Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide (Paperback)

Gary David Bouton

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education
  • 出版日期: 2009-11-01
  • 定價: $1,200
  • 售價: 1.7$199
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 352
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0071625593
  • ISBN-13: 9780071625593
  • 立即出貨(限量) (庫存=1)


Master the world's fastest drawing program!

Learn the principles of vector drawing as you learn technique, composition, and other art essentials--then apply your skills to creating websites, animations, logos, photographic retouches, and more. Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide shows you how to customize the software, use QuickShapes, draw vector paths, use fills for photorealistic effects, and compose professional desktop publishing documents. This hands-on resource brings you from concept to completion with examples that span a range of art styles--using the vector drawing program that thinks it's a bitmap editor. With these tutorials that apply to Xara Xtreme, Xtreme Pro, and Magix Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer, you'll:

  • Work with vector paths that look like paint strokes
  • Tag colors to dramatically change complex drawings in seconds
  • Build multi-page, graphically rich websites in a few hours
  • Convert bitmap web graphics to resizable vector shapes
  • Design artwork in minutes that looks like it took days
  • Create and export original Flash animations for the web in no time
  • Create 3D text and apply special effects to imported photos and vector shapes
  • Invisibly retouch photographs with feathering, fractal fills, multi-step gradients, and transparencies

Inside you'll find an inspirational Xara GrandMasters Gallery of award-winning artwork from around the world. Get started today by downloading free trial software from www.xara.com!

Download lesson files from www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload and www.theboutons.com.

Gary David Bouton, an international award-winning illustrator, has authored 25 books on graphics software, including CorelDRAW X4: The Official Guide. He practices what he teaches: his work can be seen on Graphics.com, TalkGraphics, The CG Society, and YouTube.


掌握世界上最快的繪圖軟體!學習向量繪圖的原則,同時學習技巧、構圖和其他藝術基礎知識,然後將這些技能應用於創建網站、動畫、標誌、照片修飾等。《Xara Xtreme 5:官方指南》向您展示如何自定義軟體、使用QuickShapes、繪製向量路徑、使用填充效果進行照片逼真效果和編排專業的桌面出版文件。這本實用資源將帶您從概念到完成,並提供涵蓋各種藝術風格的示例,使用的是一個認為自己是位圖編輯器的向量繪圖軟體。通過這些適用於Xara Xtreme、Xtreme Pro和Magix Xtreme Photo & Graphic Designer的教程,您將能夠:
- 使用看起來像筆觸的向量路徑進行作業
- 標記顏色,以在幾秒鐘內戲劇性地改變複雜的繪圖
- 在幾小時內建立多頁面、圖形豐富的網站
- 將位圖網頁圖形轉換為可調整大小的向量形狀
- 在幾分鐘內設計出看起來像花了幾天的藝術品
- 快速創建並導出原創的網頁Flash動畫
- 創建3D文字,並對導入的照片和向量形狀應用特殊效果
- 使用羽化、分形填充、多步漸變和透明度進行隱形修飾照片
在書中,您還會找到一個激勵人心的Xara GrandMasters畫廊,展示了來自世界各地的獲獎作品。立即從www.xara.com下載免費試用軟體開始吧!從www.mhprofessional.com/computingdownload和www.theboutons.com下載課程檔案。國際獲獎插畫家Gary David Bouton撰寫了25本關於圖形軟體的書籍,包括《CorelDRAW X4:官方指南》。他以身作則:他的作品可以在Graphics.com、TalkGraphics、The CG Society和YouTube上看到。