The iPad for Artists

How to Make Great Art with the Digital Tablet

Author: Dani Jones

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781575185

Category: Photography

Page: 144

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One of the joys of carrying a sketchbook is the freedom to create images on the move or whenever the mood grabs you. Portable and tactile, the iPad enables all users the same freedom to draw and paint digitally wherever and whenever they choose. Here, artist and illustrator Dani Jones introduces readers to the fun and creative opportunities of making art with an iPad. Through practical illustrated tutorials she guides readers through the leading art apps, and how every user can make the most of their iPad and develop their individual artistic vision and style. Whatever the art you are interested in from painting landscapes, portraits and still-life to comic super heroes, childrens characters and illustration, Dani Jones sets out the key tools and best approaches to get you up and running.
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Make Great Art on Your iPad

Draw, Paint & Share

Author: Alison Jardine

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781575088

Category: Art

Page: 144

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You don't have to be an artist to achieve great results on your iPad, and this refreshingly accessible book is perfect for skilled artists and creative wannabes alike. Alongside the step-by-step projects that teach the fundamentals of digital painting, there are also some easy and fun artistic tricks that anyone can try. Tutorials include - What Would Bansky Do? - Find Your Inner Urban Artist - The 30-Second Portrait Portrait - The Purrrfect Cat - Five Easy Art Hacks - The Not-So-Still Life. You'll master the most popular art apps, and you will learn new painting and drawing skills along the way.
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The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book

Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad

Author: Cher Threinen-Pendarvis

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133365824

Category: Computers

Page: 288

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Artists today use digital tools that allow them to work as naturally and spontaneously as if they were using traditional artist tools such as pastels, watercolors, oil media, and gouache. With the recent growth of the tablet market, there are more tools and more sophisticated features available now than ever before and an increased desire by artists to learn how to use them. As much art book as guide, The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book uses traditional drawing and painting theory exercises, coupled with reallife projects, to show readers how they can use Painter and Photoshop with pressure-sensitive tablets for beautiful results. Award-winning artist and author Cher Threinen-Pendarvis takes readers through a variety of projects designed to improve their drawing, composition, and conceptual thought processes while exploring different uses of the many brushes available in Painter and Photoshop. Among many valuable concepts and techniques you’ll learn to: Create tonal, gestural, and contour drawings with a pressure-sensitive tablet and stylus Use the iPad for sketching out ideas and use related software including Brushes, ArtStudio, Sketchbook Pro, Procreate, Adobe Ideas, and Adobe PS Touch Translate traditional color theory to digital color tools Incorporate scanned artwork into digital paintings and use photos as a reference for illustrations
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iPads® in the Library: Using Tablet Technology to Enhance Programs for All Ages

Using Tablet Technology to Enhance Programs for All Ages

Author: Joel A. Nichols

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610693485

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

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Looking for a programming guide for computer tablet use in the library setting? This book provides detailed plans and instructions with specific literacy goals for child, teen, and adult audiences—exactly what librarians seeking to integrate iPad and other tablet use into their programs need. • Supplies technology programs for young children targeting early literacy skills, and for grade school and middle school-aged children, with a special focus on STEM skills • Includes programs for adult groups including non-English speakers, job-seekers, and genealogy enthusiasts • Covers 100 essential apps for library programming in an annotated list • Provides an annotated list of app review resources for selection • Blends digital content and delivery with traditional, analogue library services in the versatile supplied plans
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My Digital Photography for Seniors

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134263413

Category: Photography

Page: 432

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The perfect book to help anyone 50+ learn digital photography – in full color! My Digital Photography for Seniors is an exceptionally easy and complete full-color tutorial on digital photography, visual storytelling, and image sharing. No ordinary "beginner's book," it approaches every topic using meaningful examples, step-by-step tasks, large text, close-up screen shots, and a custom full-color interior designed for comfortable reading. Professional photographer and top-selling author Jason R. Rich covers all you need to know to take great photos with your smartphone or tablet, manage and organize your digital photo library, safely exchange your images with family and friends, tell compelling stories and chronicle your memories with digital images, and share your creations in print and online. Rich helps you: Take amazing pictures with your Apple or Android smartphone or tablet Become a better photographer, one easy technique at a time Master easy tools for viewing, organizing, editing, and sharing photos Create a digital diary that tells an unforgettable story Safely exchange photos on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Make prints for framing, scrapbooks, or photo albums Create bound photo books to chronicle important events and memories Combine your photos and thoughts in a digital journal Securely store copies of your photos online Share images through email, iCloud, Shutterfly, Flickr, OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox View digital slide shows on your TV or mobile device Automatically “geo-tag” new photos with their location BONUS MATERIAL Two additional chapters, bonus articles, and a Glossary are available to you at www.quepublishing.com/title/9780789755605. Click the Downloads tab to access the links to download the PDF files.
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My GoPro Hero Camera

Author: Jason R. Rich

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134190815

Category: Photography

Page: 432

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Covers all models of GoPro HERO, HERO3, HERO3+, and HERO4...including the February 2015 camera software update. Step-by-step instructions with callouts to GoPro Hero camera photos and sample images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into problems or limitations with your GoPro Hero camera in specific shooting situations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your GoPro Hero camera when taking pictures or shooting HD video in a wide range of shooting situations. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your GoPro Hero camera working just the way you want in order to shoot the absolute best photos and videos possible. Learn how to: • Set up your GoPro Hero camera and prepare for any type of shooting situation • Take awesome first- or third-person videos just about anywhere, including underwater or in low-light situations • Select and use the best camera housing, mount, and accessories to capture the perfect shots • Take detailed and vibrant high-resolution, digital images with your GoPro Hero camera • Shoot stunning HD video using your GoPro Hero camera • Record high-quality audio in conjunction with your videos • Choose the best resolution and camera settings for each shooting situation you encounter • Wirelessly transfer your digital content from your camera to your smartphone or tablet using the GoPro App • Transfer content from your camera to your computer to view, edit, enhance, archive, and share your content using photo editing software or the GoPro Studio video editing software • Learn strategies used by the pros to achieve your own professional results Register Your Book at www.quepublishing.com/register to access additional tasks, videos, and other helpful information.
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A Graphic Design Student's Guide to Freelance

Practice Makes Perfect

Author: Ben Hannam

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118397045

Category: Design

Page: 240

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A complete guide to freelance graphic design—createdspecifically for design students Why wait until you graduate? Freelancing is a great way tojumpstart your career in graphic design. It lets you apply whatyou've been learning in school, close the gaps in your educationwith real-world experience, enhance your portfolio—and make alittle money at the same time. A Graphic Design Student's Guide to Freelance: Practice MakesPerfect covers everything you need to know to beginsuccessfully freelancing as a designer, including how to set upyour business, deal with legal and financial issues, find clients,and work with them effectively. This full-color guide is divided into sections that correspondto your particular skill level as a student—beginner,intermediate, or advanced. These sections give you specific tasksand goals to help your freelance design work go smoothly as youprogress from your very first professional job to gain experiencewith a range of projects and clients and prepare to move into afull-time graphic design career once you complete your studies. Complete with sample forms available online (invoices, a proofapproval form, job jacket, and more) and 175 color images,including samples of paid work created by students, A GraphicDesign Student's Guide to Freelance: Practice Makes Perfectwill help you navigate the world of freelance design withconfidence. Inside this book, you will learn to: Write a business plan Purchase key equipment Set rates and draw up contracts Find and manage clients Create and show concepts Market your company Expand your business Develop your portfolio And more
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Cool Scratch Projects in easy steps

Author: Sean McManus

Publisher: In Easy Steps Limited

ISBN: 1840787473

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 180

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Millions of children and young people worldwide are using Scratch to make their own games and animations. Following on from the success of Scratch Programming in easy steps, Cool Scratch Projects in easy steps gives you great ideas to create computer games and other projects that’ll impress your friends and family – and you’ll have endless fun creating and playing them! The book provides step-by-step instructions for building projects that show off some of the cool things you can do with Scratch. It starts with two simple projects to get you started. Find out how to: • Make a game with animated cartoon characters • Build a drum machine and make random music • Use anaglyph glasses for 3D effects and 3D Art • Design amazing mazes in a 3D environment • Create your own stop motion films • Use the ScratchJr app to create games and interactive stories anywhere using your iPad or Android tablet Cool Scratch Projects in easy steps has projects for Scratch 2.0 on a PC/Mac and Scratch 1.4 on the Raspberry Pi, and includes a Raspberry Pi Camera Module project. Each project includes suggestions for customizing it, so you can make it your own! Table of Contents: Magic Mirror Gribbet! Drum Machine 12 Angry Aliens 3D Artist Space Mine 3D Maze Maker and Circuit Breaker 3D Maze Explorer 3D Maze Explorer: Finishing touches Sprites, Cameras, Action! Super Wheelie in ScratchJr Five shorties
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Careers in Digital Animation

Author: Kathy Furgang

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448895995

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 9419

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Computers have reinvigorated the traditional art of animation, leading to a proliferation of digital images everywhere we turn. Live-action films, television graphics, screen crawls and online ads, video and computer games, mobile apps—we are surrounded by digital animation 24/7. This insider's guide shares crucial industry information with readers about the best courses of study, academic programs, internship opportunities, and career-building activities that will lead to successful and gratifying employment. It details the many distinct jobs within the field and their academic, technical, experiential, and professional requirements. It also discusses how best to build and present one's portfolio of work, how to search for jobs, how to prepare for and ace the job interview, and how to engage in lifelong learning in order to advance one's career and rise to the top of the field. Its emphasis on career-preparedness and digital literacy meets the Common Core curriculum reading standards for informational texts.
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