Tag Archives: apple mac

So you want to create your own website and DVD….

DMiP – iWeb / iDVD When looking at the standard Apple program suite, you will notice two applications – iWeb and iDVD. Both of these use templates to help you to create your own content in an interactive website or DVD. Both programs are designed to be … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Media in Practice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How Maya almost made a zombie out of me in just four weeks…

DMiP – Autodesk Maya 2008 Just when I thought it was safe to take my brain off ice, the powers that be introduced us to Autodesk Maya 2008 – a 3D modeling program that has enough power to create some … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Media in Practice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fonts and C.R.A.P. – InDesign DVD Cover

DMiP Week 8 In the 8th session for Digital Media in Practice we looked at basic desk top publishing principles. The four golden rules according to Robin Williams‘ The Non-Designers Design Book are as follows…

Posted in Digital Media in Practice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Recording Audio and Overdubbing

DVP Week 9 In the ninth session for the ‘Introduction to Single Camera’ module, we looked at overdubbing audio and the importance of sound in film-making. We were shown a clip from the DVD supplement that comes with the instructional … Continue reading

Posted in Introduction to Single Camera | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Masks and Channels

Creative Computing Week 6 Welcome to the Zen Garden! In the sixth workshop we looked at techniques in Photoshop CS3 with ‘Masks’ and ‘Channels’. Our task was to create an image from separate layers, using various techniques to alter the … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Layer Basics

Creative Computing Week 5 In our lecture we looked at Photoshop techniques in basic correction and learned about Halftone screen. Also covered were Colourisation,  Levels adjustments, Unsharp Mask adjustments and other filter effects such as posterisation and masking. Layer Basics in Adobe Photoshop CS3 was … Continue reading

Posted in Creative Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Working With Selections

Creative Computing Week 4 In lesson four we looked at working with selections in Photoshop CS3.

Posted in Creative Computing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment