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  • Design & Illustration
    Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash Effect - Screencast17 lust typo vid
    "Today, I'm gonna take you into the beauty of black and white design. We'll make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. We'll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look. So, let's rock this one and learn all about the cool techniques included here!" Wojciech PijeckiRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create Destructive Black and White Lettering with a Dramatic Splash EffectPreview
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    Today, I'm gonna take you into the beauty of black and white design. We'll make some expressive lettering, which includes thoughts connected with a central word. We'll turn standard text into a stunning, destructive illustration, and give it a final unique look. So, let's rock this one and learn all about the cool techniques included here!Read More…
  • Code
    Asynchronous Comments with PHP, jQuery, and JSON200x200
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    In this article, we’re going to look at how we create a simple but effective means of capturing and displaying visitor comments using a blend of jQuery, PHP and JSON. In the public forum that is the blogosphere, the ability to capture and display visitor comments on your blogs can give you instant feedback and opinions from the people that matter most – those that read your blog. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Stylized Vector Grasshopper200grasshopper
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a create a grasshopper based on an image. We'll review how to trace the needed parts and alter them in order to make the little guy look good in all his vector glory. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Your Own "Private Ryan" Movie Shot - Day 2Preview day2
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    On day 2 of this charged tutorial, Michal will try to give you some insights and hints about gun firings, ricochets and keying out soldiers to clone and paste them in to moving footage. So, needless to say... just LOCK n' LOAD!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Kode Logic InterviewP
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    Kode Logic is a exceptionally talented designer with a variation of wonderful styles that please the viewer. Kode strives to indulge the viewers and stimulate them with his amazing art. As a 23 year old student Kode is currently in school and is planning to have a huge year in 09' by releasing a lot more of his great art.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Customizable Aluminum and Glass Styled Vector EmblemPreview
    Whenever the need arises to create realistic effects or textures for a design, Photoshop is the tool that most people immediately turn to. However, Adobe has brought Illustrator a long way since its early days, and with each new version it comes closer to matching (and in some ways surpasses) its raster-based cousin. In this tutorial, we'll create an aluminum and glass emblem that can be customized with any logo or shape. And since all the effects will be done entirely in Illustrator, the whole graphic will be fully scalable. So, let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Your Own "Private Ryan" Movie Shot - Day 1Preview day1
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    You don't have to be Steven Spielberg, you don't need millions of dollars, you don't even need more than one actor to make your own war movie (well, one shot anyway). In this two day tutorial series, Michal will show you how to create a realistic war movie shot using only one actor and a camera man. Day 1 will show you: Color correction, realistic camera shake, and bullets hitting the ground on fast footage. These are just pointers to lead you on your track to making convincing war movie visual effects. 3... 2... 1... FIRE!Read More…
  • Code
    JavaScript and the DOM Series: Lesson 1200x200
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    Hello and welcome to the first part of what will hopefully be an extensive series covering core aspects of the JavaScript programming language and the DOM API. While frameworks such as jQuery, Prototype and MooTools are great ways of suppressing browser bugs and speeding up development, it's important to know and understand the underlying technologies. This series intends to tell you what you need to know about JavaScript and the Document Object Model (DOM). Even if you swear by a particular library this will still benefit you - knowing how something works under the skin can only be a good thing!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Creating Sample & Hold Synth Effects in Propellerhead ReasonThumb
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    Even if you are not familiar with the term ‘sample and hold’ it’s pretty likely you have heard one of these effects in action. If you know the classic track ‘Rez’ by Underworld then have most certainly come across the technique, as the entire track is based around a resonant synth line modulated by a sample and hold LFO.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Digital Illustration Using Birds - Screencast25
    "This tutorial is all about creating an illustration using just a few stock images of birds. The composition is quite simple, but with a little inspiration you can create something really nice. I would like to thank Flavius for giving me a hand with this - much appreciated!" Constantin PotoracRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing TechniquesPreview
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    The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill. Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format.Read More…