All Posts in Tuts+

  • Web Design
    The Manual, Everywhere (and Now on Tuts+ Too!)Manual
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    We have a brilliant new addition to the Tuts+ bookshelves: The Manual, available in eBook formats to all Tuts+ subscribers! Read on to find out more.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Quick Tip: Try Combining EMs and REMsBlocks
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    At the 2014 CSSConf in Australia, Simurai gave a really amazing presentation called "Styling with Strings" where he goes over quite a few techniques for developing in-browser. The one tip that really stood out to me was this: pad UI components with EMs, put space between them with REMs. Or, as a rule of thumb: EMs for padding, REMs for margin.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Andy Mallalieu, Web Designer: Imagery Can Make or Break a Project Cover 1
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    In this interview we catch up with Manchester-based web designer Andy Mallalieu from agency NineSixty to discuss how he engages with photography when working on new web projects. This interview is part of our ongoing series, 'Conversations with Creative Collaborators.'Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Custom Water Splash Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewshot
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    Get wet as you learn how to capture your own water splash images to use as custom brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Two-Layer Color Pencil Technique2 layer%20color%20pencil%20 %20preview
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    Colored pencils may seem like a childish medium, but in this tutorial I'm going to show you the two-layer technique. By layering two disparate colors, you can create a non-color-crayon-box color that matches what you see in real life. We'll start by making a swatch guide that showcases every color combination we can make, and then use that color knowledge to pencil a still life.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Live Wallpaper on Android Using an Animated GIFPic8
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    Have you ever seen a beautiful animated GIF that loops seamlessly and wondered if you could use it as a live wallpaper on your Android device? Well, you can, and in this tutorial I am going to show you how.Read More…
  • Code
    Using Squire, a Lightweight HTML5 Rich Text EditorPreview
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    At only 11.5 KB of JavaScript and with no dependencies, free, open source Squire is an extremely lightweight solution for rich text input.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Landing Page Design Principles: Open AssignmentLandingpage
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    It’s time for another open assignment! Instead of learning something by following a number of steps, I’m going to get you to complete a task.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Designing Sounds With Ableton CollisionCollision preview image
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    In this tutorial I will make simple sounds with the Ableton Collision instrument. I will program drums, lead, bass and an exotic sound. This lesson is a great starting point to practice this type of synthesis, though a minimum understanding of subtractive / virtual analogue synth is recommended.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Wrapping Up: Miscellaneous Rules for Hazel 3 and the InboxPreview
    Over the last few tutorials, I've been demonstrating how to keep a Mac sorted with Hazel 3 and an Inbox. There were some workflows that didn't fit in any previous tutorial. In this article, I cover some of them.Read More…
  • Code
    Speed Up WordPress: Caching and Database OptimizationSpeedy wordpress logo
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    One of the most popular talking points in the WordPress community is speeding up WordPress and optimizing web pages. In this three-part series, we're going to go through every aspect of optimizing and speeding up your WordPress website.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Photograph Coins with Dramatic Low Key LightingPreview low key macro coin
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    Shooting with low-key lighting creates a final photograph with dramatic darks and a rich, velvety appearance. Your subject, whether it’s an expensive bottle of wine or a valuable coin, looks luxurious and seductive against a black background. However, shooting with low-key lighting requires a few techniques and in this tutorial I’ll show you how to modify your light to create a rich, formal picture.Read More…