• Mastering Digital Design - Master the Hand-Painted Texturing Style (Part 2)

    Mastering Digital Design - Master the Hand-Painted Texturing Style (Part 2)

    In the second part of Master the Hand-Painted Texturing Style, we will utilize a combination of Maya and Photoshop to take a concept for a stylized weapon and translate that into a fully realized low poly hand painted asset for use within a videogame environment. We'll also take a look at some of the process and techniques used to create the texture map, being sure to replicate the crafted look of the concept. Tools such as clipping masks, Variations and Dilation will be utilized to help keep our texture easy to maintain and looking neat for potential future revisions. Throughout the creation process we'll also touch upon how things relate to a production environment whilst also pointing out any areas which are likely to generate the need for some problem solving. At the end of this course you will be able to create and understand the workflow that I use to create stylized environments like this one.  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

  • Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 1)

    Mastering Digital Design - Learn Digital 3d Sculpting with ZBrush and Mudbox (Part 1)

    In this complete beginner's series, Galen Davis covers a basic introduction to sculpting for games using Pixologic's ZBrush. In this beginners tutorial we start by showing you how to create modular geometry in 3ds Max, export it to ZBrush, then quickly get you up to speed on using ZBrush for the first time with basic controls and concepts before diving into sculpting the floor stones and baking multiple texture maps. We cover planning your high poly, refining small details using ZSpheres and Dynamesh, and cover the low poly modeling process using Modo. You will learn about various tools and workflow aspects of ZBrush and work your way through the sculpting process and become more familiar with the ZBrush interface and the use of its more powerful features.  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

  • Photoshop CC For Web Design Bundle

    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 

  • All Design Courses

    • Web Design Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      Web Design Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      Get started in the world of web design with this easy to follow, hands on workshop! Presented by veteran software trainer Geoff Blake, you’ll be guided through the fundamentals of HTML, CSS, and how the two work together. Then, you’ll be lead through a discussion outlining the web design tools of the trade. Finally, Geoff will walk you through a real-world web design workflow, where he integrates Photoshop and Dreamweaver together. Getting started in web design has never been easier, so enroll now and let’s get started!Get started on your Web Design journey right here and now with this FREE course!- Understand what web design is about- Learn from a master on how to get started easily- Take your first steps with a practical test- Design your own web design layout quickly

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    • What's New In Adobe CC 2015 Graphics & Web (FREE)

      What's New In Adobe CC 2015 Graphics & Web (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      The lastest 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 though the latest features, and outlines how you can make the most from them. Starting in InDesign, you’ll learn how to insert and manage images in tables, paragraph shading, and InDesign’s new Publish Online feature. Then, it’s on to Dreamweaver, where you’ll discover new features like Emmet support, code error highlighting, and how to connect and preview layouts using your mobile devices. Next, it’s on to Photoshop, where you’ll learn how to create and manage artboards, the new Design Space interface, and how to use the Device Preview panel.All this and more awaits in What’s New In Adobe CC 2015: Graphics & Web!- Know everything there is about Adobe CC 2015- Learn the tools and techniques to create dynamic graphics - Be able to utilize this knowledge into your own projects - Have a deeper knowledge in Adobe

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    • Photoshop Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      Photoshop Skill Builder Workshop (FREE)

      FREE

      Course Description

      Learn how you can push your Photoshop skills even further! Lead by award-winning trainer Geoff Blake, you’ll discover a handful of techniques for creating stunning black and white images, use Layer Effects to create eye-popping effects, how to build a grid layout for your next web project, and how to non-destructively dodge and burn your images to help make their shadows and highlights pop! Learn how to effectively make your images POP with some Photoshop magic!- Learn the techniques and tools of Photoshop - Know how to apply the tools and techniques- Learn how to create dynamic and beautiful photographs- Learn the secrets of Photoshop and use it to your advantage

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    • 1st Step in GRAPHIC DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

      1st Step in GRAPHIC DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS

      SGD $79.00

      Course Description

      Graphic design has always been a popular profession, but with more and more technology being introduced into our lives it's becoming an ever more important one too. All kinds of people use all kinds of technology every day. Making that technology as user-friendly as possible is vital, and graphic design is one of the most important elements of this. The Ultimate Crash Course on Graphic Design - Master the most widely used software in graphic designing - Learn the principles of graphics design and visual communication - Gain an insight into the current graphic design industry - Understand how to forge a career path as a graphic designer

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    • A Guide on Instructional Design Theories and Design Application

      A Guide on Instructional Design Theories and Design Application

      SGD $500.00

      Course Description

      Instructional design, or instructional systems design (ISD), is the practice of creating "instructional experiences which make the acquisition of knowledge and skill more efficient, effective, and appealing." The process consists broadly of determining the state and needs of the learner, defining the end goal of instruction, and creating some "intervention" to assist in the transition. Ideally, the process is informed by pedagogically (process of teaching) and andragogically (adult learning) tested theories of learning and may take place in student-only, teacher-led or community-based settings. The outcome of this instruction may be directly observable and scientifically measured or completely hidden and assumed. There are many instructional design models but many are based on the ADDIE model with the five phases: analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation. As a field, instructional design is historically and traditionally rooted in cognitive and behavioral psychology, though recently constructivism has influenced thinking in the field.Know the fundamentals of Instructional Design and produce quality educational content.- Know Key Instructional Design Models- Understand what are Adult Learning Principles- Understand the Overview of Learning Theories- The importance of Training Needs Analysis- Introduction to ID Fundamentals- What are the Cognitive Approaches- Determining the Right Audio Strategy- Writing Effective Storyboards and Objectives- Content Types and Their Visualization Approaches- Creating Effective Assessments- Guide to Editing - mLearning Essentials and Strategies

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