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Designing a Magazine Layout
Jan 1, 2099
Making the First Edit
Jan 1, 2099
Dust, Mold, and Texture Removal
By Dennis Dunbar, Katrin Eismann, Wayne Palmer
Dec 1, 2018

In this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Restoration & Retouching, 4th Edition, dive into the feather-dusting tools in Photoshop to learn how to clean digital camera files, work with the Clone Stamp, and more.

Getting the Big Picture
By Kim Cavanaugh, Mark DuBois, Rob Schwartz
Nov 1, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Dreamweaver CC for Web Authoring: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, explore how the client-to-design process works for creating page prototypes that meet customer requirements. You will learn how to use images to further define the look and feel of a design, how to insert and position images, and the tools that Dreamweaver provides to help you get those jobs done.

Creating the Back of a Business Card
By Chad Chelius, Rob Schwartz
Oct 20, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, explore the Appearance panel in Adobe Illustrator CC and work through a project scenario to learn techniques for drawing and manipulating paths.

Compositing with Green Screen Effects
By Conrad Chavez, Joe Dockery, Rob Schwartz
Sep 10, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Video Communication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, you will complete a project scenario on weather reports to learn how the television industry uses compositing with green screen effects. Learn how to “key out” a background, import a layered Adobe Photoshop CC file, and more.

Sketchnoters' Stories: 8th-grader Allison Huang revolutionizes her school notes with sketchnotes
By Mike Rohde
Aug 8, 2018
We are excited to share this story about Allison Huang, an eighth grader passionate about sketchnoting. This is her story about discovering and integrating sketchnoting as a powerful tool for the way she thinks in school and in her life.
My Workflow: here's my typical start-to-finish project
By Scott Kelby
Jul 3, 2018

In this sample chapter from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book for Digital Photographers, learn how Scott Kelby uses the same workflow in Lightroom for every type of project.

Use the Command-Line Interface
By Adam Karneboge
Apr 6, 2018

In this sample chapter from macOS Support Essentials 10.13 (Apple Pro Training Series): Supporting and Troubleshooting macOS High Sierra, learn how to use the command-line interface (CLI) to access additional administrative functionality.

Visualization and Sketching
By Marla Goodman, Cindy Johnson, Shawna E. Lockhart
Apr 6, 2018

In this sample chapter from Modern Graphics Communicaiton, 5th Edition, learn how to visualize and sketch objects in three dimensions to communicate your ideas quickly and accurately.

Relevance
By Robin Williams
Feb 2, 2018

Learn how to optimize the content of your presentation by focusing on relevance. In this sample chapter from The Non-Designer's Presentation Book: Principles for effective presentation design, 2nd Edition, Robin Williams shows you how to remove superfluous items, choose a complementary background, select high-impact photos, and more.

An Introduction to MySQL
By Larry Ullman
Jan 24, 2018
See how to define a simple table using MySQL’s allowed data types and other properties and learn how to interact with the MySQL server using two different client applications.
Lens
By Scott Kelby
Mar 10, 2017

Scott Kelby discusses how you can fix lens problems and issues in Photoshop CC (2017).

Orthographic Views
By James D. Bethune
Mar 10, 2017

Learn how to create and interpret orthographic views with Solidworks 2016.

Scream of the Crop: how to resize and crop photos
By Scott Kelby
Mar 10, 2017

Learn how to resize and crop photos in Photoshop Elements 15.

Geometry for Modeling and Design
By Frederick E Giesecke
Mar 9, 2017

This excerpt from Technical Drawing with Engineering Graphics shows how to identify and specify basic geometric elements and shapes.

Going Beyond the Basic Edits
By Scott Kelby
Mar 9, 2017

Scott Kelby takes a deeper dive into the editing tools available in Lightroom Mobile

Using Numbers
By Larry Ullman
Mar 9, 2017

Learn how to work specifically with number variables—both integers (whole numbers) and floating-point numbers (aka floats or decimals) in PHP.

5 Tips for Building a Killer Portfolio
By Denise Anderson
Mar 5, 2016
Denise Anderson, author of Stand Out: Design a personal brand. Build a killer portfolio. Find a great design job., shares expert insights on building a book of work that represents the style, type, and industry-specific work you want to do.
Autofocus Points
By Alan Hess
Mar 4, 2016
In this chapter, you'll learn why cameras have multiple AF points, and get help deciding which of those points to use.

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