All Posts in Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Texture, and Render a Photorealistic Ipod in Modo 401: Part 1Thumbnail
    In this two part video tutorial, you will learn how to model, texture and render an iPod Nano 1st Gen in Modo 401. The techniques used here will be strictly poly modeling, and can therefore be applied to other 3D packages as well. The focus will be on the modeling and the texturing aspect, while the rendering process will be fairly simple in comparison to professional level renders.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    43 Mind-Bending Mudbox Tuts!Thumb
    This time we got a load of 43 Mudbox tutorials, and some of those tutorials are made up of groups of more tutorials...and then those tutorials are made of even more tutorials... you get the idea. So in reality, you probably have around 65 Mudbox masterpieces to keep you busy here, but honestly, who cares about these numbers? Lets just get to learning us some Mudbox, and enjoy the variable cornucopia of tutty goodness!Read More…
  • Code
    Learn how to AJAXify Comment Forms200x200
    In this week's video tutorial, I'll teach you how to take a simple, boring contact form and add some animations and an AJAX post request to submit the form to your MySQL database asynchronously. In addition, we'll also implement a bit of server and client-side validation to better secure our data. When submitting to the database, we'll also review the most secure methods, including the use of prepared statements, which will bind the necessary values to each query, rather than embed them. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #5Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Side View Concept CarPreview
    In this tutorial, I will be taking you through the steps to create a rendering of a car. It will take you from initial sketch to this stylized polished off piece suitable for a presentation. The time taken to complete such a rendering depends on the complexity and the level of detail on the car. This particular one took me about an hour. So grab a cup of coffee and let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    44 Kickin' AE TutorialsThumb
    Wow... there was a lot to cover this past month... Motionworks really stepped up and Video Copilot's Blog Show packed full of tips and tricks, along with all the newcomers to the tutorial scene these guys are going to make sure you don't get any work done today!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Exclusive Vectortuts+ Social Cubes Pack - Available for Free DownloadPreview
    We have a new exclusive Vectortuts+ Social Cubes Pack available for free download. There are numerous high quality icons for you to use in your work. You may also want to review the process behind this style of icon design in the tutorial series: Create a Fun Icon of Frozen People on Ice – Part I and Part II. Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Social Cubes - Exclusive Vectortuts+ Free PackPreview
    File Type: Illustrator AI and JPGLicense: See Download FileRead More…
  • Code
    Book Review: Zend Framework 1.8 Web Application Development200x200
    If you are looking into buying a book to learn about Zend Framework, chances are you are already set on using Zend Framework to build your next project. Today, we will be looking at Zend Framework 1.8 Web Application Development by Keith Pope, published by Packt Publishing.Read More…
  • Code
    Code a Chaotic Composition Inspired by Joshua DavisCodedchaos
    Ever wondered how design guru Joshua Davis makes those choatic images? I did. With his art as inspiration I grabbed a cup of coffee and set out to mimic his style. This tutorial is aimed at designers and flash beginners, and documents my process of achieving something similar to Joshua's early compositions.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a High-Poly Roof Hatch in 3ds MaxRoof hatch preview 200x200
    In this 2 hour long beginner level tutorial, we will explore in detail the entire process of building a high-poly roof hatch in 3ds Max. We will discuss the modeling process in depth, including a variety of different poly modeling tools and techniques. We will also cover some of the more important theoretical aspects of high poly modeling, such as the importance of using support edges when working with subdivision, and also the use of proper topology when cutting holes into subdivided surfaces while maintaining a quad based mesh.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #11: Kisapada by Milica ParanosicWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every couple of weeks we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…