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Digital Illustration Fundamentals

Book Description

This fun, concise, full color book introduces the fundamentals of digital illustration, and covers how to develop and optimize these types of scalable vector graphics (SVG) using Inkscape 0.91 or later. It also covers concepts central to digital painting using the Corel Painter 2016 professional digital painting and illustration paid software package, which also has a free trial version, and a discount for purchasers of this book.

The book builds upon the foundational concepts of vector graphics and the SVG format, and gets more advanced as chapters progress, covering what vector new media formats, and SVG commands and SVG filters, are best for use with Android Studio, Java 8, JavaFX, iOS, Kindle Fire and HTML5. The book covers key factors regarding the data footprint optimization work process, and why data footprint optimization is important, and covers programming languages used for digital illustration, and publishing platforms which support digital illustration, and how to assimilate these into your digital illustration and digital painting content production pipelines and workflow.