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  • Code
    Create a Flickering Neon Light Effect using Flash and Fireworks CS41
    There is an all too familiar compulsion among digital designers to identify with their tool of choice. This is unfortunate because, when it comes to Flash, one tool that is invariably overlooked is Fireworks CS4. In this tutorial, you'll discover how Fireworks CS4 can be used to speed up your workflow in Flash and, at the same time, help a neon sign located on the wall of a run down theatre in Los Angeles flicker forlornly on a rather busy street.Read More…
  • Code
    Typekit: Removing the Wrapping Paper200x200
    Services like Typekit live and die by how intuitive their products are. A couple weeks ago, I finally received my beta invite to join. For those unfamiliar, Typekit is a service that allows you to use a plethora of fonts on your own site with minimal effort. This video demonstrates just how easy Typekit is to work with. Rather than being a tutorial per se, this is more akin to removing the wrapping paper for the first time! I literally pressed record with zero knowledge of how to use Typekit. However, as you'll soon see, this service very well might prove to be the number one choice for designers and developers, once it officially launches. I know I'm on board! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #8: Galactic Love by NewNobilityWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every couple of weeks we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Climate Change: How Photographers Can Make a DifferencePrev
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    Today we'll be delving into the important topic of climate change, and how it's effects are realized around the world. Along with a selection of hard-hitting photographs, we will begin to consider how photographers can play a part in spreading the word about climate change. Whether it's through photojournalism, becoming more eco-friendly, or recycling in a responsible manner - read on to find out how you can make a difference!Read More…
  • Code
    Sneak Peak at Photoshop CS5200x200
    Adobe is hard at work on the follow-up to their line of CS4 products. Just recently, they released a sneak-peak video of some of the experiments they're working on. Needless to say, it's incredible! It's almost time to start filling the coin jar. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Blog Action Day RoundupPreview
    It is Blog Action Day here on the interwebs, and I figured why not do our part in this eco-friendly awareness age? Instead of harping about how to save energy, conserve the wilderness, or protect the ozone layer, I have found a few videos across the internet that might help get the word out or make it click in your brain that the Earth really is getting older. We all have to do our part to at least soften the blow, if not erase the effects completely. Enjoy these little tasty tidbits of eco-friendly mograph goodness.Read More…
  • Code
    Blog Action Day: Create a Virtual Wind Farm in ActionScript 3Preview
    The term wind farm refers to a group of wind turbines in one location used for production of electric power. Compared to the environmental effects of traditional energy sources, those of wind power are relatively minor. Wind power consumes no fuel and emits no air pollution, unlike fossil fuel power sources. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a virtual wind farm using ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • Code
    Blog Action Day: Climate Change Website RoundupPreview
    It's Blog Action Day 2009 and this year sees Climate Change as the hot topic. To kick off the Flashtuts+ contribution I thought I'd roundup a few Flash websites with a Climate Change theme. Specifically, I've focused on cars. The motor industry hasn't always been the most environmentally friendly sector, but it seems car manufacturers are trying to change. And they're using Rich Internet features to show us..Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Organic Climate Changing Wallpaper by Ben the IllustratorPreview
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    I've put together a wallpaper design free for all to download. It illustrates the changes taking place in our environment, and serves as a warning to start making changes now. This download is part of Blog Action Day, which this year is focused on "Climate Change." Learn more at the jump, and download this colorful wallpaper!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Changing Actions Wallpaper by Alex BeltechiPreview
    I've put together a wallpaper design free for all to download free. It illustrates various environments blended together in inside the 3D text "Actions," and serves to remind us that it's time to start Changing our Actions to avoid continued climate and environmental issues our world faces. This download is part of Blog Action Day, which this year is focused on "Climate Change." Learn more at the jump, and download this wallpaper!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Animate an Iceberg Turning into a Desert IslandThumb
    In this hour long video tutorial, we will follow the complete process of animating a 3d iceberg as it transforms into a desert island. We will take an in-depth look at using the many complex features of dreamscape, in conjunction with hand painted displacement maps and animated meshes, and even go over some of the more classic principles of animation.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Top 8 Songs about Climate ChangePreview
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    "Climate change is now widely recognized as the major environmental problem facing the globe." (UNEP) Global warming and climate change are an important and controversial topics. They have raised strong feelings on both sides of the debate. Where do you stand? Read More…