All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts+ Premium Has Crossed the 100 PSD File Milestone!Preview
    We've hit a big milestone recently by crossing the 100 PSD files available to Psdtuts+ Premium members. We have a new Premium dedicated site coming. We're also working on integrating the Premium system in with Vectortuts. We'll be releasing an affiliate program as well. Lot's of exiting news revolving around the PSDTUS Premium memberships.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    User Link FeedShield linkfeed
    Hello! Welcome to the User Link Feed. Anyone can submit links with a short description which will then appear in the sidebar. Links must be approved before appearing and we filter out links that aren't relevant to the audience. We generally want: Links to Useful Resources and Downloads Links to Tutorials Links to Inspirational Work (*really good* work only please) Links to Articles You can submit your links below using the form. They are generally approved within 24 hours.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Energy Drink Ad DesignPreview
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    Featuring a product in an ad is a common task for any designer. In this tutorial, we'll look at a flexible design solution that you can use to create one for an energy drink. It relies on a combination of the Difference Blending Mode and the Radial Blur Filter to achieve unique colors, contrast, and lighting.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Camera with Photo IconPreview
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    This tutorial will show the intermediate Adobe Illustrator artist how to make a sleek web 2.0 style icon. You should have a basic understanding of Adobe Illustrator tools before you begin this tutorial, as the tutorial moves at a rapid pace.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Arrows, Lines, and Improving Your Photoshop Workflow200x200
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    The focus of this tutorial will be on adding efficiency and flexibility in your workflow. When working as a designer or artist in a commercial setting you not only have to be creative, but you have to be able to build files that allow you to go back and easily make changes. Learn Photoshop workflow improvements, while reconstructing a magazine cover made up of arrows and lines.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vectortuts First Week a Success!Shield general
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    We're super excited that Vectortuts is off to such a great start! We've started a Vectortuts Flickr Group. Last week we had some great traffic and the subscribers are already in the thousands. Vector graphics is one of my passions. I'm really excited to see this site grow.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Space Explosion From Scratch in PhotoshopPreview
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    If you've ever wanted to create a space explosion in Photoshop, then we have the tutorial for you. With the techniques learned in this tutorial, you can create explosions as seen in a Sci-Fi television series. Let's learn how to make this effect from scratch.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    What Do You Think Would Make a Great Psdtuts+ Contest?Contests
    We've got a quick contest update. Also, we'd like to know what you think would make a great contest. It's not long before we'll be launching the next contest, as we'd like to do this monthly. We want to continue to make the contests here successful. Leave a comment letting us know what you think would make a great Psdtuts+ contest. Feel free to throw multiple ideas out.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Magic Crystal BallMcb200
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    Last week I was working on a project where I needed to create a sort of lightning effect like that Tesla Coil. I spent a couple of hours in Photoshop playing around with some filters to create the effect. So In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Magic Crystal Ball with some nice light effects and textures happening.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Illustrate a Fun Magnify Zoom IconPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll create a unique Magnifying Glass shown enlarging a selection of text. We'll work primarily with the pathfinder and basic shape tools to cut out our shapes for this illustration, though the pen tool will also be used. We color the elements along the way using various gradients.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Font Management: Linotype FontExplorer XPreview
    Typography is very important in the world of design, but a growing font library can be difficult to manage and organize. Enter Linotype FontExplorer X. This program allows the user to preview fonts and activate only the fonts needed. This tutorial will cover the use of this free program and highlight its application to Photoshop and design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    From PSD to HTML - Site Build over at NETTUTS200
    As many of you will remember some weeks ago we posted a PLUS members tutorial here called Designing a Family of Websites and promised an upcoming PSD->HTML tutorial on it. Well I'm happy to say, that after a 10 hour marathon, the tutorial is ready!Read More…