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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Wood Kit for Cinema 4DWood kit 200
    A set of three wooden objects for your Cinema 4D projects. File type: .JPG, & .C4D License: Pink Girl by Cesar Eduardo Mujica Castro is licensed under a Creative Commons Reconocimiento-No comercial-Sin obras derivadas 3.0 Ecuador License. Permission beyond the scope of this license may be available at http://3dimentional.wordpress.comRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Rocketing, Vector Aircraft ShuttlePreview
    In this tutorial, we'll be creating a illustration of a speeding aircraft shuttle. It's going to be all vector, but along the way we'll use blends, and other techniques that give this rocketing aircraft an interesting look. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Nelson BalabanP
    At only 19 years of age Nelson Balaban has already done what a lot of designers find extremely difficult to do, set up a good client base and get hired for commissions. Nelson has a strong hunger to surpass himself and explore the vast world of design. "Learning is never enough" he says, showing his true dedication to his art. In this interview, Nelson will share some of his insight on attracting clients and what designers should focus on!Read More…
  • Code
    10 WordPress 2.8 Features To Look Out For200x200
    It's a great achievement for WordPress 2.8 to be released so soon after 2.7. Named 'Baker', 2.8 adds plenty of new features, including syntax highlighting for theme/plugin editing, a theme installer, and a great revamped widgets interface and API. Read More…
  • Code
    Friday Freebies: Wrox JavaScript Books!200x200
    This week, the folks over at Wrox Publishing (@wrox) have generously donated six JavaScript books to raffle off to you guys! Simply by leaving a comment, you'll automatically be entered to win either "Beginning JavaScript and CSS Development With jQuery" or "Professional JavaScript for Web Developers, 2nd Edition". Good luck! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Mastering Your Sampler's Synthesis EngineThumb
    You may not realize it, but the software or hardware sampler you own is likely to contain a powerful synthesis engine under the hood. If you haven’t explored it fully you may be missing out on a valuable resource in your studio.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Mold Paint Splatter to a Face in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to take splattered paint Photoshop brushes and apply them to the contours of a model's face. This is a relatively simple technique, which yields excellent artistic results. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    17 Exciting After Effects Tutorials from Around the Web10
    Very happy to see that there are still many many very high quality After Effects tutorials being put out around the web. In this roundup you'll see lots of the usual suspects as well as tutorials from contributing Aetuts+ authors Nick Campbell and Mathias Möhl.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Spectacular Crash Animation With Maya Dynamics: Part 1Mayadynamics screenshot
    It is always great to learn new animation tools and techniques that can help you to bring your creations to life. In this tutorial we will learn how to use Maya's powerful animation, dynamics, and camera tools to create an explosive crash effect between two vehicles.Read More…
  • Code
    Flash Catalyst Beta: First LookFlash catalyst logo
    June 1st 2009; the date that Adobe released their newest tool aimed at "both designers and developers". This was almost the slogan for Flash Catalyst, previously code named "Thermo". Let's take a first glimpse at this powerful application which promises designers that they'll now be able to participate in the development of Flash applications and websites.Read More…
  • Code
    10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Firebug200x200.png
    Firebug is one of the most popular tools used by web developers. In this article, we'll take a closer look at ten of its most attractive features.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    14 Sites That Help You Practice Music More EffectivelyThumb
    I admit it. I’m at a low point when it comes to practicing music. It’s not that I never practice - I just don’t practice enough to be consciously improving. It hasn’t always been that way. I can point to a number of very effective periods in my musical life where the right practice has led to quantum leaps in my playing. During those times I spent at least an hour practicing every day (sometimes more), had a focus each week on what I wanted to get good at, but didn’t spend all of my time just focusing on that one thing. I divided my time between theory, warm-ups, scales and licks, and practicing other things I’d learned over the previous months.Read More…