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  • Music & Audio
    How to Set Up Sidechain Routing in Logic, Cubase & ReasonSidechain
    This tutorial contains three screencasts showing you how to set up sidechain routing in Logic 9, Cubase 5 and Reason 4. In these tutorials I use a kick drum to trigger the sidechain and use a piano loop for the processed sound but obviously you can apply this technique to any two sounds you wish. I have also included the project files from each DAW so you can load them up yourselves.Read More…
  • Code
    Best of the Web- JulyMisunderstanding markup
    July has been an interesting month for web developers. Aside from some excellent tutorials, interesting announcements from major web companies have come to light. New homepage designs, new APIs and other announcements have been put forth by Google, Twitter, and other big web players. The times, they are a changin'!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Subdivision (High-Poly) Modeling Tools and TechniquesThumbnail
    Subdivision modeling is a very common technique used when making almost all big name games, movies, and CG pieces. It allows you to make hard surfaces with nice beveled edges and a very high polycount in a short amount of time. In this tutorial, you will learn the very basics of subdivision modeling. How it works, the common tools used, keeping forms, and how to apply it to your models. This tutorial is targeted towards 3D Studio Max users, however the same concepts can be easily applied to any other 3D program.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Monster DoodlePreview 1
    File Type: This file is EPS and compatible with AI8License:Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeRead More…
  • Code
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 3. Sending EmailsCodeigniter
    At the request of some of our readers, this week, we'll examine just how easy it is to send emails with attachments using Gmail. With raw PHP, this would be a long and tedious task. However, with CodeIgniter, it's a cinch! I'll show you how in this eighteen minute video tutorial. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Original Pin-Up Girl in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, I will be taking you through the steps that I do when creating a cartoon pin-up. I will start off with thumbnails and continue on to the final image. Along the way, I will be sharing with you my techniques and thought process when it comes to creating an original image with Photoshop. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Vector Diamond Ring in IllustratorPreview
    If you love jewels, like I do, then this tutorial will be interesting. By the end of it you will learn how to make two vector diamond rings and the details that give them realism. This tutorial is about making two diamond rings with all their component parts, starting from the ring, the big diamond with the base where it sits and the little diamonds applied with an extra shine. I paid attention to the details so they look realistic and I will show you the tips and tricks that I used to make them. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Write an Instrumental Underscore TrackMusic and audio
    In this tutorial we'll walk through the entire process of creating an instrumental composition, from the first sketches of an idea through to the final mix. Of course there are a thousand ways to write a piece of music, this is just one method.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Construct a Detailed Type 97 Hand Grenade in Cinema 4D, BodyPaint, and Photoshop: Part 2Thumb2
    In this two part video tutorial, you will go through the complete process of modeling, unwrapping, and texturing a Type 97 hand grenade, the standard fragmentation grenade that was used by the Imperial Japanese Army in WWII. In the first part, you learned how to create the model using the lathe and boole functions in C4D, and now you will learn how to unwrap it in BodyPaint and paint the texture maps in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Smoke Brush SetThumb
    Compatible: Photoshop CS3Size: 700 pxLicense: Credit and License Details HereRead More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Logo Reveal Contest Winners!Thumb
    First place winner of the Aetuts+ Logo Reveal Contest goes to Morten Kühl Christensen. Morten is a part of Two Penguins VFX, an internet based FX house with artists located Sweden, Germany and Denmark. Check out their work! Thanks to all who participated! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo Manipulation - Screencast294 dark ravens
    "This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation. Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair, blend different objects in the background, and more - all to create a moody illustration. So, let's start!" Loredana Papp-DineaRead More…