Featuring tutorials, image analyses, assignments, and step-by-step image manipulation exercises, Digital Photography Masterclass explains how to see the world with a photographer’s eyes. Stunning images and stylish design make this book a great tool for anyone looking to learn about the technical and creative aspects of photography and post-production.Read more about this book…
This is both a practical and theoretical guide to the visualization techniques used by contemporary product designers, including freehand sketching, digital rendering, information graphics, and presentation skills. Hundreds of hand-drawn sketches and computer models have been specially created to demonstrate critical geometry and show how to develop sketches into finished illustrations. Practical tutorials give guidance in creating simple and complex… Read the full article.
Visit the inside of the legendary Battersea Power Station in London, a sublime abandoned villa in Tuscany, forgotten thermal baths in Spain, a deserted workers’ village from the Italian cotton industry, a dilapidated hospital in New York City, an amusement park shut down in Bali, Antwerp’s spectacular stock exchange, rusting helicopters in Belgium …For 10 years Sylvain Margaine has been traveling… Read the full article.
Brian Vanden Brink is one of America’s most sought-after architectural photographers. He is also drawn to the mystery and unexpected beauty found in abandoned architecture. Here Vanden Brink captures and illuminates in stunning black and white images abandoned structures such as mills, bridges, grain elevators, churches, and storefronts-structures that once were important and useful. With text by historic preservation expert… Read the full article.
Kids love origami—and what could be cooler than transforming a piece of paper into Boba Fett, Princess Leia, Yoda, or R2-D2? And not just any paper, but custom-designed paper illustrated with art from the movies. Star Wars® Origami marries the fun of paper folding with the obsession of Star Wars. Like The Joy of Origami and Origami on the Go,… Read the full article.
Ultimate Papercraft Bible has everything you need to know to create beautiful paper projects, from tools, materials, and techniques to printing, coloring, and texturing. Learn how to design stunning cards; personalize gifts with handmade envelopes, giftwrap, and boxes; and put together a beautiful scrapbook. Instructions on decorative techniques, papier maché, decoupage, quilling, and more make this an indispensable guide to… Read the full article.
Unprecedented in scope, The History of American Graffiti is the definitive story behind the most influential art form of the last one hundred years. Tracing the evolution of the medium from its early freight-train days to its big-city boom on the streets of New York City and Philadelphia, and to its modern-day influences, this volume is a compelling look at… Read the full article.
Here is a collection of 32 simple projects for novice origami hobbyists — clearly illustrated and with easy-to-follow instructions that even beginning papercrafters can follow with success. Subjects range from an ultra-simple hat, cup, and pinwheel to the more challenging (but still unintimidating) penguin, pelican, and piano.Also included are the figures of a swan, lantern, cicada, pigeon, fox, rabbit, and other… Read the full article.
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book contains 14 lessons that cover the… Read the full article.
Express yourself on a digital canvasImagine flying through an inky night sky tethered to a red, heart-shaped balloon. Now imagine expressing that dream artistically. With Digital Expressions you can take ordinary photos and, with the help of Adobe Photoshop Elements, voice your flights of fancy. Digital Expressions guides you through 25 digital art projects created with Adobe Photoshop Elements. With… Read the full article.