Software Tutorials

This compilation of tutorials and resources is an ongoing project of the College of Design computer labs. If you have a question, comment, or think there is something missing please email the lab manager Greg Lockhart at glockhar@umn.edu.

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Contact Sheet Creation
Common Drawing Scales


PSDTUTS
: A blog that highlights the best Photoshop tutorials around.
Planet Photoshop
Computer Arts
Smashing Magazine: A great place for design inspiration.
Photoshop Tutorials Blog
PhotoshopCAFE
Tutorialized
Adobe Photoshop Support Center
Photoshop & Acrobat Printing

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VECTORTUTS
: Another great site from the creators of PSDTUTS.
n.DESIGN Studio
Designer Today: This site has tutorials for many other programs as well.
Veerle's Blog
Adobe Illustrator Home
Illustrator: Scaling an AutoCad Image to Bring Into Illustrator

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Layers Magazine
: The how-to magazine for everything Adobe.
Adobe Design Center
Tek-Tips: An Adobe InDesign forum.
InDesign Secrets

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AutoCAD Commands:
A complete list of AutoCAD commands.
CADTutor
Autodesk AutoCAD Services & Support
How to Scale an Image in AutoCAD
Saving AutoCAD Files to an Earlier Version
AutoCAD Basics
Importing Custom Pen Styles in AutoCAD
AutoCAD Scaling & Illustrator

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Google SketchUp Home:
A home page with videos, materials, & object libraries.

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Kerkythea Home

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CAD Digest Revit Reading Room
Autodesk Revit Architecture Services & Support

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Autodesk 3ds Max Services & Support

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Rhino Wiki: Everything you need to know about Rhino.

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Adobe Dreamweaver Support Center

Tutorialized: Several tutorials including css & rollover navigation.
Entheos
Dreamweaver FAQ

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Type & Stock Photography

Getty Images
I Stock Photo
Stock Xchng
Image Source
Blue Vertigo
Image After
Dreamstime
FreeFoto
DaFont
Abstract Fonts
1001 Fonts

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Material Libraries

3D Valley
Textures.Forrest
3-Form
CG Architect
CG Textures
Texture King

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