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Orthographic Views
By James D. Bethune
Sep 4, 2019

In this sample chapter from Engineering Design Graphics with Autodesk Inventor 2020, author James D. Bethune presents orthographic views using third-angle projection in accordance with American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards. International Organization for Standardization (ISO) first-angle projections are also presented.

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Sketching
By James D. Bethune
Aug 2, 2019

In this sample chapter from Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD 2020, author Bethune presents the fundamentals of freehand sketching as applied to technical situations. It includes both two-dimensional and three-dimensional sketching. Like any skill, freehand sketching is best learned by lots of practice.

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Developing Basics
By Rafael Concepcion
Jul 27, 2019

In this sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release), author Rafael Concepcion introduces you to a range of basic editing options in the Develop module, from automatic adjustments and develop presets to cropping, straightening, and finishing tools. Along the way, you’ll pick up a little background knowledge in digital imaging as you become familiar with some basic techniques.

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Adding Images and Text
By Brian Wood
Jul 2, 2019

In this sample chapter from Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release), author Brian Wood explains how to bring raster images into, and add text to, your app design.

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Reframing, Retouching, and Recomposing Images
By Jeff Carlson
Jul 2, 2019

This sample chapter from Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019 Classroom in a Book teaches a range of techniques for cropping, retouching, and rearranging the composition of images.

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Getting Started
By James D. Bethune
Jun 25, 2019

In this sample chapter from Engineering Design and Graphics with SolidWorks 2019, author James Bethune gets you started on SolidWorks. This chapter will show you how to start a New drawing and introduce the Line, Circle, and Edit tools. The Smart Dimension tool will be used to define and edit lines and circles. Line colors and relationships will also be introduced.

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Using Animation Presets
By Conrad Chavez, Joe Dockery
May 21, 2019

When you apply an effects preset, it can contain multiple effects that already use specific settings and may be a combination of effects that produce a specific result. In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe After Effects CC for Visual Effects and Motion Graphics, learn how to save time with animation presets.

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Getting the Big Picture
By Kim Cavanaugh, Mark DuBois, Rob Schwartz
Nov 1, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Dreamweaver CC for Web Authoring: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, explore how the client-to-design process works for creating page prototypes that meet customer requirements. You will learn how to use images to further define the look and feel of a design, how to insert and position images, and the tools that Dreamweaver provides to help you get those jobs done.

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Creating the Back of a Business Card
By Chad Chelius, Rob Schwartz
Oct 20, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, explore the Appearance panel in Adobe Illustrator CC and work through a project scenario to learn techniques for drawing and manipulating paths.

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Compositing with Green Screen Effects
By Conrad Chavez, Joe Dockery, Rob Schwartz
Sep 10, 2018

In this sample chapter from Learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC for Video Communication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation, 2nd Edition, you will complete a project scenario on weather reports to learn how the television industry uses compositing with green screen effects. Learn how to “key out” a background, import a layered Adobe Photoshop CC file, and more.

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Adding Images and Text
By Brian Wood
Apr 16, 2018

In this sample chapter from Adobe XD CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release), learn how to import and transform images, plus add or format text.

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Animating Symbols
By Russell Chun
Apr 6, 2018

In this sample chapter from Adobe Animate CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release), explore how to change almost any aspect of an object—position, color, transparency, size, rotation, and more—over time.

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Organizing Media
By Maxim Jago
Apr 6, 2018

In this sample chapter from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release), learn how to organize your video clips using the Project panel, how to use special folders called bins, and why metadata and labels are important.

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Working with Objects
By Kelly Anton
Feb 21, 2018

In this sample chapter from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release), learn how to work with layers, create and edit text frames and graphics frames, adjust the space between frames, modify and align objects, create a QR code, and more.

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Develop module image editing
By Martin Evening
Feb 20, 2018

In this sample chapter from The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC Book, author Martin Evening discusses smarter image processing with Lightroom, including how to use the Develop module interface, the Basic panel, the Tone Curve panel, and more.

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Image Editing Background & Basics
By John Evans, Katrin Straub
Apr 6, 2017

An overview of the core concepts behind image correction, and an introduction to a range of quick and easy techniques to help you get more from your photos in just a few clicks in Photoshop Elements 15

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Layer Basics
By Andrew Faulkner, Conrad Chavez
Apr 6, 2017

Learn how to work with Layers in Photoshop CC (2017)

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Organizing Media
By Maxim Jago
Apr 6, 2017

Learn how to use the Project panel and essential playback controls, stay organized with bins, add clip metadata, and interpret footage in Premiere Pro CC.

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Web Design Basics
By Jim Maivald
Apr 6, 2017

Learn the basics of webpage design, how to create page thumbnails and wireframes, and how to use Adobe Photoshop to generate site image assets automatically in Dreamweaver CC (2017)

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Animating Symbols
By Russell Chun
Mar 25, 2017

Learn how to animate symbols in Adobe Animate CC (2017)

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