Computer Graphics is the use of computers to display and manipulate information in graphical or pictorial form, either on a visual-display unit or via a printer or plotter.
Computer Graphics 101 - There are two types of computer graphics – raster and vector. The raster graphic is composed of pixels and vector graphic is composed of drawing paths. It is important to understand the difference between these two types before you choose the graphics format to save the barcode image.
Computer Graphics Basics - To understand graphics file formats, you need some background in computer graphics. Of course, computer graphics is an enormous subject, and we can't hope to do it justice here.
Two Kinds of Computer Graphics - There are two kinds of computer graphics - raster (composed of pixels) and vector (composed of paths). Raster images are more commonly called bitmap images.
Lode's Computer Graphics Tutorial - A site with a large number of tutorials related to computer graphics.
A Short Introduction to Computer Graphics (PDF) - Although computer graphics is a vast field that encompasses almost any graphical aspect, we are mainly interested in the generation of images of 3-dimensional scenes. Computer imagery has applications for film special effects, simulation and training, games, medical imagery, flying logos, etc
What is a ...? Compupter Graphics Basics - This section contains articles explaining basic terms from the computer graphics field.
Basics of Computer Graphics in JAVA - A slideshow of the basics of computer graphics.
What is Computer Graphics? - The term computer graphics includes almost everything on computers that is not text or sound. Today almost every computer can do some graphics, and people have even come to expect to control their computer through icons and pictures rather than just by typing.
What is Computer Graphics from Answers.com - Computer Graphics is the set of technologies used to create art with computers.
Web Graphics Basics - Computer based images are comprised of thousands of tiny dots of color called pixels. These are the small dots you see if you put your face too close to your television or computer screen.
Graphics Basics - You and your Web team have been working on the steps involved in planning a Web site, developing a design document, creating a GoLive project site, and adding text and images to Web pages. Before you start learning to create and edit images in Photoshop and Illustrator, you need to get comfortable with a few basic graphics concepts.
What are Graphics? - Refers to any computer device or program that makes a computer capable of displaying and manipulating pictures.
The Computer Revolution/Computer Graphics/Basics of Computer Design - All designs have to have 5 important features, balance, symmetry, rhythm, proportion, harmony. I will discuss each of them in detail with relevance to computer graphics
Computer Graphics World - This is a site for computer graphics lovers.
Inside Computer Graphics - InsideCG.com is the online computer graphics magazine/platform. Dedicated to the creative industry, this project is totally free for use. Inside Computer Graphics is built and run by a group of motivated creative individuals, and maintained by a network of international contributors and artists.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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