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  • Music & Audio
    Meet the New Tuts+200
    Today across the Tuts+ network we're rolling out some changes to our brand and how our sites work together. These changes include a rebrand of our logos, a shift from multiple domain names to a single top level domain, a universal Plus membership, a Plus Affiliate Program, updated Plus interface, a Twitter Tuts+ news stream and a new tutsplus.com site complete with a rearrangeable dashboard. In other words, a whole bunch of stuff!Read More…
  • Code
    How to Create Your First Joomla Template200x200
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    In this tutorial , you will learn about the basics of a Joomla template, and create one from scratch. We will quickly go through installing a local server and Joomla itself, and then create a basic functioning template.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Rinspeed Chopster - PinkChopster vt tn
    File Type: Illustrator CSLicense: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia License.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Splattered Vector and Photography Mash Up - Screencast24
    "Mixing Vector work with Photography is a great way to produce a fun and colorful art style. This approach is used in a variety of projects from club flyers and CD Artwork through to high-end advertising imagery. Expanding on the comprehensive guide to the Pen Tool by Ian Yates, we look at creative ways of implanting the tool. This tutorial should convince those of you lacking the confidence to draw within Photoshop to do so with style. " - James DaviesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Digital Illustration Using BirdsPreview
    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!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make 3D Yet Flat Looking Shopping Basket IconsPreview
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    Shopping for a new icon? Look no further. Learn how to create a custom shopping basket icon for your next web design project. We'll combine 3D qualities with a flat look. You'll need a firm understanding of Adobe Illustrators tools to complete this tutorial.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Audition Reason Combinator Blends with Your KeyboardThumb
    Finding a set of sounds that work well together can be difficult. In Reason, it can be a laborious effort to create a combination of instruments, record some MIDI on each and then play them back. In this tutorial, we’ll look at a trick you can use in Reason to allow you to hear playback from multiple Combinators in real-time from your MIDI controller.Read More…
  • Code
    5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSSCss
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    Sure, anyone can write CSS. Even programs are doing it for you now. But is the CSS any good? Here are 5 tips to start improving yours.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Luke Feldman AKA SKAFFSSkaffsthumbnail1
    Luke Feldman is an Australian artist working professionally as a multimedia designer. He has developed SKAFFS, a collection of vibrant and quirky ideas which can be best described as beautiful, elegant and colorful. His original and distinctive style of illustration makes his work easily recognizable and immediately succeeds in grabbing full attention of a viewer. This freelance illustrator, animator and sound producer has worked for huge companies like Coca Cola, Apple, and Facebook among others. Being fun, colorful and attractive his work quite naturally translates into sculpture, animation, skate deck lines, vinyl adhesive lines, toys, and more. So lets have a digital chat with this multi-talented artist!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    20+ Sources of Inspiration from Stone, Dirt, and RustPreview
    Design inspiration can come from all kinds of sources. Dirt, stones and rust can be excellent sources of inspiration for textured and grunge-style designs. Many websites are now using textured background images to replicate these items, and these techniques can be used in a variety of ways in graphic design. In this post, we'll look at some photographs and websites for inspiration, tutorials to show some techniques for incorporating these textures into your work, and some Photoshop brushes to make it easier. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Love-Lee Vector Set200x200
    File Type: EPSLicense: NoncommercialRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Interplay of Abstract Light StreaksPreview small
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    This tutorial is inspired by the work of the Lichfaktor collective. You should really take a look at their pictures, which are pure urban poetry. I basically wanted a simple way to create similar light effects without freezing my bones outside at night. To achieve this we'll use both Illustrator to design the basic shapes and Photoshop to create the lighting effects. Since everything is going to be done with smart objects and layer styles, the final image will be scalable at any size.Read More…