South African Artists at Home by Paul Duncan
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1432301950 | 192 pages | PDF | 114 MB
An artist’s canvas reflects the face he chooses to show to the world, but the place in which that art is made is seldom revealed. Paul Duncan was given unparalleled access into the homes and lives of fourteen of South Africa’s most revered artists. Over countless mugs of coffee or glasses of wine, he listened and observed as they spoke about their lives, loves and the way they make their art.
Learn to Paint People Quickly: A practical, step-by-step guide to learning to paint people in watercolour and oils (learn quickly) by Haze Soan
English | 16 Mar. 2017 | ASIN: B06XQ3721X | 112 Pages | AZW3 | 9.91 MB
A practical guide to learn painting individual people and crowds, with simple exercises and step-by-step demonstrations.
Rowland B. Wilson, Suzanne Lemieux Wilson, "Rowland B. Wilson’s Trade Secrets: Notes on Cartooning and Animation"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0240817346 | 320 pages | PDF | 12 MB
Animation doesn't come with instructions; Rowland B. Wilson demanded guidelines. Trade Secrets offers a never before published peek into the personal journals of Rowland B. Wilson (1930-2005), a legend in the world of Cartooning, Advertising, Illustration and Animation.
Chris Georgenes, "Pushing Pixels: Secret Weapons for the Modern Flash Animator"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0240818431 | 272 pages | PDF | 35 MB
You've got the cheats, tutorials, and how-tos. What else do you need? Go above and beyond those stop-gaps and step-by-steps with Pushing Pixels, the real-world guide to developing dynamic and fun content from conception to deployment. Whether you are animating for a short, a fun cartoon, or a mobile game, renowned Flash expert Chris Georgenes will show you his approach with various types of animation projects, from start to finish.
Quick Sketching with Ron Husband by Ron Husband
English | 2013 | ISBN: 041582334X | 368 pages | PDF | 56 MB
Quick sketching is the best technique you can use to stay finely tuned and to keep those creative juices flowing. To keep your sense of observation heightened, and to sharpen your hand-eye coordination, an animator needs to constantly draw and sketch.
Steve Marschner, Peter Shirley, "Fundamentals of Computer Graphics, Fourth Edition"
English | ISBN: 1482229390 | 2016 | 748 pages | PDF | 81 MB[/center]
Drawing on an impressive roster of experts in the field, Fundamentals of Computer Graphics, Fourth Edition offers an ideal resource for computer course curricula as well as a user-friendly personal or professional reference.
2015 | ISBN: 1498700209 | English | 279 pages | PDF | 141 MB
Fluid simulation is a computer graphic used to develop realistic animation of liquids in modern games. The Art of Fluid Animation describes visually rich techniques for creating fluid-like animations that do not require advanced physics or mathematical skills. It explains how to create fluid animations like water, smoke, fire, and explosions through computer code in a fun manner.
2016 | ISBN: 0415733979, 1138731234 | English | 331 pages | True PDF | 16 MB
The newest book in Michael Mattesi’s Force Drawing series takes movement to the next level. Force: Drawing Human Anatomy, explores the different facets of motion and the human body.
2016 | ISBN-10: 0240820533 | 240 pages | PDF | 47 MB
Create the Gotham for your Batman, the African savannah for your Simba, or the bustling newsroom for your Clark Kent. Background, setting, environment.whatever you call it, it is the silent character in the visual story, and a dynamic and compelling setting can define and hone the action and drama of your story.
Rafiq Elmansy, "Illustrator Foundations: The Art of Vector Graphics, Design and Illustration in Illustrator"
2012 | ISBN-10: 0240525930 | 328 pages | PDF conv | 13 MB
Whether you are creating a catchy and fun cartoon, designing a print banner advertisement, or developing content for a mobile game, save time and money with expert techniques, trips and tricks from by Adobe Certified Expert, Rafiq Elmansy with Illustrator Foundations. With practical applications and step by step tutorials, solve problems quickly to develop creative projects on time and to budget. Want to hone your Illustrator skills so you can remain competitive in a diverse market while concentrating on your vector graphics projects? Then Illustrator Foundations is for you! With real-world professional projects you'll discover how to: develop mobile applications, work with layers, masks, vector images and many more tips and tricks not found anywhere else! Harness the full Creative Suite software package with tips on how to integrate Illustrator with Photoshop and After Effects. This book is a goldmine of artistic inspiration, timesaving practical tips, tricks and step-by-step walkthroughs; you'll wonder how you survived this long without it. Put the Adobe Illustrator CS6 techniques to the test with the fully updated companion website with downloadable Illustrator source files, examples and video tutorials.
Becoming a Video Game Artist: From Portfolio Design to Landing the Job by John Pearl
English | 2016 | ISBN: 1138824933, 1138824925 | 247 pages | PDF | 72 MB
The game industry continues to grow and evolve as the years pass. Despite this growth, the competition in obtaining a career in video games remains as arduous as ever. Becoming a Video Game Artist helps guide readers from their first steps of making a portfolio, to acing the job interview and beyond. John Pearl explores the different art related jobs and their responsibilities. Questions are posed to industry professionals throughout each chapter to help with the reader’s growth and understanding. Becoming a Video Game Artist is the ultimate roadmap in navigating a career in video games by teaching how to make your portfolio shine, what expect once hired, and how to make the best decisions to help flourish your talents and cultivate an exciting career.
London Transport Museum, "London By Design: The Iconic Transport Designs That Shaped Our City"
English | ISBN: 178503412X | 2016 | EPUB | 224 pages | 119 MB
Curated and designed by the experts at The London Transport Museum, this collection showcases London's 100 greatest transport design icons from the past 150 years.
English | 180 pages | True PDF | 27 MB
This year, Photoshop is celebrating a quarter century of industry-shaping innovation and technology. With that in mind, this collection of in-depth features and expert tutorials exposes the tricks of the trade from professionals who spend countless hours navigating the interface. Develop your skills in photomanipulation, 3D and Photoshop, digital painting, photo editing, and graphics and type, then access your free online resources to continue learning.
English | 180 pages | True PDF | 49 Mb
A collection of the best tutorials and features from Advanced Photoshop magazine in the last year, with expert advice and over £180/$276 of free online resources. Advanced Photoshop Premium Collection assembles top tutorials and compelling features written by industry experts. It’s crammed with top advice to help develop your Photoshop skills and expand your knowledge of Adobe’s software. With the help of this book, you’ll perfect digital painting, photo editing, photomanipulation and more.
Imagine Publishing Ltd | 2015 | English | ISBN: 178546146X | True PDF | 180 pages | 72 MB
Designing and Making Hats and Headpieces by Judy Bentinck
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1847978223 | 128 pages | EPUB | 101,5 MB
This inspirational book about the art of millinery is also an instructional guide aimed at anyone interested in hats, millinery, fashion, and costume design
Learn the Techniques and Inspirations of Today's Leading Fashion Artists
by Somer Flaherty Tejwani
English | 2015 | ISBN: 1631590138 | 147 Pages | PDF | 23 MB
The Art of Fashion Illustration is the ultimate guide to fashion sketching. Inside, you'll find more than 150 beautiful illustrations from the international community's masters of illustration and rising stars. Peek behind the cloth and enjoy interviews with the illustrators, commentary from influencers in the industry and a discussion of illustration techniques. Expert stylist and fashion writer, Somer Flaherty Tejwani, provides your with an inside scoop on over 30 illustrators.
Sophie Chan, "Manga Workshop Characters: How to Draw and Color Faces and Figures"
ISBN: 1440340234 | 2015 | PDF | 128 pages | 15 MB
Create your own manga characters!
English | ISBN: 1472575261 | 2016 | EPUB | 248 pages | 54 MB
Packed with examples from classic and contemporary films, The Fundamentals of Animation presents each stage of the animation production process in an engaging visual style, whilst providing an historical and critical context for four core disciplines: drawn/cel; 2D/3D stop-motion; computer generated; and experimental animation.
Animation in Context by Mark Collington
English | 8 Sept. 2016 | ISBN: 1472578287 | 381 Pages | PDF (conv) | 20.92 MB
Animation in Context is an illustrated introduction to cultural theory, contextual research and critical analysis.