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  • Code
    The Ultimate Guide to Decoding the Flickr API200x200
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    Flickr, being the biggest photo management and sharing site in the world, has an impressive API to let developers access and manipulate almost all of its data. Lets take a look at how to work with the API: at the lowest level possible. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Three Short Tutorials for Photographers and Photography LoversPreview
    Since its very beginning, Photoshop is the best tool for photo editing and this time I'll take you through a few of short tutorials with some very basic yet practical techniques about using Photoshop with your pictures. Won't take you more than 10 minutes each! Want to try?Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Things You Don't Think About During Mixing (But Should)Music and audio
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    Push up the faders, balance the mix, add some EQ, adjust the pans, add some effects and you’re finished. Those are usually the only things that many of us think about when we’re mixing, but there are a number of additional items to keep in mind during mixing besides the mixing process itself.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3ds Max 2010: The Graphite Modeling Tools, Day 2Thumbnail2
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    3ds Max 2010 introduces a vast array of new tools and features, not the least of which, are the new Graphite Modeling Tools. In this two part tutorial video tutorial series, professional game environment artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, will walk you through all of these new tools, and show you how to use them effectively in a practical, every day workflow. Read More…
  • Code
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 2Codeigniter
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    Continuing on from day 1, today, I'll teach you five different ways to write select statements for your database. If you haven't watched the first entry in this video series, don't worry; each video can function on its own as a single tutorial. Having said that, I highly recommend that you watch each screencast. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph - Screencast55 leaf warp
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    "In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer. Let's have fun with this display of greenery!" Brent NelsonRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture PhotographThumb
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    In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer. Let's have fun with this display of greenery.!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Hit the Mark with a Realistic Vector DartboardPreview
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    Learn how to use Illustrator's Live Paint feature, Graphic Styles and Transform Effect while creating a realistic dartboard. All of the features used in this intermediate-level tutorial are contained in Illustrator CS2 and later.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Beginner's Guide to Field Recording, Pt 2Thumb
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    Field recording seems to be a dark art to many sound designers and composers, yet it is one way to create rich libraries of original material. Through some simple guidance and advice, this 2 part tutorial will give you a brief introduction to field recording. In Part 1, we looked at tools of the trade, some tips and and tricks for having a successful session, and a walkthrough of a recording session. In Part 2, we will examine one of my field recording sessions, address some post-processing techniques for captured sounds, librarianship, and what to do with your recordings once you've got them back in the studio.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Guide to Creating and Using SWCsPreview
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    As ActionScript 3 becomes a more popular language and Flash Player's features become more advanced and accessible, it's important to build a common workflow within your company so that projects can become more agile and, more importantly, get delivered on time. One major issues with ActionScript 2 was bridging the gap between the designer and developer. This often left developers dealing with FLAs which contained hundreds of badly named library items and no one liked that. With the advances of ActionScript 3 and the ability to code away from the timeline, SWCs have become commonly used items on large projects, but there are still many people out there who don't know what they are or how to create/use them.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Flare and Light Streak Text RevealPreview1
    Made popular in recent commercials, using light streaks to reveal text and logos is a great way to bring an extra punch to your productions. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3ds Max 2010: The Graphite Modeling Tools, Day 1Thumbnail
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    3ds Max 2010 introduces a vast array of new tools and features, not the least of which, are the new Graphite Modeling Tools. In this two part tutorial video tutorial series, professional game environment artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, will walk you through all of these new tools, and show you how to use them effectively in a practical, every day workflow. Read More…