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In this sample chapter from Animated Storytelling, Second Edition, author Liz Blazer covers the basics of storyboarding first and then continues on with some important concepts you’ll need to make your storyboard complete and ready for animatics. The entire process is organic; let your storyboarding evolve gradually from simple to more complex.
In this sample chapter from Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD 2020, author Bethune presents the fundamentals of freehand sketching as applied to technical situations. It includes both two-dimensional and three-dimensional sketching. Like any skill, freehand sketching is best learned by lots of practice.
In this sample chapter from the second edition of Foundations of Digital Art and Design with Adobe Creative Cloud, author xtine will teach you to match textures and values to create photographic illusions in two compositions. You’ll explore various tools for healing and cloning parts of an image, as well as add a simple layer mask to blend image features for a quality of verisimilitude.
In this sample chapter from The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC, 2nd Edition, author Sharon Steuer shows you how to create organic strokes, hand-drawn lines, painterly effects, shading, and much more.
Adobe announced the newest generation of the Adobe Creative Cloud, its suite of software and Web-based services for the creative community, available immediately.
The IT Professional division of Pearson is excited to align to the announced with a product suite of 8 titles planned for the Creative Cloud (2017 release) from the world’s greatest authors and series from Adobe Press and Peachpit. The new products offer training and inspiration to all user levels and cover a broad range of topics within the Creative Cloud.
My sister is currently living overseas. Last month, her Mac was stolen. Unfortunately, she didn't have Find My Mac enabled, as she was running an older version of OS X, which didn't support it. The police did manage to recover the Mac after a few days, but this situation got me thinking... how could you track down a stolen Mac without Find My Mac enabled? Certainly, there are commercial third-party apps that could help. But, what about something a typical Mac user might have installed? What about Dropbox?
AirPrint was introduced with iOS 4.2, and lets you to print right from your iOS device. Now you can be super productive, right? Only if you have an AirPrint enabled printer at your disposal. Although there are hundreds of printers available that support AirPrint these days, what if you're like me, and have older printers that iOS doesn't recognize? Your Mac can help.
If you're a Mountain Lion user, then you've probably encountered GateKeeper. This is Apple's latest security mechanism, which restricts the apps that can be launched on your Mac. By default, GateKeeper only allows apps to run that are from the Mac App Store, or digitally signed by official developers who have registered with Apple. Try and launch an app from an unknown developer, and GateKeeper shuts it right down. What if you need to use the app, though? Can you launch it without disabling GateKeeper entirely? Sure you can.