Andrew Blackman
Andrew Blackman is a former Wall Street Journal staff reporter, now living in Crete and working as a freelance writer.
Tutorials
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: The Living Archive in LightroomAdobe lightroom archive
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    Wrangling a large digital image archive is difficult, especially as it grows. Managing your images in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom can help you keep things under control. In our new course you'll learn expert photo library management skills to keep tens of thousands of images organized, instantly searchable, and safe.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Functional Programming in JavaScriptFunction js
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    Learn the basics of functional programming in JavaScript. You'll take a small, mostly imperative website and refactor it using practical declarative and functional concepts. Focused on practical understanding over philosophy, this is a great basic intro to functional programming that will prepare you for deeper exploration.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Creature Design in Adobe PhotoshopCreaturedesigncoursepic
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    In our new course, you'll learn to create a fantasy creature in Photoshop, from sketch/concepts to final production.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: Working With Clients to Get Design Approval1 des app
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    Getting design approval for a website is a minefield of personal opinion, endless iterations, and frustrating debates. In our new course, you'll learn how to prevent clients focusing on their opinions of a design, avoid speculative and Frankenstein design, gather feedback that is actually valuable for improving the design, avert the endless cycle of iterations, and stop design by committee.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Choose the Right Microphone for Voice RecordingHomerecordingnew
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    Talking about which microphone to use for a particular application is a minefield, because everyone has opinions. In this short tutorial, audio production expert Dave Bode will teach you about a few different microphone types and give you some recommendations on what to use.Read More…
  • Code
    Learn to Build a Chrome Extension in Our New CourseChrome extensions
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    Learn how to create extensions for Google's Chrome browser. In our new course you’ll learn everything you need to know in order to extend the functionality of the browser with custom extensions. We'll look at the different types of extension that we can build, and see the different kinds of extension architecture.Read More…
  • Code
    Learn on the Go, With the New Tuts+ Courses Android AppUntitled 1%20copy
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    If you want the flexibility to learn new skills wherever you are, then take a look at our Tuts+ Courses Android app.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Nature-Inspired Text Effects in Adobe PhotoshopTexteffects
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    Text effects are a very popular and exciting sub-genre of digital art. Creating text effects is a great way to learn new skills, and apply them in creative ways. In this course, we will draw inspiration from natural elements to create three distinctively different text effects. The goal is not only to learn how to achieve these effects, but also to get familiar with the workflow of analyzing a real life effect and then duplicating it in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Write Better Status ReportsReport
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    In this tutorial you’ll learn how to write an effective status report. You’ll find out what you need to do to organize your key ideas and communicate them clearly, and learn about common mistakes to avoid. I’ll also give you a sample report that you can view or download, so that you can use it as a template for your own reports.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Meet Tuts+ Survey Prize Winner David KehrerDavidkehrerpreview
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    Find out how David Kehrer used online learning to become creative director for a digital marketing agency, and how you can pick up the skills you need for a career in web design.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: Video Editing in Final Cut Pro2 finalcut
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    Getting started with professional video editing software used to be a long and complex journey. But with the release of Apple's Final Cut Pro X, beginners and pros alike can now jump directly to the fun, creative, and satisfying parts of video editing, without losing any of the professional features. In this course, you'll learn how to use Final Cut Pro X to import, organize, edit, and export a fun video—without having to pull any hair out.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Mastering the Wacom Tablet in Adobe PhotoshopMasterwacom
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    One of the most valuable pieces of equipment for digital drawing is the pressure-sensitive graphics tablet. The leading manufacturer of these tablets is Wacom, and its products are remarkable. Yet simply owning the device doesn’t necessarily translate to creating better digital artwork. This course aims to initiate the beginning digital artist into the world of digital drawing with a tablet. Primarily focused on use in Adobe Photoshop, this course will teach you how to set up, customize, use, and master your own tablet.Read More…