Lynda – 3ds Max Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)

Lynda – 3ds Max: Tips, Tricks and Techniques (updated May 2, 2018)
English | Size: 3.1GB
Category: Tutorial

3ds Max is a powerful, deep, and multifaceted program, so there’s always more to learn. This weekly series aims to keep you on top of the latest tools and techniques, and introduces fresh perspectives on traditional methods for architectural and product visualization, animation, visual effects, games and virtual worlds, and motion graphics. Instructor Aaron F. Ross presents a new topic every week, spanning the full range of 3D graphics tasks, including modeling, rigging and animation, shading and lighting, camera operation, and rendering. He gives special attention to streamlining workflows, such as automation of time-consuming tasks, so your productions run more smoothly and efficiently. Come back every Wednesday for a new tutorial to expand your 3ds Max knowledge and skills. [Read more…]

Lynda – Revit and Dynamo for Interior Design

Lynda – Revit and Dynamo for Interior Design
English | Size: 1.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Autodesk Dynamo helps users overcome many of the design challenges they face in Revit. Using Dynamo, interior designers can create visual logic to approach their modeling challenges in smarter, more efficient ways. This course shows how to use different Revit features-and automated assistance from Dynamo-to streamline the design and documentation process in Revit. Explore key Dynamo concepts, including how to place families and combine parameter information. In addition, discover how to model walls and floors, create a graphic finish legend, and synchronize modeled information with the room finish schedule. [Read more…]

Lynda – Motion Graphic Design Storyboards and Animatics

Lynda – Motion Graphic Design: Storyboards and Animatics
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

Motion graphics and animation can take a long time to develop-so it’s important to get ideas locked down before moving into the production stages. Storyboards are key. They can be used as a communication tool between all members of the production team, including the client. They help others visualize your ideas and avoid misinterpretation-making sure everyone is on the same page. In this course you can learn some great tips for building storyboards and animatics with the tools in Adobe Creative Cloud. Learn how to quickly capture your ideas with the Adobe iOS drawing and sketching tools. Can’t draw? Learn ways of creating storyboards with found images using Photoshop. Once you’ve created your storyboard, find out how record voiceovers in Premiere Pro, work out the timing, add basic transformations and effects before using Dynamic Link to incorporate After Effects and Cinema 4D into your development process. Finally, Angie shows how to share and review your work online so that everyone is agreed on the final product.
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Lynda – Making Video 3 – Sell Yourself – with Ashley Kennedy

Lynda – Making Video 3 – Sell Yourself – with Ashley Kennedy
English | Size: 5.6GB
Category: Tutorial

Making Video: Sell Yourself is a project-based course for non-video people who want to make short videos to promote themselves. Staff author caters to those who need to make a video with minimal preexisting knowledge, limited resources, and little to no budget. The course is presented in a workshop style where Ashley teaches a real-world professional (an executive coach) how to make a video for her website. Like the rest of the Making Video series, this course focuses on teaching video production using a smartphone as the primary camera, and a limited amount of additional production equipment. The focus will be on (a) planning a video project with an eye for success, (b) shooting the best possible videos using very basic equipment, and (c) editing those videos with intention and finesse using free browser-based editing software. Following the same steps, you should be able to create engaging self-promotional videos. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork

Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork
English | Size: 426.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Designers and artists spend a lot of time coloring artwork:
finding inspiration, searching for just the right hue, applying color, and converting the color of existing artwork. This course shows how to speed up the process and maximize color choice and control in Adobe Illustrator. Theresa Jackson, a graphic artist and instructor, guides you through the three stages: creation, inspiration, and editing. Follow along and learn how to set up your files for color accuracy, mix and save custom colors, use color guides and themes, and color and recolor artwork. Theresa also shows how to build art in a way that allows you to make changes quickly and take advantage of the latest features in Illustrator. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 One-on-One Advanced

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 One-on-One Advanced
English | Size: 3.2GB
Category: Tutorial

Discover how to be the best Adobe Illustrator user you know. This comprehensive, project-based course is the second in a series of three courses by industry pro Deke McClelland. In this course, Deke doesn’t just talk about how to leverage different Illustrator features-he ties each concept to a clearly-defined task, ensuring that you close out each section of the course with a practical understanding of the concepts. Discover how to convert scanned line art to scalable, vector-based path outlines using the automated Image Trace feature. Plus, learn how to make a logo using the transformation tools, create an emoji with the Gradient tool, and turn a simple circle into an intricate origami flower with the program’s dynamic effects.
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Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 New Features (updated Apr 30, 2018)

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 New Features (updated Apr 30, 2018)
English | Size: 242.1MB
Category: Tutorial

Illustrator is undergoing another transformation as part of Creative Cloud 2018. In this course, discover the new features offered in Illustrator CC 2018, and how they may be used in your illustration and design workflows. Instructor Tony Harmer walks through these features, updating the course every time Adobe releases changes. He covers working with the new Properties panel, text and artboards enhancements, new Asset Export options, the amazing new Puppet Warp tool, and more. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 Essential Training (updated May 4, 2018)

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 Essential Training (updated May 4, 2018)
English | Size: 844.7MB
Category: Tutorial

Illustrator-the world’s leading vector illustration software-can be used to accomplish many different design tasks. This course teaches core concepts and techniques that can be applied to any workflow: for print, for the web, or for assets that will find their way into other applications. Instructor Tony Harmer shows you how to get around the interface, and explains elements of Adobe Illustrator, such as artboards, workspaces, layers, and shapes. He discusses vector graphics-which are composed of paths, strokes, and fills-and shows how to create and edit them using the Illustrator drawing tools. He demonstrates how to combine and clean up paths, and organize artwork into groups and layers. Tony also covers typography and text editing, color, expressive brush drawing, effects, leveraging CC Libraries, printing and export, and much more. [Read more…]

Lynda – Game Design Foundations 3 Pitch, Propose, and Practice

Lynda – Game Design Foundations: 3 Pitch, Propose, and Practice
English | Size: 203.5MB
Category: Tutorial

Simply having a great idea for a game isn’t enough. Game designers must also be able to pitch their ideas, and clearly explain how their game works and why others should be excited about their design. In this course-the third installment in the Game Design Foundations series-learn how to pitch your ideas, document your design, and prepare yourself to enter the game industry. Award-winning game designer Brenda Romero provides a detailed look at game design documents, and steps through how to successfully pitch your ideas. She also shares tips for improving your game design skills, and dives into the differences between making games in the game industry and building games as an indie. [Read more…]

Lynda – Drawing Vector Graphics Brand Character Design

Lynda – Drawing Vector Graphics: Brand Character Design
English | Size: 1.4GB
Category: Tutorial

Brand characters-visual personas that represent a company or product-can have a powerful impact on how audiences feel about your brand. This course walks through how to design a compelling brand character using the world’s leading vector illustration software: Adobe Illustrator. Instructor Von Glitschka begins by demonstrating how to research the creative cues needed to design a brand character, and then moves to the development of the character: styling, sketching, building, and coloring vector-based character art, and choosing the right typography. Final deliverables are addressed, as well as how clients can use your character design for promotion. [Read more…]