Computer Tips for Artists, Designers, and Desktop Publishers

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1997 - Computers - 152 pages
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The newest reference in the practical TIPS series, Computer Tips focuses on specific computer-aided design and production tasks and issues for those who work on either the Macintosh or the PC platform for print or electronic publication. Among the topics covered are electronic file types and uses, workspace organization, font management, data compression and storage, working with Postscript, special effects, scanning and resolution, prepress, color calibration, modems, multimedia, and web site design, with emphasis on how to adapt traditional techniques and materials to digital use and use low-tech equipment for high-tech results. A glossary of essential terms and list of resources is included.
 

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Contents

Preface
6
Working with Your Computer
14
Design Layout Tips
25
How to makegour own registration marks
31
Tricks SpeciaI Effects
51
How to create a screen capture
58
Colorizinq line art
64
How to create interesting picture frames
70
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Scott Wills runs a graphic design business in Chicago.

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