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  • Design & Illustration
    Rainbow Logo in Photoshop - Screencast12
    This tutorial is another user's request. It's an easy technique, but I'm sure you will be able to use it in all sorts of designs. It's very versatile. In this case I used this technique for a logo, but I could use it to create grids with light effects as well - Fabio Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Web 2.0 Footer in Photoshop11
    Since Web 2.0 hit the internet, footers have become more important than ever, and there has been some great looking work done downstairs. In this tutorial I'll show you how to produce a sleek looking site footer in Photoshop - Daniel LopesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Draw A Realistic Vector Guitar in InkscapePreview 200x200
    This tutorial will go over the techniques used to draw a realistic guitar from scratch using the free vector program Inkscape. To complete this tutorial, you should already have a basic knowledge of vector tools, such as: the Pen tool, Edit Path Nodes tools, and you should be familiar with the Fill and Stroke toolbox. Let's get rockin' vector style.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Astounding Photographer and Digital Illustrator Greg MartinPre
    Greg Martin is an amazing digital illustrator that is currently living in Portland Oregon. His themes are focused on celestial art and space scenes. In this interview, Greg gives seasoned advice on how to become successful with using Photoshop. Greg also takes amazing pictures, learn how he uses Photoshop for his photography. Now lets get into this interview.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Digital Smoke in Photoshop - Screencast15
    In this tutorial we are going to show you how to easily create digital abstract smoke using both Illustrator and Photoshop. One of the best things about this technique is that it’s very customizable and you can do it pretty quickly - FabioRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    3D Web Design Effect in Photoshop14
    In this tutorial I will show you some very easy techniques, using gradients and layer styles, that we can use to produce nice subtle 3D effects in our web designs - FabioRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Simulate Fractals in PhotoshopPreview
    Have you ever seen those outstanding fractal images with a lot of swirls and colors? Some of those were build simulating fractals or repeating shapes, where each shape is a reduced part of the whole, others were build mathematically. In this tutorial, we'll create a stylized fractal design using only Photoshop.Read More…
  • Code
    Organize Your Team with Collabtive 200x200
    When you're managing larger teams of writers, developers, artist, or whatever really, a collaboration software can come in handy. The most popular and most talked about in the blogosphere is without a doubt Basecamp, which is a hosted solution that will set you back $$ monthly. If you want to save in on that, or if you just want to have full control of your inside stuff, then open source solution Collabtive is for you. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50 Dirty, Filthy Grunge Photoshop EffectsGrunge preview
    The grunge movement in design combines rips, tears, decay, smears and scratches to form a dark and gritty result. Here we've collected fifty of the best ever Photoshop grunge tutorials for your enjoyment and education.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    7 Unexpected Moments of Guitar AwesomenessPrince prev
    The interweb tubes are stuffed with lists heralding the high fallutin' achievements of all those "greatest of all time" type guitar players that the mainstream media throw in your face everyday. Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, Kirk Hammett, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Tom Morrello, Slash...they've all done some pretty impressive stuff. But you know what? They aren't the only people that play the damn guitar. In fact, there are several artists who, on any given night, can burn any given venue to the GROUND using nothing more then their guitar shredding abilities. For example...Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Gold Text in Photoshop - Screencast16
    Photoshop is great for embellishing display text with little effects. When you add layer styles into the equation, you have the added benefit of the styles being easily transferrable. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super Fast and Easy Facial Retouching in Photoshop18
    In this tutorial I will show you how to repair some image noise from a low quality shot and I will show you an extremely quick and easy way to smooth out a person's face. The woman in this shot is not a model and she has a lot of character so we don't want to over do it with the smoothing. We will make it look real and natural - Kyle PeroRead More…