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Animating 2D Characters for Games in Blender

2D games are incredibly popular these days and are played on many systems, including desktop computers and mobile devices. But creating pro-level graphics for them presents many technical challenges for artists, animators, and programmers. In ANIMATING 2D CHARACTERS FOR GAMES IN BLENDER, Alan Thorn offers a complete, step-by-step workflow for modeling, rigging, and animating 2D characters that perform well for real-time games-all usi...

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Build 25 Beautiful Boxes

Think inside the box! Looking for a fun way to make use of those offcuts you've been saving? Making wooden boxes is a great way to use scrap lumber or exotic woods that can prove too expensive for larger projects. Boxes require a minimal amount of material but afford you the opportunity to learn and practice a range of woodworking techniques. Plus, handmade boxes make great gifts. Build 25 Beautiful Boxes features an array of gorgeou...

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LogoLounge 7: 2,000 International Identities by Leading Designers

This celebratory book, the seventh in the series, once again pays tribute to the brilliant work top designers around the world have created for a diverse clientele. This inspiring collection provides a wealth of insight for graphic designers and their clients. The LogoLounge website (www.logolounge.com) showcases the work of the world’s top designers as well as up-and-coming new talent, and this book presents the site’s best designs ...

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Fearless Drawing: Illustrated Adventures for Overcoming Artistic Adversity

Fearless Drawing is a fun and beautiful exercise and adventure book exploring how to rediscover the joy of drawing. There is a terrific fear attached to drawing, a frozen panic, a cry of "I can't draw!" Yet, embarking on these exciting drawing adventures will re-ignite the profound joy and artistic passion of drawing. Author Kerry Lemon uses a wide range of exercises and encouraging guidance to lead you to fall in love with the proce...

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The Joy of Lettering: A creative exploration of contemporary hand lettering, typography & illustrated typeface

With more than 50 tips, techniques, and lessons for creating beautiful illuminated letters and sophisticated lettering projects, The Joy of Lettering takes hand lettering to a whole new level. Gabri Joy Kirkendall (Creative Lettering & Beyond) and Jaclyn Escalera guide readers through a dynamic exploration of the craft, focusing on typography and illuminated letters and numbers using pencil, ink, and marker in a variety of styles...

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Roger Excoffon: le gentleman de la typographie

Roger Excoffon : un nom qui ne dit pas grand-chose à l'homme de la rue. Et pourtant... Si cet homme de la rue est né en France entre 1930 et aujourd'hui, il a forcément côtoyé l'une de ses créations. Typographe de talent (on lui doit les caractères Mistral, Banco, Choc ou Antique Olive) puis publicitaire (il a réalisé des centaines d'affiches et de logos, comme celui d'Air France), Roger Excoffon est probablement un de ceux dont l'oe...

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100% Evil

"There's evil in the world."—George W. Bush And lots of it. The question is, just what does it look like? A politician? An ex-girlfriend? Your landlord? Your boss? Hanna Arendt said it was banal. The Red Sox think of the Yankees. And in this hilarious, disturbing, quirky, and brilliant little book, noted illustrators Nicholas Blechman and Christoph Niemann present a catalog of their own misanthropic imaginings. The two met in 1997, w...

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Joy of Painting (Volume 10)

This book is a detailed instructional guide based on the PBS painting TV series, The joy of painting X. It contains 190 step by step how to photographs in both color & black & white. Contents: INTRODUCTION *Paints *Mixing colors *Palette *Brushes *Cleaning the brushes *Palette knife *Easel *Canvas *Basic how to photographs PAINTINGS *Towering peaks *Cabin at sunset *Twin falls *Secluded bridge *Ocean breeze *Autumn woods *Win...

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Studio Ghibli: The Films of Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, 2nd Edition

The first English language book about Studio Ghibli, now updated to include The Wind RisesThe animations of Japan’s Studio Ghibli are among the highest regarded in the movie industry. Their delightful films rank alongside the most popular non-English language films ever made, with each new eagerly-anticipated release a guaranteed box-office smash. Yet this highly profitable studio has remained fiercely independent, producing a stream...

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Gian Domenico Rosi - Manuale di progettazione architettonica assistita

Finalmente un manuale che condensa in un unico volume le conoscenze necessarie per la realizzazione dei modelli informatici. I manuali di undici software raccolti in un unico. Ogni programma è trattato esaustivamente (ed esclusivamente) per le applicazioni inerenti alla progettazione.