Andrew Blackman
Andrew Blackman is a former Wall Street Journal staff reporter, now living in Crete and working as a freelance writer.
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  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Environment Concept Art for GamesConceptart
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    In this course, concept artist and game designer Jonathan Lam will teach you how to paint environment concept art for video games. The course will take you through a step-by-step process of learning how to paint and design in Adobe Photoshop. Topics covered will include composition, value, painting with colour, lighting effects, and shape language.Read More…
  • Business
    New Opportunity for Freelance Writers at Envato StudioStudio
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    Are you a freelance writer? Are you looking to get more business? If so, read on to find out more about a new opportunity at Envato Studio.Read More…
  • Business
    What Business Intelligence Systems Can Do for Your Small BusinessBig data
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    Business intelligence can help your company boost revenue, cut costs or operate more efficiently. In this tutorial you'll learn how business intelligence systems work, see some examples of how other companies are using them, and get some tips on putting a solution in place for your own business.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Programming .NET 4.5Programmingnet
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    Getting started with the .NET Framework can be a daunting task, as the .NET Framework class library is quite big. But there are a core set of classes and concepts that you'll find yourself using frequently in your applications. In this course, we’ll take a look at these and how you can use them in your code.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Icon Design in SketchIcon sketch
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    The process of icon design may seem intimidating at first. However once the basic ideas and techniques are learned, the skill of icon design can be applied to create beautiful graphics to represent apps, software and much more. This course will show you the fundamentals of designing simple app icons for iOS and OS X using Sketch.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Lean Video ProductionVideoproduction
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    Lean Video Production is all about getting the very best film-making results with fewer resources and a lighter crew. If you are a solo operator or part of a small team, this course will help you build a smart production style that is fast, light, flexible, and effective.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: WordPress Theme Creation With UnderscoresSwp
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    Underscores starter theme, by the makers of WordPress themselves, is designed to give you a “1,000 hour head start” on WordPress theme creation. Our new course will take you the rest of the way to the finish line, with everything you need to know to go from “starter” to a fully fledged WordPress theme.Read More…
  • Code
    Try New Relic and Get 75% Off a Tuts+ SubscriptionNewrelicpreview
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    Between now and 31 March, New Relic is offering you the chance to sign up for free to its analytics service, and get 75% off a yearly Tuts+ subscription. Read More…
  • Code
    New Course for Beginners: Introduction to HTMLGetstartedhtmlcss
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    HTML is the language of the World Wide Web. If you want to put any amount of content on the Internet, HTML is the first thing you want to learn. In this course you'll learn the absolute basics of HTML and how to create a website from scratch. We don't assume any prior programming experience, so this is the ultimate beginners' course.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Advanced Retouching Techniques for AdvertisementsAdv retouching
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    Creative advertising is what drives brands and makes them relevant to the modern world. In this course you’ll learn how to use compositing and retouching to create an effective advertisement. You’ll learn how to incorporate a product shot, in this case a beer bottle, into a dramatic scene to help emphasise the beer and create an effective advert that you couldn't produce with natural photography.Read More…
  • Business
    How Small Businesses Can Use Big DataBig data
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    Big data isn’t only for big business. Small businesses can benefit from big data too, and in this tutorial, we’ll look at some specific ways in which small businesses can make use of big data to improve their performance.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Getting Started in Commercial PhotographyCommericlaphoto
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    Our new course, Getting Started in Commercial Photography, will teach you everything you need to know to start your commercial photography business—and keep it going.Read More…