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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Gold Chain Pattern Brush with IllustratorPreview
    In this tutorial I will explain pattern brushes in Illustrator. Creating pattern brushes can save time and is a great technique to add to your design skills. After this tutorial you will be able to create great pattern brushes to add to your design arsenal. Lets get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Quality Photoshop UI Design TutorialsPreview
    Want to improve your interface design skills? If so, then check out this group of Photoshop tutorials. There are loads of tuts here to get started with basic elements and work your way up to full interface designs, which integrate numerous custom elements. If you're looking to get started with Photoshop UI design or build these skills, then jump into these tutorials right now!Read More…
  • Code
    An Introduction to Tweening with ActionScript 3.0Preview
    Flash is known for delivering rich interactive experiences with a lot of "eye-candy". Often, this eye-candy is achieved by means of animation and Flash has great animating capabilities. During this tutorial we'll discuss tweening; Flash's automated animation.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Group Tracks in Pro Tools 8Thumb
    Dealing with sessions that are fairly track-heavy can be a difficult process — even a song with as few as ten tracks gets a little tough to manage. Grouping is a feature of Pro Tools 8 that makes it easier to deal with sections of your project in bulk, saving you time and yielding more accurate results.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    14 Free Stock Footage and Green Screen Plate ResourcesThumb
    I know it is hard to shoot your own green screen plates sometimes to practice on, or perhaps you don't have a good camera to mess around with for 3D tracking, or integrating CG with live action. Well I have found a bunch of different resources from around the interwebz to help you to get some footage on your screen, so let the experiments begin.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Making of “The Tunnel” in Maya and Photoshop: Part 1Titleimage
    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fantastic tunnel scene in Maya, and then add some final lighting touches in Photoshop. You will follow Abed Ibrahim through his process of modeling, texturing, shading, and rendering techniques, and finally arrive at the spectacular result that is shown here.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Amazing Liquid Apple Effect in RealFlow, C4D and AE - Part 3Preview3
    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a bullet shooting through a liquid apple using Realflow, Cinema 4D, and After Effects . On the first day, you will learn scene setup in Realflow and proxy objects, Day 2 will cover importing Realflow data back into Cinema 4D and setting up for multipass rendering, and on the third and final Day, we will focus on importing .aec data from Cinema 4D into After Effects and isolating individual elements, as well as post effects. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Look a Little Familiar?Paperthumb
    Just had somebody share this with me and wanted to pass it on. Nando Costa, along with the team at Bent put together this piece for Scott. I find it very cool that you can find out how to create a similar effect by following the tutorial by Nicolas Plaire found here. Read More…
  • Code
    A New Crop of Screencasts. Vote for your Favorite!200x200
    Each day this week, we'll post five of the top twenty-five videos from the Nettuts+/Screenr competition. Your job, if you choose to accept it, is to review these short web development video tips and choose your favorite one in the poll below. How should you judge? Quite simply - there are no rules! Pick the one that helped you the most. The most chosen video each day will earn a spot in the top five at the end of the week! With only two days left in our fun screencast week, we're getting down to the wire! Today, we have video tutorials ranging from applying the DRY programming technique to your templates, to some nifty tricks with jQuery! Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    50 Captivating Slow Shutter Speed PhotosPreview
    Using a slow shutter speed allows for a completely different style of photography - from light painting to capturing smooth water effects. This article features a quick introduction to this style of photography, followed by 50 really amazing examples of the technique in action. Hopefully you'll leave feeling inspired!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    11 Soft Synths to Add to Your RackThumb
    Synthesizers are amazing instruments. I used to love watching videos of Vangelis, Rick Wakeman, Keith Emerson and Jean Michel Jarre play their racks of synths in the 70s and 80s. Their arms would jump from keyboard to keyboard with practiced precision, their fingers hitting buttons, moving sliders and changing patches between phrases.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Add Dimensions to Your Vectors with Over 25 Illustrator 3D Tutorials from Vectortuts+Preview
    We recently rounded up Illustrator Gradient Mesh tutorials, which is an excellent tool for adding dimensionality to your work, but Illustrator also has built in 3D dedicated tools. Let's dedicate some time to mastering those as well. We have numerous tutorial here on Vectortuts+ for you to get started working with Illustrator's 3D effects, practice those tools through multiple projects, and ultimately master them. Let's run through these 3D dedicated Illustrator tutorials!Read More…