Blender opens the door to the new world of 3D design and animation without the hefty price tag of other commercial tools. This book starts out new designers on the path from basic modeling to games physics.
Sebastian Montabone is a computer vision expert who wants us to use our cameras and image processing software to come up with works of art. In this book, he teaches image processing techniques of ascending difficulty based on freely available tools.
In this fully-updated second edition, author and long-time member of the GIMP community Akkana Peck introduces the GIMP and shows you everything about it that you'll want to knowincluding how to prepare images for display on web pages, touch up digital photos, tap into powerful filters, effects, and plug-ins, and automate tasks using scripts.
Open source software, also known as free software, now offers a creative platform with world-class programs. Crafting Digital Media is your foundation course in photographic manipulation, illustration, animation, making music, video editing, and more using open source software.
Want to create sophisticated games and graphics-intensive apps? Learn OpenGL ES gets you started immediately with OpenGL ES.Â After mastering the basics of OpenGL ES itself, you will quickly find yourself writing and building game apps, without having to learn about object oriented programming techniques.
Meet the Kinect introducesÂ the exciting world of volumetric computing using the Microsoft Kinect. Learn about software for the Kinect, and how to write programs and scripts using the Kinect as an input device.