MetaCreations Painter 5.5

MetaCreations Painter 5.5 : A Digital Approach to Natural Art Media

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For any course that includes graphic arts software and computer design software as part of the curriculum. Courses can be found in Office Information Systems, Computer Science, and Fine Arts Departments, as well as Continuing Education, Journalism, and Printing and Lithography.Texts are built with the same pedagogical structure, designed to be used separately or in sets. Already popular in corporate training environments.show more

Product details

  • Spiral bound | 336 pages
  • 220 x 275 x 15mm | 725.75g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130135372
  • 9780130135377

Table of contents

Getting Started. Platform. Naming Conventions. Key Commands. The CD-ROM and Initial Setup Considerations.Introduction. 1. The Painter Interface. Grid Overlay. Rulers and Guides. Zooming. Tracing Paper. Image Info (pop-up menu). Full-Screen Mode. Painter and pictures. Opening Files. Saving Your Work. Your Preferences.2. Working with Painter. Navigating and Utility Tools. The Selection Tools. Adjuster Tools. Shape Tools. Shape Edit Tools. Color-based Tools. Palettes, Drawers, and Libraries. Customizing the Interface. Custom Palettes. The Menu Bar.3. Painting. Creating a New Canvas. Making Marks. The Art Materials Palette (Revisited). Test-Driving the Textures and Grads. Creating Instant Artwork. The Image Hose. Making Your Own Nozzle.4. Surface Control. The Paper Palette. Plug-In Floaters.5. Cloners. Setting up the Clone and Using Tracing Paper. Using Brushes and Cloning. Painting with Cloners Brushers. Recording and Playing Back Strokes. Auto Clone. Cloning Back Original Detail. Using Surface Controls and Clones. Cloning with Regular Brushes and Using 3-D Brush Strokes.6. Floaters. Looking at Floaters. Using Reference Floaters and Composite Methods. Making Drop-Shadows. Painting on Floaters and New Brushes.7. Pixel-Based Masking. Some Important Things to Knoe about Masks. Drawing Modes. Invert Mask Command.8. Mosaics and Tesselations. Working with Mosaics. Clone-based Mosaics. Fine-tuning Mosaics. Re-sizing and Re-rendering. Creating 3-D Mosaic Tiles. Tesselations. Creating a Clone-based Tesselation with Mask and Surface Texture.9. Working with Shapes. Examining the Shape Tools. Using the Pen and Quick Curve. Using Shapes to Create an Illustration.10. Special Effects. Effects Menu: Orientation. Effects: Tonal Control. Effects: Surface Control. Effects: Focus. Effects: Esoterica. Apply Marbling. Blobs. Plug-in Floaters. Liquid Metal. New Plug-in Brushes.11. Color Controls. Tonal Controls. Correct Colors. Adjust Colors. Adjust Selected Colors. Equalize. Negative. Posterize. Plug-in Photo Brushes. Color Sets. Annotations.12. Animation. Creating an Animation. Deleting a Frame. Inserting a Frame. Movies and Scripts. Applying a Script to a Movie. Cloning a Movie. Timing Considerations. Saving and Exporting Movies. Exporting Movies using a Macintosh (QuickTime). Exporting a Movie using Windows (AVI Movie). Conclusion.13. Web Design. Understanding the Web-and Designing for it. Planning the Page. Background Tiles. Creating the Banner. Creating JPEG files. Understanding Image Maps. The Image Slicer. JavaScript Rollovers.Review # 2. Projects. Southern Garden Book Jacket. End Game Movie Poster. Swim Meet Today Banner. Shells Restaurant Menu Cover. Arrive Alive Public Service Announcement. Sports Web Page.Glossary. Index.show more