Lynda Photoshop Advanced Adjustment Layer and Blend Modes

Lynda Photoshop Advanced Adjustment Layer and Blend Modes
English | Size: 3.5 GB
Category: Tutorial

From powerful shortcuts to precise masking, this course will help you see Photoshop adjustment layers and blend modes in a whole new light. Rich Harrington leads a workshop that unlocks some of the least-used options for his favorite features in Photoshop CC 2018. Learn how to use adjustment layers and blend modes to color correct and tone images, convert photos to black and white, add style, and fix exposure-all completely nondestructively. Rich also explores the hidden power of the "auto" options, lookup tables, gradient maps, and Smart Objects, and shows how to limit your adjustments when you want to achieve a subtler effect. By the time you finish the course, you’ll have an advanced understanding of adjustment layers and blend modes, and know how to make complex, nondestructive changes to any image. [Read more…]

Lynda – Public Speaking Foundations

Lynda – Public Speaking Foundations
English | Size: 447.79 MB
Category: Self Improvement

Develop the skills you need to prepare and deliver an outstanding speech or presentation. In this course, Laura Bergells offers practical insights that can help presenters prepare, open, deliver, and close their speeches. Along the way, discover how to project confidence, outline a speech, take questions, and develop the creative story that adds life to a speech. [Read more…]

Lynda – Microsoft Azure Controlling Cost

Lynda – Microsoft Azure: Controlling Cost
English | Size: 316.03 MB
Category: Cloud-Comp | Microsoft

Migrating to the cloud often comes with an unexpected increase in costs. This course provides tips, guidance, and best practices for developing a strategy aimed at minimizing the costs associated with a move to a Microsoft Azure environment. Microsoft MVP Chris Rhodes provides coverage of Azure subscriptions and costs, explaining why your cloud costs might differ from what you planned. He explores cost management options for typical Azure services-including storage, virtual machines, and networking-and examines additional tools that you can leverage for cost management. Plus, he shares case studies that showcase practical examples of cost optimization. [Read more…]

Lynda – Hosting Virtual Machines in a Multicloud Environment

Lynda – Hosting Virtual Machines in a Multicloud Environment
English | Size: 193.49 MB
Category: Cloud-Comp

Using multiple cloud providers has become the norm for organizations, as multicloud environments can improve security and operational efficiency while reducing costs. In this course, Microsoft MVP Brien Posey demonstrates how to enable communication between Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. He covers virtual private clouds, gateway servers, connectivity, and more. Find out how to install the Microsoft Routing and Remote Access Service (RRAS) on an Amazon EC2 virtual machine to communicate with Azure. Then, discover how to implement virtual and local network gateways in Azure to receive and send resources between AWS. Plus, learn how to connect an Azure virtual machine to a cloud-hosted Microsoft Active Directory. [Read more…]

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way | Aimee Bateman | Lynda

How to Quit Your Job the Right Way | Aimee Bateman | Lynda
English | Size: 147.90 MB
Category: Tutorial

Learn how to quit your job-the right way. Although it can be nerve-wracking to hand in your notice, it’s important to leave on the best possible terms to keep your reputation and relationships intact. In this short training course, Aimee Bateman shows you how to prepare to resign, how to write a resignation letter, and how to conduct yourself during your last few weeks. She also reviews the dos and don’ts of quitting, and explains what happens during the exit interview. With these tips, you will be able to gracefully leave your current job and embark on the next stage of your career. [Read more…]

Lynda – Substance Designer: Product Visualization

Lynda – Substance Designer: Product Visualization
English | Size: 1.0GB
Category: Tutorial

Substance Designer is a great tool for creating interactive product visualizations. Using its real-time 3D View, you can change the look of a product on the fly, allowing clients to visualize different manufacturing options. This training course shows how to use Substance Designer to set up a flexible product with dynamic colors, textures, and logo placement. Instructor Joel Bradley shows how to create realistic materials, such as metal, plastic, and rubber, and bake out data maps to place the materials using the Blend Material node. He exposes the parameters for the materials, and shows how to adjust the camera, exposure, and viewport effects so that the product looks its best. Finally, learn how to create high-quality still images to display alongside the interactive 3D View, using the iRay render engine. [Read more…]

Lynda Learning 3D Graphics on the Web with Three.js

Lynda Learning 3D Graphics on the Web with Three.js
English | Size: 655.3MB
Category: Tutorial

WebGL is a low-level JavaScript API that enables creation and display of 3D content inside the browser using the GPU. Three.js is a high-level library that is built on top of WebGL. With the inevitable rise of VR and AR, 3D is bound to become a larger part of our lives and three.js makes creation of this content very easy. You need to run a simple server for local development purposes when working with Three.js to be able to load assets from your hard drive into the browser. Python offers a very simple way of starting up a server. You could also use third-party solutions like live-server, which automatically refreshes the browser when the sourced files change. [Read more…]

Lynda – Zbrush Concept Kitbashing

Lynda – Zbrush Concept Kitbashing
English | Size: 437.5MB
Category: tUTORIAL

Using the kitbashing technique, you can speed up your ZBrush workflow by quickly producing detailed concepts in 3D. In this course, instructor Pablo Muñoz dives into the topic of kitbashing in 3D, sharing its benefits for rapid prototyping in ZBrush. Pablo explores multiple methods for creating organic and hard surface models using custom kits. Throughout the course, he shares various techniques for reusing resources to create completely different objects.
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Lynda – Motion Graphic Design: Animation

Lynda – Motion Graphic Design: Animation
English | Size: 219.1MB
Category: Tutorial

When followed, the principles of animation make motion graphic designs and animations more dynamic and appealing. Top animators have developed these fundamental principles over the years, eventually breaking them down into certain basic principles. In this course, Angie Taylor outlines these key principles and how they can be applied to animation and motion graphic projects in Adobe After Effects. Throughout this course, Angie puts these principles in context by taking you though the development of a real-world project. Learn how to make things behave in a convincing way with an understanding of basic physics. See how exaggerating certain movements can add humor, horror, or any emotion to your motion graphic designs. Plus, discover how to use After Effects features-such as the Graph Editor-to gain more control over your animations. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 One-on-One Mastery

Lynda – Illustrator CC 2018 One-on-One Mastery
English | Size: 4.4GB
Category: Tutorial

Adobe Illustrator, the powerful vector-based drawing program, offers functionality that you can leverage to create striking, unique works of art. In this course-the third in a comprehensive training series by industry expert Deke McClelland-you can learn essential concepts for Illustrator mastery, in a logical order, on a schedule that works best for you. Learn new shortcuts, smart toolbox customizations, and advanced blend mode tricks. Find out how to construct seamlessly repeating patterns, and how to create symbols and custom arrowheads. Deke also covers the logo-making features in Illustrator, the Libraries and Actions panels, 3D effects, and more. Each chapter should leave you with a new set of skills-and a sense of accomplishment.
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