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  • Design & Illustration
    Create Digitally Illustrated Jelly TypeDesign and illustration
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    I'm Ross, one half of the award winning design duo Ahoythere Studio, and I am just about to show how you can go about producing a lovely illustrated type piece using a vector Illustration made base and some interesting textures and treatments within Photoshop. Visit our site for more inspiration.Read More…
  • Code
    Render a Funky Sound Visualizer with Away3D200x200
    In this tutorial I'll walk you through building a 3D compute spectrum. We'll use Away3D for the 3D Engine and make use of a sample song from the Envato asset library.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use the Pioneer SVM-1000 Audio-Video Mixer Part 1Thumb
    In this video tutorial Johnathan Lewis shows us what the Pioneer SVM-1000 mixer can do and how it works.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a Photorealistic Swiss Army Knife in Modo: Part 2Thumb
    Subdivision modeling is an extremely powerful tool that can allow you to add high levels of detail to your models in a relatively short amount of time. In order to use it effectively, however, one must know when, and more importantly, when not to use it. In this three part, beginner to intermediate tutorial series, professional Modo artist, Matt Braeley, will demonstrate how to model a photorealistic Swiss Army knife, using polygonal and subdivision modeling in Luxology's Modo 302.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    50 Awe-Inspiring Underwater PhotosPreview
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    Today we'll be looking at a range of inspiring underwater photographs, including images taken in the sea, rivers, lakes - even fish tanks and swimming pools! You might think that underwater photography is limited to taking pictures of fish, but we're here to prove you wrong. Take a trip into the deep blue sea with this collection of awe-inspiring underwater photographs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Wrinkled Paper TexturesPreview
    File Type: JPGSize: 4752 px by 3168 pxLicense: Creative Commons LicenseRead More…
  • Code
    Supercharge Website Performance With AWS S3 and CloudFront200x200
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    We live in a world where people are increasingly expecting more and faster speeds. In fractions of a second, your website can lose valuable visitors and in turn, money. Although most people think CDNs are for the "big dogs", they're actually super cheap and incredibly easy to use these days. In this tutorial I'll show you how to setup and use Amazon's Web Services S3 and CloudFront to decrease website load time as well as show the performance differences.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create the Elements of a Drum ‘n’ Bass TrackMusic and audio
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    Drum 'n' Bass is a genre of electronic dance music which features very fast tempo drum breaks, usually between 160-180 bpm, dirty synthetic basslines and heavily processed vocal samples. In this tutorial I'm going to explore a few techniques for experimenting with this style. I'll show how to design a reese bass sound from scratch, how to make a custom drum kit and program a classic D'n'B drum pattern, then we will move on to edit some vocals and produce a cool timestretched effect.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Fun Icon of Frozen People on Ice - Part IIPreview
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a fun, vector icon of a people symbol, frozen in an ice cube, from scratch. We'll explore the usefulness of Adobe Illustrator's 3D tools. The whole creation can be divided into two different parts. Part I: The ice cube, and this Part II: The people icon. We'll create the people icon and integrate them together in this Part II. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Ice Text Effect with PhotoshopPreview
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create an ice effect completely from scratch using special Photoshop Brushes. Some time ago playing with Photoshop and trying to make an ice effect I discovered that "dead trees" can simulate very well the ice's "veins" giving a cool feeling to an image. I'm not going for realism here, but I do like the final effect for this tutorial. I used some text as reference, but this effect can be applied to any shape you want and can add some great style. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Shiny Earth with Photoshop 3D Layers - Screencast314 3d earth
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    "In this tutorial I'll show you how to create a shiny planet icon using the 3D features of Photoshop CS4 Extended. This will cover basic information about 3D layers and texture maps. Let's get started!" Andrea AustoniRead More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Rocky Video Game Terrain in Blender: Part 4Thumbnail4
    In this series of tutorials you will learn how to create a finished environment for Blender's Game Engine. The main focus will be on texturing and lighting, with the use of some custom 2d filters to enhance the result.Read More…