I've already posted a short entry about this but I just spotted the official press release...
Over nine hours of tutorials filled with tips and techniques for creating spectacular effects.
October 1, 2007 -- lynda.com, the leader in self-paced digital media and design training, today introduced Vue 6 xStream Essential Training.
Vue 6 xStream Essential Training shows how to plan and create spectacular visual effects, from a bird's-eye view of clouds to city and landscape backgrounds. Instructor Larry Mitchell gives users a working knowledge of what can be done with Vue 6 xStream, including adding and editing ecosystems, working with cameras, animating objects, manipulating lighting and more. He demonstrates how to achieve a variety of results on numerous different kinds of projects. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.
"The realism of 3D computer graphics in Vue 6 xStream is spectacular, especially considering the affordable price and lower learning curve of this software," says Lynda Weinman, CEO of lynda.com. "Vue 6 xStream is compatible with many applications and makes editing a breeze. This training course will quickly get newcomers up to speed and on their way to creating professional 3D graphics."
Anyone with an internet connection can access Vue 6 xStream Essential Training by subscribing to lynda.com's Online Training Library®. A separate CD-ROM version of Vue 6 xStream Essential Training is planned later this month.
Subscriptions to the lynda.com Online Training Library® start at $25 a month, and provide access to over 22,000 movie tutorials covering more than 320 technology career tools, software applications, and techniques. Subscribers can access any of the computer-based training courses at their convenience. Multi-user subscriptions are also available for companies and institutions seeking to provide education and training to groups.
For free online samples of Vue 6 xStream Essential Training and more detailed product information, please visit http://movielibrary.lynda.com/html/modPage.asp?ID=309
To arrange to view the full training title, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on lynda.com products, please visit http://www.lynda.com or call 1-888-335-9632.
Since 1997, lynda.com has provided education and technical training solutions for designers, computer graphics specialists, digital media users and computer owners. lynda.com products include web-based training, instructional books, CD- and DVD-based video training, self-paced online learning and events for creative designers, instructors, student, and hobbyists. lynda.com specializes in teaching fundamental design and graphics principles along with the latest computer software, digital media technologies and techniques.
About Larry Mitchell
Larry Mitchell has been working as a digital media artist and producer for the past 20 years, and he has created graphics and software for TV shows, arenas, video games and commercials. He has taught and lectured on computer animation at international conferences and at various colleges and high schools, including Orlando College, Valencia Community College, Lyman High School, Tokyo Institute of Technology and KEIO University. He has also used his animation expertise at Top Gun Entertainment and Panasonic (Osaka, Japan), and as CEO of Liquid Digital Dream Studios. Larry is now the CEO of Liquid Digital Entertainment (http://ld-e.com/ent).