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  • Music & Audio
    Winner Announced: Win an M-Audio Piano-style Sustain PedalMaudiopedal200
    The M-Audio SP-2 piano-style systain pedal is the perfect product for keyboard players who want the most realistic pedal action. Win one for your favorite keyboard. To enter, all you've gotta do is comment! One random commenter will be chosen as winner. Too easy.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    40 Remarkable Examples of Macro PhotographyPreview
    Today's roundup focuses upon a collection of bizarre, shocking and mind-blowing macro photos. It provides great inspiration for amateurs and professionals who are interested in the world of macro photography, and will have you reaching for your macro lens and heading off to shoot...Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Rubens Cantuni - Tokyo CandiesPreview
    Rubens Cantuni (Tokyo Candies) is an illustrator, designer, and art director. His full-time employee role as art director influences his freelance illustration work in both technical and business ways. However, his true passion and creative outlet is his freelance illustration work, which he hope to make a full-time living from in the future. Rubens has a bold and funky vector style. He tends to mix different or even opposite feelings into his character creations. Learn all about his background, interests, influences, creative process and more in this interview!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    An Introduction to Photogram/Contact PrintingPreview
    In this tutorial, I will be going through a black and white printing process that does not require a great deal of equipment, time or money. This process is called contact printing, used for creating photograms (a photographic image made without a camera). This process does not require the use of a photographic enlarger nor is it absolutely necessary to use processed film. Below is a step by step explanation of how to create photograms. You will be astounded at just how easy and fun it is to print images using this method.Read More…
  • Code
    Review of jQuery Enlightenment - and Free Copies!200x200
    jQuery Enlightenment, by Cody Lindley, is a breath of fresh air when it comes to e-books. It's written by a jQuery team member, each code snippet includes a link to JSBin for live previewing, and - most importantly - there's no fluff. Ultimately, this means that you'll learn faster, and more thoroughly. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We'll be using Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #6Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Free Character Design BookPreview
    We've got another giveaway for our readership, and this time we're rewarding one random commenter with a great beginner's guide to character design. Before you open up Illustrator and work to create a character you should first get a solid grounding in the fundamentals of the subject. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Podcast Episode 2 - The Business of Logo DesignPreview
    In this episode we discuss the business of logo design. This will include information on both the create and business side of the industry. First we will talk a little about the creative process of logo design. Where do the ideas come from? How do you decide what style is most appropriate? How much input does the client get? Afterwords, we talk about how to market yourself as a logo designer. How do you get your first clients? How do you figure out what to charge? What is a logo designers best marketing tool? We have some great discussions with guests Von Glitcha and Dickie Adams, both regulars of our popular Freelance Switch podcast: Freelance Radio.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Comment Form with Flash, PHP, XML and MySQLPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Flash, PHP and MySQL together. We'll build a simple comment form that takes entries and stores them in a database. We'll use PHP to retrieve the entries and format the comments into XML form. Let's get going!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Eagle Head Sticker200eagle
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create an eagle head from a photograph and make a sticker out of it. This is a fairly straight-forward process and is relatively simple to get good results with. Let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    50 Free Movie Themed Fonts You Can DownloadThumb
    Who doesn't like new fonts? I was searching through the net and realized that a lot of people use some really epic looking movie themed fonts in their projects because, well... they are just plain awesome. I have 50 fonts for you all to check out and download this week and experiment with. Try making some title treatments or some logo reveals, these are bound to spark some creativity in you somewhere! Read More…