Adobe Illustrator Basics

Agenda This workshop provides tools and resources to make basic flat designs by using Illustrator.  Attendees will create a full-featured graphic design with variation of colors and shapes. Agenda By the end of this session, attendees will Learn how to use the Ai interface Know what is flat design Know how to set up a […]

ARTstor

What Is It? ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Who Uses It? The ARTstor Digital Library is used by educators, scholars, and students at […]

iPhoto

What is it? Apple’s iPhoto is a basic image storing and organizing solution for Apple computers that is part of the iLife suite. With iPhoto, users can import images from cameras or folders, create albums, and perform basic photo-editing. iPhoto is also strongly integrated with the rest of Apple’s iLife and iWork suites so that […]

Motion graphics: Adobe Illustrator to After Effects Basic

Adobe Illustrator is a graphic vector editor developed by Adobe. Difference between Photoshop and Illustrator? Illustrator is vector-based. So, unlike Photoshop’s pixel-based format, Illustrator uses mathematical constructs to create vector graphics. A vector graphic will never lose its quality if it’s scaled up or down. So graphic designer uses Illustrator will also give you a better […]

Photoshop

What is it? Adobe’s Photoshop is one of the most popular image-editing applications for professionals, available for both Macintosh and Windows. Images are imported from a scanner or opened from an existing file. They can then be cropped, color balanced, reduced/enlarged, lightened/darkened, repaired, combined and more. Text, lines, shapes and (with a pressure-sensitive drawing tablet) […]

Pixabay royalty free photos and videos

Pixabay is a website offering “over 1.3 million royalty free stock photos and videos shared by our generous community.” All contents are released under Creative Commons CC0, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist. with the Microsoft Office plug-in The new Pixabay Word and PowerPoint plug-in lets […]

Scanning

What is it? Scanning is simply the process of digitizing hard-copy media. A scanner is a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. These images may then be saved into a variety of file formats and used in lectures, websites, etc. This is especially […]

Sketchup

What is it? Sketchup is a free Google application for drawing three-dimensional objects. Key features A three-axis drawing field Ability to rotate an object and export a 2-D image of the object you have created Various templates for different applications (engineering, architecture, carpentry) Color and texture tools to create building for Google Earth Works on […]