The bestselling fashion sketchpad has become the go-to tool for aspiring fashion designers. This travel version offers 364 proportional fashion-figure templates in 10 popular street-style poses to capture inspiration and designs on the go.
With expert guidance from the colour authorities at Pantone, this stylish sketchpad is the ultimate tool for designing chic and colourful fashion looks with confidence. Filled with colour palettes curated from Pantone colour chips and 420 figure templates that disappear when photocopied.
The ultimate tool for aspiring fashion designers who love to sketch clothes but dont have the skills (or the patience!) to draw proportional figures, this sketchpad is filled with 420 figure templates in 20 different fashion-forward poses. Printed in a specially formulated Pantone color, the figures disappear from view when photocopied or scanned, eliminating the need to fuss with light boxes or tracing paper. An illustrated garment glossary showing the distinguishing details between a caftan, a sheath, a maxi, and so on--plus additional resources--help fashion rookies create the wardrobes of their dreams.
Simplifies professional anime art so readers can develop their own original characters. This title provides insight into the six most popular anime types: schoolgirls, schoolboys, preteens, vengeful ´baddies´, humorous personalities, and fantasy figures. It includes templates, step-by-step demonstrations and exercises.
´´Lass deiner Fantasie freien Lauf´´, rät die Autorin in ihrem Vorwort und gibt allen begeisterten Modeillustratoren 500 Templates an die Hand, die darauf warten, vervollständigt zu werden. Zuvor vermittelt sie noch alles Wesentliche, um eigene Ideen mit flottem Strich aufs Papier zu bringen - von der Einrichtung des Arbeitsplatzes über das figürliche Zeichnen, dem Illustrieren einzelner Körperteile und verschiedener Kleidungsstücke bis hin zum Skizzieren unterschiedlicher Posen. Die Figuren sind in verschiedenen Körperhaltungen mit spezieller Farbe vorgedruckt, die bei anschließendem Kopieren verschwindet - zu sehen ist schließlich nur noch der eigene Modeentwurf.
Technical Sourcebook for Designers is completely devoted to preparing aspiring and professional apparel designers for the growing demand for technical design skills in the apparel industry. This comprehensive compilation presents technical design processes and industry standards that reflect current apparel production and manufacturing practices. Lee and Steen provide a holistic perspective of the role of technical design in apparel production, including such considerations as selection of fabrics, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all in the context of meeting the needs of the target consumer with cost-effective decisions. This edition includes a new section on real-life fit problems and solutions, more information on essential math for designers (such as grading and costing) plus coverage of product lifecycle management (PLM) and sustainability. An all new Chapter 8 on Sweater Product Design explores sweater design and manufacturing. More than 200 new images and newly added color in illustrations to show relevant design details. With versatile coverage of a variety of product categories including women´s wear, menswear and knitwear, this text gives students essential tools to develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets. Introducing Technical Sourcebook for Designers STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study! ~Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips ~Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions and image identification ~Practice your skills with editable style flats in Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw that can be imported into blank tech pack templates to create your own tech packs ~Enhance your knowledge with industry standards for seams and stitches and costing spreadsheets ~Access downloadable images of photos and figures from the book, clip art, and examples of completed tech packs This bundle includes Technical Sourcebook for Designers 2nd Edition and Technical Sourcebook for Designers STUDIO Access Card.
At twenty-three, after leaving graduate school to pursue her dreams of becoming a poet, Joanna Rakoff moves to New York City and takes a job as assistant to the storied literary agent for J. D. Salinger. She spends her days in the plush, wood-panelled agency, where Dictaphones and typewriters still reign and old-time agents doze at their desks after martini lunches, and at night she goes home to the tiny, threadbare Brooklyn apartment she shares with her socialist boyfriend. Precariously balanced between glamour and poverty, surrounded by titanic personalities and struggling to trust her own artistic sense, Joanna is given the task of answering Salingers voluminous fan mail. But as she reads the candid, heart-wrenching letters from his readers around the world, she finds herself unable to type out the agencys decades-old form response. Instead, drawn inexorably into the emotional world of Salingers devotees, she abandons the template and begins writing back Poignant, keenly observed and irresistibly funny, My Salinger Year is a memoir about literary New York in the late 1990s, a pre-digital world on the cusp of vanishing, where a young woman finds herself swept into one of the last great stories and entangled with one of the last great figures of the century. Above all, it is the coming-of-age story of a talented writer and a testament to the universal power of books to shape our lives.
Full Color: Figures and code appear as they do in Visual Studio. Universal Windows apps are a total game-changer. You can now write once and deploy your app to any modern PC, tablet, phone, or other Windows device. Suddenly, it´s quick and easy to serve new devices and form factors, sharing unified assets ranging from code to styles to user controls. It has never been easier to reach multiple-device markets! Now, the world´s #1 expert on Microsoft XAML brings together all the knowledge Windows developers need to build universal apps that adapt smoothly for any device running Windows 8.1, Windows Phone 8.1, or their successors. Drawing on his unsurpassed personal experience and direct input from Microsoft´s Windows and Visual Studio teams, Adam Nathan illuminates core development concepts, answers your most important questions, and candidly assesses the technology´s strengths and limitations. This full-color guide walks you through every key task involved in building a universal Windows app: layout and input, working with the app model, using advanced controls, leveraging XAML´s powerful rich media features, and much more. Detailed information on how to... * Quickly build universal, localized apps that exploit the vast global scale of the Windows Store * Size, position, and transform elements within layouts that gracefully adapt to different devices * Handle input from touch, mouse, pen, keyboard, and any sensor * Monetize apps with Windows Store sales, in-app purchases, and advertising * Make the most of controls for managing content, items, text, images, media, speech, and more * Create efficient 2D vector graphics and animations * Use styles, templates, and visual states to redesign controls without losing functionality * Bind data sources to simplify data presentation and updates * Easily integrate data from apps, users, and networks * Support Windows app commands: Search, Share, Print, Play, Project, Settings * Use contracts to build apps that cooperate to perform complex tasks * Improve the user experience even when your app isn´t running
The complete guide to building world-class rich Internet applications with Microsoft Expression Blend 4 and WPF, Silverlight, and XAML Now in full color! Covers all designer interactions involved in building real-world applications -- from drag-and-drop design to prototyping, and beyond Includes four start-to-finish ´´Learning Lab Project´´ case studies By Brennon Williams, Microsoft MVP for Expression Blend and a world-renowned leader of the Expression Blend community Written by Microsoft MVP Brennon Williams, this is the definitive guide to building rich Internet applications with the newest version of Expression Blend. Now in full color, this comprehensive, practical reference covers every designer and developer interaction with Expression Blend 4, including: ´´ Getting started, navigating Blend 4, and utilizing its tools and asset library ´´ Using new designer tools to maximize productivity ´´ Creating styles, control templates, and grid layouts ´´ Prototyping WPF and Silverlight applications ´´ Enabling specific software behaviors in user interfaces via drag-and-drop design ´´ Using design-time data sources, resource dictionaries, and triggers ´´ Storyboarding and then building sophisticated animations ´´ Implementing processes ´´ Importing designs from Adobe Illustrator and other programs ´´ Creating functional prototypes ´´ Working with user, inherited, and custom controls ´´ Integrating 3D elements, and much more Expression Blend 4 Unleashed also includes four start-to-finish Learning Lab Projects -- walking designers through building media players, contact managers, application launchers, and media managers. Product Description This book has one primary goal: to get you working in Expression Blend 4 effectively using the features and functionality of the tool. This book is not about XAML, not about code nor explicit work flows. It is about simply dragging, dropping, drawing, and defining the experience and vision for a user interface and rich interactive experience. You will learn how to work with the core features of Blend, edit Styles and Templates, and more importantly, understand what they all mean. You will also work in detail with Parts, States, and Behaviors to understand how collectively they can provide your solutions advanced functionality without the need for code or hand-cranked XAML. Animations and Storyboards will allow you to bring life to your vision, as will working with data efficiently and learning how to create and manage Resources. In short, this book will give you the answers to many questions asked in forums by new and experienced users alike. Microsoft Expression Blend 4 Unleashed is a stunning, full-color resource with hundreds of screenshots and informative figure references. It has also been authored sequentially, to enable you to build your knowledge step-by-step and gain confidence through repartition and fearlessness in discovery. Detailed information on how to. Create, edit, and work effectively with Styles and Templates Master Parts, States, and Behaviors to enable XAML and code free functionality Use Blend´s Animation and Storyboard workflows to bring life to your solutions Create and manage Resource Dictionaries, Skins, and Themes Create sample and live data Implement effective XML, CLR Data binding, and Control Template binding using Expression Blends advanced data support tools Use Blend as part of your designer/developer workflow to create rapid prototypes with SketchFlow Use design resources to start creating solutions for Windows Phone 7 Work with WPF, Silverlight, and Silverlight for Windows Phone 7 platforms Backcover This book has one primary goal: to get you working in Expression Blend 4 effectively using the features and functionality of the tool. This book is not about XAML, not about code nor explicit work flows. It is about simply dragging, dropping, drawing, and defining the experience and vision for a user interface and rich interactive experience. You will learn how to work with the core features of Blend, edit Styles and Templates, and more importantly, understand what they all mean. You will also work in detail with Parts, States, and Behaviors to understand how collectively they can provide your solutions advanced functionality without the need for code or hand-cranked XAML. Animations and Storyboards will allow you to bring life to your vision, as will working with data efficiently and learning how to create and manage Resources. In short, this book will
The New York Times bestselling author of The 4-Hour Body shows readers how to live more and work less, now with more than 100 pages of new, cutting-edge content. Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan-there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint. This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: ? How Tim went from $40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per month and 4 hours per week ? How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want ? How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs ? How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist ? How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent ´´mini-retirements´´ The new expanded edition of Tim Ferriss´ The 4-Hour Workweek includes: ? More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point ? Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating e-mail, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than $8 a meal ? How Lifestyle Design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times ? The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either