Complete, practical guide to handling colour graphics on the desktop for Mac and PC – from the scanning, creation and manipulation of images to processing for different colour output devices. Keep this handy book on your desk to help you achieve more professional-looking results in colour for a wide variety of tasks. In this blog post, you will be able to download free PDF e-book copy of Digital Colour in Graphic Design PDF.

An accompanying CD-ROM allows you to view practical examples of colour techniques in graphic design on the screen, demonstrating the techniques described in the book.

Features of Digital Colour in Graphic Design PDF

Here are important features of this book:

  • color models
  • ways in which scanners, monitors and printers handle colour
  • system calibration methods
  • color management processes
  • color processing features in software
  • color conversions

Practical examples of colour techniques in graphic design are illustrated using a variety of software applications: Photoshop, Fractal Painter, Ray Dream Studio, Illustrator, Freehand, CorelDraw, Fractal Poser and Metatools Bryce. The examples are conducted through a series of workshops leading you through a variety of processes.

Ken Pender is a freelance designer. He was, for many years, a Manager with IBM, including four years as Manager of their European Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology Centre in Germany. He is also author of ‘Digital Graphic Design’ and ‘Digital Video for the Desktop’ for Focal Press.

Benefit from the experience of a professional digital colour guru! Learn from the practical examples with best practice colour effects included on the free CD-Rom

Table of Contents

Below is the complete table of contents presented in Digital Colour in Graphic Design PDF:

Part 1 Digital Colour – The Theory and the Practice

1 Light, sight and colour
2 Working with digital colour
3 Colour output

Part 2 Workshop

4 Defying the paradigms
5 Virtual architecture and terrain
6 The portrait
7 Digital sculpture
8 The human figure
9 The bizarre and the macabre
10 Images from nature and science
11 Digital art

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