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: Creative Lighting Effects in Adobe PhotoshopLightingeffects
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    In this course you will learn how to create powerful lighting effects using several techniques in Adobe Photoshop and Flame Painter. You will be creating a beauty product advertising campaign using several stock photos. The aim of this course is to help you to enhance your clients’ advertising campaigns or promotional material, and to teach you how lighting can play a huge role in your final designs.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Introduction to Git and GitHubGit github
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    In our new course you'll learn all about the excellent source control management system Git. You'll also see how you can use the brilliant GitHub as a remote source of your Git repositories and as a way to share code with fellow developers.Read More…
  • Business
    How to Get Hired: Advice From Creative DirectorsCreative job interview hired
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    In this tutorial, you’ll hear what creative directors and recruiters are looking for when they step into the interview room and sit down opposite you. You’ll find out how you can best prepare, what you should do, and what key mistakes you should avoid.Read More…
  • Web Design
    New Course: Mastering Icon Fonts on the WebIcon fonts
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    Let’s say you’re building a website that uses lots of icons. How would you implement those on the web? As image files? They worked fine in the past, but not any more; not with retina displays and responsive websites. Icon fonts are the way to go, and in this course you’ll learn all there is to know about them: what they are, how to use them, and how to make your own.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Improving C# With Version 6Csharp 6
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    Every new version of C# brings new functionality to the language, but version 6 has even more changes than previous versions. Instead of bringing one or two new features, there are many—and each of them will change the way we write code on a daily basis. This course will take you through the most important new features, and show you how to use them.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn to Design Animal Characters in Our New CourseInspiredanimalcharacters
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    Our new course will teach you the basic principles of creating and rendering animal characters by drawing inspiration from their real-life counterparts as well as from your own imagination.Read More…
  • Code
    Meet Tuts+ Reader Ajmal AfifAjmal afif preview
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    Find out how Ajmal Afif built his career as a front-end developer, and what tips he has for those who are starting out on a similar path.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    New Course: iPhone Product PhotographyIphone prod
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    If you have a smartphone, you can make great product photos! In our new course you will learn how to use simple lighting and studio gear to make professional-quality photographs with your iPhone. You'll learn how to get the best from your phone's camera, how to set up product photos from scratch, and how to process the images in post-production.Read More…
  • Business
    What to Charge? A Freelancer's Guide to Giving an EstimateFreelance estimate calculation
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    Having the chance to bid on a major project is a freelancer’s dream, but can also be a nightmare. If the client hasn’t set a price and you have to come up with your own estimate, it can be very difficult to know how much to charge. You don’t want to price yourself out of the market, of course, but you also don’t want to bid too low and leave money on the table. This tutorial will show you how to get it right. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Get Up and Running With Foundation for AppsFoundation apps 2
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    In our new course you’ll learn all the essentials of working with Zurb’s “Foundation for Apps” framework. Along the way you’ll build a complete interface for a Task Management web app. Discover how to use the web design skills you already have to start designing application UIs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Mastering Color in Adobe IllustratorMasteringcolourinai
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    Colors are powerful. We sometimes take them for granted and don’t spend much time exploring them more. But once you understand colors a bit better and have a solid knowledge of how to use them in Adobe Illustrator, you will be able to put them to work. This course will show you how to color your artwork in Adobe Illustrator, how to be really efficient with it, and how to use color to spark your creativity.Read More…
  • Code
    New eBooks Available for Subscribers in AprilEbook promo preview
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    Do you want to learn more about MongoDB? How about mastering Node.js design patterns? Our latest batch of eBooks will teach you all you need to know about these topics and more.Read More…