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Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop: Secrets of Bringing the Impossible to Reality

By: Bret Malley

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 10-JUN-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. Beginning with some basic orientation and humorous descriptions of tools, layers, adjustments and the rest, the book will progress into tutorials brimming with secret techniques for advanced compositing. So whether you are a newbie Photoshop initiate, or a seasoned wiz, there is always something more to learn about this brilliant application, and this book will help them enjoy mastering it. The book opens with a brush-up on the fundamentals of compositing (layering and combining images) in Photoshop, making sure that you have a grasp of...

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Adobe® Photoshop® CC Classroom in a Book®-January 2014 update

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Adobe® Photoshop® CC Classroom in a Book®-January 2014 update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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In September 2013 and January 201 4 Adobe released 1 4.1 and 14.2 updates to Photoshop which introduce a number of features and enhancements that expand on the application's capabilities and streamline your workflows and processes. Key new features include Perspective Warp for manipulating multiple perspectives in an image, linked Smart Objects for easier reuse of design elements, support for 3D printing, changes to working with 3D images, generation of asset files from layers using Adobe Generator, and more. This "What's new" guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important...

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Adobe® Flash® Professional CC Classroom in a Book® - Late 2013 Update

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Adobe® Flash® Professional CC Classroom in a Book® - Late 2013 Update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 04-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 18-MAR-2014

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The bug fixes and powerful new features in the December 2013 update of Adobe Flash Professional CC (13.1.0.217) help you publish HTML5 documents that play in a browser on your computer, tablet, or mobile device without requiring Adobe Flash Player. The update includes several new ways of working when targeting HTML5: •      A new HTML5 Canvas document type •      Support in the Actions panel for JavaScript •      JavaScript code snippets for HTML5 Canvas document types •      An easy, one-step command to convert existing ActionScript 3 Flash documents to HTML5 Canvas documents Adobe...

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Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book-InDesign 9.2 Update (January 2014)

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Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book-InDesign 9.2 Update (January 2014)

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 19-FEB-2014

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The latest update to Adobe InDesign CC 9.2 added some great new enhancements. This “What’s new” guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important improvements to Adobe InDesign, and is intended as a supplement to the existing Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book®....

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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book - Illustrator 17.1 Update (January 2014)

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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book - Illustrator 17.1 Update (January 2014)

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 28-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 05-FEB-2014

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The latest update to Adobe Illustrator added some great new enhancements in path creation and editing, a new Live Corners feature, the ability to create custom toolbars, and more. Key changes include: Pencil tool updates, segment reshape improvements, and a new method for sorting and working with Typekit fonts. This “What’s new” guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important improvements to Adobe Illustrator, and is intended as a supplement to the existing Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book®....

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Adobe® After Effects® CC Classroom in a Book®-October 2013 update

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Adobe® After Effects® CC Classroom in a Book®-October 2013 update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 29-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 28-JAN-2014

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In October and December 2013 Adobe released 12.1 and 12.2 updates to After Effects which introduce a number of features and enhancements that expand on the application's capabilities and streamline your workflows and processes. Key new features include a mask tracker, a Detail-preserving Upscale effect, property linking, improved Cinema 4D integration, the ability to use the ray-traced 3D renderer with an unsupported GPU, Auto-save enabled by default, a new Bezier Path option, snapping improvements, and more. This "What's new" guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important...

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Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book — November 2013 (CC 7.0) Update

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Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book — November 2013 (CC 7.0) Update

By: Adobe CreativeTeam

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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The latest update to Adobe Muse added some great new capabilities, including a new Library panel, new social widgets, updated scroll effects, a new Fullscreen Slideshow widget, and Rotate Tabbed Panels and Accordion widgets. Other enhancements include the addition of Help links in various locations throughout Muse, the availability of new dictionary languages, a new State Button Composition widget, code improvements, and more. This “What’s new” guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important improvements to Adobe Muse, and is intended as a supplement to the existing Adobe Muse Classroom...

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InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, Third Edition

InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, Third Edition

By: Nigel French

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 20-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 22-DEC-2013

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Typography is the foundation of graphic design, and the most effective way to be a better designer is to understand type and use it confidently and creatively. This fully updated third edition is a comprehensive guide to creating professional type with Adobe InDesign. It covers micro and macro typography concepts, from understanding the nuance of a single spacing width to efficiently creating long and complex documents. Packed with visual examples, InDesign expert and acclaimed design instructor Nigel French shows not just how to use InDesign’s extensive type features, but why certain...

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Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book - Dreamweaver 13.1 Update (August 2013)

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Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book - Dreamweaver 13.1 Update (August 2013)

By: Adobe CreativeTeam

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 17-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 17-DEC-2013

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In this update to Adobe Dreamweaver CC: Classroom in a Book, we highlight all the changes to the program in update 13.1, including several enhancements that significantly improve the workflow and tools for building and testing webpages....

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Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, Third Edition

Stop Stealing Sheep & Find Out How Type Works, Third Edition

By: Erik Spiekermann

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 13-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 12-DEC-2013

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After two decades as one of the world’s best-selling books on designing with type — including editions in Korean, German, Russian, Portuguese, and Polish — Stop Stealing Sheep & find out how type works continues to educate, entertain, and enlighten design students and type lovers around the globe. In this third edition, acclaimed type designer Erik Spiekermann brings his type classic fully up to date on mobile and web typography. He also includes scores of new visual examples on how to effectively communicate with type and a full selection of new typefaces that are used and referenced...

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Adobe® Experience Manager Quick-Reference Guide: Web Content Management [formerly CQ]

Adobe® Experience Manager Quick-Reference Guide: Web Content Management [formerly CQ]

By: Shane Closser

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 14-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 01-NOV-2013

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To meet the challenges of today and needs of tomorrow, businesses have to be agile, adaptable, and innovative. Adobe Experience Manager (formerly CQ) allows organizations to create a compelling online experience across digital channels—web, mobile, email, video, and social media—to build their brand, drive revenue, and extend their reach. This quick look-up guide by Adobe Experience Manager expert Shane Closser uses clear, concise explanations and an easy-to-use format to help you jump in and quickly start organizing and managing the delivery of your creative assets and other...

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The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe® Photoshop®

The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe® Photoshop®

By: Scott Valentine

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 18-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 15-OCT-2013

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Photoshop’s adjustment and fill layers give you an amazing level of control and are the building blocks of innumerable techniques. In this definitive resource, Scott Valentine demonstrates how to use these simple but powerful tools through approachable hands-on examples, and he calls on other Photoshop experts to share their techniques. Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, you’ll learn techniques that give you an edge in technical, personal, and commercial projects. Beginning and intermediate users of Photoshop will learn how adjustment and fill layers work and get up to speed on the...

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 Classroom in a Book

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 21-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 03-OCT-2013

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master all the new features in Adobe's top-rated consumer-targeted photo-editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, project-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your images with Photoshop Elements and learn how best to use the program's many new features. In this new version of the book you will receive complete coverage of all the new...

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Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Classroom in a Book®

Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Classroom in a Book®

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 30-OCT-2013

Insert Date: 27-SEP-2013

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Adobe Premiere Elements 12 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master all the new features in Adobe's top-rated consumer-targeted video-editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, project-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your videos with Premiere Elements and learn how best to use the program's many new features. In this new version of the book you will receive complete coverage of all the new...

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Adobe LiveCycle Designer: Creating Dynamic PDF and HTML5 Forms for Desktop and Mobile Applications, Second Edition

Adobe LiveCycle Designer: Creating Dynamic PDF and HTML5 Forms for Desktop and Mobile Applications, Second Edition

By: J. P. Terry

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 17-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 20-SEP-2013

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Creating intelligent forms can be challenging. Forms have to present critical information in a compact format. Interactive forms that respond to data entry by the user require some programming. Dynamic forms also have to work seamlessly with the database that collects customer information. Plus, forms need to be designed well to eliminate confusion and entice completion by the user. As shown in this book, LiveCycle Designer addresses the many objectives of forms creation. It offers a digital handshake between the graphic designer and the data programmer. LiveCycle Designer lets form...

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Refining Design for Business: Using analytics, marketing, and technology to inform customer-centric design

Refining Design for Business: Using analytics, marketing, and technology to inform customer-centric design

By: Michael Krypel

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 27-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 20-SEP-2013

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This book includes over 60 detailed examples of A/B tests run by 20 companies, including: Adobe, American Express, Comcast, Electronic Arts, Facebook, Foursquare, Google, IBM, LinkedIn, Marriott, Obama for America, Saks Fifth Avenue, T-Mobile, and The Washington Post. In this book, you will learn how to:   Change the standard design process most companies follow to enhance accountability for generating business and customer value, while creating new opportunities for collaboration and innovation. Use qualitative and quantitative research to uncover customers’ unmet needs, and A/B...

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Adobe® Premiere® Pro Studio Techniques

Adobe® Premiere® Pro Studio Techniques

By: Jeff I. Greenberg; Tim I. Kolb; Christine Steele; Luisa Winters

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 11-DEC-2013

Insert Date: 20-SEP-2013

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Ready to learn not just the hows but also the whys behind the most powerful features of Adobe Premiere Pro? Whether you need to boost your editing skills, composite shots, or fix your audio, you’ll see immediate results when you incorporate these tested and proven techniques from the pros. Adobe Premiere Pro Studio Techniques inspires you to take your work to the next level with real-world examples and insider techniques. In it, you’ll get an in-depth view into Premiere Pro and how it works, cutting through the fat to focus on the most essential features and workflows to help busy...

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3D Photoshop: Imagine • Model • Create

3D Photoshop: Imagine • Model • Create

By: Steve Caplin

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 13-SEP-2013

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3D modeling has become an increasingly important component of Photoshop with the release of Photoshop CC. Now that it’s deeply integrated into Photoshop, more designers are discovering the value of being able to create and incorporate 3D objects into their montages, and artists who had previously shunned 3D modeling are experimenting with it now that the capability is built into the application they’re already using. While Photoshop’s approach to 3D is different from dedicated 3D apps, it’s possible to create a wide range of models, and Photoshop can import models in a range of popular...

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Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book – Second Quarter 2013 (CC) update

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Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book – Second Quarter 2013 (CC) update

By: Adobe Creative Team

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 07-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 05-SEP-2013

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This “What’s new” guide provides a hands-on tour of the most important features and improvements to Adobe® Muse ® CC, and is intended as a supplement to the Adobe Muse Classroom in a Book. New and improved Muse features include a new Layers panel; parallax scrolling; in-browser editing; and improvements to forms, metadata, and plan mode viewing options. Unlike previous updates, this update will not reference the existing Classroom in a Book lessons but instead should be used in addition to the Classroom in a Book lessons....

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The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers

The Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 5 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers

By: Martin Evening

Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 30-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 15-AUG-2013

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom was designed from the ground up with digital photographers in mind, offering powerful editing features in a streamlined interface that lets photographers import, sort, and organize images. In this completely updated bestseller, author Martin Evening describes features in Lightroom 5 in detail from a photographer’s perspective. As an established commercial and fashion photographer, Martin knows firsthand what photographers need for an efficient workflow. He has been working with Lightroom from the beginning, monitoring the product’s development and providing valued...