All Posts in Envato Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Envelope Icon in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, you'll go through easy steps for creating a nice envelope icon. There's a light use of the Pen Tool in the tutorial, but most of it uses Selection Tools to create this icon. The stamp is also explained in a simple manner. I am sure you'll get familiar with some useful techniques as you go through!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Use Inkscape to Create a Grunge RSS Box IconPreview
    How to create an Icon using new features of Inkscape 0.47, such as: gradients, blur, path effects, and mask on texture layer. We'll be walking through every step involved in creating this grungy RSS feed icon box. There is some great vector material in this tutorial!Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Dynamic Bar Graph Generator Using XML + AS3Preview
    A bar chart or bar graph is a chart with rectangular bars whose lengths are proportional to the values they represent. They're commonly used for comparing two or more values that were taken over time or under different conditions, usually on small data sets. In this tutorial, we'll create a bar graph generator using XML and AS3.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    The Ultimate Christmas Roundup!Thumb
    Ahh it's Christmas time again, and you know what that means! It's time for some Holiday inspiration! I have a ton (probably my largest roundup on the site yet) of Christmas goodies for you to enjoy this next week to get you in the holiday spirit if you aren't already! It might not be AE related, but it sure is fun! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #23: Primetime by David WhiteWorkshop
    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 week or so 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…
  • Code
    Tools of the Trade: Web Development Frameworks that the Pros Use200x200
    New web development frameworks, promising rapid development and easy deployment, are sprouting out at a more rapid pace than you can keep up. In the last article, we looked at the various factors you'd have to consider when deciding on a framework. Today, we are going to look at the various frameworks available for each facet of web development. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    40 Inspirational Black and White PhotosPreview
    We have recently taught you how to master the art of black and white photography, covered various conversion techniques, and discussed toning. Today we thought that it was time to share a set of inspiring, incredible black and white photos. These images include portraits, macro, landscapes and more!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    2010 Free Vector Calendar2010 free vector calendarsmall
    File Type: AICS and EPS8License: Free for Personal and Commercial UseRead More…
  • Music & Audio
    Headphones Roundup: Audiotuts Readers' FavoritesThumb
    Headphones are an essential tool for recording musicians, but there are a lot of choices out there - and some of them are very expensive. We recently asked you about your favorite headphones, and this article wraps up your answers. Just in time for Christmas, it summarizes the “hive mind” of Audiotuts+ readers on the best brands and models for studio use and listening for pleasure.Read More…
  • Business
    The Best Books for Freelance Graphic DesignersBestbooksdesigners1
    While there are great resources out there for anyone interested in freelancing, working as a graphic designer can have a few twists that makes it worth your while to take a look at books that specifically offer information geared towards freelance graphic designers. These books can provide an education on the nuts and bolts of the freelance graphic design business.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration: 60+ Vintage Automobile AdsPreview
    We all love vintage design - it's a great source of inspiration, and we all enjoy seeing how technology has developed over the decades. I have collected and compiled a huge (62 advertisements in total) showcase of vintage car magazine advertisements and posters. Many styles and trends have been used throughout the years in car advertisement design, from simple black and white illustrations to beautiful watercolor paintings and great photography to clear, bold typography. The advertisements are displayed by the car make/brand in alphabetical order. What's your favorite?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Ultimate Type TwistingDesign and illustration
    So, have you ever wanted to twist type in a way that is a little more advanced than some of the options you have seen with the Warp feature?Read More…