Exploring The Elements Of Design

Autor: Poppy Evans
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111645485
File Size: 31,58 MB
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Designed to prepare students for success in graphic design, the third edition of EXPLORING THE ELEMENTS OF DESIGN has been completely updated to reflect the very latest in graphic design concepts and contemporary design work. With its straightforward approach and dynamic examples, this richly illustrated full-color text offers clear explanations of the fundamental principles, award-winning examples of professional work, and diagrams that clearly show how these principles operate in successful design solutions. Offering a practical and visual introduction to the world of graphic design, this text provides students with detailed coverage of design concepts, including color, imagery, creative thinking, and visual-problem solving, as well as an overview of the field of graphic design and related career options. In addition, the third edition includes all-new material on digital media, interactive design, and typography to ensure that students have all the information needed to work in the ever-changing world of graphic design. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring Visual Design

Autor: Joseph A. Gatto
ISBN: 9781615280230
File Size: 49,39 MB
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A dynamic introduction to the building blocks of art. Exploring Visual Design is an introduction to the "grammar" of art. Through this study, students learn how diverse cultures and times have used a common visual language to express their own unique perspective. As students become fluent in this language, a wealth of studio opportunities help them find their own voice.

Exploring 3d Modeling With Cinema 4d R9

Autor: Tony Alley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401878771
File Size: 17,31 MB
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In his much-anticipated new book, veteran 3D modeling and animation expert Tony Alley introduces the key concepts of building scenes and models using the latest release of Maxon's Cinema 4D, a 3D program embraced by the design community for putting the focus on creative production rather than on learning complex software. Explaining the technology in clear, design-oriented terms, Exploring 3D Modeling with Cinema 4D V9 covers basic modeling techniques, working with materials and textures, lighting, and, rendering. Throughout, the emphasis is on how designers can use Cinema 4D to meet client needs with eye catching scenes and models while exploring their own artistic impulses. Cinema 4D continues to grow in power and popularity in the design community. Its highly customizable graphic user interface is especially easy to learn and makes the software a solid choice for 2D designers making the transition to 3D and for those individuals new to graphic design, computer graphics or 3D.

Exploring Digital Prepress

Autor: Reid Anderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 141801236X
File Size: 68,43 MB
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Ready to take on the challenges of print production without fear? There is no better source for understanding how to properly prepare electronic files for printing than Exploring Digital Prepress. An organized, linear format follows the print production process, taking readers step-by-step through simple, straightforward methods for producing the highest-quality printed artwork once an image is created on screen. Coverage explores the best type of software to use for optimal results at each stage of the prepress process, the advantages and disadvantages of different proofing methods, steps designers can take to ensure that their artwork prints correctly, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Exploring Storyboarding

Autor: Wendy Tumminello
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401827151
File Size: 63,69 MB
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An effective combination of creative exercises, real-life examples, and simple illustrations are integrated in this “how-to” book, teaching readers to develop their storyboarding skills for a variety of media types, including film, television, animation, and interactive media. Each aspect of the storyboarding process is carefully examined including creating visually specific shot lists and overhead diagrams, and drawing simple sketches that express a clear understanding of staging, editing, and composition. Coverage is rounded out with a comprehensive overview of camera techniques that helps readers visualize a scene before the process of storyboarding begins.

Playing With Color

Autor: Richard Mehl
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
ISBN: 1610586417
File Size: 73,60 MB
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Playing with Color is a highly accessible, fun approach to learning color application and principles. This hands-on book begins with an introduction to the philosophy of learning through the process of play. It then leads to a series of experimental design projects with an emphasis on color, providing the reader with a “toolkit” of ideas and skills. The awareness and sensitivity to form, color, material and craft gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer’s confidence in their personal and professional design work. This book can be used in the classroom or independently, and readers can go directly to exercises that appeal to them.

Exploring Materials

Autor: Inna Alesina
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
ISBN: 9781568987682
File Size: 60,37 MB
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This book is an action-oriented, accessible guide to design thinking that addresses both the how and why of product design. It encourages designers to look beyond the abstraction of pure forms or the whimsy of virtual objects, and instead to make and test real objects in a studio environment.--[book cover]

Exploring Motion Graphics

Autor: Rebecca Gallagher
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781418014216
File Size: 18,21 MB
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This book shows how to apply the design elements of color, typography, movement, and sound to a full range of digital media-from film and television to the Web, DVDs, and newly emerging technologies.

Exploring Publication Design

Autor: Poppy Evans
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781401831479
File Size: 40,51 MB
Format: PDF
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Even in a digital age dominated by the Web and DVD's, print media remains a primary means of communication in our culture. Exploring Publication Design tackles the unique challenges encountered in designing books, magazines, newspapers, promotional literature, and the various other types of print publications. Highly regarded author and design educator Poppy Evans identifies the design and communication issues specific to publications and then examines the ways in which design principles and techniques can be applied to solve these design challenges. The book's wide-ranging coverage includes the most effective ways of organizing content and using type and color, sources of visual images, the ins and outs of page layout, professional opportunities in publication design, and much more.

Exploring Interface Design

Autor: Marc Silver
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401837396
File Size: 27,36 MB
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The user interface -the all-important point of contact between people and technology- is the key to unlocking the full potential of multimedia and the Internet. With a balanced blend of theory and practice, this timely new book explores the art and science of user interface design, teaching a step-by-step methodology guaranteed to result in a productive and rewarding user experience. A no-nonsense, hands-on approach teaches best practice by proposing design problems, presenting potential solutions, and then analyzing each approach to determine which works best and why. Drawing on his years of experience, author Marc Silver deconstructs several commercial multimedia and website interfaces, showing where they succeed and where they fail, and offering workable redesign suggestions to help readers better understand the principles they’ve learned. Armed with the knowledge gained from Exploring Interface Design, readers will be able to confidently apply interface design principles to their own design projects and achieve stunning results. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.