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  • Design & Illustration
    Mini Monster PackPreview
    File Type: EPS CS2 compatibleLicense: Creative Commons license, for business use please subscribe to license at customhorror.netRead More…
  • Code
    Voting Begins: The First 5 Screencast Contestants200x200
    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! Today, you'll learn everything from setting up your first Django project, to simplifying the beginnings of a jQuery plugin, to applying guides in Photoshop. Each video is less than or equal to five minutes. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Shiny Earth with Photoshop 3D LayersFinal 2
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a shiny planet icon using the 3D features of Photoshop CS4 Extended. This will cover basic information about 3D layers and texture maps. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    A Beginner's Guide to Digital Textile PrintingPreview
    This is a basic illustration tutorial combined with a practical overview of file preparation for Digital Textile Printing. After a long process of trial and error I've developed a streamlined process for creating files for digital textile printing. This is the perfect tutorial for people wanting to learn basic file preparation and color management. You'll learn the details of prepping your vector file for digital textile printing and these skills transfer well to larger projects. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Throwing Dice With the Jiglib Physics Engine and Away3D200x200
    In this tutorial we'll build a box which we can throw dice into. To do this we'll use Away3D as the 3D engine and Jiglib as the physics engine. Let's get stuck in..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Layer Sequences to Create Depth and PaceThumb
    Most of us use MIDI sequences in our projects at some point in the production process. Even when you find the perfect pattern that really compliments your other parts, you can still be left wanting. Even with extra processing and effects a simple pattern can sometimes sound a little dry and clinical. The answer often doesn't lie in reprogramming the sequence or using heavy effects processing. A more simple approach can be using one or two extra synths layered with your original pattern. This can add depth and pace to the whole piece and often make the part more exciting. Lets take a look at the entire process, from recording the original part right through to mixing the layered sounds into your existing project.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Rocky Video Game Terrain in Blender: Part 3200px preview
    In this series of tutorials you will learn how to create a finished environment for Blender's Game Engine. The main focus of the series will be texturing and lighting, with the use of some custom 2d filters to enhance the result.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Michael HealdThumbnail
    Micheal Heald from the UK is a mixed disciplined creative professional who runs his award winning design studio Fully Illustrated, which offers creative services, from design and branding to illustration and 3D motion graphics. Michael says, his heart truly lies with cartoon illustration as there is nothing like the process of bringing something to life on paper and as rewarding than seeing someone's face light up with a smile upon meeting one of his characters. His passion and enthusiasm for creativity is truly reflected by the stunning visual imagery he creates and could be seen throughout his portfolio.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Digital Artist Kerem BeyitPreview
    Kerem Beyit is from Turkey and working as a freelancer there. It is common to see his works everywhere around the world. He has magical creative powers and is really successful at Illustration, concept design and working in Photoshop. Learn more about his process, work, and inspiration!Read More…
  • Code
    Simple Techniques to Lock Down your WebsiteNoisemagnify
    One crucial part of PHP development practice is always keeping in mind that security is not something you can simply buy off the shelf at your local convenient store. Ensuring the security of your web applications is a process, which over time, needs to be constantly evaluated, monitored, and hardened.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Retro, Vector Invaders IllustrationPreview
    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a retro 'Space Invader' style illustration using basic shapes and the Extrude & Bevel effect. This is relatively simple to create and loads of fun to make. It does require a little bit of planning for the composition and some other details. Let's walk through how to create this design.Read More…
  • Code
    Create an Analog Clock Screensaver with Screentime for FlashPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to build a stylish Analog Clock using ActionScript 3.0. We'll use the resulting swf movie with Screentime for Flash to create a fully functional screensaver. Time for some fun..Read More…