By Starshine Roshell | Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Do you have the skills that hiring managers are looking for?
Last month, Forbes named “The 10 Skills Employers Most Want in 2015 Graduates.”
The list is based on a survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, which asked hiring managers at big companies like IBM and Chevron which skills and qualities they most value in potential hires.
Turns out they’re all things you can learn—and in fact master—right here at lynda.com. For just $25 a month.
Do you have the top skills employers want for 2015? Which do you need to brush up on? We’ve got you covered:
By Robbie Carman | Tuesday, November 11, 2014
When it comes to setting contrast in a shot, DaVinci Resolve has a lot of tools you can leverage.
Some popular tools like curves, the primary sliders, or the 3-Way contrast rings are generally pretty intuitive.
But there are two controls in Resolve that I use all the time to set contrast—and until you’ve had someone explain them and see how they work together, they can remain an enigma.
So let me introduce you to the Contrast and Pivot controls as a powerful way to set and adjust contrast.
By Jethro Jones | Friday, October 24, 2014
It’s that time of year. The leaves are changing, the air is cooling—and that means parent-teacher conferences are right around the corner.
Regardless of what format your school uses, parent-teacher conferences can be difficult when you have a student who’s struggling in one way or another; they’re hard for both the parent and the teacher.
Here are some tips to make sure conferences go smoothly for both parties.
By Lauren Harmon | Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Learn how to create a golden ring inspired by Lord of the Rings with Illustrator’s amazing 3D Revolve command. You’ll get the first part of the technique in this episode of Deke’s Techniques, in which Deke shows how to extract the ring from a simple wedge. Then in the follow-up movie in the lynda.com library, he’ll show how to engrave it with an “Elven” script.
By Nick Brazzi | Thursday, August 14, 2014
Here at SIGGRAPH, the international conference for computer graphics, animation, and interactive design, it’s really fun to walk the show floor and experience the new technology on display—especially 3D printing and motion capture.
By Starshine Roshell | Saturday, August 09, 2014
Back in May, 20-year-old Sean Witzke launched an experiment: Take the time he would normally spend watching his favorite TV shows and devote it instead to learning stuff.
His theory: If he began producing things, instead of just consuming them, he could become self-employed in 90 days.
So he cancelled his Netflix subscription—quitting Breaking Bad, Lost, Prison Break, and Suits cold turkey—and dove into lynda.com.
And guess what?
By Kristin Ellison | Friday, June 27, 2014
This week, Bert walks us through turning a photo of a sugar donut into a jelly donut with a bite taken out of it.
His first step is removing the donut’s hole, so he selects the clone tool and clones from different areas of the donut to get a random effect with no duplication. Next, to create the bite effect, he clones from the background to remove that section of the donut and roughs out the edges.
By Derrick Story | Thursday, June 26, 2014
Every time I pack up and move from one house to another, I say, “I’m never doing this again!” Moving is laborious, tedious, and at times, frustrating.
Switching from Aperture to Lightroom can feel the same.
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