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This page provides books in the library covering digital graphic design areas. Web sites with free online tutorials for creative technology skills and career information are included.
Digital Photography Complete Course
This book uses a combination of tutorials, step-by-step demonstrations, practical assignments, and Q&As to help you understand and use your camera to the max. .
Bestselling author Ellen Lupton and design educator Jennifer Cole Phillips explain the key concepts of visual language that inform any work of design, from logo or letterhead to a complex website.
Mobile Digital Art
This book teaches how to use the apps you already have, like Brushes, and discover new apps that will enhance your art creation like Sketchbook Mobile, Layers, Collage, Juxtaposer, Hiptamatic, and PhotoFX.
Graphic Style Lab
This book offers 50 experiments that apply the fundamental principles of graphic design.
Features 30 established and emerging Photoshop artists, their masterful work, and tutorials demonstrating their techniques for using Adobe Photoshop.
The Best of the Digital Photography Book
In The Best of The Digital Photography Book, you'll find all of Scott's favorite tips and techniques curated and updated from The Digital Photography Book, Parts 1-5.
Burn Your Portfolio
Michael Janda, owner of the Utah-based design firm Riser, uses humor to dispense advice collected over the last decade from the personal successes and failures he has faced running his own agency.
Graphic Design, Referenced
From Postmodernism to pixel ...this title will provide all the necessary information and visual cues that designers need to know in order to become empowered, work efficiently and knowingly, and survive in a design conversation with peers.
Web Design Library
Non-profit Web site providing free tutorials covering basic and advanced levels of web design and technology
Lynda.com offers over 1,100 online video tutorials for creative and tech skills, including Adobe programs. Use is free to those who are registered with a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Card.
Annual day-long Festival free to the public in partnership presented by the Pittsburgh Technology Council that celebrates and explores commercial design
Web site of the American Institute of Graphic Arts containing professional resources for members and nonmembers
Graphic Artists Guild
National professional organization with online member and nonmember business resources for students and professionals
Victoria and Albert Museum
Direct link to this U.K. museum's Digital Art and Design page containing videos and articles
Web site of the only U.S. museum devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design
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