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  • Design & Illustration
    50 Insanely Weird but Awesome Photoshop BrushesPreview
    Paint splatters, floral flourishes, grunge worn patches: we love 'em, but we've seen them all before. Here we've compiled 50 free Photoshop brushes that are unique, different, and in many cases, down-right strange. In fact, these misfit brushes are united by only one thing: awesomeness.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Magic Night Themed Web Design from Scratch in PhotoshopPreview
    The past days I was looking for inspiration in famous old paintings, and got interested on "Starry Night" of Van Gogh and thought: Can I apply this to web design? And the answer is Yes! Then after several hours of work, here's my tutorial for you, an artistic web design depicting a "Magic Night" concept.Read More…
  • Code
    How Ubiquity Will Change the Way You Browse the WebUbiquity
    Holey moley! Things are changing - almost to the point of being scary. We're going to have a lot of catching up to do in the next several years, as we move toward the "browser OS". Enter Ubiquity - a new Firefox extension that will change the way you communicate with the web. Though we've known about it for many months now, the lab has recently released a major update. Be sure to review this screencast, by Aza Raskin, that details exactly what Mozilla's Ubiquity project is. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    REDmillion Pattern OneSmall
    File Type: EPSLicense: AttributionRead More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a MoGraph Urban Jungle: Day 1Urban jungle preview
    In this tutorial Naim Alwan ventures outside of After Effects for a little bit of 3D Matchmoving to create this stunning Urban Jungle effect where vector graphics are perfectly tracked to some city footage. In day 1 you will learn how to do a track using Boujou (although any matchmoving software will work for this) and then import and apply that information in After Effects successfully.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a “Filterable” Portfolio with jQueryPortfolio thumb
    If you have worked in your field for a while, there is a pretty good chance that you have a rather extensive portfolio. To make it a little easier to navigate, you will probably be tempted to break them into different categories. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make "filtering by category" a little more interesting with just a little bit of jQuery.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Saad Moosajee InterviewP
    Saad Moosajee is a very talented artist who specializes in 3D artwork, despite only being 15 years old he has accomplished what many designers only hope to do. He has also written the excellent Psdtuts+ tutorial How to Integrate 3D Images into Dynamic Scenes. With inspirations coming from science fiction and various other sources Saad shows us that age does not define your skill. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Torn Vector Desktop Wallpaper with Angled TextPreview
    This tutorial is perfect for the beginning Adobe Illustrator artist that wants to take their skills to the next level. You'll learn how to work with type to make a cool desktop wallpaper and add scars to complete the design. Let's get to it!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vector Lightbulb IllustrationLightbulbs
    File Type: AI CS3License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0Read More…
  • Business
    10 Tax Deductions Freelancers Can MakePiggybank
    Tax time can be especially stressful for freelancers: despite paying estimated tax payments throughout the year, it's rare that a freelancer doesn't still have to come up with some money for April 15 — or come up with a long enough list of deductions. There are quite a few deductions available to freelancers that may not seem obvious when you first sit down with all those 1099s and receipts. But as long as you have the right documentation, you can write off plenty of deductions you may never have thought of.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a High Flying Snowboard Illustration - ScreencastPicture 1
    "We all know the typical "flying snowboarder through the air" photo. Add a lens flare, and you've got it made! In this tutorial we're giving the ol' concept a spin by using wavy lines that suggest motion and paint splatters for snow. Let's get to it!" Alex BeltechiRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Vintage Nintendo-style Controller and CartridgePreview
    Vintage meets modern with this unique video game tutorial. This tutorial is perfect for the beginning Illustrator artist who wants to take their skills to the to the next level. Step your game up and get started now!Read More…