All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Design a High Impact Gig Poster Suitable for Screen-Printing - ScreencastTiger prev
    "Screen-prints are a great way to exhibit artworks or advertise a gig. Creating a high impact poster suitable for the screen-printing process can be achieved relatively easily. In this instance, we're going for a stylized and coarse effect, rather than a photo-realistic halftone interpretation of a design. So let's create a 3-color design that looks great on screen, printed from your home printer, or screen-printed using the silk-screen printing method." - James DaviesRead More…
  • Code
    10 Awesome Ruby on Rails Techniques to Get You StartedRuby prev
    Rails has seemingly set the web development world on fire these past few years. Popular web applications like Basecamp and Twitter have pushed Rails into the limelight as an excellent framework that any programmer (or even non-programmer) can quickly use to create applications. One of the most popular aspects of Rails is how easy and intuitive it is to start using right out of the box. Here are 10 tips that beginners can use to help with getting started with the powerful framework.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Fun Halloween Vector Poster200halloween
    In this tutorial, we'll cover how to create a dark graveyard scene with bats and a glowing moon. Lets get in the spooky holiday spirit and have some fun making this Halloween poster design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Explosive Cover with Precise Photo Manipulation TechniquesPreview
    In this tutorial, we're going to make a creative illustration in a style meant for a video game cover or sci-fi book cover. We'll create this with mostly photo manipulation techniques. With some cool Photoshop options you can turn all the photos you chose, into one stunning looking explosive cover. It's amazing, how easy this can be done, all you need is just a good idea and some solid basics in Photoshop. The hardest part in doing this, is finding the right images. I chose them carefully, as the better photos chosen, the less time it will take you to create this quality illustration. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Beat Match With Your DJ Gear's Pitch ControllersThumb
    In this video tutorial, Johnathan Lewis explains the process of beat matching using the pitch controllers on your DJ equipment.Read More…
  • Code
    Ruby On Rails - Week 4200x200
    Welcome to Ruby on Rails From Scratch Week 4! This week we're going to talk about ruby syntax. After this tutorial, I believe that you'll have a much better understanding of the framework and feel much more comfortable doing things by yourself. Oh yeah, and there's a surprise this week - a screencast! So without further ado, here is week 4! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The New Freebies Section is Looking FabulousPreview
    We recently kicked off Psdtuts+ V4, which launched some refinements to the theme of the site, and we also have some new sections. One of those is the Freebies Section. Check it out if you haven't yet, as it's growing quickly. Also, here is a quick link if your looking to Submit a Freebie. Let's take a look at some of the first additions to this new feature of Psdtuts+.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Add Your Own Touch to the Psdtuts+ RedesignUnlock
    If you scroll down to the bottom of the new Psdtuts+ theme you'll notice that next to our logo in the footer is a link to somewhere else on the web, or a quote. This is generated from a random list of ten quotes or links. At the moment they are Collis's own bizarro favorite links and videos, but he's asked me to hand over control of that section to you guys. Read on to find out how you can get your favorite link or quote exposed to over 1.4 million designers!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Freebie Paper Texture ImagesPapertexturethumb200
    Texture Resolution: 1280 pixels by 960 pixelsNo. in set: 10Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Stone Texture Pack!Stonethumb200
    Texture Resolution: 2000 pixels by 1500 pixelsNo. in set: 10Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Adobe Illustrator to Draw in PerspectivePreview
    In this tutorial, I'll cover how to use Illustrator to set up perspective drawings, and help you choose the best way to approach your new perspective drawing projects. We'll review some theory and then work through examples of working with 1-point, 2-point, and 3-point Perspective.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Halloween Pumpkin Wallpaper in PhotoshopPreview
    Halloween is near! So let's take a pumpkin image, carve it up, and light it for this coming holiday. You'll learn how to get this nice effect on any pumpkin picture, how to play with the colors, apply some layer blending modes to skip the extraction process, and more.Read More…