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'Corel Photo-Paint 5 Unleashed' by David Huss
"Corel Photo-Paint 5+ Unleashed covers all the topics involved with using Corel Photo-Paint 5+ in the same style as the bestseller CorelDRAW! 5 Unleashed. It provides all the building blocks necessary to create your own masterpieces. Two CDs contains sample filters, commercial software demos, clip-art, graphics, video, animation, and sound clips." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $40.50

'The Official Guide to Corel Photo-Paint 6 for Windows 95' by David Huss
"The official label makes this book a natural complement to the software. Step-by-step, this text teaches users of every skill level how to create stunning digital images with the latest release of Corel PHOTO-PAINT. Readers will discover how to manipulate photos, paintings, and other bitmap images. They will find in-depth discussion of the advanced issues of photo editing, as well as numerous hands-on lessons." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $31.46

'Coreldraw 3.0! : Advanced Guide' by Alan Balfe
"A self-paced, hands-on tutorial guide to all the features of CorelDRAW! 3.0. Covers CorelDRAW! 3.0 in depth and was written using the final release of the program. Provides full coverage of CorelTRACE and CorelMOSAIC. Briefly covers CorelCHART, CorelSHOW, and CorelPHOTOPAINT." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.96


'Corel Draw! Unleashed 4' by Carlos F. Gonzalez, et al
"Designed for the intermediate to advanced user who is trying to use CorelDRAW to its fullest potential, this book can help them expand their knowledge and become more productive. A 16-page color insert shows a gallery of Corel-generated artwork in full color with explanations on how it was created. The disk and CD include shareware and freeware utilities,fonts, and clip art." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.96

'Coreldraw! (4.0) Special Effects' David Brickley (Editor), Dan Gray
"Your complete guide to getting the most out of CorelDRAW! Learn award-winning techniques from professional CorelDRAW! designers Provides step-by-step instructions for creating over 50 stunning special effects. Teaches users how to integrate PhotoPAINT and Chart images into their designs. Covers Version 4 for Windows." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $39.95

'Coreldraw 5.0 for Windows at a Glance' by Diane Brown
"This book provides instant access to the features and usage of CorelDRAW 5.0 for Windows. Organized in a left-right page format containing keyed graphical illustrations with accompanying user procedures, this book covers an expansive array of CorelDRAW's most widely used features such as drawing lines, extending, bending, and contouring objects." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $14.35

'Coreldraw! 5 : The Professional Reference' by Deborah Miller, et al
"An exhaustive reference for intermediate to advanced users who use CorelDRAW! in their daily work. It covers every aspect of CorelDRAW! for drawing, producing charts & graphs, creating slides & animation sequences, and producing quality output in both black & white and color. Special CD-ROM includes images used in the book's exercises, as well as photos, drawings, templates, third-party utilities, etc." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $45.00

'CorelDRAW 5 Unleashed!' by Carlos Gonzalez, et al
"Explains everything from the basics to advanced techniques needed for outputing, transporting, and working with other graphic tools. The two CDs included with this product will contain over a gigabyte of commercial software demos, clip-art samples, stock photos, fonts, shareware and freeware utility programs, music and sound clips, and movie and animation sequences. Four-color inserts." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $44.99

'CorelDRAW! 6 for Dummies' by Deke McClelland
"CorelDRAW! is one of the world's most popular desktop publishing programs. This book presents CorelDRAW! features that readers want to know now, highlighting CorelDRAW!'s new features, such as the full-featured layout program. The book is also a handy reference to DRAW!, PHOTO-PAINT!, CHART!, GRAPH!, and MOVE!." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $17.99

'Coreldraw! 6 Unleashed!' by Carlos Gonzalez, et al
"The bestselling authors of CorelDRAW 5 Unleashed! explain everything from the basics to advanced techniques needed for outputting, transporting, and working with other graphics tools. Readers will learn how to create everything--from simple business cards to extensive technical illustrations. Two CDs contain over a gigabyte of commercial software demos, clip-art samples, stock photos, fonts, and more." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $44.99

'10 Minute Guide to Freelance Graphics for Windows 95' by R. Michael O'Mara, Michael O'Mara
"An excellent reference for users who need to be productive quickly with Freelance Graphics. The 10 Minute Guide to Freelance Graphics for Windows 95 teaches the basic features and function of Freelance Graphics in approximately 20 mini-tutorials, each of which can be completed in 10 minutes or less." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $11.69

'10 Minute Guide to Freelance Graphics for Windows 2' by Jenna Christen, et al
"A clear, concise guide to the most important features of this presentation graphics application. Organized in lesson format, it teaches the basics in 20 to 30 "mini tutorials," each of which can be completed in 10 minutes or less. Along the way, new users are assisted with Timesaver Tips, Plain English definitions, and Panic Button advice" Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $9.85

'Mastering Freelance Graphics 96 for Windows 95' by Katherine Murray
"This book highlights Freelance's new capabilities for interaction with Notes and the other SmartSuite products. The book shows readers how to create charts, link with external data from a spreadsheet, enhance a presentation with Freelance's drawing tools and extensive library of artwork, choose colors, and fine-tune their presentation." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $26.99

'Using Freelance Graphics Release 2.0 for Windows' by S. Sagman
"This book serves as both a tutorial and reference, covering nearly all of Freelance Graphics for Windows commands and procedures. In typical "Using" book style, the text provides advice to help the user boost Freelance Graphics for Windows performance. All aspects and capabilities of the current release are covered." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $25.16

'10 Minute Guide to Powerpoint for Windows 95' by Faithe Wempen, et al
"Readers looking for the quick path to productivity will love this tutorial to PowerPoint for Win95. A simple, 2-color graphical approach allows readers to easily find information, while numerous mini-tutorials test them on their comprehension of all the basic features and functions of the program. Includes approx 20 mini-tutorials, each of which can be completed in 10 minutes or less. Covers Version 7." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $11.69

'Easy Powerpoint 4 for Windows' by Bryan Pfaffenberger
"An attractive four-color guide that teaches beginning or intimidated users how to use the basic features of PowerPoint for Windows. The book is broken up into easy-to-follow tasks, which are grouped in color-coded sections that help the reader easily navigate the text. Information is presented visually, with a screen shot provided to clarify each step." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $17.99

'Laura Lemay's Web Workshop: 3D Graphics and VRML 2' by Laura Lemay, et al
"Learn how to use 2D tools to create 3D images. Create, render, and embed amazing 3D images in your Web pages. Enhance your Web pages with 3D animations. Use animation plug-ins like Shockwave, Sizzler, and ActiveMovie. Discover how ActiveVRML differs from VRML 2. Create VRML world with models, lights, textures and behaviors. Use Java to add behaviors to your VRML 2 worlds." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.99

'Adobe Illustrator 6.0 Masterworks' by Sharyn Venit, Sharon Venit
"From design advice, to power-user tips, to case studies, this is a solution-oriented resource for intermediate to advanced users of Adobe Illustrator 6.0. The author provides a comprehensive guide to the capabilities of the updated version. The 16-page color insert will inspire users at every level. Includes real-world tips contributed by expert Illustrator artists." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $31.46

'Adobe Photoshop Creative Techniques' by Denise Salles, et al
"Photoshop Production Techniques presents the most common PhotoShop solutions provided in an accessible, practical format. This collection of 150 spreads gives the fastest possible step-by-step solution. The information is fully researched with over eight years of material and exhaustive input from end users." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $36.00

'Becoming a Computer Animator' by Mike Morrison
"A hands-on tutorial covering the basics of computer animation. With the demo software package enclosed on the CD, the author will teach the reader how to create 2D and 3D animations. The book also contains several interviews with pioneers and stars in the growing field of computer animation." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.99

'Building a 3D Game Engine in C++' by Brian Hook
"This book/disk set offers all the technical information, programming code, and software to build a unique game engine that can be used to create a variety of custom 3D games from scratch. It shows how to use artificial intelligence to make intelligent monsters for a game." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.96

'Clip Art Crazy' by Chuck Green
"Here's everything PC users with CD-ROMs need to incorporate sophisticated clip art into desktop created projects. Clip Art Crazy offers tips for finding, choosing, and using clip art, along with projects that can be re-created with word processing, desktop publishing, or presentations software. CD contains nearly 500 reproducible samples." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $31.46

'Color Image Editing With Photofinish' by Stephen Beale
"A comprehensive guide to the use and modification of color images using PhotoFinish. This guide tells readers everything they need to get the most from PhotoFinish. It takes them step by step through typical image-editing operations, from scanning to retouching to final output. It provides extensive information on the use of PhotoFinish with illustrations and desktop publishing." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $25.16

'Color Publishing on the MacIntosh' by Sunny Baker, Kim Baker
"The first hands-on guide to using the Macintosh to create and process color for print. Designed for people who have some experience with desktop publishing, this is the only book that takes all levels of color publishing step-by-step through sound color methodology to beautiful color results." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $40.50

'The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photoshop' by Ted Alspach
"This tutorial teaches users how to use the powerful photo design and production program that is Photoshop. The book's friendly format combines solid instructions with a light-hearted style full of wit and humor that takes the fear out of learning. The free CD includes a helpful tutorial and working examples from the author." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $22.46

'Creating Special Effects on the MacIntosh' by David Holzgang
"This book enables all Macintosh users to create intriguing printed effects in their documents. In cookbook format, the book shows readers dozens of special effects, such as shadowed lettering and angled text, with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions on how to reproduce them." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $26.06

'Digital Images : A Practical Guide' by Adele Droblas Greenberg, et al
"Whether you're an artist or not, this book will give you a working knowledge of digital image concepts. It discusses what software programs are used for various images and covers computer art concepts such as scanning and resolution. It then covers how to create your own digital images or obtain existing ones and describes how to manipulate computer pictures and how to produce them." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $24.26

'Great Photoshop Techniques' by Tim Meehan
"This well-organized companion to Photoshop for the Macintosh helps users master sophisticated skills with ease. Brief, easy-to-follow sections provide advanced image manipulation techniques that fully exploit the special effects available in Photoshop. Loaded with practical examples, shortcuts, variations and alternate techniques." (Desktop Publishing) Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $35.96

'Make Your Scanner a Great Design & Production Tool' by Michael Sullivan
"The ultimate layperson's reference on scanners and their capabilities, with information on technical aspects of the scanning process and types of scanners, and instructions for achieving effects in color and b&w, color correction, using 3D objects, restoring damaged photos, scanning from negative to positive, and creating custom computer screens. Includes color and b&w photos, vendor lists, a glossary, and discussion of legal issues." (Book News, Inc.) Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $25.19

'The Illustrator 6 Book' by Deke Mcclelland
"Not only does this book describe every concept, function, and feature of Adobe's trailblazing illustration program, but it does so in great detail and with much humor. With dozens of tasks broken down into step-by-step techniques, plenty of easy-to-follow illustrations, real-world tips and techniques, it targets a broader audience and is more comprehensive than any other Illustrator book." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $26.96

'Adobe Illustrator for Windows' published by Hayden Books
"The official Adobe design seminar for individuals wishing to master Illustrator. Contains over 25 in-depth lessons that will show users how to tap into the new features and power functions of Illustrator 5.0. Disks hold electronic images of all the necessary images needed to complete the self-paced studio projects." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $40.46

'Microsoft Windows NT for Grapics Professionals' by Michael Todd Peterson
"All of the information users need to set up and run Windows NT on a graphics workstation and network is presented in this guide. Current users of 3D Studio, AutoCAD, and any other graphics professionals looking to transition to Windows NT will benefit from the guide's clear information on installation, maximum efficiency, and networking." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $31.50

'Photo Magic With Adobe Photodeluxe' by Sally Wiener Grotta, Daniel Grotta
"A few years ago, only pros with equipment costing $100,000 could create the visual excitement of digital art from photographs. Now, with Photodeluxe, any user can make pictorial magic. Covering Mac and Windows, this guide shows users of Photodeluxe how to create delightful photographic special effects and associated projects using photos acquired from scanned images, digital cameras, and Photo CD collections." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $22.49

'Scanning the Professional Way' by Emil Ihrig, Sybil Ihrig
"Improve your scanning skills selectively and quickly with this comprehensive and tightly focused book. The authors draw on their long-standing professional expertise in publishing, design, and digital prepress to pull out all the stops in this lavishly illustrated, yet compact, guide to professional quality scanning." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $19.76

'Start With a Scan' by John Odam, Janet Ashford
"Start with a Scan follows a step-by-step approach showing designers and illustrators hot to transform raw scanned images into great illustrations. The bulk of the boook shows and tells how to take a scan of almost anything and turn it into high-quality art using programs such as Photoshop, Freehand, or Illustrator." Purchase it by clicking on the title – only $31.46


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