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  • Code
    Constructing Your WordPress WidgetWordpress widgets preview
    Continue creating your first WordPress widget by learning how to code the constructor function for it. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Fractal Art: Advanced Flowers in ApophysisUntitled 1
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    Learn how to create incredibly varied fractal flowers in the Apophysis program. Then take things a step further by diving into the realm of 3D fractals.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Winter Candle Lantern in Adobe IllustratorWinter lantern400
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    We can’t but agree that winter is one of the most beautiful seasons, when nature is sleeping peacefully, covered with pure white snow. Let’s make it less chilly and more enchanting by creating a warm and cozy illustration of a wooden candle lantern. We’ll be using basic shapes, warp effects, and some simple freehand drawing. Let’s start!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Tonal Portrait Using PencilsTonal%20drawing%20 %20preview
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    Want to create a stunning black and white portrait while skipping a few steps in the middle? Tonal portraits use the color of the paper as a middle tone, meaning you simply have to draw in the highlights and shadows. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Winter Scene in Adobe Photoshop: The Digital PaintingWintercollab preview
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    This tutorial is part two of a collaboration with fellow Tuts+ instructor Rowena Aitken. She first showed you how to create the line art for this festive winter illustration, and now I'll show you how to digitally paint it in Photoshop. Read More…
  • Code
    iOS 8: What's New in SpriteKit, Part 2Preview
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    This tutorial gives an overview of the new features of the SpriteKit framework that were introduced in iOS 8. The new features are designed to make it easier to support advanced game effects and include support for custom OpenGL ES fragment shaders, lighting, shadows, advanced new physics effects and animations, and integration with SceneKit. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to implement these new features.Read More…