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  • Code
    Easily Convert Pixels to EMs200x200
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  • Code
    The Ultimate Guide to Building a Wordpress PluginWordpress
    When it comes to adding extra functionality to a Wordpress blog, Wordpress users typically go and search for a plugin that might suit their needs. There are often plugins created for basic extended functionality, but what happens when you can't find the perfect plugin for your needs? It might be easier to just create the plugin yourself. Wordpress has an excellent plugin framework that makes extending the core Wordpress functionality quite easy. In fact, making a simple plugin is surprisingly uncomplicated, thanks to the excellent Wordpress documentation and other helpful articles around the web. If you think you'd like to take the plunge into writing a Wordpress plugin, here are some essential resources and tips to guide you on your way. This will carry you from the earliest stages of plugin creation to promoting your newly-created plugin, and everything in between. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Cut and Paste Rock Club FlyerPreview
    There are many ways to montage stuff together and many applications for the style. Whether editorial art, artwork for bands or, as we'll be looking at, a promotional flyer. We'll look at creative use of scanning and montage techniques to create an atmospheric flyer design based on one I did for a Rock night at a club. As with any design it's best to sketch out a rough layout so you know where the text is going. Please note this tutorial covers the creation of the graphics and not the text as well.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Flourish Vector OrnamentsOrnaments200
    File Type: AI8 EPS and AI formats.License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vector GoldfishPreview
    File Type: AI CS3License: FreeRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Rendering a 2D Spark Plug Diagram from 3D Components in IllustratorPreview
    Often, the best way to be sure of your depth and angles is to render objects using Illustrators 3D tools. This tutorial will take you through building a 3D spark plug from multiple components and then expanding the image into a 2D vector diagram. Previous experience with Illustrators Revolve and Extrude tools will be necessary for this.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Map Rex Files in Logic's EXS24 SamplerThumb
    A short time ago someone asked how to cut up a disco or musical loop and span it across the keys of a sampler, so each slice can be played on a MIDI keyboard. There are numerous ways to achieve this and unfortunately each method is extremely software (or hardware) specific. In this tutorial I’ll be running though a method that involves using Recycle and the EXS24 sampler in Logic Pro.Read More…
  • Code
    The Golden Ratio in Web Design200x200
    Math is beautiful. Does that sound a little strange? I sure thought so when I first started designing. Math is so rigid and often times boring, or so I thought. You would be surprised to find out that most aesthetically pleasing designs, works of art, objects and even people have math in common. Specifically the Golden Ratio, also known as the divine proportion, which is designated by the Greek letter Φ (phi). This tutorial will cover the anatomy and layout of a website and how the Golden Ratio relates.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create an Elegant Signature Written With a Wisp of SmokePreview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create a written title that appears to be written in smoke with the use of Trapcode Particular. The final effect can be used for many purposes, particularly to create a very unique personal signature for your work.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Geometric Globe BrushesGraphicgeometricglobes
    Photoshop Version: CS3Size: 1000px by 1000pxLicense: Creative Commons LicenseRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Festive Icon Set200preview
    Format: PNGSize: 64px up to 512pxLicense: Creative CommonsRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Jeff Huang InterviewP
    Jeff Huang is an amazing digital artist that specializes in 3D and photo manipulation artwork. With a strong passion for art and graffiti, the New York City resident makes breathtaking art that can not be matched by many artists. Jeff gives us a look into the making of one of his best pieces, and he also tells us what equipment he uses. Lets get into the interview.Read More…