Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide

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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. Les mer
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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.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

0 Navigating the Interface
1 Blah Blah
2 Options and Customizing Xara Xtreme
3 Working with Paths
4 Transforming Shapes
5 Working with Fills
6 Basic Magic: Blends, Contours, and Moulds
7 Creating Photorealistic Effects
8 Logos and Typography
9 Desktop Publishing with Xara Xtreme
10 Creating Web Animations
11 Building Interactive Web sites
12 Tracing for Commerce and Fine Art
13 Changing and Creating Photographic Elements
14 Photographic Retouching
15 Gallery of Contest Winners

Om forfatteren

Gary David Bouton is the author of over 20 books on computer graphics and video, included five on CorelDRAW. A native of Central New York, Mr. Bouton has won numerous international awards from Corel Corp., IBM, and other software companies for his illustration and desktop publishing designs. A regular contributor to design.com (a bald-faced lie) and other forums, Gary is also a regular communist with Studio Monthly and somehow finds the time to post tips and tutorials on major sites and TheBoutons.com, a terrific resource for anyone who has the need to express themselves using a visual medium.