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  • Design & Illustration
    Vladimir Tomin InterviewP
    Vladimir Tomin is a Russian native with a unique style of design. A fantastic mix of hand drawn elements and digital art fused together create imagery from Vlad's life as well as his favorite things in life. Vlad also creates motion graphics and talks about how he incorporates Photoshop into them. He also tells us his opinion on the most important parts of attracting clients. And as usual we get an explanation of how he created one of his best illustrations. This is another great interview with another talented artist, so lets get into it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Chris Alexander, AKA YiporiPreview
    Chris Alexander is an experienced web designer from England. In addition to this he's following his passion for creating cute characters, which he brands as Yipori. He's working hard to make the transition to freelancing as an illustrator. He's been creating these fun loving characters in Illustrator, after experimenting with other software and workflows. Learn all about his motivation, inspiration, and creative drive!Read More…
  • Code
    Best of the Web - AugustDirty coding
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    August was a month filled with excellent articles from around the Net. We can always rely on major companies to provide some interesting fodder for developers; Yahoo! started suggesting Firefox users try IE8 and Google unveiled a faster, sleeker search engine. Oh, and if you've ever released some imperfect shoddy code to meet a deadline, than you'll appreciate some examples of dirty hacks used in games. All these and more in August's edition of Best of the Web.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Unique Colorful Site LayoutPreview
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    This tutorial will guide you through the process of designing a professional website with a funky colorful flair. The tutorial features some great colors, effects and layer styles in which you can use over and over for future projects. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How To Create A Vector Wacom Tablet In IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial, I show you how to create a vector Wacom tablet in Illustrator CS4 using some basic shapes, gradients, and effects. In order to follow this tutorial, you should have some prior experience with the Pen Tool and know how to manipulate preexisting points and curves. If you don't know how to do this already, you may have a hard time following some of these steps. I strongly recommend you learn the Pen Tool (Illustrator's Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide is a good tutorial on that), inside and out, considering Illustrator practically revolves around it. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Custom File Extension AIR AppPreview
    This tutorial will explain how to make your own file extensions in Adobe AIR. I'll show you how to build a small application, save the positions of a couple movieclips within it, and reload them when the application is launched. Follow along and see if you can come up with your own uses for Custom File Extensions..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use a Parametric EqualizerThumb
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    The equalizer is an important piece of audio technology. As one of my Conservatorium tutors once said, when you’re setting up a session, adding an EQ as the first insert is almost as essential as creating the tracks themselves. Studio audio isn’t about capturing every frequency of every sound: it’s about creating a polished track that highlights the best of each instrument. Let’s take a look at this basic yet widely misunderstood tool, the parametric EQ plug-in.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Put Together a Realistic District 9 CompositeThumb
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    Adding outside elements into a scene can be a tedious endeavor. Today we'll be shown a few different compositing tips as we superimpose the space ship from District 9 into our shot.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Export 3d Camera Data from Cinema 4D into After Effects - Day 2Preview image
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    The key to good project management is workflow, and also to ensure that all your pieces and parts will all come together in the final assembly. Design is no different. This tutorial deals with some more advanced compositing techniques, and hopefully after watching the first tutorial, you'll have a good grasp of the basics and be ready to dive into this 3 video tutorial featuring advanced compositing using tags, multi-pass renders, and expressions in After Effects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Pure Web Icon Pack200
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    Format: PNG and ICOSize: 718x718, 512x512, 265x256License: Free for personal and commercial work. No attribution required.Read More…
  • Code
    20+ HTML Forms Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    Working with XHTML forms can be somewhat daunting; they not only use some niche HTML elements, but also blur the line between static content and user interaction. Let's review some things to remember when creating your next form.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Is CorelDRAW Awkward?Preview
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    CorelDRAW had its 20th anniversary just recently. If a software can stand for 20 years it couldn't be that bad, right? But yes, it looks awkward and many people simply ignore it, since it is not "cool" enough. Its designer community isn't large and the software itself has some disadvantages, which make it look a bit awkward. Let's reviews some advantages and disadvantages of using this software.Read More…