All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Photo-Manipulating an Image Into a Realistic Night ScenePreview
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    Today we're going to make an original photo-manipulation by using objects of only one image. We'll learn to use guides to make it ourselves more easy. I will teach you all how to create realistic lighting and the use of the right perspective. We'll also be changing the purpose of an object and using Adjustment Layers to finish it all up. What you do need is a basic knowledge of Photoshop and entire knowledge of the Pen Tool for this tutorial. Read More…
  • Code
    Integrating and Customizing Lijit for Your SiteTitlepic
    Search is an important part of any website, and a lacking search functionality will mean that your visitors won't find what they're looking for, never a good thing. If you're a WordPress user, you know what it is like, because WordPress, like so many other online publishing platforms, just can't be as good as Google is. However, there are solutions. You can swap your search solution with something else, be it Google Co-Op, or Lijit. In this tutorial, we'll take a look at Lijit, which will let you search across several sites, as well as multiple social webapps out there. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Twitter Style Bird MascotPreview
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    Using some basic shapes, effects, and gradients I will show you how to create a Twitter mascot for your blog or website. Twitter is a popular free web service for social networking and micro-blogging. You can follow Vectips, Sean Hodge, or Collis Ta'eed on Twitter as well!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Slice Audio into Tempo-Fitted LoopsBeatslice
    Hypothetical: you record a drum beat. The next week, you record a totally unrelated bass riff. The week after that you decide the beat and the bass would make the start of a great song together. Problem: they’re out of time with each other, having been recorded in different tempos, but you don’t have the cash to go back into the studio and record one or the other, or both, again. Solution: slice, dice and ReCycle.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Around the TUTS Sites - JulyPreview
    With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly "TUTS Roundup" post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Around the TUTS Sites - JulyPreview
    With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly "TUTS Roundup" post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!Read More…
  • Code
    Around the Tuts+ Sites - JulyPreview
    With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly "TUTS Roundup" post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Around the TUTS Sites - July200
    With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly TUTS Roundup post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration - Futuristic Graphic User Interface DesignPreview
    Futuristic GUI design is sought after by companies in niches like electronics, software, and gaming. It's a style of design that requires intensive Photoshop skills. Let's take a look at some artists that are masters in this area of design. We'll point you in the direction of some beginner tutorials on the subject. Also, let's look at some additional resources where you can continue to be inspired and hone your skills.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    3 Tips to Super-charge Your Production EfficiencyEfficiency
    Picture this: you've produced that epic song that is going to be the next top 40 radio hit. You've had it done for about two years when a label approaches you and wants to purchase the beat from you for one of their hot new artists. They love it, but there needs to be some changes... Unfortunately, you can't locate the file. Or the samples that you used. The deadline passes. With these 3 production efficiency and organization tips, this nightmare scenario will never happen to you.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Flex Your ImagesTitlepic
    One glaring reason why many developers have chosen fixed-width over elastic sites is because using inline images can destroy the layout of a site - much like a stampede of cattle that repeatedly kick you in the groin. It just isn't fun at all. Sure, you can specify their widths using percentages or ems, but those methods aren't ideal. In such instances, why not try using the background technique? Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web - JulyPreview
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    This month was packed with some awesome resources, tutorials, and articles. You'll see everything from skull patterns to vector resources that can help an artist convert there art into something more interesting. We also have this month's best tutorials on things like icon design, text effects, and web layouts. And finally we have four great articles including free wallpaper, photography, and communities.Read More…