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  • Design & Illustration
    Use a 3D Model to Create a Dramatic Scene in PhotoshopPreview
    For this tutorial you'll need Photoshop CS3 Extended, as the tutorial utilizes that version's unique 3D Tools. You will import a three-dimensional object of an airplane and use it to create a dramatic scene. Use the Vanishing Point filter to create realistic shadows, add texture to the model, and use brush Tools to get awesome results.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a 60's Psychedelic Style Concert Poster200x200
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    In this tutorial, we will go through the steps to create a retro 1960s psychedelic concert poster. This tutorial relies heavily on the use of the Warp Tool, but includes a few other techniques as well. Let's get started.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tutorial Removed200 removed
    Today we've had to unfortunately remove a tutorial due to copyright issues. As all creatives should, we take copyright very seriously here at Psdtuts+. The tutorial in question has been removed, the author has not been paid, and I'll personally be investigating further to get in touch with the original author to apologize and ensure everything is sorted out.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Build a Maintainable Site using CushyCMS and Twitter200
    Sometimes it seems there are as many CMS products out there as there are web developers. In this tutorial we're going to build a simple one-page site and then in less than 5 minutes, get it setup with a Twitter feed for daily updates and with CushyCMS for general content. If you haven't seen it, Cushy is a completely free and extremely simple to use product that's come on the market recently.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration: Gadgets, Devices, and Handheld Electronics200x200
    Consumer electronics has captured the imagination of many designers. Get inspired by handheld electronics through digitized advertisements of media players and cell phones. Learn how to create images of handheld devices from scratch in Photoshop. You'll also be introduced to a wide array of articles and resources on gadgets. That way, you can continue to be inspired by this field of design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Dark Themed Web Design from Scratch200x200
    This tutorial covers the key areas to focus on when creating a Web site design. This is a blog-style design, but the techniques and strategies used in this design could be applied elsewhere across the Web as well. Learn how to create a colorful design set against a dark background.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tools & Tips: Smart Objects and Smart FiltersShield tools
    It's time to get smart. Smart objects and smart filters are two nondestructive techniques available to those that own recent version of Photoshop. If you haven't learned the nuances of these techniques, then now is the time. This article has collected a plethora of tutorials on this subject. Let's add some "smarts" to our Photoshop workflow.Read More…
  • Code
    How To Create A 'Mootools Homepage' Inspired Navigation Effect Using jQuery200
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    As you know there are a host of competing javascript libraries around these days. Though I prefer jQuery, I've always liked the way the menu on MooTools worked. So in this tutorial we'll recreate that same effect ... but we'll do it in jQuery!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Entries in the Psdtuts+ ContestContests
    The contest has witnessed a flurry of activity this week with lots of polished entries. I've got an announcement about an interactive conference ticket giveaway, and a quick PLUS tutorials update. Also, we have new selections of some of the top contest entries so far. Let's see how the competition is ramping up.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super Fast – Speed Lighting Effect200x200
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    Take an image of a fireworks display and turn it into an intense sensation of speed. Manipulate natural lighting to fill a motion filled scene. Use masks to blend the effect over a car image to make the car appear to be in motion. This tutorial shows you exactly what to do. Let's get moving.Read More…
  • Code
    Use Amazon S3 & Firefox To Serve Static Files200
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    Hosting services have gotten a lot better in recent times, more storage, more bandwidth, cheaper prices. But there is only so far that regular hosting will go. When I first launched PSDTUTS, despite being on a great webhost with some big specs, we ran into both bandwidth and file serving problems when our tutorials (each containing dozens of heavy images) would land on Digg. And then a friend recommended I try using Amazon's Simple Storage Service (aka S3). Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration: Cyborgs, Robots, and MechaDario berardi
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    Many artists are drawn to visions of the future. In this article you'll see a fresh view of robotic and mechanized artwork. Learn some digital painting techniques from some great Photoshop tutorials on the subjects of cyborgs and robots. Get inspired by multiple artistic visions and various technical approaches to bot artwork. Get inspired by how man and machine are melding today. The future has arrived. Let's check it out.Read More…