In the book ¿GIMP for Textile Design¿ you will learn such essential skills as color reduction, recoloring a design, repeats (square and half-drop), photodraping (texture mapping) bodies, and creating plaids. You¿ll also learn many tricks that will give you the skills to handle the most challenging designs. My hope is that you will feel as though you were literally taken by the hand while you¿re being introduced to all aspects of textile design (and have fun doing it). The CD that is included with this book will give you a multitude of images, weaves and photographs to practice with. Besides practice images there are also color charts will help you match colors accurately and quickly. The original textile designs on the CD will give you the varied experiences you will need to be comfortable in any design situation (apparel, home furnishings, textile converter)
Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design (isbn# 9780972731775) was created as a textile design tutorial. In our book you will learn step by step techniques for creating color combinations, color reduction, repeats, tonal (watercolor) designs and simple woven effects for textiles. using Adobe Photoshop. With the book we also include a CD with Color charts and practice images. The book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a collection of lessons that progress from simple everyday techniques and settings to more advanced techniques that will enable the designer to tackle the most challenging design work. Everything is explained in a simple uniform manner so that nothing is overwhelming to the textil...
Many books have been written about the Bible, but few explain its origins. This updated volume of the original classic provides a fascinating overview of how the Bible was first inspired, canonized, read as sacred literature, copied in ancient Hebrew and Greek manuscripts, and eventually translated into the languages of the world. This updated book will describe the development of many translations into contemporary English, giving readers a thorough guide to the differences between them.
What is this mysterious activity we call entrepreneurship? Does success require special traits and skills or just luck? Can large companies follow their example? What role does venture capital play? In a field dominated by anecdote and folklore, this landmark study integrates more than ten years of intensive research and modern theories of business and economics. The result is a comprehensive framework for understanding entrepreneurship that provides new and penetrating insights. Examining hundreds of successful ventures, the author finds that the typical business has humble, improvised origins. Well-planned start-ups, backed by substantial venture capital, are exceptional. Entrepreneurs lik...
Ryan Alexander has been left physically and mentally battered from contact with the species that spawned her Kind. Although her power has increased exponentially, she has little control over her new abilities. Worse, as memories of the origins of the Old Ones surface, her own memory begins to suffer. Those closest to Ryan watch her internal battle with growing unease as she herself wonders if she has become a threat to all that she loves. When she begins seeing creatures that no one else sees, she does not know if her guilt is manifesting as illusion, or if she is simply losing her mind. Dr. Susan Ryerson monitors her friend's increasing instability. She is not certain if Ryan has been sickened by blood contact with the parent species, or if this is simply the aftermath of Ryan's torture and captivity. But it was a blood mutation that created Ryan and her Kind, giving rise to the myth of the vampire, and now Susan wonders if a second transition is occurring, if in fact Ryan is undergoing a second Change. Which brings to her mind a most terrifying question...into what? Book #4 in the Blood Legacy series.
The world's most comprehensive, well documented, and well illustrated book on this subject. With extensive index, 150 color photographs and illustrations. Free of charge in digital PDF format on Google Books.
This book explores the initial stage of the origin of the defect taking into account technical, biological, and other features of several technologies. These technologies allow the defect monitoring at the beginning of the defect origin to be performed at the expense of extracting information from the noise. This book appeals to a wide audience focused on solving numerous problems.