• Mastering Digital Design - Master the Hand-Painted Texturing Style (Part 1)

    Mastering Digital Design - Master the Hand-Painted Texturing Style (Part 1)

    This course will start with an introduction and teaches many of the advanced techniques talented artists use to create this style of 3d asset. We'll show you the creation process for low poly weapons with a strong emphasis on hand painted texture maps. We'll begin by modelling a sword in Maya 2011, show the unwrapping process, and take you step-by-step through creating hand-painted, stylized textures for both a sword and a shield asset. Following that, we'll dive into reviewing the concept art and blocking out some base shapes, and from there jump into the wonderful world of UV unwrapping. Next, we'll be taking a look at the different stone, metal, and wood surface types we'll be painting, discuss and decide where we can save some texture resolution by sharing UV space, and then get moving on bringing the texture and visual look and feel. 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 Technical Rigging for Creatures and Characters for Games and Film

    Mastering Digital Design - Learn Technical Rigging for Creatures and Characters for Games and Film

    Before you can animate characters and creatures – these creations must be setup with a process called “rigging”. These courses act as a guide through a vast understanding of how the technical aspect of rigging can be completed with ease, to prepare you for your career as an animator. In the Bipedal Rigging Series, we take a thorough look at the complete process of rigging, creating bones, skinning, and painting weights of a character from start to finish in Maya. In this course, Justin Harrison gives us a thorough introduction to Autodesk's Motion Builder, as well as instructor Chad Robert Morgan, who will go through the features of Human IK within Maya. 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

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

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

    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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    • 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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