Collis Ta'eed
Hi I'm Collis and I work at Envato making awesome websites and generally wandering about the internets!
Tutorials
  • Code
    Envato Flash OOP Bundle on Sale!Code
    Since our roots here at Envato are in Flash - ActiveDen was our very first site - we've always had a bit of a soft spot for the technology. Though it's taken a battering in the last year, things seem to be picking up and certainly our Flash Marketplace is still going strong. So today we're unveiling a limited time offer Flash OOP Site Template Bundle packing $399 of value and putting it for sale for just $30!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Envato Flash OOP Bundle on Sale!Design and illustration
    Since our roots here at Envato are in Flash - ActiveDen was our very first site - we've always had a bit of a soft spot for the technology. Though it's taken a battering in the last year, things seem to be picking up and certainly our Flash Marketplace is still going strong. So today we're unveiling a limited time offer Flash OOP Site Template Bundle packing $399 of value and putting it for sale for just $30!Read More…
  • Code
    From PSD to HTML: Building a Set of Website Designs Step by Step200
    160 shares
    Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Nettuts+. Today I'm going to take you through my entire process of getting from Photoshop to completed HTML. We're going to build out a set of 4 PSD mockups of a website that eventually will become a WordPress theme. It's a massive tutorial, so if you're going to follow through to the end, make sure you have a few hours to spare!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Spectacular Grass Text Effect in Photoshop200
    119 shares
    Psdtuts has been around for just over three years. During that time, we’ve posted a lot of content. We know that the amount of content on our site may be a bit overwhelming to those of you who recently discovered our site. That is why we have decided to periodically resurrect some of our older posts for you all to enjoy. Today, we have decided to bring back a post by Envato founder, Collis Ta’eed, from May 2008, that demonstrates how to create a spectacular grass text effect in Photoshop. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Envato 'WordPress Pack' Bundle!Web design
    Love WordPress? Well you're going to love our latest Envato Bundle - the WordPress Pack - which has over $250 of premium WP Themes, Plugins, a mobile theme, a psd template, a copy of my book How to Be a Rockstar WordPress Designer, and a Tuts Premium tutorial series, all for the amazing price of $30! But it's only available for 7 days, so grab it while it's hot!Read More…
  • Code
    New Higher Envato Marketplace Rates!Code
    For four years the Envato Marketplaces have helped authors around the world earn an income selling their digital wares. Along the way we've grown from one marketplace to seven, with more on the way. We've gone from hundreds of members to hundreds of thousands. Items from our marketplaces have appeared in projects for companies big and small, all around the world. And most importantly of all, we've had thousands of authors cash out earnings, ranging from a bit of money for a big weekend to sums in the tens of thousands of dollars a month! It's been an amazing ride, and here at Envato along with our commitment to growing Tuts+, we are completely committed to making our marketplaces the best around. That's why I'm very excited today to announce that as of the end of September we are rolling out some dramatically improved rates for all our exclusive authors!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Higher Envato Marketplace Rates!Business
    For four years the Envato Marketplaces have helped authors around the world earn an income selling their digital wares. Along the way we've grown from one marketplace to seven, with more on the way. We've gone from hundreds of members to hundreds of thousands. Items from our marketplaces have appeared in projects for companies big and small, all around the world. And most importantly of all, we've had thousands of authors cash out earnings, ranging from a bit of money for a big weekend to sums in the tens of thousands of dollars a month! It's been an amazing ride, and here at Envato along with our commitment to growing Tuts+, we are completely committed to making our marketplaces the best around. That's why I'm very excited today to announce that as of the end of September we are rolling out some dramatically improved rates for all our exclusive authors!Read More…
  • Code
    Nettuts joins the Smashing NetworkCode
    A quick bit of news today to let you know that Nettuts+ has joined the Smashing Network which means you'll now be able to see Nettuts+ posts appear on Smashing's awesome Web Design Post Network section! The quality of sites in the network is simply phenomenal, and I'm thrilled that Vitaly and the crew are letting our tutorials reach even more people through their network. If you've not ever flicked through the Smashing Network, I highly recommend heading over. The only downside is you usually end up with way more awesome articles than you could possibly read! :-)Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts joins the Smashing NetworkDesign and illustration
    A quick bit of news today to let you know that Psdtuts+ has joined the Smashing Network which means you'll now be able to see Psdtuts+ posts appear on Smashing's awesome Web Design Post Network section! The quality of sites in the network is simply phenomenal, and I'm thrilled that Vitaly and the crew are letting our tutorials reach even more people through their network. If you've not ever flicked through the Smashing Network, I highly recommend heading over. The only downside is you usually end up with way more awesome articles than you could possibly read! :-)Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    28 Creative PowerPoint and Keynote Presentation DesignsDesign and illustration
    2 shares
    There’s a certain art to putting together a solid presentation and PowerPoint and Keynote are the primary tools of the trade. The “art” comes into play when you’re trying to set yourself apart; so how you use the tools is of great importance. Often it is the design of the presentation itself that does the trick. In an effort to help you put together a great-looking presentation, we've put together 28 examples of creative presentation designs using Powerpoint and Keynote over on WorkAwesome. ( Continue Reading at WorkAwesome ) Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Behind the Scenes of Psdtuts with Collis!Design and illustration
    Here at Envato we're pretty famous for building a lot of successful blogs, like this one! We've done quite a few now, so last year I decided other people might find our techniques and systems useful. Today I'm really happy to announce my new book How to Build a Successful Blog Business which is a step by step guide to doing what we do, and it comes packed with case studies for our blogs including Psdtuts!Read More…
  • Code
    Behind the Scenes of Nettuts with Collis!Code
    Here at Envato we're pretty famous for building a lot of successful blogs, like this one! We've done quite a few now, so last year I decided other people might find our techniques and systems useful. Today I'm really happy to announce my new book How to Build a Successful Blog Business which is a step by step guide to doing what we do, and it comes packed with case studies for our blogs including Nettuts!Read More…