Illustrator CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release)
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133987272
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC (2014 release) covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches panel, Artboard panel, as well as new Live Corners, reshaping methods, and much more. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.

Illustrator CC

2014 Release for Windows and Macintosh
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas,Chad Chelius
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0133987035
Category: Computers
Page: 472
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A concise, step-by-step guide to Illustrator CC covers everything from the basics of launching the program to the new enhancements and features in this release, including upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches and Artboard panels, and new reshaping methods.

Illustrator CC

For Windows and Macintosh
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780133521351
Category: Adobe Illustrator (Computer file)
Page: 472
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"Learn Illustrator - the quick and easy way! Two ways to learn! Now you can curl up with the book or learn the core features of Illustrator CC on the mobile device of your choice. This book includes an eBook version for the same price! Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time. Essential reference guide keeps you coming back again and again. Whether you're an illustrator newbie or an experienced veteran, this book will teach you all you need to know -- including the Touch type tool, multi-file placement, touchscreen controls, Kuler apps, font and swatch searches, images in brushes, auto corners in Pattern brushes, file packaging, syncing via the Creative Cloud, and other new features. Visit the companion Web site at peachpit.com/illustratorccvqs to download 73 illustrations so you can work along with the authors." -- back cover.

Illustrator CC

Visual QuickStart Guide
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133439127
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the interface, new unembed an image, multiple file placement, images in Brushes, and touch type and Free Transform tool. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.

Illustrator CS4 for Windows and Macintosh

Visual QuickStart Guide
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780132104579
Category: Computers
Page: 456
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Adobe Illustrator is the indispensable vector drawing tool used by digital artists around the world. Illustrator CS4 provides those artists with powerful drawing tools, unparalleled typographic controls, and much more. With a slew of new features and tighter-than-ever integration with the rest of Adobe Creative Suite 4's design, graphics, and publishing tools, Illustrator CS4 promises to make designers' lives a whole lot easier, especially if they have this task-based guide! Now revised and updated, and in 4 COLOR this book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Illustrator CS4 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced designers. This edition of the Visual QuickStart Guide covers Illustrator CS4's newest features, including the much anticipated multi art board feature and much more.

Photoshop CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2015 release)
Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0134309189
Category: Computers
Page: 528
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This best-selling guide from authors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas has been the go-to tutorial and reference book for photography/design professionals and the textbook of choice in college classrooms for decades. This edition includes their trademark features of clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color images; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This new edition includes an all-new material, a bonus chapter, and downloadable assets. New and updated Photoshop CC (2015 release) features—including linked assets, multiple artboards, and new asset export—are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text.

InDesign CC

For Windows and Macintosh
Author: Sandee Cohen
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321929578
Category: Computers
Page: 531
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A guide to the desktop publishing and page layout program discusses working with text, placing graphics, applying and managing color, working with tables, creating an interactive document, and working with other Adobe programs.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Visual Quickstart Guide
Author: Jan Ozer
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321929543
Category: Computers
Page: 455
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In this clear and straightforward guide, digital video veteran Jan Ozer gives beginning and intermediate video editors just what they need to know on Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Tasked-based, step-by-step instructions and loads of visuals and time-saving tips help professionals and newcomers alike quickly find and learn tasks specific to their needs, benefiting from the award-winning Visual QuickStart style. Topics covered include essential editing tasks and media-management strategies, transitions, effects and filters, rendering options, and optimal editing and production strategies for streaming delivery of HD source content. It includes coverage of all the new features in Premiere Pro CC, such as working with closed captions, enhanced multicam workflows, and significantly improved audio effects.

InDesign CC

2014 Release for Windows and Macintosh
Author: Sandee Cohen
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0133953564
Category: Computers
Page: 532
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A guide to the desktop publishing and page layout program discusses basic text, tabs and tables, placing graphics, applying and managing color, creating an interactive document, and working with other Adobe programs.

JavaScript

Visual QuickStart Guide
Author: Dori Smith,Tom Negrino
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321996704
Category: Computers
Page: 536
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A guide to JavaScript covers such topics as working with images, form handling, Regular Expressions, DOM, Ajax, jQuery, and bookmarklets.

The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC


Author: Sharon Steuer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133928772
Category: Computers
Page: 360
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For decades, Sharon Steuer and her international WOW! team have been showcasing the world’s best artists and designers working in Illustrator. In this expanded edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you’ll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top Illustrator artists. You’ll learn to use new features, discover exciting ways to create complex effects, and find fresh ways to use venerable old tools and¿speed up your workflow. This edition includes coverage of the 2014 release and is loaded with and lessons with stunning new artwork that feature: Painting and generating objects with raster brushes Harnessing Live Corners, Live Rectangles, and new ways to reshape paths Manipulating live type characters with the Touch Type tool Creating airbrush and neon effects with gradients on strokes Building complex styles with multiple lines, fills, and effects Composing complex repeating patterns Auto-generating corners for pattern brushes Incorporating transparency into mesh and gradients Building and modifying scenes in perspective and 3D Transforming raster art to Illustrator vectors Preparing artwork for animation and the web Integrating Illustrator with Photoshop and other apps Creating photorealism in Illustrator WOW! ONLINE Register the book at peachpit.com/register to access artwork to pick apart and special PDFs from artists to you. Keep up with tips on the latest Illustrator features at WOWartist.com.

Acrobat X


Author: John Deubert
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780321743756
Category: Computers
Page: 279
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"For computers using: Adobe Acrobat X for Mac OS and Microsoft Windows"--P. [4] of cover.

Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release)


Author: Brian Wood
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 0134853148
Category: Computers
Page: 480
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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2018 release) choose Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show users the key techniques for realizing your creative potential with Adobe Illustrator CC. Following hands-on step-by-step projects, users create logos, illustrations, posters, and more. Explore the new Essentials workspace that makes learning Illustrator even easier. Learn how to use the Shaper tool and Live Shapes along with dynamic symbols to streamline graphics creation. Create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to free-form painting, you’ll build a strong foundation in Illustrator as you progress through the lessons. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.

Vector Basic Training

A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork
Author: Von Glitschka
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 013416508X
Category: Computers
Page: 272
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Attention, designers, it’s time to get serious about your creative process. For too long you’ve allowed yourself to go soft, relying on your software to do all of your creative work at the expense of your craftsmanship. This book will NOT show you how to use every tool and feature in Adobe Illustrator. This book WILL, however, teach you the importance of drawing out your ideas, analyzing the shapes, and then methodically building them precisely in vector form using the techniques explained in this book. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition acclaimed illustrative designer Von Glitschka takes you through his systematic process for creating the kind of precise vector graphics that separate the pros from the mere toolers. Along the way, he’ll whip your drawing skills into shape and show you how to create elegant curves and precise anchor points for your designs. In addition to new illustrative examples throughout the book, this edition includes an all-new chapter on how to apply color and detail to your illustrations using tried-and-true methods that you’ll use over and over again. You’ll also get access to over seven hours of all-new HD video tutorials and source files so you can follow along with Von as he walks you through his entire process. Whether you’re creating illustrations in Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, CorelDRAW, or even Inkscape, you’ll be able to use Von’s techniques to establish a successful creative process for crafting consistently precise illustrations every single time you pick you up your pen, stylus, or mouse. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition, you’ll learn: The tools and shortcuts that make up a design pro’s creative arsenal How to use “The Clockwork Method” to create accurate curves every time When and where to set just the right number of anchor points for any design How to build shapes quickly using basic Illustrator tools and plug-ins Techniques for art directing yourself to get the results you desire Fundamental methods for applying color and detail to your illustrations

Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible


Author: Ted Padova
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470377658
Category: Computers
Page: 1085
View: 2029

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"The Adobe Acrobat 8 PDF Bible is the comprehensive guide to Acrobat for novices and power users alike. With a concise, easy-to-read format, you will be creating interactive XML forms, enabling streamlined document review processes, and publishing high-impact electronic documents in no time." —Rick Brown, director of product management, Adobe Acrobat The book you need to succeed with Adobe Acrobat! Why do readers turn to the Adobe Acrobat Bible again and again? Because whether you're already experienced with Adobe Acrobat or you're learning to use this powerful tool for the first time, you'll find exactly what you need to know in these well-organized pages. Packed with helpful tips and step-by-step instructions, this latest edition will guide you through both basic and advanced features, enabling you to take full advantage of everything Acrobat 8 has to offer. Create, collect, and distribute forms with LiveCycle® Designer Work seamlessly with Microsoft® Office applications Convert AutoCAD® and Visio® files to PDF Discover new ways to edit PDFs and remove sensitive data Explore enhanced Shared Reviews tools with easy-to-use Wizard Collect form data by exporting it directly to Microsoft Excel® Combine files and create PDF Packages using new Acrobat 8 tools What's on the CD-ROM? You'll find valuable, author-developed sample files including PDF documents, Adobe Designer forms, and Acrobat PDF forms with JavaScripts—all arranged in folders according to chapters in the book, so you use them along with the book's tutorials. The CD also includes: Adobe Reader software Entire book in searchable PDF with embedded index Windows demonstration plug-ins

Photoshop CC 2015 Release


Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780134308890
Category: Adobe Photoshop
Page: 528
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A visual guide to the features and functions of Adobe Photoshop CC explains how to alter or manipulate images with color, layers, text, light, filters, and masks, with information on Blur Gallery filter effects and syncing to the Creative Cloud.

Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Classroom in a Book
Author: James J. Maivald
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0321919416
Category: Computers
Page: 438
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Provides information on using Dreamweaver CC to create applications, covering such topics as HTML, CSS, templates, navigation, Web animation, and online data.

The Mac is Not a Typewriter

A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Macintosh
Author: Robin Williams
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780201782639
Category: Computers
Page: 88
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Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, tabs, indentations, widows and orphans, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations.

WordPress

Visual QuickStart Guide
Author: Matt Beck,Jessica Neuman Beck
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133522784
Category: Computers
Page: 288
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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, 3E uses a visual approach to teach the essential elements of WordPress, one of the world's most popular publishing platforms. This book gives readers the tools they need to create beautiful, functional WordPress-powered sites with minimal hassle. Using plenty of screenshots and a clear, organized format, authors Jessica Neuman Beck and Matt Beck walk new users through the installation and setup process while providing valuable tips and tricks for more experienced users. With no other resource but this guide, readers can set up a fully-functional and well-designed WordPress site that takes advantage of all the features WordPress has to offer. This new, fully updated version covers all the key new and improved features of WordPress, including: using the Theme Customizer; adding custom headers and backgrounds; adding content in new ways such as posting from your desktop or mobile device, as well as importing from another WordPress blog or other blogging services; and new ways to work with media, such as editing images, using video and audio, and creating image galleries. There is also a completely new chapter on menus, which covers menu setup and adding and editing menus.