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  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Vector Traffic Light with Simple Shapes, Gradients, and GlowsTrafficlight%20preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll see how creating this detailed traffic light is just a matter of building up layers of simple shapes, custom gradients, and the Outer Glow effect.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    15 Ways to Diversify Your Mix06 diversifymix
    Sometimes when you're recording an artist or a band, it's easy to fall into relaxed habits and forget how important it is to give each track its own unique flavor and excitement. It could be that you've stopped pushing yourself, or it could just be that the artist has written an album of really repetitive songs. Either way, here are 15 tips for adding some excitement and diversity to otherwise tired recordings. Photo: York Tillyer.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    AudioJungle Wallpaper Contest UpdateContests
    We have a resolution to the search issue that participants have expressed understandable concern about. Also, we'll need a bit longer to decide the winners and launch the next contest. Great job to everyone that has participated! The contest has ended and we're working on choosing the winners.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Sidechaining and Ducking in Reason04 sidechaining
    Side-chaining and ducking is certainly a popular topic amongst today's production fraternity. Mainly used to create pumping effects in electronic music, the process still remains a mystery to a lot of people. Things can become especially confusing when a program has its own tools for the job. Mo Volans gives you a Reason to duck...Read More…
  • Code
    Best of the Web - June 2008Botw
    It's time for a web roundup for June 2008. Like Collis' mentioned in last month's roundup, these take a long time because there's so much reading material to distract from the main goal: a list of relevant links for you NETTUTS readers. Enjoy.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Realistic Blackberry Style Mobile Phone From ScratchPreview
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    If you ever have to create a slick phone or Blackberry design, and you don't feel like buying stock images, then this tutorial is for you. I will show you how to use Vector Shapes, Masks, and mostly Layer Effects to create this elegant design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating Realistic Texture and a Sharp Vector KnifePreview
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    Creating convincing vectors can be a daunting task. I will show you how to make wood and metal textures for a vector knife using the Gradient Mesh Tool, layering Gradients, and the Pathfinder Tools.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Make and Mix a Running 16th-note Bassline01 trancebassline
    In this tutorial, we're going to learn how to make and mix a “running” 16th-note bassline. You'll hear this in countless dance genres such as techno and even breaks, but it's become synonymous with trance over the years.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Audiotuts has Officially Launched!Audiotuts preview
    We're super excited to launch the new site! AUDIOTUTS has the same setup and dedication to quality tutorials as Psdtuts+, only it will focus on audio tutorials. Check it out today and consider getting involved if you're a professional audio artist. The site is looking for great audio tutorial writers.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn How to Digitally Paint an Underwater Galaxy200x200 previewamazon galaxy
    Get going with some paint strokes in Photoshop! I created a design like this for the AudioJungle Contest. The design was a lot of fun to do, and I thought you would enjoy learning how it was created. Some of the tools used in this tutorial are: Brush Engine, Paint Brush, Pen Tool, Layer Masks, Layer Styles, and more.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn How to Create Realistic Vector FirePreview
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    For this tutorial, I wanted to do something simpler then my previous tutorials. This is not just a beginners tutorial though. This tutorial shows the simplicity and power that Illustrator possesses. In turn, this tutorial's techniques can be applied to many other elements other than fire.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    TUTS is looking for a designer!16
    Normally I post all my jobs on our FreelanceSwitch job board but since today I'm looking for a designer I thought I would open this up to the entire Psdtuts+ audience. In short, we're looking for a freelance designer to work on our growing list of Eden projects with me! If you think that might be you, then read on.Read More…