Lynda.com - Photoshop Lightroom 4 Essentials 2. Enhancing Photos with the Develop Module
In this installment of the Photoshop Lightroom 4 Essentials series, author and teacher Chris Orwig guides photographers through the process of improving images with creative color, sharpening, and other effects in the Lightroom Develop module. The course covers each of the tools and features in the Develop module, and shows how to perform basic adjustments, such as exposure enhancement; how to improve image quality through noise reduction and clarity adjustments; how to apply creative effects, such as split toning and vignettes; and how to perform advanced tasks, such as correcting for lens distortion.
Lynda.com - Photoshop Lightroom 4 Essentials 1. Organizing and Sharing with the Library Module
Join photographer and author Chris Orwig in Photoshop Lightroom 4 Essentials: Organizing and Sharing with the Library Module, as he explores the interface of this popular image-management program and shows how to use its Library module to organize and manage a photo library. The course covers importing both still images and video; shooting in tethered-capture mode; organizing and rating images with flags, stars, labels, and location tags; and working with collections. The course also details how to export, email, and share photos, and introduces the Lightroom 4 video-editing features, as well as its ability to work together with the full editing power of Photoshop.
Lynda.com - Photoshop Lightroom 4 Power Shortcuts
author : Chris Orwig
subject : Photography
software : Photoshop Lightroom 4, Lightroom 4
level : Appropriate for all
duration :3h 49m
This course enables you to harness the diverse features in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom literally at the touch of a button. Photographer and teacher Chris Orwig shares the keyboard shortcuts that make working with the modules in Lightroom more intuitive and efficient, including ways to navigate the interface, minimizing, maximizing, and zooming panels and images as you go, as well as methods for importing images. Chris also demonstrates shortcuts for organizing images with labels, stars, flags, and collections; editing image metadata; working with video; and making a wide range of image adjustments. The course provides photo editors with a whole new way to extend their reach in Lightroom: by bringing their toolset closer to the workbench.
Lynda.com - Google+ for Business
In this course, author Lorrie Thomas Ross teaches you how to use Google+ to effectively promote a business. Discover how to set up an account for a business or client, and add company information, post photos and video, create compelling copy to market products or services, and improve your reach with contacts. Find smart ways to leverage the power of Google+ circles, blogging, and video sharing to make a real and lasting connection with an audience. This course also shows you ways to improve market visibility and open an online dialogue about your business.
Digital - Tutors - Creative Development: Rapid Concept Art Techniques in Photoshop and ZBrush | 3.45 GB
Run Time: 2h 51m
Release Date: October 1, 2012
Author: Ismail Wamala
Required Software: Photoshop CS6, Maya 2009, ZBrush 4R4
Throughout this tutorial we will look at the steps required to create fully rendered versions of concept art for presentation purposes. We will start by gathering the reference material. Along the way, we will alter a pre-built base mesh in Maya, sculpt it in ZBrush, and then paint over the ZBrush render in Photoshop. By the end of this tutorial you will have a solid understanding of the workflows that are required to quickly create highly detailed concept art pieces.
DigitalTutors - Creating Advanced Shapes in Illustrator
English | FLV | VP6, 1280*720 pixels, 16:9, 15 fps, 1000 Kbit/s | MP3, 44.1 KHz, 96.0 Kbps, Mono | 537 MB
Genre: Video Training
In this collection of lessons we will focus on creating advanced shapes in Illustrator using both the pathfinder panel and shape builder tool. We'll get started by breaking down Illustrator's pathfinder panel and learn how we can use both it's shape modes and pathfinders to create a variety of effects on our vector shapes. While exploring both shape modes and pathfinders, we'll learn destructive and non-destructive workflows for using both. From there we'll shift our focus to the new shape builder tool in Illustrator CS5 and learn how it compliments the pathfinder panel. Next, we'll take what we've learned and apply it to a logo. We'll use both sets of tools to create custom shapes to incorporate into our logo. After completing this course, you will have a good understanding of workflows that implement all of these powerful tools.
Digitaltutors - Painting Skateboard Graphics in Illustrator
English | FLV | VP6, 1280*720 pixels, 16:9, 15 fps, 1000 Kbit/s | MP3, 44.1 KHz, 96.0 Kbps, Mono | 670 MB
Genre: Video Training
In this Illustrator tutorial we will focus on creating hand painted skateboard artwork that pays homage to vintage zombie comics. For many designers, Adobe Illustrator is a program they use daily for tasks such as building logos. While it’s tools and vector results make it perfect for these type of projects, as you might have guessed, it’s also a powerful painting program.
Digital Tutors - Creating Graphs in Illustrator
AVC, 1280*720 pixels, 16:9, 15 fps, ~1000 Kbit/s | AAC, 44.1 KHz, stereo
In this series of lessons we will focus on creating graphs in Illustrator. We'll get started by learning how Illustrator sees our data and what it returns to us as a graph. Next, we'll learn how to create and modify a basic graph using the graph data window. We'll also take a look at some ways that we can bring data in from an outside application such as Microsoft Excel for use in our graph. From there, we'll focus on improving the visual appeal of our graph, first using graph designs, and then by applying graphic styles. Finally, we'll learn how we can really take our graph to the next level using 3D effects inside Illustrator.
Tutplus Illustrator for Web Design
For a web designer, Photoshop and Fireworks is the traditional choice when designing for the web, but how about Illustrator? In this course Cheryl Graham will take you on a journey into the world of Illustrator and show you how you can create useful vector web elements and incorporate Illustrator into your effective web design workflow.
Lynda - Dekes Techniques 2012 (1-182)
Photoshop | Video Training | 25 Hours | 9.11 GB + 1.05 GB + 256 MB
Deke's Techniques is a collection of short Photoshop and Illustrator projects and creative effects that can be completed in ten minutes or less. The series is taught by computer graphics guru Deke McClelland, and presented in his signature step-by-step style. The intent is to reveal how various Photoshop and Illustrator features can be combined and leveraged in real-world examples so that they can be applied to creative projects right away.
New techniques will be added to the collection each week. Exercise files accompany the course.
author Deke McClelland
subject Design, Digital Illustration, Digital Imaging, Design Projects
software Illustrator CS5 , CS6, Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6