All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Basic Vexel ImagePreview
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    This time we'll create a simple vexel image from a picture. Also, we'll use some pattern effects to give the image some interesting texture. This is a basic way to create a vexel image using predominately Photoshop's vector based tools. After completing this tutorial, you'll become a master of the Pen Tool.Read More…
  • Code
    Hack Together a User-Contributed Link Feed with WordPress Comments200
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    Although WordPress has a *very* extensive plug-in collection, now and again things come up for which there are no suitable plug-ins available (yet). When I built PSDTUTS I thought it would be cool to have a way for users to submit links and to create a public link feed out of it. Today I'll show you how I hacked together a method using WordPress' comments.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vibrant Digital Collage Mixing Buildings and Vector Shapes on Paper200preview
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    In this tutorial, you'll learn how to use Fireworks CS3 and Illustrator CS3 together. You'll create some illustrative vector elements to add to the final composition. You'll also mix in photos and light effects. Learn how to use a cool paper background and tips to improve your workflow.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating a Floating HTML Menu Using jQuery and CSSThumb floating menu 200x200
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    For all of us who deal with long web pages and need to scroll to the top for the menu, here's a nice alternative: floating menus that move as you scroll a page. This is done using HTML, CSS and jQuery, and it's fully W3C-compliant.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts+ Premium Has Crossed the 100 PSD File Milestone!Preview
    We've hit a big milestone recently by crossing the 100 PSD files available to Psdtuts+ Premium members. We have a new Premium dedicated site coming. We're also working on integrating the Premium system in with Vectortuts. We'll be releasing an affiliate program as well. Lot's of exiting news revolving around the PSDTUS Premium memberships.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    User Link FeedShield linkfeed
    Hello! Welcome to the User Link Feed. Anyone can submit links with a short description which will then appear in the sidebar. Links must be approved before appearing and we filter out links that aren't relevant to the audience. We generally want: Links to Useful Resources and Downloads Links to Tutorials Links to Inspirational Work (*really good* work only please) Links to Articles You can submit your links below using the form. They are generally approved within 24 hours.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Energy Drink Ad DesignPreview
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    Featuring a product in an ad is a common task for any designer. In this tutorial, we'll look at a flexible design solution that you can use to create one for an energy drink. It relies on a combination of the Difference Blending Mode and the Radial Blur Filter to achieve unique colors, contrast, and lighting.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Camera with Photo IconPreview
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    This tutorial will show the intermediate Adobe Illustrator artist how to make a sleek web 2.0 style icon. You should have a basic understanding of Adobe Illustrator tools before you begin this tutorial, as the tutorial moves at a rapid pace.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Arrows, Lines, and Improving Your Photoshop Workflow200x200
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    The focus of this tutorial will be on adding efficiency and flexibility in your workflow. When working as a designer or artist in a commercial setting you not only have to be creative, but you have to be able to build files that allow you to go back and easily make changes. Learn Photoshop workflow improvements, while reconstructing a magazine cover made up of arrows and lines.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Vectortuts First Week a Success!Shield general
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    We're super excited that Vectortuts is off to such a great start! We've started a Vectortuts Flickr Group. Last week we had some great traffic and the subscribers are already in the thousands. Vector graphics is one of my passions. I'm really excited to see this site grow.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Space Explosion From Scratch in PhotoshopPreview
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    If you've ever wanted to create a space explosion in Photoshop, then we have the tutorial for you. With the techniques learned in this tutorial, you can create explosions as seen in a Sci-Fi television series. Let's learn how to make this effect from scratch.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    What Do You Think Would Make a Great Psdtuts+ Contest?Contests
    We've got a quick contest update. Also, we'd like to know what you think would make a great contest. It's not long before we'll be launching the next contest, as we'd like to do this monthly. We want to continue to make the contests here successful. Leave a comment letting us know what you think would make a great Psdtuts+ contest. Feel free to throw multiple ideas out.Read More…