Digital Creativity: Techniques for Digital Media and the Internet

Master the technical skills, creative techniques, and principles of digital design At last-here is a book that links graphic design fundamentals to the technical and creative knowledge that graphic designers need to work in today's digital and electronic media. Written by a designer for the designer, Digital Creativity explains computer technology in accessible terms as it covers key topics such as Web design, video, audio, and 2D and 3D animation. This comprehensive guide presents an overview of the digital production pipeline, shares principles and techniques for all types of new media, and examines how professionals create commercial art and fine art. It is an excellent resource for students and design professionals who need the skills and information necessary to succeed in the highly competitive world of digital design. Special features include: Interviews with successful digital designers Hundreds of illustrations End-of-chapter learning exercises An information-packed companion Web site Coverage of software/hardware issues