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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Giveaway: CG Books from BallisticThumbnail
    We've had some incredible response since Cgtuts+ launched at the beginning of June. With nearly 2500 subscribers, about 650 Twitter followers, and 560,000 pageviews; these are no small numbers! To show our appreciation, and give thanks to our readers for their continued interest and support, we've decided to follow along in one of the great Envato traditions and give away three CG themed books to some of our lucky Twitter followers!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tutorial Roundup: 52 Excellent Cinema 4D TutorialsThumbnail
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    Ok, so I've done it again people! There were so many amazing C4D tuts just floating around out there on the web, that I couldn't stop myself from gathering them all up, and stuffing them into one little easy to digest package for you. No no...no need to thank me...just sit back and enjoy all the Cinema 4D goodness (ok...and then you can thank me)!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Fabian Warnke, AKA InphiP
    Fabian Warnke (AKA Inphi) is a successful graphic designer who with the help of some friends has set up a very popular digital art community called DigitalFlow. Not only that but Fabian is a very talented designer who draws inspiration for his art through various channels that he will tell us about in this interview. We also focus on one of his best illustrations and discuss where the idea came about, there is a lot more interesting information in this interview with Fabian so lets get to it. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Preparing Line Drawings for Coloring in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll be learning how to take a paper line drawing and preparing it for coloring in Photoshop. Learn to take your line drawing and clean it up in Photoshop. The image we'll be using is an original hand drawing provided by myself. The end result is left open for experimentation. Let's jump into it!Read More…
  • Code
    How to Create A Simple Web-based Chat Application200x200
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    In this tutorial we will be creating a simple web-based chat application with PHP and jQuery. This sort of utility would be perfect for a live support system for your website. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Convert a Photograph into Abstract Line ArtPreview
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    Line Art is an ancient and basic form of generating large graphics. This art is often seen on tiled walls, bamboo stick designs and on your blanket embroidery. In this tutorial, we will cover the same technique to convert a photograph into vector line art. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Shuffle Gallery in Flash Using XML and ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial I'll explain how to access and use the Display List whilst creating an XML based image gallery with ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    25 or so Presets/Project Files to Wet Your AE WhistleThumb
    You might have noticed the Freebies tab in our navigation menu. When we run across any great free plugins or preset we list them there but today Topher brings you a bunch more in this awesome roundup.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Benefits of Learning to Play MusicThumb
    Is today’s consumer mentality robbing us of musicians? In the past, there seemed to be more motivation and more reasons to become a musician, so more people learned to play a musical instrument. I think it is a shame that a relatively low number of people are musicians in our consumer world today, and we are missing out on something. Back then, to hear music someone had to play it - live. Today we just flick a switch. Most people are consumers of music, but not musicians. Musicians are seen as being the talented few. Is there any way we can change this mentality, and any reason to?Read More…
  • Code
    20 Ruby on Rails Tuts to Rule Them All200x200
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    Today, we'll review twenty incredible Ruby on Rails tutorials that every developer should consider reading. Whether you're a beginner who prefers video tutorials or an experienced dev, you'll find an applicable tutorial here!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Semi-Realistic Scissors in IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial, we are going to create metallic scissors. I decided to create somewhat used and old looking scissors. We'll use some basic Illustrator tools, as well as simple shading and highlighting effects to create this illustration. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!Cssprev
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong! - Free 37 Page Preview! For web designers and developers who want to ensure they're using the very latest, best-practice CSS techniques. Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong! is an eye-opening exposé on CSS as we know it today. You'll discover a fresh approach to coding Cascading Style Sheets where old hacks and workarounds are just a distant memory. You'll learn how to start taking full advantage of the very latest CSS techniques while still catering for older browsers and discover what's put the final nail in the HTML table-based layout coffin. Offered Free by: SitePoint Read More…