Lynda – Photoshop for Designers Type Effects (2018) [Updated – 11022019]

Lynda – Photoshop for Designers: Type Effects (2018) [Updated – 11/02/2019]
English | Size: 1.9GB
Category: Tutorial

Expand your creative mindset with type. In this installment of Photoshop for Designers, instructor Nigel French shows how to create a range of beautiful type treatments using efficient, nondestructive techniques. Nigel describes how to combine letters and imagery and how to illustrate ideas with type, often with just a few tweaks to the letterforms themselves. He also shares techniques for creating damaged and distressed type; adding light and smoke effects to your type; entwining letters with a vine; fashioning portraits and maps comprised entirely of type; creating nostalgic type treatments; and much more. [Read more…]

Lynda – ZBrush Tips and Tricks [Updated – 12022019]

Lynda – ZBrush Tips and Tricks [Updated – 12/02/2019]
English | Size: 118.2MB
Category: Tutorial

Updated : 12/02/2019 Released : 05/02/2019
Skill Level : Intermediate
Duration : 12m 11s

Looking to work smarter with ZBrush? In this weekly series, Emmanuel Henri digs into this popular digital sculpting tool, helping you enhance your ZBrush skill set, one tip at a time. Each installment covers a specific topic, including how to work with key features such as ZRemesher and Panel Loops, as well as how to leverage some of the newer ZBrush tools, including PolyGroupIt. Along the way, Emmanuel also shares best practices and helps to acquaint you with popular workflows. Tune in every Tuesday for a new tip. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning VMware vSAN

Lynda – Learning VMware vSAN
English | Size: 456.44 MB
Category: Tutorial

vSAN is a popular software-defined storage solution from the leading virtualization company, VMware. This training course provide complete coverage of vSAN, including conceptual lessons and hands-on demos using the free labs at VMware.com. You can learn how to configure, monitor, and manage vSAN, and explore the different vSAN architecture options. VMware Certified Instructor Rick Crisci also covers important operations and maintenance considerations, such as high-availability configuration and vSAN recovery procedures. Plus, review popular deployment options: two-node clusters and stretched vSAN clusters. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning Linux Command Line 2018

[Lynda – Learning Linux Command Line 2018
English | Size: 354.40 MB
Category: Tutorial

Knowledge of the Linux command line is critical for anyone who uses this open-source operating system. For many tasks, it’s more efficient and flexible than a graphical environment. For administrators, it plays a vital role in configuring permissions and working with files. In this course, experienced instructor Scott Simpson discusses the basics of working with the Linux command line using the Bash shell, focusing on practical Linux commands with examples that help you navigate through the file and folder structure, edit text, and set permissions. Scott also discusses some of the common command-line tools, such as grep, awk, and sed, and command-line apps such as the nano and Vim text editors. The course wraps up with a look at how to install and update software with a package manager. [Read more…]

Lynda – Unreal Essential Training 2018 – Exercise Files

Lynda – Unreal Essential Training 2018 – Exercise Files
English | Size: 7.8GB
Category: Tutorial

Unreal Engine is a complete suite of game development tools made by game developers for game developers. From 2D mobile games to console blockbusters, indie experiments, and even construction and healthcare projects, Unreal Engine can power it all. In this course, Simon Manning covers the essentials of level design, lighting, effects, visual scripting, cinematics, and game packaging with this real-time rendering engine. He covers creating your first project, building a base landscape, blocking out levels, and exporting and importing assets for use in the design. Want to find out how to craft a unique look? Learn about applying materials and creating special effects with the particle systems in Unreal. Plus, get a thorough introduction to Blueprints, the visual scripting language, and explore how to optimize performance for your projects. [Read more…]

Lynda – 3ds Max and V-Ray Residential Exterior Materials

Lynda – 3ds Max and V-Ray Residential Exterior Materials
English | Size: 1.3GB
Category: Tutorial

Anyone who presents architectural renderings and visualizations to clients knows the importance of realistic materials. Physically accurate materials add impact to any design. This course helps you build custom materials for texturing the exterior of residential buildings with 3ds Max 2019, Substance Designer, V-Ray, and Bitmap2Material (B2M). The training continues George Maestri’s residential modeling series, which started in SketchUp with a concept drawing for a single family home. Here George explains how to import the SketchUp drawing into 3ds Max and UV map the geometry so you can texture and enhance the design. He shows how to create custom materials-including wood, concrete, metal, and stucco-using V-Ray and Substance Designer. He also shows how to use the standalone and 3ds Max node-based versions of B2M to convert existing bitmaps into materials. Each material is brought back into the 3ds Max environment so you can see how the results look when applied directly to the model. [Read more…]

Lynda – Nuke Essential Training with Steve Wright (2018)

Lynda – Nuke Essential Training with Steve Wright (2018)
English | Size: 1.2GB
Category: Tutorial

Visual effects (VFX) dominate at the box office, and Nuke is the compositing software that is used to create mind-blowing effects at the highest end studios. For a career in VFX, Nuke is essential. This course is an introduction that covers the entire program in just five hours. Upon completion, you should be able to perform basic 2D and 3D visual effects compositing with Nuke, and be prepared to tackle more advanced coursework and projects. VFX compositor and Nuke master trainer Steve Wright covers the user interface, including the Viewer, Timeline, Dope Sheet, and Curve Editor. In this section, you can learn about Nuke channels, node trees, and keyframe animation and get an overview of the compositing workflow. Chapter two introduces 2D compositing: image transformations, color correction, rotoscoping, keying, timing adjustments, and tracking. In chapter three, you can expand your skills into 3D: working with lights and cameras, transforming and deforming 3D geometry, applying materials and textures, and rendering. Each video comes with its own Nuke scripts and media, so you can easily follow along on your own machine. [Read more…]

Lynda – Programming Foundations Fundamentals

Lynda – Programming Foundations_ Fundamentals
English | Size: 999.47 MB
Category: Programming | E-learning | others

“ShortDescription”: “Python is a popular programming language in the world today and that popularity is growing! Developing large, complex programs in Python requires more than just a knowledge of syntax. This course builds on the Design Patterns with Python.”,
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Lynda – Learning Security Frameworks

Lynda – Learning Security Frameworks
English | Size: 329.58 MB
Category: E-learning | Security | others

Security frameworks are designed to help organizations boost their security posture. Such frameworks provide security practitioners-and their business partners-with a common set of practices to follow, as well as a baseline that makes it easier to report on improvements. In this course, join Mandy Huth as she covers the top four frameworks available, goes over how the frameworks compare, and shares how you can actually map your security controls across multiple frameworks. Mandy also shows how to determine your core security set, stepping through how to define what you’ll do and how you’ll measure it, and then prove that you did what you sought out to do. Throughout the course, she shares best practices that can help you start leveraging a security framework in your own company. [Read more…]

Lynda – Substance Painter 2018 Essential Training

Lynda – Substance Painter 2018 Essential Training
English | Size: 1.4GB
Category: Tutorial

These days, nearly every industrial visualization and game studio uses Substance Painter, making it the industry standard for texture creation, especially for physically-based rendering (PBR). In this course, Wes McDermott takes a beginner’s look at Substance Painter 2018, walking you through a basic project-texturing a simple game asset. He starts with the basics, showing you how to create a new project and import the model, as well as use the integrated baking system. Next, Wes shows how to work with materials and layers and provides a primer on the brush toolset and smart materials. After you finish tackling the fundamentals, Wes shows you how to fully texturize the asset, working step-by-step through the body, tires, and cabin of the example asset, a front-load tractor. He wraps up by showing you how to create portfolio renders using Iray, the integrated path-tracing renderer in Substance Painter. [Read more…]

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