Visual Design on the Computer

Visual Design on the Computer

by Benjamin Wong
     
 

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The computer is in every design professional's studio and in every design classroom, the primary tool for those entering the field and for old hands alike.Visual Design on the Computer is designed for those who are seeking to learn the basics of two-dimensional design on the computer. The book approaches design from the computer perspective, and introduces a new

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The computer is in every design professional's studio and in every design classroom, the primary tool for those entering the field and for old hands alike.Visual Design on the Computer is designed for those who are seeking to learn the basics of two-dimensional design on the computer. The book approaches design from the computer perspective, and introduces a new visual language to tackle all basic design principles, without favoring any particular computer system or software. It covers techniques and methods commonly used in computer graphics, a review of draw and paint programs, as well as scanning, image-editing, and printing; the new edition includes color gradients, rasterization, the use of imported images, and basic color theory.

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Approaches design from the computer perspective, and introduces a new visual language to tackle all basic design principles, without promoting any particular computer system or software. Explains techniques and methods commonly used in computer graphics, and covers draw and paint programs, scanning, image-editing, and printing. Includes numerous b&w illustrations. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393730616
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2001
Series:
Norton Book for Architects and Designers Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Benjamin Wong, a designer, lives in Hong Kong.

Wucius Wong, author of four textbooks on design lives in Hong Kong.

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