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Google SketchUp is one of the most popular 3D modeling applications on the planet and Maxwell Render is the unbiased render engine of choice for discerning 3D professionals. Together they create a powerful tandem that will take your 3D visualizations to the next level of realism. This course is designed to show you how to get the very best results from the pairing of these applications. Author and artist Jason Maranto demonstrates how to use the new SketchUp to Maxwell plugin to link the main applications into a unified workflow. Packed with examples, work files, and well over 2000 free materials this is the video training course that users have been waiting for. Taught in a comprehensive but easy-to-follow manner, this course will give you a rock solid foundation upon which to build your projects.Master creating objects with Sketchup and Maxell Render.- Learn how to create objects in Google SketchUp with Maxwell plugin - Discover how SketchUp offers different techniques of creating models- Utilize the power of Maxwell Render in your models- Learn how to create models with in depth detailing and precision
Learn about interface and functionality of Adobe Photoshop, check out some new and improved panels, use some great additions and changes to filters, and explore new tools, some of which expand the Content-Aware features seen in CS6. CS6 delivers breakthrough capabilities for superior image selections, image retouching, realistic painting, and 3D extrusions.You will learn how to customize your workspace for Web design, and utilize the Color and Swatches panel using Photoshop® CS6. Leverage this image editor's Layer comps and History panel to easily create multiple versions of the files you are working on. This online training course also demonstrates how to create buttons for Web navigation, and explores the different options when saving files for the Web.Adobe® Photoshop® allows you to organize, share, edit, and create effects with photographs and other media. In this series, we'll explore how to import photos, organize and tag your photographs so you can always find them, and make a wide range of edits to your photographs. We'll also explain how to add effects, filters, and other artistic flourishes to your photographs, and talk about some best practices and tips for getting the most out of Photoshop. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate, or expert, the program tailors the tools available to you while still allowing you to edit and create a wide range of effects.Learn the basics of this powerful application in this introductory series.- Learn about the fundamentals of Photoshop CS6- Know about the key features, tools and techniques of Photoshop CS6- Learn how to apply the tools and techniques into your images - Understand how Photoshop CS6 is used to achieve images that are exemplaryThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
A 3d artist who builds characters, it is a highly specialized field that requires a vast understanding of technique that differ from how environments and worlds are built. In this course, we will cover everything from gathering reference and concept, building a base mesh in 3ds Max, sculpting in ZBrush, all the way to baking the maps and texturing the character and sculpting a High Resolution character asset using ZBrush. The focus of this course will include sculpting processes, stylized anatomy, modularity, and basic design fundamentals to create a stylized character model. By the end of this course you should have a strong understanding of the steps towards creating your own high quality ZBrush models. Learn tips and tricks of creating dynamic animation and games design. - Know about the different branches in animation - Learn about what goes into making a successful animation - Understand better about the designing process with this course - Be able to create your own monsters and creatures at the end of this course This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe CC Film Production
With a subscription to Adobe's Creative Cloud service, you are given access to an incredibly powerful set of tools, including Premiere, After Effects, and Audition. With these pieces of software, the sky is the limit when it comes to editing your very own video production. This VTC course will show you how to create a polished video sequence with the Creative Cloud's video editing software. You will not only learn basic editing, you will also learn how to create special effects such as energy swords, alien lasers, set extensions, fire, explosions, and more. Finally, everything will be brought together with audio and published as a cohesive package that can be presented on YouTube or any other venue of your choosing. Work files for everything, including footage, are provided for you to follow along step by step!Produce dynamic and creative films with Adobe CC. - Learn about the different tools used for editing and creating videos in Adobe CC - Know how you can apply these skills and create your own film projects- Master the techniques and skills in creating films using Adobe CC- Enable youreslf to produce videos and films with dynamic content for your audience to enjoy This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe CC Cartoon Production
There are many ways to go about creating an animated cartoon. Luckily the Adobe Creative Cloud has all the tools you need to create a stellar production. In Adobe CC Cartoon Production you will be taken step by step through the process of creating an animated cartoon. We will first start by mapping out a storyboard and creating our characters and scenes. Next, we will animate the entire production as seen in the storyboard. Finally, we will use Premiere to edit and add polish to our animated masterpiece.Create a stellar production with Adobe CC for Cartoon Production. - Learn about the different tools used for creating animations in Adobe CC - Know how you can apply these skills and create your own animations- Master the techniques and skills in creating cartoon animatons using Adobe CC- Learn how you can turn imaginary characters into real cartoons
Adobe Audition CS6
Adobe Audition CS6 is the latest update to the extremely popular industry-standard professional digital audio editing software. In this VTC course, author Mark Struthers will initially explore the user interface and demonstrate how panels can be positioned to accomplish specific tasks in the Audition workflow. Then, you will learn about various audio considerations such as bit depth and sample rate. As the course progresses, Mark will show you how audio files brought into Audition CS6 can be edited and improved using diagnostic tools and various native and third-party effects. Towards the end of the course, audio files that have been edited in the Waveform view will be combined in the Multi-track view so that a mix of a song can be explored. By the end of the course, you will be comfortable with being able to start a project of your own and work your way through it to produce a finished 'final' mix down ready for export to CD. Discover how to optimize your audio quality with Adobe Audition.- Learn the tools and techniques to create quality audio- Know different editing methods using Adobe Audition- Know why Adobe Audition is used to create optimal audio files- Master these skills and apply to your projectsThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe Audition CS5.5
This VTC course introduces you to Adobe's recently released Audition CS5.5 which now integrates into their creative suite. Author Mark Struthers will give you a background in digital audio as he illustrates both the benefits of working on individual files in the waveform editor and the way the multitrack view allows audio file manipulation over many tracks simultaneously. Additionally, owing to Audition's tightly integrated video editing facility, he will touch on working with Adobe's Premiere Pro. As the course progresses, effect processing is considered to help improve, repair, and optimize your audio files. You will be able to follow techniques throughout the course that not only introduce you to new and existing features but also allow you to pick up tips and tricks along the way. Click on the movie links below to get started now!Discover how to optimize your audio quality with Adobe Audition.- Learn the tools and techniques to create quality audio- Know different editing methods using Adobe Audition- Know why Adobe Audition is used to create optimal audio files- Master these skills and apply to your projectsThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe After Effects CS6
Adobe After Effects has been the industry-standard special effects compositing application and this latest release is no exception. Version CS 6 introduces a wide range of exciting new features including the 3D Camera Tracker, 2D Vector Layers, Rolling Shutter Repair, Bend 2D Layers, Global Performance Cache, SpeedGrade LUT Import, Ray Trace Renderer, and Variable-Width Mask Feathering. In this VTC course, author and expert Dwayne Ferguson will cover all that and more so that you can get started building visually compelling comps and effects in no time. Learn how to create and edit using powerful tools like Adobe After Effects. - Learn the tools and techniques of Adobe After Effects CS6- Know how you can apply these features into your projects - Discover ways to further improve your video editing skills - Learn how you can ceate powerful content with Adobe After Effects This course is SkillsFuture Credit eligible.
Adobe Acrobat XI
In this VTC Adobe Acrobat XI course, you'll be introduced to the latest version of Acrobat and become proficient in handling PDF documents. Author and expert Geoff Blake will teach you to work efficiently within Acrobat by showing you how to customize the interface to suit your needs. He will not only show you how to navigate the tools and panels with ease, he will also demonstrate how to manage pages and files, remove and replace pages, and extract different types of content. Then you will learn how to apply security to your PDFs to protect their contents. Finally, you will discover how to make use of commenting and annotation tools, and how to efficiently manage, import, and export annotation. All this and more awaits in Adobe Acrobat XI! Master Adobe Acrobat XI today! - Learn how to navigate using Adobe Acrobat XI - Know the functions and purpose of Adobe Acrobat XI - Learn how to create your personalized documents with Adobe Acrobat XI - Know how Adobe Acrobat XI can save you time when creating documents This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.
An Essential Online Course: Be a Master of Web Design
Learn how to build your own amazing website! Whether for yourself or for your business, our online Web Design course will teach you the basics and beyond of web design. We take a refreshingly practical approach to teaching you the most useful stuff from: HTML5, CSS3, WordPress, HTML emails, Ecommerce, SEO, social media integration and much more. We teach through beautifully illustrated and engaging text, videos, exercises, code downloads and an HTML emulator. All this means your learning experience is maximally efficient, interesting and effective. Enable yourself to create unique and dynamic websites! - Learn the basics and fundamentals of web designing - Know the element that goes into web designing - Understand how to apply the techniques into your own designs - Be able to produce your own site at the end of this course This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
Customizing WordPress Sites With Dreamweaver CC
This course will show you how to use WordPress as a platform for your website, but then take it a step further and learn how you can use Dreamweaver to develop custom themes for your site. Join Geoff Blake as he walks you through all the necessary steps to not only configure WordPress locally, but setup Dreamweaver to help you manage your WordPress site. Next he’ll show you some best practices for wireframing and then designing your custom themes. Once you’re happy with your design, Geoff will walk you through the process of installing your custom theme making live on your WordPress site.Realise your designs into an actual site with Dreamweaver CC.- Learn and understand WordPress and Dreamweaver - Know about the different tools and techniques using Dreamweaver - Learn how to apply Dreamweaver into WordPress site designs - Discover ways to customize your WordPress site This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe Dreamweaver Essentials - CS3 & CS4
Adobe Dreamweaver is an application used by web designers and developers to create websites and applications for use across multiple targets. Including browsers, devices and tablets. Web designers use Dreamweaver for creating website prototypes using web-friendly artwork. Expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake introduces you to the world of Dreamweaver and web design in this monster 10-plus hour course, packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks—made specially to be an easy, non-jargon approach for Dreamweaver CS3 and CS4 users. Master key concepts and explore the array of possibilities, particularly in the world of Cascading Style Sheets with Geoff Blake as your guide. You’ll not only learn the secrets and master the techniques, but you’re sure to have a whole lot of fun along the way!Explore web designing by mastering Dreamweaver and be an expert today!- Learn the fundamentals that makes up web designing- Understand about the various tools in Dreamweaver - Know how to apply the different techniques in Dreamweaver
Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CC
The latest release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite boasts a host of new features to help you be more productive and creative. In this course, veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Additionally on Illustrator CC, you’ll learn how to navigate through and customize Illustrator’s interface, making precise, masterful selections, create and manage your own vector artwork, and learn how to scale, align, and adjust your objects with ease. Get started with Illustrator Creative Cloud and change how things are visualized! - Learn about the basics of Illustrator and Creative Cloud - Know about the tools and techniques in Illustrator and Creative Cloud - Understand how you can apply Illustrator and Creative Cloud into your own projects - Be able to produce dynamic and beautiful images
Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CC
The latest release of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite boasts a host of new features to help you be more productive and creative. In this course, veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Additionally on Photoshop, where you’ll learn how to create and manage artboards, the new Design Space interface, and how to use the Device Preview panel. Create your pieces with Photoshop and leave your mark in the industry! - Learn about the basics of Photoshop Creative Cloud - Know about the tools and techniques in Photoshop and Creative Cloud - Learn the different applications of Photoshop Creative Cloud - Understand how you can apply Photoshop Creative Cloud into your own projects
Photoshop CC For Web Design Bundle
With so many file formats, colour spaces, and image types, knowing where to start with web graphics can be daunting. But guided by this thorough, yet easy to follow course, you’ll be feeling like a pro in no time! Join award-winning trainer Geoff Blake as he takes you step-by-step through the process of preparing images for your next web project. You’ll learn all about the web friendly file formats, when to use each, and how to get the most out of them. Discover web colour spaces, methods for working faster and more efficiently, and an approach to image resolution that’ll leave you feeling like a Zen Master of web graphics! Break down the barriers, dispel the myths, and clear the clutter. In just a few short hours, you’ll have clarity and confidence using Photoshop for your web projects! Give your page that extra zest with Photoshop! - Learn how Photoshop can give that extra touch to your website - Learn the step-by-step process of designing your website - Know what and how to prep for your web design - Learn and understand the considerations of web design This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
Adobe Photoshop Essentials - CS3 & CS4
Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for Windows and OS X. Delve head-long into the world of Photoshop with expert video trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake in this massive 14-plus hour, course! Packed with tricks, techniques, and hands-on tasks, it’s an easy, non-jargonny approach for both Photoshop CS3 and CS4 users. Hang on tight as you’re guided through comprehensive exercises on resizing and resolution, color correction, and image touch up. Master advanced techniques for creating eye-popping visuals, including masking objects, tilt-shift photography, sizzling text effects, and workflows with InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Flash!Mesmerize your audience with your photographs with the help of Photoshop.- Understand about Photoshop and it key features - Know how to use the different Photoshop functions and features- Learn about the different techniques and tools available in Photoshop- Enable yourself to create dynamic and beautiful images
Scratch-Building WordPress Themes With Photoshop
Ready for an adventure into WordPress Theme Design? Join award-winning veteran trainer Geoff Blake as he takes you through the entire workflow process of scratch-building a WordPress theme using Photoshop! The training begins in Photoshop, where you’ll be introduced to some setup options and settings to optimize Photoshop for web design. Then, learn about building and using various grid systems, which will serve as the template for the theme layout. Next, it’s on to the next phase in the workflow process, wire framing and UI design in Photoshop. Learn how to stay organized and work quickly and efficiently. Once the wireframe structure is complete, you’ll see how to apply design to the wireframe, and then move the entire layout from Photoshop into the world of code. You’ll discover how to construct a WordPress theme from the ground up, starting with a completely blank canvas! You’ll see a variety of techniques for working between Photoshop, WordPress’s architecture, and the HTML, PHP, and CSS code that pulls it all together. See your effort take shape and deliver an astounding theme using Photoshop. - Learn how WordPress and Photoshop work together - Learn different techniques for building themes from scratch - Know how you can turn your mock-up into real designs - Realize your mock-up designs into actual themes in WordPressThis course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
A Crash Course in Typography From A to Z
This course has been created for anyone who loves typography design; print designers, graphic and web designers, animators, sign writers, and many more. Each section the course includes its own walkthrough exercises so that you can put the skills you have learned to practical use. You'll start off by learning all of the terminology regarding typography (tracking, leading, kerning) and font classifications, and then you'll examine concepts like how fonts impact a message, and how fonts are used in different media like advertising, web, print, logos, and so on. Finally, you will cover the essentials of digital publishing before concluding. By the end of this course, you have both a theoretical and a literal understanding of typography, from how it is used to where it used to why it is used, and of course you'll gain a solid groundwork in the practical uses of typography too.Gain a strong foundation on your Typography game!- Learn about the different software available and used - Learn about the factors and considerations of typography- Know how to develop and create your own fonts - Discover the impact of using proper fonts in your articles and banners This course is Skillsfuture Credit Eligible.
1st Step to Introduction of Web Design
The Internet is everyone's go-to source of information in today's world. Businesses, public figures, publications and everything in between all have a presence on the web; and the more professional their website looks, the more successful they tend to be. Web designers are more in demand than ever before, and the profession is constantly changing along with the web itself. This course aims to teach the most up to date fundamentals of web design from scratch.Learn Web Design from Scratch- Understand the basics of CSS and HTML- Learn about current web designing trends and developments- Gain an insight into web development, debugging, etc. as well as design- Build your own portfolio websiteThis course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible.