Ken Pender Digital Colour in Graphic Design

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Digital Colour in Graphic Design

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9780240515274: Digital Colour in Graphic Design

Complete, practical guide to handling colour graphics on the desktop for Mac and PC - from the scanning, creation and manipulation of images to processing for different colour output devices. Keep this handy book on your desk to help you achieve more professional-looking results in colour for a wide variety of tasks.



An accompanying CD-ROM allows you to view practical examples of colour techniques in graphic design on the screen, demonstrating the techniques described in the book.

The underlying principles of digital colour are explained in detail:

· colour models
· ways in which scanners, monitors and printers handle colour
· system calibration methods
· colour management processes
· colour processing features in software
· colour conversions

Practical examples of colour techniques in graphic design are illustrated using a variety of software applications: Photoshop, Fractal Painter, Ray Dream Studio, Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, Fractal Poser and Metatools Bryce. The examples are conducted through a series of workshops leading you through a variety of processes.

Ken Pender is a freelance designer. He was, for many years, a Manager with IBM, including four years as Manager of their European Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology Centre in Germany. He is also author of 'Digital Graphic Design' and 'Digital Video for the Desktop' for Focal Press.

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The first part of the book explains the underlying principles of digital colour. The second half illustrates through practical examples of colour, techniques in graphic design, using a variety of software applications: Photoshop, Fractal Painter, Ray Dream Studio, Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, Fractal Poser and Metatools Bryce. The examples are conducted through a series of workshops leading you through a variety of processes. An accompanying CD-ROM allows you to view many more examples on the screen, demonstrating the techniques described in the book. Whether you are using a Mac or PC, this is a handy book to keep by your desk, enabling you to achieve more professional looking results in colour for a whole variety of tasks.

About the Author:

Ken Pender is a freelance designer. He was for many years a Manager with IBM, including four years as Manager of their European Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology Centre in Germany. He is author of Digital Graphic Design for Focal Press.

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