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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Unique Colorful Site LayoutPreview
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    This tutorial will guide you through the process of designing a professional website with a funky colorful flair. The tutorial features some great colors, effects and layer styles in which you can use over and over for future projects. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How To Create A Vector Wacom Tablet In IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial, I show you how to create a vector Wacom tablet in Illustrator CS4 using some basic shapes, gradients, and effects. In order to follow this tutorial, you should have some prior experience with the Pen Tool and know how to manipulate preexisting points and curves. If you don't know how to do this already, you may have a hard time following some of these steps. I strongly recommend you learn the Pen Tool (Illustrator's Pen Tool: The Comprehensive Guide is a good tutorial on that), inside and out, considering Illustrator practically revolves around it. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Custom File Extension AIR AppPreview
    This tutorial will explain how to make your own file extensions in Adobe AIR. I'll show you how to build a small application, save the positions of a couple movieclips within it, and reload them when the application is launched. Follow along and see if you can come up with your own uses for Custom File Extensions..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use a Parametric EqualizerThumb
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    The equalizer is an important piece of audio technology. As one of my Conservatorium tutors once said, when you’re setting up a session, adding an EQ as the first insert is almost as essential as creating the tracks themselves. Studio audio isn’t about capturing every frequency of every sound: it’s about creating a polished track that highlights the best of each instrument. Let’s take a look at this basic yet widely misunderstood tool, the parametric EQ plug-in.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Put Together a Realistic District 9 CompositeThumb
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    Adding outside elements into a scene can be a tedious endeavor. Today we'll be shown a few different compositing tips as we superimpose the space ship from District 9 into our shot.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Export 3d Camera Data from Cinema 4D into After Effects - Day 2Preview image
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    The key to good project management is workflow, and also to ensure that all your pieces and parts will all come together in the final assembly. Design is no different. This tutorial deals with some more advanced compositing techniques, and hopefully after watching the first tutorial, you'll have a good grasp of the basics and be ready to dive into this 3 video tutorial featuring advanced compositing using tags, multi-pass renders, and expressions in After Effects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Pure Web Icon Pack200
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    Format: PNG and ICOSize: 718x718, 512x512, 265x256License: Free for personal and commercial work. No attribution required.Read More…
  • Code
    20+ HTML Forms Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    Working with XHTML forms can be somewhat daunting; they not only use some niche HTML elements, but also blur the line between static content and user interaction. Let's review some things to remember when creating your next form.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Is CorelDRAW Awkward?Preview
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    CorelDRAW had its 20th anniversary just recently. If a software can stand for 20 years it couldn't be that bad, right? But yes, it looks awkward and many people simply ignore it, since it is not "cool" enough. Its designer community isn't large and the software itself has some disadvantages, which make it look a bit awkward. Let's reviews some advantages and disadvantages of using this software.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Buyers Guide: Audio Interfaces over $1000Digi003g
    Quality costs. And if you’ve decided to spend over USD$1000 on an audio interface, you’ve decided that when it comes to music you’re serious about quality. By making this decision, you have left a lot of compromises behind: just about any audio interface over $1000 will be at least 24bit/96KHz, have a generous number of inputs, and have good quality audio to digital converters. And there are very few USB interfaces over $1000 - almost all have low-latency Firewire or PCI interfaces. But budget will still be a consideration. $1000 is just the starting point, and the prices go up quite a long way from there. What are you hoping to gain in return for all of that money? Lots of inputs? High quality and better reliability? Additional features? Some combination of these?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    100 Artworks from the Top Digital Artists in AsiaAsia prev
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    Last time we honed in on some of the best Photoshop talent coming out of the USA and Canada. This week we turn to Asia - and since everything we learned about geography we learned from FIFA - Asia also includes Australia. Hit the jump for some sweet, sweet eye-candy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Sir Charles - Vector CatPreview
    File Type: Adobe Illustrator CS2License:Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & WalesRead More…