How to Cheat in Photoshop CS5: The art of creating realistic photomontages
Focal Press | 2010 | ISBN: 0240522044 | 464 pages | PDF | 353 MB
How to Cheat in Photoshop shows you how to cheat in two important ways. First, you'll learn a professional montage artist's proven-to-be-successful tips for getting the best out of Photoshop's many features quickly and efficiently, so that you can create work under deadline while still maintaining quality. Second, you'll learn how to make an image look like something else entirely, for those moments when stock imagery just won't do and you don't have the time (or funding) to set up a photo shoot.
Photomontage master Steve Caplin has been a recognized leader in the world of photo manipulation for many years, and in this invaluable resource for designers, illustrators, retouchers, students, and graphic artists, he shows exactly what methods he uses to create stunning imagery used in advertising, publishing, print media, and more.
Guitar Chords for Dummies
For Dummies | 2010 | ISBN: 047066603X | 384 pages | PDF | 16,4 MB
Whether you're playing blues, rock, classical, or folk-all the chords you'll need are here
Even Eric Clapton started with a few basic chords. And Guitar Chords For Dummies offers guitarists of every ambition, skill level, and musical genre a key to the simplest and most complex guitar chords-over 600 in all. Illustrated with a grid showing the position of the fingers on a string, a photograph of the chord being played, and a brief comment on the chord and how to play it, this handy, portable reference offers musicians, whether experimenting at home or playing in a coffee house, instant access to the full range of chords that can be played on a guitar.
Building a Web Site For Dummies (4th Edition)
For Dummies | ISBN: 0470560932 | 2010-06-21 | PDF | 360 pages | 10 Mb
The bestselling guide to building a knockout Web site, newly updated
An effective Web site is the key to success for every venture from class reunions to major corporations. And since Web technology changes rapidly, Building a Web Site For Dummies, 4th Edition is fully updated for the cutting-edge tools and trends.
If you need to build and maintain a Web site, even if your experience is severely limited, this book makes it easy and fun. You'll learn to plan, design, create, launch, and maintain your site using the most up-to-date tools.
Magic Bullet Colorista makes your whites look white and helps your talent look their best with controls for modifying shadows, mid-tones and highlights.
It provides over 20 tools to work with images – cropping, resizing, rotating, bump mapping, histogram equalization, mirroring (horizontal and vertical), special effects filters and many more handy options for image manipulations.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) inside. It allows you to define your
personal profile or "usual" responses to a web form.
This information is then saved, and when you need to fill a form,
just click "Fill Forms" button, and form is filled out.
AI RoboForm is fully client-based, so it is very fast, it never
disables web site functions, and it works even in pop-up HTML
HTML5 for Web Designers By Jeremy Keith
Publisher: A Book Apart 2010 | 85 Pages | ISBN-10: 0984442502 , ISBN-13: 9780984442508 | PDF | 11 MB
The HTML5 spec is 900 pages and hard to read. HTML5 for Web Designers is 85 pages and fun to read. Easy choice.
HTML5 is the longest HTML specification ever written. It is also the most powerful, and in some ways, the most confusing. What do accessible, content-focused standards-based web designers and front-end developers need to know? And how can we harness the power of HTML5 in today’s browsers?
In this brilliant and entertaining user’s guide, Jeremy Keith cuts to the chase, with crisp, clear, practical examples, and his patented twinkle and charm.
DragonArt: How to draw fantastic dragons and fantasy creatures
Publisher: Impact 2005 | 128 Pages | ISBN: 1581806574 | PDF | 31 MB
How to Draw a Dragon: "Cautiously approach the dragon, offer it a piece of candy or a little sister, and draw while it happily munches away."
From the creator of the wildly popular website NeonDragonArt.com, DRAGONART shows you how to create awesome, delightful and frightening beasts, armed only with a pencil and ink pen. You’ll begin your quest by conquering a super-easy dragon that even the most foolish of ogres could draw. You’ll forge onward to discover simple secrets and spiffy tricks for making creatures friendly or fierce, sorrowful or cynical… drawing them from all different perspectives, in flight or at rest (so vain, those dragons – they love to strike a pose!). You’ll also learn how to incorporate various details to make each beast original.
DragonArt Fantasy Characters: How to Draw Fantastic Beings and Incredible Creatures
Publisher: Impact 2007 | 130 Pages | ISBN: 1581808526 | PDF | 71 MB
Give life to the beings that roam your imagination.
Dragons may terrorize fantasy worlds, but they need peasants to munch on. . . heroes to confront. . . elegant elves, shrewd sorcerers and dreaded demons to battle. Following on the wings of the ferociously popular DragonArt, this book shows you how to conjure up your own fantasy realms by drawing inspiration from fairy tales, legends and (if you dare) things that go bump in the night.
Breathe the life into your beings by basing them upon fundamental human anatomy--proportions, facial expressions and gender-specific characteristics.
The iPad Pocket Guide By Jeff Carlson
Publisher: Peachpit Press 2010 | 240 Pages | ISBN: 0321717589 | PDF | 6 MB
Quickly master all the features and functions of the iPad with this handy well-crafted pocket guide. Versatile, portable, powerful, ergonomically and functionally designed, the iPad is the perfect companion for digital media. With photos, music, movies, e-mail, and more than 150,000 apps, the iPad will help you organize, explore, and maximize your digital world. And, that's where this book steps in. Handy, inexpensive, and to-the-point, it's a complete companion to all the features and functions of the iPad including: Mail, Safari, Photos and Video, App Store, iBooks, Maps, Notes, Calendar, and Contacts. It will help you get up and running with easy-to-understand instructions, and then show you hidden gems and tips to make you a true iPad expert.
Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day (2nd edition)
Sunset Publishing Corporatio | 2002 | ISBN: 094450258X | PDF+MP3 | 116 pages | 360 MB
This book is just right for the beginner or someone that took Spanish in high school or college, but never really got off the ground with it. Now, years later, you really want to take it seriously, but what about all those verbs and odd sentence structures? Well, this is a good way to get back into it or learn it for the first time. The book is colorful, easy to read, contains crossword puzzles and other creative exercises for review. When I finished this book I called the publisher to see if they offered an intermediate-level version of the book. I was sorry to hear that they currently do not. Hey, it's well worth the money and will help you get off to a good start. Try it, you'll like it!
FantaMorph - easy to use program for creating animated GIF images with the effect of morphing and various strains of images. With this program you can create amazing animations, with a smooth transition from one picture to another with different effects and deformations. The program has a large number of preset effects, supports the import of video, and also has ample opportunities for setting up and improving the quality of images. You can crop, rotate, adjust color, add different labels and stunning effects using the built-in tools for editing without having to resort to third-party applications. It supports many image formats including BMP, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, TGA, PCX and others. You will be able to export to AVI format, animated GIF, flash, format, screen saver, stand-alone EXE file and other formats.