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Drawing with AutoCAD: Conference and Lecture Rooms
By Beverly L. Kirkpatrick, Hossein Assadipour, James M. Kirkpatrick
Mar 31, 2022

Follow along interior design and space planning projects and start to draw conferences and lecture rooms using AutoCAD 2022. Learn essential commands and settings, draw using polar tracking, and use Point Style to set the appearance of points.

Advanced Motion Tweening
By Russell Chun
Jul 21, 2021

The advanced Motion Editor in Adobe Animate can help you create complicated animations with motion tweens. Learn to edit property curves, apply ease curves, and produce realistic motion with this sample chapter from Adobe Animate Classroom in a Book (2021 release).

Managing your Projects
By Maxim Jago
Jul 21, 2021

The Project Manager in Adobe Premiere Pro enables you to manage, archive, copy, and share your projects and media. Learn foundational skills such as importing and organizing your content in this sample chapter from Adobe Premiere Pro Classroom in a Book (2021 release).

Troubleshoot Network Issues
By Arek Dreyer, Adam Karneboge
Jul 21, 2021

Learn to troubleshoot common macOS Big Sur network configuration issues using Network preferences and the command-line interface (CLI) in this sample chapter from macOS Support Essentials 11 - Apple Pro Training Series: Supporting and Troubleshooting macOS Big Sur.

Dada: In favor of irrationality
By Nigel French, Hugh D'Andrade
May 11, 2021

In this sample chapter from The Type Project Book, Nigel French and Hugh D'Andrade discuss the avant-garde art movement known as Dada. Learn how to use the Touch Type tool, experiment with scale, and apply overprinting effects to create your own Dada-inspired poster using Adobe Illustrator.

Layer Basics
By Conrad Chavez, Andrew Faulkner
May 11, 2021

Learn the basics of Photoshop layers with this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Classroom in a Book (2021 release). Conrad Chavez and Andrew Faulkner show you how to use the Layers panel to rearrange layers, add layer masks, and apply blending modes, gradients, filters, text, and other effects.

Working with Materials
By Keith Gilbert
May 11, 2021

Apply materials to 3D objects with this sample chapter from Adobe Dimension Classroom in a Book (2021 release) and obtain an overview of the two types of materials in Dimension (MDL and SBSAR), how to import materials from Adobe Stock, and how to adjust material properties, such as glow, opacity, and translucence.

Dodge & Burn
By Scott Valentine
May 10, 2021

Learn how to dodge and burn photographs using Adobe Photoshop. In this sample chapter from The Hidden Power of Adobe Photoshop: Mastering Blend Modes and Adjustment Layers for Photography, Scott Valentine teaches how to selectively lighten (dodging) or darken (burning) individual areas of an image to regulate exposure.

Image Editing Background and Basics
By Jeff Carlson
May 10, 2021

Easily edit and organize photos using Adobe Photoshop Elements. In this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Elements 2021 Classroom in a Book, Jeff Carlson explains image correction basics like white balance; editing modes such as Quick Edit, Guided Edit, and Expert Edit; and tools including Smart Fix, Auto Smart Tone, and Smart Brush.

Creating a Basic Animation Using Effects and Presets
By Lisa Fridsma, Brie Gyncild
Apr 30, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe After Effects Classroom in a Book (2021 release), authors Lisa Fridsma and Brie Gyncild show you how to create a simple animation. Import footage using Adobe Bridge, precompose and adjust layers, and use drop-shadow, emboss, and dissolve transition effects. At the end, you will render your basic composition for broadcast use.

Working with Images
By James J. Maivald
Apr 30, 2021

Learn how to work with images and include them in your webpages using Adobe Dreamweaver (2021 release). Author James J. Maivald covers web image basics including resolution and file formats, responsive images that fit different devices and screen sizes, Dreamweaver tools to resize, crop, and resample web-compatible images, and more.

Bringing Photos Into Lightroom Classic
By Rafael Concepcion
Mar 6, 2021

Learn how to import photos into Lightroom with this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic Classroom in a Book (2021 release) by Rafael Concepcion. You will discover how to organize folders, add keywords and metadata to make your photos easier to find, make backup copies, and even apply editing presets.

Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
By Brian Wood
Mar 6, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (2021 release), author Brian Wood teaches you how to edit and combine paths and shapes to create more complex artwork. You will learn to cut shapes and combine them with the Shape Builder tool and Pathfinder effects.

Importing and Modifying Graphics
By Kelly Kordes Anton, Tina DeJarld
Mar 6, 2021

In this sample chapter from Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book (2021 release), authors Kelly Kordes Anton and Tina DeJarld explain how to add and transform graphics in Adobe InDesign. You will learn various techniques including adjusting size and display quality and adding backgrounds, text, and layers.

Sampling Audio in Logic Pro
By David Nahmani
Sep 18, 2020

In this sample chapter from Logic Pro X 10.5 - Apple Pro Training Series: Professional Music Production, author David Nahmani covers how to import audio files into Quick Sampler, record audio into Quick Sampler, edit sample start, end, and loop points on the waveform display, turn a sustained vocal note into a pad synthesizer sound, and more.

Basic HTML Elements
By Joe Casabona
Sep 9, 2020

In this sample chapter from HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th Edition, author Joe Casabona looks at the most basic HTML elements, and how they can come together to create a well-formatted, readable, and meaningful page.

How to Assemble a Product Design/Vision A-Team
By Laura Fish, Scott Kiekbusch
Aug 2, 2020
Get the nuts and bolts of getting started and forming a team for great product vision and design team.
Persuasive Visuals
By Larry Jordan
Aug 2, 2020
Learn what goes into creating visuals that are not just โ€œpicturesโ€ but tell stories.
The Psychology of Design
By Susan Weinschenk
Jun 25, 2020

In this sample chapter from 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People, 2nd Edition, author Susan Weinschenk teaches you the psychology of design—how to design a website, an app, software, or a medical device with the audience in mind. Persuade people to see things your way with their background, knowledge, familiarity with what they are looking at, and expectations in mind.

Creating and Editing Graphics with Adobe XD
By Brian Wood
Apr 28, 2020
Create vector shapes in the form of buttons, icons, and other graphic elements with Adobe XD.

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