative blocks," and discover ways to scan and layer your illustrations using a computer.

Kreatives Modedesign mit Illustrator


Author: Kevin Tallon
Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3830709188
Category: Architecture
Page: 176
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In der Modewelt suchen die Firmen heute Kreative, die ihre Designs schnell und sauber kommunizieren können. Dafür sind umfassende Kenntnisse in Adobe Illustrator, der Standardsoftware unserer Branche, unabdingbar. Dieses wertvolle Fachbuch erläutert die Grundlagen des Programms, erklärt die drei Arten, Modedesigns zu erstellen 2D-Zeichnungen, Freihandskizzen und natürliche Zeichnungen anhand leicht verständlicher Schritt-für-Schritt-Anleitungen. Mit den hier vorgestellten, gut erläuterten und illustrierten Techniken finden Modedesigner die perfekte Balance zwischen Kreativität und Produktivität und werden in die Lage versetzt, in kürzester Zeit beeindruckende Arbeiten abzuliefern.

Real World Adobe Illustrator CS4


Author: Mordy Golding
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780132104210
Category: Computers
Page: 600
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Real World Adobe Illustrator CS4 is the definitive reference to Adobe's industry-standard vector graphics software and is now in 4-color. With an easy, engaging style, author and past Illustrator product manager Mordy Golding takes readers through all of the features of the program, explaining not only how to use the multitude of features but also why and when to use them. This edition has been thoroughly updated for Illustrator CS4 and includes techniques on using the new multiple artboards for quicker Illustrator work across a variety of designs, demonstrations of the new Blob Brush tool and transparency in gradients, overviews of the new cross-product feature support with InDesign, Flash, and Flex (opening up new opportunities for collaborations between developers and designers), and coverage on a whirlwind of other new useful features. Along with tips, sidebars, and expert commentary, there are also numerous 4-color illustrations and screen shots from contributing artists included to offer readers the most complete coverage on this extraordinary application. Designers from all fields--illustrators, animators, package designers, graphic designers, web designers, and more--will find Real World Adobe Illustrator CS4 their one-stop guide to creating powerful designs in Illustrator.

Essential Fashion Illustration: Digital


Author: Loreto Binvignat Streeter
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
ISBN: 1610581040
Category: Design
Page: 192
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Essential Fashion Illustration: Digital is a complete, in-depth tutorial that guides readers step-by-step through the digital techniques typically employed in fashion design and illustration. Through dozens of practical exercises, readers improve their skills using tools such as graphics tablets, scanners, cameras, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, vectorizing, adding color, and applying textures, transparencies, collages, and patterns. Each of the exercises also includes definitions for the technical terms used as well as handy tips from leading fashion designers. Essential Digital Fashion Illustration is an essential guide for amateurs or beginners who want to make a start in the world of fashion illustration and design, as well as for professionals already established in the sector who want to improve and polish their techniques.

Creative Fashion Illustration

How to Develop Your Own Style
Author: Stuart McKenzie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472583493
Category: Design
Page: 104
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Fashion illustration is skilful and inventive, and the best fashion illustrators can fulfil a brief creatively using their own unique approach. Visually-led and extremely accessible, this book is the go-to resource for anyone wanting to develop their own style. Easy-to-follow exercises are designed to build confidence and encourage experimentation as readers develop essential skills and learn simple and effective tips and tricks. With concise, accessible chapters on topics such as proportion, movement, line, shape and volume as well as sections on tricky areas such as hands and feet, Creative Fashion Illustration is essential reading for anyone looking to enhance their basic drawing skills. Whether coming to fashion illustration for the very first time, a student looking to develop their techniques and expand their portfolio, or even a more experienced illustrator looking for fresh ideas, this book is the ideal guide to imaginative fashion illustration that will stand out from the crowd.

Creative Photoshop: Digital Illustration and Art Techniques, covering Photoshop CS3


Author: Derek Lea
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136103899
Category: Photography
Page: 376
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"Derek's edge is that he won't stand still. He has a knack for finding new corners of the program to exploit and innovative ways of doing so. He's pushed the boundaries not only for his own art but also for thousands of up and coming artists who also want to create onscreen the visions they have in their minds. If you've bought this book, you're about to discover what I mean. -Garrick Webster, Editor, Computer Arts Welcome to the world of art and imagination! Derek Lea, one of the world's top 100 digital artists, shows you how to use Photoshop in unorthodox ways to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. His work is a unique combination of original photography, traditional illustration, and digital art. If you are a digital artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist or designer who is familiar with Photoshop, but want to push the program to the limit, this book is for you! Learn how to get professional results from the paint features in Photoshop. Create sharp illustrations by combining vectors and pixels. Explore less-than-obvious composition methods, and discover the hidden potential in unlikely artistic resources and materials. Play around with texture using spray paint effects and scanned elements, or age faces and objects. Use stencil tags and comic book coloring techniques. Learn how to bring 3D art to life! Maximize your creativity AND efficiency with invaluable information on working between Photoshop and Illustrator. This book/CD package provides clear, step-by-step tutorials that make it easy to emulate Lea's techniques in your own work. With all the images from the book to play with, you'll be creating stunning artwork in no time! Be sure to visit the book's website at http://www.creativephotoshopthebook.com/ for more information, and join the reader forum to share your ideas with digital artists from around the world.

Real World Adobe Illustrator CS5


Author: Mordy Golding
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0131385143
Category: Computers
Page: 528
View: 9368

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Real World Adobe Illustrator CS5 is the definitive reference to Adobe's industry-standard vector graphics software. With an easy, engaging style, author and past Illustrator product manager Mordy Golding takes readers through all of the features of the program, explaining not only how to use the multitude of features but also why and when to use them. This edition has been thoroughly updated for Illustrator CS5 and includes techniques on using the new perspective tools to draw, move, scale or duplicate objects in perspective. This edition also covers the refinements to Illustrator's drawing tools, such as its Stroke panel and brushes, including the new Bristle Brush for painting, as well as the Shape Builder tool, which makes it easier to merge, break apart, or modify objects. The multiple artboards that were introduced in CS4 are easier to manage in CS5, with a full Artboards panel. Along with tips, sidebars, and expert commentary, there are also numerous 4-color illustrations and screen shots from contributing artists included to offer readers the most complete coverage on this extraordinary application. Designers from all fields--illustrators, animators, package designers, graphic designers, web designers, and more--will find Real World Adobe Illustrator CS5 their one-stop guide to creating powerful designs in Illustrator.

Show Your Work!

10 Wege, auf sich aufmerksam zu machen - Zeig, was du kannst! - New York Times Bestseller
Author: Austin Kleon
Publisher: Mosaik Verlag
ISBN: 3641178835
Category: Self-Help
Page: 224
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Die 10 ultimativen Regeln, um entdeckt zu werden Wie werde ich entdeckt? Austin Kleon weiß, wie‘s geht. In „Alles nur geklaut“ beschrieb er, wie man die eigene Kreativität findet. Nun erklärt er, wie man den entscheidenden nächsten Schritt macht: zeigen, was man kann. Dazu muss man so präsent und interessant sein, dass andere die eigene Arbeit gar nicht ignorieren können. In 10 einfachen Regeln zeigt Kleon, wie man auf die eigenen Ideen aufmerksam macht. Ein Handbuch für alle, die es eigentlich hassen, Werbung für sich selbst zu machen.

Alles nur geklaut

10 Wege zum kreativen Durchbruch - Am Puls der Zeit - New York Times Bestseller -
Author: Austin Kleon
Publisher: Mosaik Verlag
ISBN: 3641112397
Category: Fiction
Page: 160
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Cool, originell und am Puls der Zeit! Austin Kleon wirft einen trendigen und sehr originellen Blick auf das Thema Kreativsein: Jeder braucht es, jeder kann es! Das Einzige, was man wissen muss: Gute Ideen von anderen wie ein Schwamm aufsaugen und alles neu mixen, zu der ganz eigenen, aufregend neuen Schöpfung. Also los! Sei schlau und klau! Worauf wartest du noch?

Creative Drawing and Illustration

A Sourcebook of Inspirational Drawing Skills
Author: Peter Gray
Publisher: Arcturus Pub
ISBN: 9781848378421
Category: Art
Page: 128
View: 584

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A guide to the techniques of drawing focuses on aspirational imagery and offers step-by-step instructions on a variety of themes.