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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Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features

Lynda – After Effects CC 2018 New Features
English | Size: 2.5GB
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.
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Lynda – ZBrush 2018 Essential Training

Lynda – ZBrush 2018 Essential Training
English | Size: 1.7GB
Category: Tutorial

ZBrush combines 3D modeling, texturing, and painting into one intuitive digital sculpting workflow. However, it still has dozens of features to master, and the 2018 edition adds tessimation, new deformers, a polygroup generation tool, and more. If you’re a beginner, this course is the best introduction you can get. Instructor Ryan Kittleson helps new digital artists-and those who are simply new to ZBrush-learn all the essential tools and techniques. He shows how to create basics forms with meshes, sculpt details with brushes, paint and texture your models, and render the results-using the same professional pipeline you would for real-world projects. Follow along and learn how to use ZBrush to build the wildest 3D creations you can imagine. [Read more…]

Lynda – Using Wacom Tablets with Photoshop (updated Jun 19, 2018)

Lynda – Using Wacom Tablets with Photoshop (updated Jun 19, 2018)
English | Size: 235.7MB
Category: Tutorial

If you’re serious about digital illustration, there’s a good chance you use a Wacom tablet. But are you getting the most out of your tools? In this course, Adobe Certified Instructor Kevin Stohlmeyer shows how to optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Photoshop. He reviews each component of the tablet and Grip Pen and shows how to adjust preferences and customize your tablet to work best with Photoshop. Plus, he helps you experiment with Photoshop’s default brushes, natural tips brushes, erodible brushes, and Mixer Brush. [Read more…]

Lynda – Revit to Unity for Architecture, Visualization, and VR

Lynda – Revit to Unity for Architecture, Visualization, and VR
English | Size: 801.0MB
Category: Tutorial

Are you underutilizing your 3D models? Would you like to showcase architecture and engineering by transforming your Revit files into virtual reality experiences? Join Logan Smith and explore strategic export methods for Revit files. Logan covers how to get Revit files ready for export, use the export views, link to a model, and reassign mapping. Then, he shows how to import files into Unity and set up scenes. He also demonstrates how to begin visualization processes and prepare for more advanced Unity work that is covered in other courses. [Read more…]

Lynda – Premiere Pro CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics

Lynda – Premiere Pro CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
English | Size: 3.5GB
Category: Tutorial

Learn the basics of Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2018. This beginning-level course helps you unlock the potential of this powerful video-editing program. Instructor and filmmaker Ashley Kennedy teaches the all the fundamentals: editing video and audio, correcting color, adding titles and effects, and more. Her project-based approach gives context to each of the tools, allowing you to experience both the technical and creative sides of the editing process. She begins with a tour of the Premiere Pro interface, and then goes through the entire post-production workflow-including media import and organization, editing and trimming, audio adjustment, styling and retiming effects, color correction, titles, and output. By the end of the course, you should be able to hit the ground running and create your own professional video projects with Premiere Pro. [Read more…]