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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Mold Paint Splatter to a Face in PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to take splattered paint Photoshop brushes and apply them to the contours of a model's face. This is a relatively simple technique, which yields excellent artistic results. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    17 Exciting After Effects Tutorials from Around the Web10
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    Very happy to see that there are still many many very high quality After Effects tutorials being put out around the web. In this roundup you'll see lots of the usual suspects as well as tutorials from contributing Aetuts+ authors Nick Campbell and Mathias Möhl.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Spectacular Crash Animation With Maya Dynamics: Part 1Mayadynamics screenshot
    It is always great to learn new animation tools and techniques that can help you to bring your creations to life. In this tutorial we will learn how to use Maya's powerful animation, dynamics, and camera tools to create an explosive crash effect between two vehicles.Read More…
  • Code
    Flash Catalyst Beta: First LookFlash catalyst logo
    June 1st 2009; the date that Adobe released their newest tool aimed at "both designers and developers". This was almost the slogan for Flash Catalyst, previously code named "Thermo". Let's take a first glimpse at this powerful application which promises designers that they'll now be able to participate in the development of Flash applications and websites.Read More…
  • Code
    10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Firebug200x200.png
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    Firebug is one of the most popular tools used by web developers. In this article, we'll take a closer look at ten of its most attractive features.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    14 Sites That Help You Practice Music More EffectivelyThumb
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    I admit it. I’m at a low point when it comes to practicing music. It’s not that I never practice - I just don’t practice enough to be consciously improving. It hasn’t always been that way. I can point to a number of very effective periods in my musical life where the right practice has led to quantum leaps in my playing. During those times I spent at least an hour practicing every day (sometimes more), had a focus each week on what I wanted to get good at, but didn’t spend all of my time just focusing on that one thing. I divided my time between theory, warm-ups, scales and licks, and practicing other things I’d learned over the previous months.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    3 Grunge Textures from FreeStockTextures.comPreview
    File Type: JPGSize: 4752 px by 3168 pxLicense: Free for Personal and Commercial UseRead More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Sculpt and Texture a Monster in 3ds Max and ZBrush - Part 2Lok2prev
    This is a multi-part tutorial on creating a Demon-like 'Lok Warrior' with realistic muscle anatomy. In the first day of this tutorial we created a base mesh for our character using poly modeling. Today we will take this mesh into ZBrush and sculpt intricate muscle anatomy. On day three we will texture the creature and add the finishing touches to the artwork. Let's begin day 2 of this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Steampunk Style Illustration in Photoshop - Screencast266 steam punk
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    "Go simultaneously backward and forward in time with this Steampunk tutorial. The main focus, aside from the style of course, is fusing elements from different sources together to create a cohesive whole. There are many tricks to this end and we shall be looking at light sources, shadows, and image grading" James DaviesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flag Graphic with Type in InDesignPreview
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use InDesign's ability to create type on a curve, and flow that type from one curve to another. Along the way, you'll learn a slick technique for step and repeat and how to apply gradients to text. This technique will work in InDesign CS or later. This technique would also will work in Illustrator, with minor modifications.Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Web 2.0 Document Search Site200x200
    In this article, we will create a document searching site with jQuery. This site will be used to search documents by specifying an extension (file type). The data is then filtered and sent to Google. We'll learn many jQuery tips and skills through the process. A gray box plugin called "ColorBox", and a toolTip plugin called "SimpleTip" will also be introduced in this article. Let's get started. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make the Most Out of Your Vector IllustrationsDesign and illustration
    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to take your vector illustration and prep them for many uses, style them uniquely, and prepare them for sale on micro-stock sites. Let's get started!Read More…