Released On: 10/29/2012
This course shows nonaudio professionals how to set up Audacity, a free audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux, and start recording live audio. Author Garrick Chow explores some of its most powerful and useful features in under two hours, getting you up and running with Audacity quickly. Discover how to set up mics and other audio input devices, and record one or more tracks simultaneously. The editing portion of the course shows you how to cut, copy, splice, or mix sounds together in seamless and interesting ways. Garrick also shows how to remove unwanted background noises, change the speed or pitch of a recording, and bleep out words.
Released On: 8/14/2015
Learn everything you need to know about Photoshop, in the order you need to know it, in this top-to-bottom overview of the world's most powerful image editing software, Adobe Photoshop. With all new movies and all new exercise files, Deke McClelland's flagship One-on-One series is completely refreshed for Photoshop CC 2015. In this Fundamentals installment, the first of three, Deke takes you on a personalized tour of the basic tools and techniques that lie behind great images and graphic design, while keeping you up to speed with the newest features offered in Creative Cloud.
Learn to open images from multiple sources, crop and straighten images, navigate panels and menus, and work with layers—the feature that allows you to mask parts of an image, combine effects, and composite artwork. Deke shows you how to perform important editing tasks, adjusting brightness and contrast, correcting color, and retouching and healing portraits. He also reviews formatting text, printing, and preparing web graphics in Photoshop.
Check back every time Photoshop updates for new movies, new feature reviews, and new ways to work.
Released On: 8/14/2015
Improve your top-down or in-context assembly design skills using a "skeleton modeling" strategy and SOLIDWORKS. In this course, Leon van den Heever shows how to create a model of a cabinet that automatically resizes its components based on the outer skeletal structure. This start-to-finish project will help you practice your assembly design skills and master the impressive modeling tools in SOLIDWORKS.