Lynda – X-Particles 4 for Cinema 4D Essential Training

Lynda – X-Particles 4 for Cinema 4D Essential Training
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

X-Particles 4 is a stellar addition to Cinema 4D, allowing artists to quickly and easily create finely rendered fluid simulations, dynamics, and collisions. This course gets you started with this powerful plugin. Join Andy Needham as he walks through the Emitter interface, and shows how to use modifiers to change the look and behavior of particles. Andy demonstrates how to create visible particles, make fluid and fire simulations, and render your work. He also covers additional ways to sculpt particles, and shares helpful tips for enhancing your workflow. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning Cineware for Illustrator

Lynda – Learning Cineware for Illustrator
English | Size: 320.4MB
Category: Tutorial

Do you want to incorporate 3D into your Adobe Illustrator design workflow? If so, then this course is for you! Discover how to use Cineware for Illustrator, a powerful, free plugin that gives artists the ability to render 3D objects from Cinema 4D and place them into illustrations and images with realistic lighting and shadows. Tony Harmer shares how to get started with the Cineware plugin, including how to launch Cineware, work with 3D cameras, and frame your scenes. Tony also shows how to work with materials-discussing transparency, reflectance properties, and UV options-and demonstrates how to build a simple scene. To wrap up the course, he goes over options for exporting your files. [Read more…]

Lynda – Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush Photoshop and Maya

Lynda – Digital Creature Creation in ZBrush Photoshop and Maya
English | Size: 4.3GB
Category: Tutorial

Watch as author Ryan Kittleson introduces the skills digital artists need to create photorealistic 3D creatures for film, video, and game production. This course covers basic design, sculpting, texturing, posing, and lighting and demonstrates real-world workflow, starting with the basic sculpture in ZBrush and moving it into Maya for finishing, while editing textures in Photoshop.
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Lynda – CISSP Cert Prep 4 Communication and Network Security 2018.04.04

Lynda – CISSP Cert Prep: 4 Communication and Network Security 2018.04.04
English | Size: 468.74 MB
Category: E-learning | Security

The Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification is an important component of any security professional’s resume, and is a requirement for many top jobs. In this course, prepare for the fourth domain of the exam: Communications and Network Security. Instructor and cybersecurity expert Mike Chapple goes over TCP/IP networking, network security devices, and secure network design. Mike also includes coverage of specialized networking, network attacks, wireless networking, and more. The CISSP exam domains can be found here. [Read more…]

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features (updated Apr 3, 2018)

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features (updated Apr 3, 2018)
English | Size: 2.4GB
Category: Tutorial

Adobe After Effects CC 2018 offers new features that can enhance your VFX and motion graphics workflow. In this course, explore the major new additions to After Effects-including the latest version, 15.1, introduced in April 2018-and discover how to leverage them in your post-production process. Mark Christiansen provides a hands-on look at this update, showing how to edit keyboard shortcuts visually, create nulls from paths, automate motion with data-driven animation, use master properties to animate nested compositions, build smoother deformations with the Advanced Puppet tool, and more. In addition, he explains how to work with immersive video and customize your VR pipeline. [Read more…]

Taxes for Small Business | Jane Barratt | LYNDA

Taxes for Small Business | Jane Barratt | LYNDA
English | Size: 323.32 MB
Category: Business

Taxes are an unavoidable part of being in business. By understanding how to manage and minimize your tax burden, you can maximize your profits over time. This course is designed for managers and business owners who want to understand how tax policies and business structures affect your company, and how prudent tax planning can help you stay organized and financially healthy. Learn what’s important to manage year-round to avoid a last-minute tax scramble. Find out how to "divide and conquer" with an accountant. Explore best practices to minimize taxes owed. Instructor Jane Barratt, a financial literacy advocate and the CEO of GoldBean, also helps you understand how to use software to assist with tax planning and preparation. [Read more…]

Lynda – Zbrush and Keyshot for Product Design and Rendering

Lynda – Zbrush and Keyshot for Product Design and Rendering
English | Size: 444.9MB
Category: Tutortial

Starting from design sketches, this course covers the 3D sculpting and modeling of a product concept in ZBrush. Discover techniques and workflows that can help you design efficiently. Then, find out how to take 3D models from ZBrush to KeyShot, where photorealistic renderings can be made for presentation purposes. Learn the steps and processes for setting up materials, using shaders and lights, and configuring helpful render settings.
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Lynda – Web Security OAuth and OpenID Connect

Lynda – Web Security: OAuth and OpenID Connect
English | Size: 245.28 MB
Category: Tutorial

While many technical professionals claim to know and understand OAuth, reality often suggests otherwise. Implementing the proper grant types and the required flows while securely protecting your secrets is challenging at best and catastrophic at worst. Fundamentally, professionals often struggle with OAuth because they misunderstand what it is, what use cases it is particularly good and bad at, and how to integrate it smoothly and safely into their systems. In this course, review the basics of OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect, and learn how to use them to authenticate your applications. Learn about tokens, scopes, and claims; OAuth flows; common security considerations; and more. [Read more…]

Lynda – Unity: Timeline and Cinemachine

Lynda – Unity: Timeline and Cinemachine
English | Size: 582.3MB
Category: Tutorial

Unity is a great tool for 3D modeling and visualization-especially for architecture. But what if you want to add animation to your renderings, without having to keyframe? Luckily, Unity has two features that allow designers to animate visualizations in just a few steps. This course shows how to use the Timeline to animate with clips and recorded animation, and set up and manipulate cameras-to add motion along paths-with Cinemachine. Instructor George Maestri also offers tips for adding effects and transitions from Post Processing Stack 2.0 to your visualizations, for extra professional results. [Read more…]

Lynda – SketchUp Modeling Exteriors from Photos

Lynda – SketchUp: Modeling Exteriors from Photos
English | Size: 981.1MB
Category: Tutorial

This course takes you step-by-step through how to use SketchUp to create a texture-mapped 3D model of building exteriors using photos. Learn how to leverage photo-matching features to enhance and evolve a model from several vantage points. Scott Onstott demonstrates how to rough in building volumes and roof slopes, handle complex roof scenarios, adjust the model to match perspectives, work with textures, use a library of materials and more. [Read more…]