Start with a Scan / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 94%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (31) from $1.99   
  • New (3) from $29.08   
  • Used (28) from $1.99   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$29.08
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(0)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
PAPERBACK New 0201710978 Brand New US Edition Book in Perfect Condition. Fast Shipping with tracking number.

Ships from: Houston, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$34.99
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(33)

Condition: New
Trade Paperback New Start With a Scan, Second Edition is the long-awaited, updated edition of the best-selling guide on how to transform raw, scanned images into attractive, ... finished illustrations. Filled with hundreds of brand-new illustrations and two new chapters, this book is a visual stimulus, filled with plenty of design ideas and images to get readers started. The book starts by covering the technical basics of scanning, and provides the information needed to get images out of the computer and onto the printed page. But the rest of the book shows how to scan almost anything (burlap, clip art, family photographs, found objects) to create a quality piece of artwork. Readers will learn how to create textures and backgrounds, transform photos into graphics, and work with type. In this edition, two new chapters discuss scanning images for the Web and using scanned images in arts and crafts projects. This is an excellent resource for scanner users who want to focus on illustrative techniques rather tha Read more Show Less

Ships from: Santa Monica, CA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$50.00
Seller since 2014

Feedback rating:

(162)

Condition: New
Brand new.

Ships from: acton, MA

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Start with a Scan, Second Edition shows designers, illustrators, and hobbyists how to transform raw scanned images into high-quality, finished illustrations. The book starts off by covering the basic techniques of scanning and then moves on to provide a wealth of valuable scanning tips used by the experts. The bulk of the book uses four-color illustrations and step-by-step instructions to show you how to take a scan of almost anything -- a lackluster photo, clip art, an ordinary household object -- and turn it into beautiful artwork using graphics manipulation programs such as Photoshop, FreeHand, and Illustrator. This new edition includes additional chapters on using scanned images for Web design and creating your own arts and crafts projects. The discussion throughout is geared for users of both Macintosh and Windows platforms. If you do a lot of scanning, this book can help you squeeze more out of your work and get more attractive results.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
Describes techniques for transforming raw scans into good-looking electronic illustrations. The second edition adds two chapters on using scans in arts and crafts, and scanning for the web. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201710977
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/2000
  • Series: Start with A Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 11.05 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Janet Ashford is a freelance writer and designer, and is the co-author of five books on computer graphics as well as two books on women's health. She is the co-author of Getting Started with 3D (Peachpit Press) and the previous edition of this book.

@AUTHBIO= John Odam is an award-winning graphic designer and a principal of John Odam Design Associates. He is the author of Start With a Digital Camera and is the co-author of the previous edition of this book.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1 Getting Started
2 Working with Scanners
3 Technical Considerations
4 Editing Scanned Images
5 Working with Printed Clip Art
6 Applying Artists' Techniques
7 Creating Textures and Backgrounds
8 Working with Scanned Photographs
9 Transforming Photos into Graphics
10 Creating Type Treatments
11 Scanning Real Objects
12 Creating 3D Illustrations
13 Multimedia Projects
Resources
Index
About the Authors
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(1)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2002

    great book

    It's very difficult to find a solid design book. Most are either too esoteric in theory, or too instructional and basic. This one is practical, tasteful, and comprehensive. Just as the title implies, each concept starts with a scan. The possibilites are endless, from clip art to found objects to photos. Every scan is turned into a great design for practical use, and everything is fully explained.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)