David Appleyard
Tuts+ Editorial Manager
David Appleyard manages the Tuts+ Editorial Team, along with having founded several design websites including Design Shack, Creative VIP, and Themelantic.
Tutorials
  • Crafts & DIY
    Win $300 to Spend on Craft Supplies With Our Pinterest Competition!Craftcompetition
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    To celebrate the launch of Crafttuts+, we're excited to be giving away $300 for one lucky winner to spend on craft goodies! Whether you're in need of new crafty supplies, books, materials, or anything else, this is your chance to win a fantastic prize. Read on to find out how to enter by creating a Pinterest board!Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    Tell Us What You Want on Crafttuts+!Liketosee 2
    Crafttuts+ is a brand new site, meaning now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see here. Whether you’re dying to learn how to the basics of needlecraft, create amazing paper crafts, delve into repurposing and upcycling, or find out how to earn a living from your craft — we'd like to hear from you! You can suggest not just particular topics, but feedback on how you think Crafttuts+ should run, suggestions for the site and any other ideas you wish to share with the editorial team.Read More…
  • Crafts & DIY
    Welcome to Crafttuts+Welcome 2
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    We're excited to announce that Crafttuts+ is joining the other Tuts+ sites as the latest member of Envato's educational network! Crafttuts+ is focused on teaching everything crafty — fundamental craft skills, decorations, ceramics, crochet, jewellery-making, embroidery, candles, paper-craft, knitting, woodwork, printmaking, as well as how to market, sell, and promote your craft work. Whether you've never even wondered about your crafty side, or consider yourself an expert, we've got you covered! Keep reading to learn a little bit more about the new editor of Crafttuts+ and what we’ll be offering on the site...Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Last Chance to Attend the Tuts+ Live Workshop (and Win a Ticket!)Workshopwin
    We only have a handful of tickets left for the Tuts+ Live Workshop we're running this month, a live online workshop that will help you take your Photoshop knowledge and skill to the next level. This is your last chance to grab a ticket if you'd like to attend, so head over to the workshop page for all the details. And read on for your chance to grab a free ticket worth $99...!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Live Workshop: 16 Hours of Live Photoshop Training for $99!Tutsliveworkshop
    Today, we are excited to announce Building a Career Around Photoshop, a live online workshop that will help you take your Photoshop knowledge and skill to the next level. Attendees can join in each week, download video recordings of each session, take part in homework exercises, and interact with other attendees, live and from the comfort of your own home. During these workshops we will be covering photo editing and retouching, graphic and web design, user interface design, digital art, and much more. Each weekly session lasts two hours, giving you the chance to receive live training from one of our post popular and talented authors — Martin Perhiniak. It is an amazing investment in your future career, and we think you are going to love everything we have planned! Visit the Tuts+ Live Workshop Page to Find Out MoreRead More…
  • Code
    Have You Checked out Gamedevtuts+ Recently?Letter
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    We wanted to give you a quick update on the latest member of the Tuts+ family — Gamedevtuts+! Gamedevtuts+ is dedicated to teaching game development, with tutorials, tips, and articles about level layout, game design, coding, and working in the industry. We walk you through how to create games from scratch, go into the theory behind game development, level and character design, discuss working in the industry, and much more... Read on to find out more about the all-new Gamedevtuts+!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Announcing the Envato Birthday Bundle!200 bundle
    It's Envato's sixth birthday and, to celebrate, we’ve created the Birthday Bundle! Envato has grown up fast over the past six years to become the bustling network of sites it is today, and the Birthday Bundle is our way of saying, “thanks for being part of the journey!” Read on to find out more...Read More…
  • Game Development
    Welcome to Gamedevtuts+!Welcome
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    Gamedevtuts+ joins Psdtuts+, Vectortuts+, Audiotuts+, Aetuts+, Activetuts+, Cgtuts+, Mobiletuts+, Phototuts+, Webdesigntuts+, Wptuts+, Mactuts+ and Nettuts+ as Envato’s newest Tuts+ site. Gamedevtuts+ is a site dedicated to game developers, with tutorials, tips, and articles about level layout, game design, coding, and working in the industry. We walk you through how to create games from scratch, go into the theory behind game development, level and character design, discuss working in the industry, and much more! Whether you're completely new to game development or you're a seasoned pro, we've got you covered! Keep reading to learn a little bit more about the new editor of Gamedevtuts+ and what we’ll be offering on the site.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Announcing Mactuts+ — Mac & OS X Tutorials, Guides & How To's!Mactuts
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    We're excited to let you know about the latest addition to the Tuts+ family — Mactuts+! Mactuts+ is focused on teaching you how to use your Mac more effectively, efficiently, and powerfully. You’ll learn about the basics of OS X, how to switch, how to use accessories and time-saving software, work with your Mac in an enterprise setting, and how to save time with advanced productive tips and tricks. Read on to find out more, and learn about our $1,000 competition!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Community Meetup in New York!Nycmeetup
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    We're excited to announce that we will be holding a Tuts+ community meetup on the 19th of July in New York City! Are you interested in meeting your fellow Tuts+ fans as well as some of the staff who make the sites tick? This is your chance!Read More…
  • Code
    Drawing Activetuts+ to a Close At
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    Activetuts+ launched in 2009 with the aim of teaching how to build websites, apps, animations, and interfaces in Flash. Much has changed in the industry over the past few years, and Activetuts+ has evolved several times to continue teaching relevant content. As of today, we are going to be drawing Activetuts+ to a close in order to concentrate our focus on better covering several exciting new areas of education. After the break we'll be explaining our thinking behind the decision, what we'll be doing with our archive of content, and our plans for the future.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Last Chance: Digital Art Workshop This Weekend — Save 30%!Tutsliveworkshop
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    Just in case you didn't spot our announcement about the first Tuts+ Live Workshops at the end of last week, I wanted to let you know that this is your last chance to purchase a ticket for the digital art workshop running this weekend! Read on for an exclusive introduction to this series of Tuts+ Live Workshops, and details on how to book.Read More…