martes, 27 de septiembre de 2011

How to use the English Dictionary

Good afternoon everyone,

Hope you're having a great time, in this review of my blog I suppose to bring you an article and show you how to use the english dictionary to define words. So...LET'S BEGING!!...

The article I brought you today, It's about Illustration, The definition of Illustation more precisely What it Illustration, What tools can you use to make an Illustration, use of it and programs...To read it, clic this link:

Illustration it's the technique of using the computer and art software to create a brand new art. Generally you use editing softwares and image software to create a new art, that doesn't mean that manipulating an image with an editing software it's an illustration, if you thought that YOU WERE WRONG!, you're suppose to use the tools of a software to create your art, a new art that comes from your head. To make an illustration, artist generally use a Graphics Tablet or a Mouse. A Graphic Table it's precisely that, a tablet, where you can draw like you have a piece of paper and make your art and save it in the computer, those tablets includes a magnetic pencil. Some artist are more confortable to work with this tablets because it has a degree of flexibility and simplify the work, and others simply use the mouse.

This is the table I have, you can connect it to the computer,
in an USB port. It came with the magnetic pencil,
a base for the pencil, and some CD's of installation, including:
Photoimpact 12, Tablet Installation for MAC pc and Windows.

To work an illustration, you need to know how to work with vector-based and raster-based, for that, you can use the 2 softwares that are the most populars and effectives: Adobe Illustrator, Use by for professionals, this program works with vectors, and Adobe Photoshop, is commontly use it by illustrators and designers, with this program you can work raster-based pictures and edit backgrounds. With those programs you can work an illustration in every area you want, specially if you like to work with web designs or other graphic designs which are the more rich marketing to produce it.

Illustrator CS5 Logo. If you love making vectors and color your
draws with gradiant mesh, this is the software for you.
Adobe Photoshop CS 5 Logo. If you like, as much as I like,
manipulate pictures, gave them some grayscale or sepia effect, or
simply make draws and gave them some color, this is the program I recomment.
Every graphic designer have it as their bible xD.
Now that you read my summary, I'll teach you how to use the dictionary, on the left side of my blog I let some english dictionary that my teacher give me on class, you pick one, any of them and start seaching some words...let's use the merriam-webster and seach for this:

"An artist might use a graphics tablets or a mouse to create digital artwork."

An: Pronuntiation: \ən, an\. Indefinite Article.
Artist: Pronuntiation: \ˈär-tist\. Noun. One who professes and practices an imaginative art.
Artwork: Pronuntiation: \ˈärt-ˌwərk\. Noun. Material (as a drawing or photograph) prepared for reproduction in printed matter.

 "The resulting image is saved to the computer, where it can be enhanced and refined."

To: Pronuntiation: \tə, t, ˈtü\. Preposition. Use as a function word to indicate purpose, intention, tendency, result or end.
Enhanced: Past of enhace. Pronuntiation: \in-ˈhan(t)s, en-\. Heighten, Increase; specially: to increase or improve in value, quality, desirability, or atractiveness.
Refined: Adjetive. Free of impurities.

"The software used for digital illustration can be either vector-based or raster-based."

Software: Pronuntiation: \ˈsft-ˌwer\. Noun. The entire set of programs, procedures, and related documentation associated with a system and specially a computer system; specially: computer programs.
Vector: Pronuntiation: \ˈvek-tər\. Noun. A quantity that has magnitude and direction and that is commonly represented by a directed line segment whose length represents the magnitude and whose orientation in space represents the direction; broadly : an element of a vector space.Raster: Pronuntiation: \ˈras-tər\. Noun. A scan pattern (as of the electron beam in a cathode-ray tube) in which an area is scanned from side to side in lines from top to bottom; also : a pattern of closely spaced rows of dots that form an image (as on the cathode-ray tube of a television or computer display)
Very easy, right?, now you can consult it everytime you have doubts. I have other dictionaries in the left part of my blog. thank you for your attention and I hope you enjoy this review, see you nect time, and remember:

"You're special in your own way. Don't let anyone ever change it :)"

Patz Elric

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