Drawing Cartoons and Comics For Dummies

Author: Brian Fairrington

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470572085

Category: Art

Page: 360

View: 1660

A unique reference for creating and marketing original cartoons and comics An original American art form, comics thrill millions of people across the globe. Combining step-by-step instruction with expert tips and advice, Drawing Cartoons & Comics For Dummies is a one-stop reference for creating and marketing original cartoons and comics. While many books tend to focus on specific characters or themes, this thorough guide focuses instead on helping aspiring artists master the basic building blocks of cartoons and comics, revealing step by step how to create everything from wisecracking bunnies to souped-up super villains. It also explores lettering and coloring, and offers expert marketing advice. The book's color insert provides guidance on how to add color to cartoon creations.

Zeichnen für Dummies

Author: Brenda Hoddinott

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527814566

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 352

View: 3641

Immer wieder ist es faszinierend, wie schnell manche Menschen die schönsten Zeichnungen auf Papier zaubern können. Ein paar Striche, Linien und auf wundersame Art und Weise entstehen Gegenstände, Landschaften und Gesichter. Sehr beeindruckend. »Zeichnen für Dummies« beginnt mit den Grundlagen und arbeitet sich dann zu immer komplexeren Darstellungen vor. Den Lesern wird systematisch erklärt, wie sie den Stift führen müssen, damit sie ihre Motive mit einem Schuss Persönlichkeit aufs Papier bringen können.

Mangas Zeichnen Für Dummies

Author: Kensuke Okabayashi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527703791

Category:

Page: 406

View: 4973

Mangas lesen fällt nicht schwer Mangas zeichnen umso mehr. Comics zeichnen ist eine Kunst für sich, trotzdem wird es bei Manga-Fans immer beliebter. In "Mangas zeichnen für Dummies" hilft Ihnen Kensuke Okobayashi behutsam bei den ersten Schritten als Zeichner. Er erklärt Ihnen, wie man die Bösewichte, Helden und Mechas zeichnet, was bei Sonderformen wie Shojo Manga zu beachten ist und wie man Dynamik und Spannung in den Comic bringt. So eignet sich das Buch für Zeichenanfänger wie auch für erfahrene Zeichner, die jetzt Mangas zeichnen wollen und Manga-Experten, die nach Anregungen suchen.

Comics richtig lesen

Author: Scott McCloud

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3551748179

Category: Humor

Page: 224

View: 5122

»Geschickt als ein leicht lesbarer Comic verkleidet, dekonstruiert Scott McClouds einfach gehaltener Band die geheime Sprache der Comics, während nebenbei Geheimnisse von Zeit, Raum, Kunst und Kosmos enthüllt werden. Der intelligenteste Comic, den ich seit langem gesehen habe. Bravo!« Art Spiegelman

Comics machen

Author: Scott McCloud

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3551786496

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 272

View: 3471

Nach dem sich Scott McCloud in seinen ersten beiden Büchern »Comics richtig lesen« und »Comics neu erfinden« der Theorie und der Zukunft des Mediums Comic gewidmet hat, wendet er sich nun den praktischen Dingen zu. »Comics machen« schildert in gewohnt profunder und amüsanter Weise den Prozess des Comic-Schaffens. Hier lernt man alles über... - die Wahl des richtigen Bildausschnitts, um eine klare und stringente Geschichte zu erzählen. - die Aufteilung einer Seite, um den besten Lesefluss zu ermöglichen. - die gelungene Komposition von Texten und Bildern. - die Schaffung neuer und interessanter Figuren. - den Gebrauch von Körpersprache, Gestik und Mimik, um den Figuren Leben einzuhauchen. - die Schaffung vielfältiger und glaubhafter Welten, in denen die Leser sich verlieren können. - die richtigen Zeichenwerkzeuge. - die verschiedenen Comicstile und Genres. Dieses Buch ist ein umfassender Wegweiser für alle, die selbst Comics machen wollen. Ganz gleich ob sie für Comics, Manga oder Graphic Novels schwärmen, ob sie zeichnen, Geschichten schreiben oder beides verbinden wollen.

Der tägliche Stoiker

366 nachdenkliche Betrachtungen über Weisheit, Beharrlichkeit und Lebensstil

Author: Ryan Holiday,Stephen Hanselman

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3960920717

Category: Self-Help

Page: 432

View: 9810

Wie findet man das wahre Glück? Wie lässt sich Erfolg wirklich bemessen? Und wie geht man mit den Herausforderungen des Alltags wie Wut, Trauer und der Frage nach dem Sinn des Ganzen um? Was große Geister wie George Washington, Friedrich der Große, Weltklassesportler oder Top-Performer längst für sich entdeckt haben, liegt mit "Der tägliche Stoiker" erstmals gesammelt vor. New York Times-Bestsellerautor Ryan Holiday und Stephen Hanselman haben das Wissen der Stoiker in 366 zeitlose Lektionen verpackt und zeigen, dass die Philosophie des Stoizismus nicht nur zeitlos, sondern gerade für unsere hektische und unsichere Zeit ein Segen ist. Weisheit, Mut, Gerechtigkeitssinn und Selbstbeherrschung sowie Gelassenheit lassen sich erlernen und helfen uns, in der zunehmenden Komplexität unserer Welt zu bestehen. Die uralten Weisheiten der Stoiker, gesammelt und kommentiert, unterstützen bei diesen alltäglichen Herausforderungen.

Sketching

Basics

Author: Koos Eissen,Roselien Steur

Publisher: Stiebner Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3830714106

Category: Architecture

Page: 202

View: 674

Nach dem Erfolgstitel "Sketching" begeistert der nun neu vorliegende Band "Sketching Basics" aufgrund seines praxisnahen und lehrreichen Inhalts und richtet sich besonders an Einsteiger: Im Mittelpunkt stehen die Grundlagen des Skizzieren vom schnellen Skribbeln bis hin zu ausgearbeiteten Zeichnungen. Hierfür ziehen die beiden Dozenten erneut Beispiele aus der Praxis heran und verdeutlichen damit das Zeichnen gängiger Formen, die perspektivische Darstellung, die schrittweise Entstehung einer formvollendeten Skizze sowie den Einsatz von Farbe und Materialien.

Twitter Marketing For Dummies

Author: Kyle Lacy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118075708

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 3412

Get the latest tweets, tools, tips, and techniques and kick-start your Twitter marketing campaign! As the fastest-growing social networking service with more than 50 million tweets posted per day, Twitter poses a plethora of marketing possibilities. Boasting more than 50 percent new or updated content, this fun and friendly second edition reflects the latest features that Twitter has implemented to make the service more appealing to business users. Twitter Marketing For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you build a following, promote your product, and drive more traffic to your Web site. Details the changes to Twitter since the previous edition and explores the newest features and functionality that Twitter now offers to businesses looking to market their product on the fastest-growing social networking service Shows you how to effectively increase your visibility and promote your message via Twitter Looks at the new promoted Tweets and Twitter lists Delves into the marketing possibilities that exist with the new feature of sharing tweets on other social networking sites So stop twiddling your thumbs and start tweeting today with the Twitter marketing advice shared within the pages of Twitter Marketing For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

BlackBerry For Dummies

Author: Robert Kao,Dante Sarigumba

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118153065

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 6586

Just what you need to know to take full advantage of your newBlackBerry smartphone The popular BlackBerry is used by millions of office workers andexecutives and has become an essential business tool. Now with aneven faster and more efficient 6.0 operating system, the newestBlackBerry devices have the potential to become pocket-sizedreplacements for the laptop. This fifth edition of the most popularBlackBerry guide explores all the features of the new BlackBerryand its upgraded OS. It covers setting up the device, organizing and managing yourappointments and to-do list, accessing the Internet, handlinge-mail, working with multimedia, synching your BlackBerry with yourdesktop, adding apps, and much more. The BlackBerry is the most popular handheld device for businessusers; an updated 6.0 operating system is being introduced for newmodels with an upgrade available for certain older models This edition of the popular BlackBerry guide covers the new OS,setting up your BlackBerry, organizing and managing your calendar,handling e-mail, and accessing the Internet Explores working with multimedia and taking great photos withyour BlackBerry Offers tips and shortcuts plus information about managing powerusage, synching your BlackBerry to your desktop, and takingadvantage of the expandable memory, as well as great apps you canadd Wise advice from BlackBerry experts makes this the guide youneed to get the most juice from your BlackBerry.

Welding For Dummies

Author: Steven Robert Farnsworth

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470648391

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 384

View: 6072

Get the know-how to weld like a pro Being a skilled welder is a hot commodity in today's job market, as well as a handy talent for industrious do-it-yourself repairpersons and hobbyists. Welding For Dummies gives you all the information you need to perform this commonly used, yet complex, task. This friendly, practical guide takes you from evaluating the material to be welded all the way through the step-by-step welding process, and everything in between. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on how to apply finishing techniques and advice on how to adhere to safety procedures. Explains each type of welding, including stick, tig, mig, and fluxcore welding, as well as oxyfuel cutting, which receives sparse coverage in other books on welding Tips on the best welding technique to choose for a specific project Required training and certification information Whether you have no prior experience in welding or are looking for a thorough reference to supplement traditional welding instruction, the easy-to-understand information in Welding For Dummies is the ultimate resource for mastering this intricate skill.

Playwriting For Dummies

Author: Angelo Parra

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118120973

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 384

View: 9845

The easy way to craft, polish, and get your play on stage Getting a play written and produced is a daunting process. Fromcrystallizing story ideas, formatting the script, understanding theroles of the director stagecraft people, to marketing and financingyour project, and incorporating professional insights on writing,there are plenty of ins and outs that every aspiring playwrightneeds to know. But where can you turn for guidance? Playwriting For Dummies helps any writer at any stage ofthe process hone their craft and create the most dramatic andeffective pieces. Guides you through every process of playwriting?fromsoliloquies, church skits, and one act plays to big Broadwaymusicals Advice on moving your script to the public stage Guidance on navigating loopholes If you're an aspiring playwright looking to begin the process,or have already penned a masterpiece and need trusted advice tobring it into the spotlight, Playwriting For Dummies has youcovered.

Droid 3 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118157214

Category: Computers

Page: 348

View: 9251

Presents an introduction to the functions and applications of the Droid 3 smartphone, with instructions on how to make phone calls; set up Voicemail; use Email, Facebook, Maps, and Twitter; download music; take photos; and share and synchronize data.

Droid 4 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118336747

Category: Computers

Page: 238

View: 2846

Presents a step-by-step guide to the features and functions of the Droid 4 smartphone, covering such topics as texting, Internet access, video chatting, GPS navigation, and adding apps.

IT Architecture For Dummies

Author: Kalani Kirk Hausman,Susan L. Cook

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470926918

Category: Computers

Page: 364

View: 2666

A solid introduction to the practices, plans, and skills required for developing a smart system architecture Information architecture combines IT skills with business skills in order to align the IT structure of an organization with the mission, goals, and objectives of its business. This friendly introduction to IT architecture walks you through the myriad issues and complex decisions that many organizations face when setting up IT systems to work in sync with business procedures. Veteran IT professional and author Kirk Hausman explains the business value behind IT architecture and provides you with an action plan for implementing IT architecture procedures in an organization. You'll explore the many challenges that organizations face as they attempt to use technology to enhance their business's productivity so that you can gain a solid understanding of the elements that are required to plan and create an architecture that meets specific business goals. Defines IT architecture as a blend of IT skills and business skills that focuses on business optimization, business architecture, performance management, and organizational structure Uncovers and examines every topic within IT architecture including network, system, data, services, application, and more Addresses the challenges that organizations face when attempting to use information technology to enable profitability and business continuity While companies look to technology more than ever to enhance productivity, you should look to IT Architecture For Dummies for guidance in this field.

Droid 2 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118010709

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 576

Find out what your Droid 2 does with this indispensable, full-color reference! The highly anticipated arrival of the Droid 2 runs on the latest version of Google's mobile operating system and boasts a suite of apps that wirelessly synchronize with Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Maps, and Microsoft Exchange. Ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin shows you how to maximize the performance of your Droid 2 smartphone in his unique fun-and-friendly manner, holding your hand the entire way. Sure, the basics of setup and configuration are covered, but you’ll also explore texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, using maps and navigation, syncing with a PC, and more. Gookin's accessible and fun writing style strikes a perfect balance for explaining important content in a way that is easily digestible. Delves into the basics and beyond by covering the new and exciting Droid 2 Shows you how to set up and configure your Droid 2 Walks you through texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, synching with a PC, using maps and navigation, shooting pictures and video, and more Explains how to expand the phone's potential with cool apps from the Android Market Encourages you to refer to the various fun-but-straightforward chapters as you explore the exciting new features of your Droid 2 phone Don't be left in the dark with what the new Droid does—dive into the full-color Droid 2 For Dummies today!

Flip Video For Dummies

Author: Joe Hutsko,Drew Davidson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470952863

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 240

View: 2088

The full-color guide to shooting great video with the Flip Video camera The inexpensive Flip Video camera is currently one of the hottest must-have gadgets. It's portable and connects easily to any computer to transfer video you shoot onto your PC or Mac. Although the Flip Video camera comes with a quick-start guide, it lacks a how-to manual, and this full-color book fills that void! Packed with full-color screen shots throughout, Flip Video For Dummies shows you how to shoot the best possible footage in a variety of situations. You'll learn how to transfer video to your computer and then edit it and share your Flip Video movies. Walks you through the basics of using a Flip Video camera and connecting it to your Mac or PC Explains how to shoot footage indoors, outdoors, and even underwater Covers editing video footage using FlipShare, Windows Movie Maker, or iMovie Shows you how to share Flip Video movies or upload them to YouTube, Facebook, and other sites You'll flip out when you discover just how easy a Flip Video camera can be when you have this book by your side!

Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies

Author: Rosanne Rust, MS, RD, LDN,Meri Raffetto, RD, LDN

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470639989

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 264

View: 9350

Calorie Counter Journal For Dummies provides dieters and nutritionally focused consumers with the forms they need to set their dietary and lifestyle goals, monitor their eating habits, record nutritional information important to them, and track their progress. The package includes: 24 weeks of daily journal pages to track a wide range of dietary and lifestyle information, including foods consumed throughout the day, calories burned from exercise; water intake; vitamin and supplement intake; and their resulting energy levels. The flexible journal pages will permit readers to record data for up to four different focus areas in terms of the foods they eat. Depending on their goals, readers may want to focus on the calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbs, fiber, sugar, salt, or “points” from various diet programs found in the foods they consume. Weekly wrap-up assessment pages to document average food intake, exercise progress, and record personal achievements for the week. Charts to track weight-loss through the weeks. Expert dietary advice from registered dieticians. Quick-reference nutritional information for a variety of food items from The Calorie Counter For Dummies.

Droid X2 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118164725

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 4741

Business Succession Planning For Dummies

Author: Arnold Dahlke,Arnie Dahlke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118095146

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 264

View: 376

A guide for managers and human resources staff advises on how to develop a succession plan tailored to the needs of an organization, offering guidance on planning for departures, training internal talent, and ensuring a smooth transition.

Mergers and Acquisitions For Dummies

Author: Bill Snow

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118077008

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 5751

The easy way to make smart business transactions Are you a business owner, investor, venture capitalist, or member of a private equity firm looking to grow your business by getting involved in a merger with, or acquisition of, another company? Are you looking for a plain-English guide to how mergers and acquisitions can affect your investments? Look no further. Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies explains the entire process step by step?from the different types of transactions and structures to raising funds and partnering. Plus, you'll get expert advice on identifying targets, business valuation, doing due diligence, closing the purchase agreement, and integrating new employees and new ways of doing business. Step-by-step techniques and real-world advice for making successful mergers and acquisitions Covers international laws and regulations How to take advantage of high-value deals Going beyond the case studies of other books, Mergers & Acquisitions For Dummies is your one-stop reference for making business growth a success.