Design Essentials / Edition 2

Design Essentials / Edition 2

by Adobe Press, Tanya Wendling
     
 

ISBN-10: 156830093X

ISBN-13: 9781568300931

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Adobe Press

Design Essentials provides exciting and innovative techniques for creating graphics with Photoshop and Illustrator. In the groundbreaking Essentials format, it presents professional-quality results in step-by-step format and helps the you develop the skills to achieve these results. Design Essentials explains vital procedures such as painterly images, dashed lines, 3…  See more details below

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Design Essentials provides exciting and innovative techniques for creating graphics with Photoshop and Illustrator. In the groundbreaking Essentials format, it presents professional-quality results in step-by-step format and helps the you develop the skills to achieve these results. Design Essentials explains vital procedures such as painterly images, dashed lines, 3-dimensional charts, and seamless patterns. Design Essentials opens up a world of design options for you to draw from. By combining the productivity of Adobe's most exciting design programs, you'll learn to use your tools together for maximum creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568300931
Publisher:
Adobe Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Series:
Professional Studio Techniques Series
Edition description:
2ND/RV&UPD
Pages:
103
Product dimensions:
12.03(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Sect. 1Working Efficiently
Designing with production in mind4
Setting up your system4
Working efficiently in Adobe Illustrator6
Working efficiently in Adobe Photoshop7
Sect. 2Lines and Perspective
Dashed line effects10
Shapes with multiple outlines12
Creating offset outlines14
More line effects16
Creating three-dimensional boxes18
Creating a three-dimensional pie chart20
Creating a three-dimensional bar chart22
Shaded spherical objects24
Perspective grids in Photoshop26
Perspective grids in Illustrator28
Sect. 3Painting and Blending
Creating impressionist effects32
More impressionist effects34
Stippling36
Cast shadows for objects38
Color-tinted photographs40
Generating smooth gradations42
Sect. 4Patterns and Textures
Constructing simple patterns48
Using patterns to create textures50
Custom textures52
Making a seamless pattern54
Using illustrator pattern tiles in Photoshop56
Shading with lines58
Embellishing three-dimensional graphics60
Sect. 5Text Effects
Glowing text64
Shadowed text66
Translucent shapes68
Recessed text70
Sect. 6Special Effects
Filter combinations74
Embossing76
Posterizing photographs78
Posterize-style illustrations80
Creating a textured effect82
Composite photographs84
Sect. 7Printing and Production
Color trapping and overprinting88
Creating duotones, tritones, and quadtones91
Bibliography98
Index101

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