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  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Three Ways to Make Your Designs Look Instantly Better! Preview image
    Sometimes it's hard to put your finger on it—there's something just not right about your layout. It's too dull, too fussy, too bare or too busy. These three quick fixes will help you transform your designs, and make your page look spectacular, not so-so. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Quick Tip: Pick ‘n’ Mix MDL Components with GulpMdl gulp
    Material Design Lite (MDL), as we have learned from previous tutorials, comes with plenty of UI components including navigation, cards, and buttons, which enable us to rapidly build a website. But what if you want just one, or a few of these features? Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Multi Pass Rendering and Compositing in 3ds Max and After Effects- Part 1Sd
    In this 2 parts tutorial series, I will teach how to do multi pass rendering and compositing in 3ds Max and After Effects. The 1st part is absolutely for the beginners. In this part, I will show you how to prepare a scene for multi pass rendering in 3ds Max. I will start with the basic passes like Diffuse, Shadow, Reflection and Specular. In the 2nd part of the tutorial, I will show you how to control all the passes with one particular and single pass only. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Portable Guitarist—Using iOS as a Live RigIpad rig
    In this tutorial, I'll explain how to employ modern technology in the form of an iPad. I’ll show you how using an iOS set-up has more to recommend it than you might think.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Illustrator Errors: Quick Tips to Solve Saving ErrorsError saving
    Avoid that moment of panic when Adobe Illustrator pops up with an error message and refuses to save your file or simply crashes while doing so. We'll explore four quick tips to solve those saving errors with workarounds for corrupted documents, and we'll discuss your machine's capabilities to create intricate vector artwork. Read More…
  • Code
    Scrolling Techniques for Material DesignMaterial design@2x
    During this year's Google I/O, Google introduced the Android Design Support Library to make the adoption of Material Design easier. This lets developers focus on the features that make their applications unique. In this tutorial, I’ll teach you how to implement the scrolling techniques that were demoed in Google’s Material Design specification.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Introduction to the Content Aware Features of Adobe PhotoshopManhattan 268281 1280
    The Content Aware features within Photoshop are fairly recent technology. With these tools, Photoshop automatically samples the pixels surrounding an area to fill a selection. This can be a huge time saver. In this short video tutorial we will explore the applications of this technology that feels more like magic than science!Read More…
  • Code
    WP_Query Arguments: DateMastering wp query featured image
    In this part of the series on WP_Query, learn how to query your posts by their publication date and use complex arrays of arguments to create more flexible date queries.Read More…
  • Business
    Freelancers, Are You Prepared for the Worst?Planning
    In this tutorial we’ll look at all the things a freelancer should have in place in order to be prepared for the worst, from life insurance to a plan for your digital assets. There’ll be ten items in all, and in each case I’ll give a brief explanation of what you need and how you can set it up. Read More…
  • Web Design
    PostCSS Quickstart Guide: Grunt SetupPostcss iv
    In the last tutorial we went through how to setup a PostCSS project with Gulp. In this tutorial we’ll achieve the same ends, by using Grunt. By the end of this tutorial you’ll know how to setup a PostCSS + Grunt project with any selection of plugins you choose.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Introduction to Traditional Media: Watercolour400x277
    In this tutorial I will introduce you to watercolour paints. Watercolours are very transportable, and can be used in the comfort of your own home (and easily cleared away) or in front of your favourite view.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The Digital Shoebox: Minimum Viable Digital Asset ManagementDigitalshoebox preview
    Digital asset management must become a normal way of doing things, not an exception, for every person who touches a camera or video cam. To make DAM as easy as possible, we’ve created a digital shoebox: the most accessible, least boring, and most minimal DAM system our team could imagine.Read More…