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Design & Illustration

  • Designing

    The Manual: Issue 4

    The Manual94 Pages
    The Manual is a design journal for the web. We evaluate why we design for the web the way we do in issues that are published three times a year in multiple formats, including beautiful hardback books, ebooks, audiobooks, and an open, responsive web edition.
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  • Web Design

    The Manual: Issue 1

    The Manual114 Pages
    The Manual is a design journal for the web. We evaluate why we design for the web the way we do in issues that are published three times a year in multiple formats, including beautiful hardback books, ebooks, audiobooks, and an open, responsive web edition.
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  • Web Design

    The Manual: Issue 2

    The Manual112 Pages
    The Manual is a design journal for the web. We evaluate why we design for the web the way we do in issues that are published three times a year in multiple formats, including beautiful hardback books, ebooks, audiobooks, and an open, responsive web edition.
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  • Web Design

    The Manual: Issue 3

    The Manual106 Pages
    The Manual is a design journal for the web. We evaluate why we design for the web the way we do in issues that are published three times a year in multiple formats, including beautiful hardback books, ebooks, audiobooks, and an open, responsive web edition.
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  • 3D Printing

    3D Printing with SketchUp

    Packt Publishing136 Pages
    If you are familiar with SketchUp and want to print the models you’ve designed, then this book is ideal for you. You don’t need any experience in 3D printing; however, SketchUp beginners will require a companion book or video training series to teach them the basic SketchUp skills.
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  • Prezi

    Prezi HOTSHOT

    Packt Publishing264 Pages
    Prezi is a new and marvelous approach to the visualization of information, with over 30 million users across the globe. It's used all over the world for business presentations, pitches, and TED talks. Prezi is different; it is based on mind mapping, and uses an infinite canvas.
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  • Adobe Captivate

    Mastering Adobe Captivate 7

    Packt Publishing532 Pages
    Adobe Captivate 7 helps you rapidly author a wide range of interactive and HTML5-based e-Learning content with minimum programming. With Adobe Captivate 7, you can capture the on-screen action and also enhance your e-Learning projects by including animations, videos, Smart Shapes, buttons, and drag-and-drop interac
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  • Sketchup

    Photographic Rendering with V-Ray for SketchUp

    Packt Publishing328 Pages
    Every Sketch Up user wants to present their designs in the best possible light. What better way to bring them to life than to present them in a genuinely photographic manner? Although the V-Ray render engine has been available to SketchUp users for a good number of years now, the release of the 2.0 Version takes the production of photographic renders in SketchUp to a whole new level.
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  • Manga Studio 5

    Manga Studio 5 Beginner's Guide

    Packt Publishing400 Pages
    "Manga Studio Beginner's Guide" is for beginners in comic creation. The more you know about how comics are made, the better you will be, but it's not essential to get the most out of this book. Even if you're a professional comic artist, this book will get you up to speed on using Manga Studio 5.
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  • Illustration

    Mastering Illustrator

    Smashing Magazine282 Pages
    One of the most beloved pieces of vector graphic software among web designers is Adobe Illustrator. But getting to know all of its tools and features can be time-consuming. With this eBook, we try make the process a little bit easier. You'll learn how to create graphics, transform a sketch into a vector, combine analog and digital techniques, prepare artwork for screen printing, and also learn useful typography tips, all focusing on Adobe Illustrator.
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  • Icon Design

    Rockstar Icon Designer

    Rockable Press271 Pages
    Veteran icon designer Kate McInnes introduces you to the wonderful world of icon design, so you too can become a Rockstar Icon Designer! In this book Kate shares with you her experience and expertise by covering everything from the history and theory of icon design, to best practices and methods. She’ll also take you through the whole process of creating your own icon set, and walk you through actual tutorial exercises where you’ll design icons from scratch.
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  • Web Design

    Professional Web Design

    Smashing Magazine242 Pages
    Web design, with its wide range of disciplines and fields, is not an easy nut to crack. However, it is possible to put together a book with some of the crucial principles and fundamentals that you will need for every project you take on. Learn about the harsh truths of corporate Web design and the troubles you are bound to run into. Create effective online portfolios with optimized user experiences, without the usual trial and error. Use storytelling to create engaging user experiences. Impress clients by staying on top of enhancements and Web standards. And in case you’re wondering how to handle clients, we have some professional advice on how to deal with exceptional situations and customer requests.
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  • Web Design

    Mastering Photoshop for Web Designers Vol. 2

    Smashing Magazine216 Pages
    As the technology becomes more advanced, all of us seek for time-saving tips and guidelines to make our work much more effective and productive. Mastering Photoshop for Web Design Vol. 2 contains 11 articles that cover useful and partly unknown Photoshop techniques and tricks from experts in the field. The articles discuss retouching, cloning, compositing, obscure Photoshop timesavers and designing for iPhone. The articles have been published on Smashing Magazine in 2010 and 2011 and have been carefully edited and revised.
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