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  • Photo & Video
    How to Embrace Convergence and Thrive as Hybrid Professional PhotographerHybrid convergence photographer
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    What does it mean to be a professional? How can you manage adding multiple skill sets and services to your business? What happens when you mix photography with other media? All this and more inside.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Draw Realistic Metallic Effects With PencilDrawing preview
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    Learn how to set up, draw and render a section of a car using only pencil graphite in this clever tutorial, and use the skills to create your own chrome and metallic drawings!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    So You Want to Be an Animator?Preview
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    Get the behind-the-scenes lowdown on art careers within the animation industry from professionals with the industry itself. We'll go through what it takes to learn the trade, what it takes to get a job in-house, what sort of roles artists may take on within a studio, and what kinds of projects they may be a part of within a production. From Disney to Nickelodeon and assorted studios in between, this is your guide to animation careers.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Drinking Straw Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorStrawtextpreview
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed straw pattern brush in Adobe Illustrator and how to use it for a neat text effect. Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: SingletonsPreview image@2x
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    Design patterns are often considered a more advanced topic and therefore ignored or overlooked by people new to iOS or OS X development. However, there are a number of design patterns every aspiring iOS or OS X developer will be faced with from day one. The singleton pattern is one such pattern. In this article, we'll take a close look at the singleton pattern by discussing its advantages and disadvantages. You'll also learn how to implement the singleton pattern in Swift and Objective-C.Read More…
  • Code
    Hosting Your Website After DeathPreview partone
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    Want to host your WordPress site for a hundred years? It's an impossibly difficult undertaking. Let's explore the gaps technologists have left themselves in planning our digital legacy.Read More…