Some of the world's best designers just could not stand idle while the poster fell by the wayside. They turned to the poster for personal expression and as an outlet from more restrictive mediums.
In this fun, fast-paced introduction to the most iconic designers ofour time, author John Clifford takes you on a visual history tour that's packed with the posters, ads, logos, typefaces, covers, and multimediawork that have made these designers great. You'll find examples oflandmark work by such industry luminaries as El Lissitzky, AlexanderRodchenko, A.M. Cassandre, Alvin Lustig, Cipe Pineles, Paul Rand, SaulBass, Milton Glaser, Wim Crouwel, Stefan Sagmeister, John Maeda, PaulaScher, and more.
This is a clear, comprehensive, full-color introduction and reference for students and professionals who are creating engineering drawings and graphics with CAD software or by hand. It provides excellent technical detail and motivating real-world examples, illuminating theory with a colorful, highly-visual format complemented with concise text. Designed for busy, visually-oriented learners, this guide expands on well-tested material, fully updated for the latest ASME standards, materials, industries and production processes. Its up-to-date examples range from mechanical, plastic, and sheet metal drawings to modern techniques for civil engineering, architecture, and rapid prototyping. Throughout, clear, easy, step-by-step descriptions teach essential sketching and visualization techniques, including the use of 3D and 2D CAD. All color visuals are tightly integrated with text to promote rapid mastery. Colorful models and animations on a companion website bring the material to life, and hands-on projects and tear-out worksheets make this guide ideal both for learning and for ongoing reference.
This is the go-to guide for designers as it outlines and details the essential color design skills needed to create successful, meaningful, and aesthetically compelling designs. Along with hands-on projects, it offers unique insights into strategy and business when working in the real world with real clients. Color Works starts with basic information on color practices and fundamentals, and then delves more deeply into theory and application on a project-by-project basis. Illustrated with real-world projects and case studies, this book offers a behind-the-scenes take on the design process and the necessary steps to go from concept to final outcome, including the challenges encountered along the way.
This book offers a rare chance to read what graphic designers feel about their education and profession. Fifty influential designers give the low-down about their student days and their professional lives. A piece of their college work is shown alongside an example of current work. Each designer also offers a key piece of advice and a warning, making this a must-read for anyone embarking on a career in design.
Playing with Type is a hands-on, playful approach to learning type application and principles. This engaging guide begins with an introduction to the philosophy of learning through the process of play. Along with a series of experimental design projects with an emphasis on type, the author provides designers with a “toolkit” of ideas and skills developed through the process of play. The awareness and sensitivity to type styles, forms, and type choices gained through these visual experiments will increase the designer’s confidence in their personal and professional work. This book can be used in the classroom or independently, and readers can go directly to exercises that appeal to them.
Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers by Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been revamped for a thirteenth edition to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as faster Camera Raw processing, Blur Gallery noise matching, and new export options for quick image-saving and layers as separate documents. This guide covers all the tools and techniques photographers and professional image editors need to know when using Photoshop CC, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users.
English | 2010 | ISBN: 111113801X | 736 Pages | PDF | 96.4 MB
Being a successful graphic designer today requires more than knowing the essential features of industry-standard software applications. It also requires an understanding of how to integrate these programs into a seamless whole while producing work that conforms to design principles and client expectations. This fully revised fifth edition of The Graphic Designer's Digital Toolkit provides comprehensive overview of Macintosh OS X Leopard and Windows 7 operating systems, design fundamentals, and the "Big 3" digital design programs used in the graphics industry today: Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, and Adobe InDesign CS5. The book examines the essential features of each, then reveals in practical detail the traditional skills and technology necessary for effective design for print and Web Media. This project-based book features a highly visual introduction to the essential tools and functions of each application from the perspective of the working designer. Readers are then given the hands on opportunity to put what they learn to work by tackling design projects from concept to completion with assignments drawn from the everyday world of professional graphic designers.
Portraits have the power to capture a likeness that touches the soul. You can learn to paint realistic portraits with artistry following the guidance in this inspirational book.
The classic guide to creative ideas, strategies, and campaigns in advertising, now in a revised and updated third edition
English | June 11th, 2019 | ISBN: 0399582215 | 192 pages | EPUB | 174.94 MB
Author of Everyday Watercolor and Instagram darling Jenna Rainey presents a beautiful step-by-step guide to painting botanicals from lilies to daffodils in a wide variety of styles.
Perfect for students of costume design and history, A Handbook of Costume Drawing illustrates and describes the dominant male and female costume silhouettes for major historical periods ranging from Egyptian dynasties through the 1960s. Important details, including head and footwear, hair styles, fashion accessories, shoulders, waist, hem, and neckline are provided to maximize the historical accuracy of each design and to help you fully recreate the look and feel of each period.
English | 2019 | ISBN: 0865719039 | 288 Pages | ePUB | 32 MB
The devil is in the details-the science and art of designing and building durable, efficient, straw bale buildings
English | 2005 | ISBN: 0939370115 | 169 Pages | PDF | 38.4 MB
Although the information in this book is not a revelation, its still valuable and so important as a landscape painter to totally comprehend and understand. its been on my suggested list of books i should get, so I finally did. As i had read in previous reviews some of the editing mistakes are odd, but its not a big deal and i'm glad i finally have to refer to over the years to come.
Susan Zwerman, "The VES Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard VFX Practices and Procedures 2nd Edition"
English | ISBN: 0240825187 | 2014 | 1138 pages | PDF | 20 MB
Among all kinds of illustrations, caricatures evoke the highest response from the audience. A caricature achieves this by weaving the spell of humorous likeness around its subject.
English | ASIN: B00JI44T6K | April 5, 2014 | EPUB | 164 pages | 14.15 MB
ALBRECHT DURER: PAINTINGS Art Book contains 145+ HD Reproductions of Religious and Mythical, Portraits, Animals and Landscape Scenes with annotations and biography. Book includes Table of Contents, Top 50 Museums and is formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).
English | ASIN: B005GVPINW | April 16, 2014 | EPUB | 168 pages | 47.99 MB
ALBRECHT DURER: PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS Art Book contains 555+ Reproductions of Religious (includes the entire Revelation of St. John series) and Mythical, Portraits, Animals and Landscape Scenes with annotations and biography. Book includes Table of Contents, Top 50 Museums and is formatted for all Kindle devices, Kindle for iOS and Android tablets (use rotate and/or zoom feature on landscape/horizontal images for optimal viewing).
English | 1994 | ISBN: 0891345515 | 128 Pages | EPUB | 7.4 MB