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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Your Own "Private Ryan" Movie Shot - Day 2Preview day2
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    On day 2 of this charged tutorial, Michal will try to give you some insights and hints about gun firings, ricochets and keying out soldiers to clone and paste them in to moving footage. So, needless to say... just LOCK n' LOAD!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Kode Logic InterviewP
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    Kode Logic is a exceptionally talented designer with a variation of wonderful styles that please the viewer. Kode strives to indulge the viewers and stimulate them with his amazing art. As a 23 year old student Kode is currently in school and is planning to have a huge year in 09' by releasing a lot more of his great art.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Customizable Aluminum and Glass Styled Vector EmblemPreview
    Whenever the need arises to create realistic effects or textures for a design, Photoshop is the tool that most people immediately turn to. However, Adobe has brought Illustrator a long way since its early days, and with each new version it comes closer to matching (and in some ways surpasses) its raster-based cousin. In this tutorial, we'll create an aluminum and glass emblem that can be customized with any logo or shape. And since all the effects will be done entirely in Illustrator, the whole graphic will be fully scalable. So, let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Your Own "Private Ryan" Movie Shot - Day 1Preview day1
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    You don't have to be Steven Spielberg, you don't need millions of dollars, you don't even need more than one actor to make your own war movie (well, one shot anyway). In this two day tutorial series, Michal will show you how to create a realistic war movie shot using only one actor and a camera man. Day 1 will show you: Color correction, realistic camera shake, and bullets hitting the ground on fast footage. These are just pointers to lead you on your track to making convincing war movie visual effects. 3... 2... 1... FIRE!Read More…
  • Code
    JavaScript and the DOM Series: Lesson 1200x200
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    Hello and welcome to the first part of what will hopefully be an extensive series covering core aspects of the JavaScript programming language and the DOM API. While frameworks such as jQuery, Prototype and MooTools are great ways of suppressing browser bugs and speeding up development, it's important to know and understand the underlying technologies. This series intends to tell you what you need to know about JavaScript and the Document Object Model (DOM). Even if you swear by a particular library this will still benefit you - knowing how something works under the skin can only be a good thing!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Creating Sample & Hold Synth Effects in Propellerhead ReasonThumb
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    Even if you are not familiar with the term ‘sample and hold’ it’s pretty likely you have heard one of these effects in action. If you know the classic track ‘Rez’ by Underworld then have most certainly come across the technique, as the entire track is based around a resonant synth line modulated by a sample and hold LFO.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Digital Illustration Using Birds - Screencast25
    "This tutorial is all about creating an illustration using just a few stock images of birds. The composition is quite simple, but with a little inspiration you can create something really nice. I would like to thank Flavius for giving me a hand with this - much appreciated!" Constantin PotoracRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing TechniquesPreview
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    The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill. Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    VFX Tip: Compositing Fog or MistCompositingfog preview
    Compositing fog elements seems like a pretty straightforward thing to do in After Effects. Shoot or render your fog element against black, and then Add or Screen it on top of your footage, right? Wrong. This method is incorrect. Daniel Broadway goes over why.Read More…
  • Code
    You Still Can't Create a jQuery Plugin?200x200
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    It's tough. You read tutorial after tutorial, but they all assume that you know more than you actually do. By the time you're finished, you're left feeling more confused than you initially were. Why did he create an empty object? What does it mean when you pass "options" as a parameter? What do "defaultsettings" actually do? Never fear; I'm going to show you exactly how to build your own "tooltip" plugin, at the request of one of our loyal readers. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Three-Color Illustration for Screen PrintingDesign and illustration
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    This tutorial shows step-by-step how to create separated artwork for a screen printed T-shirt.Read More…
  • Code
    Build an Advanced “Poll” jQuery PluginCode
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    In this tutorial we’re going to be creating a jQuery plugin from start to finish; this plugin will allow us (or other developers) to easily add a simple poll widget to a web page or blog. By poll widget, I mean an area in which a question is posed which visitors are encouraged to answer. Once they have answered the question the results of the poll will then be displayed.Read More…