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  • Code
    Dynamically Adding Four Footer Widget AreasDynamic wordpress footer areas preview
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    It's great to have plenty of widget areas in your theme's footer, but what if you want them to automatically resize based on how many of them you add widgets to? In this tutorial I'll show you how to use CSS to do so.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Drum Maps in CubasePre
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    Drum Maps helps to solve the issues like where the snare MIDI key on one instrument might be the hi-hat of another and the MIDI maps of the instruments might get all mixed up. In this tutorial, I will teach you the basic setup and how to use it in a project effectively.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Draw Animals: Kangaroos and KoalasDraw marsupials prev
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    Today you're going to learn about two species of an extraordinary family of marsupials, kangaroos and koalas. Prepare for weird stuff like 2-in-1 toes, tail-legs, double thumbs, and foot-thumbs!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a BBQ Flyer to Celebrate Australia Day in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Australians celebrate their official national day each January 26th. There really is no better way to honor Australia Day than by hosting a BBQ event, and creating a super flyer to advertise the occasion. So throw another shrimp on the barbie and get ready to party, Australia-style!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Haggis Infographic in Adobe PhotoshopHaggis preview
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    To celebrate Burns Night, here's how to create a Haggis infographic from eyewitness statements of the Haggis (Haggis Haggis)—relative of the Platypus from the mountains of Scotland!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Selective Sharpening Using High Pass in Adobe PhotoshopHigh pass sharpening preview
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    Most digital images need sharpening; however, the amount of sharpening needed varies image to image and even area to area within an image. This tutorial explains why sharpening is needed and how to selectively apply sharpening exactly where it is needed using a high pass sharpening layer with a mask.Read More…
  • Code
    Design Patterns: The Simple Factory PatternSimple factory design pattern
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    When you think of Factory, what comes in your mind? I would say a place where things are produced. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Thistle Infographic to Celebrate Burns Night in Adobe InDesignPreview image1
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    Scots around the world will be celebrating the birthday of the Scottish poet Robert Burns tomorrow. But how much do you really know about Robert Burns? Create a quirky thistle infographic in this simple tutorial for beginners to InDesign, and fill it with facts about The Bard! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Learn the Art of Calligraphy in Our Latest CourseCalligraphy
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    In this calligraphy course, you’ll learn the basic strokes that make up every letter in the Roundhand Script lower and uppercase alphabet. After you've practiced every letter, you'll then make a mock invitation. You’ll finish the course with a new appreciation for how easy calligraphy can be, and with the ability to create invitations, book plates, beautiful envelopes, and anything else you want to ink.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Community Challenge: Created by YouUntitled 1
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    Every day here at Tuts+ we publish fantastic tutorials in the Design & Illustration section, written by a variety of artists. And every day readers like you take the time not only to comment on these tutorials, but also to recreate the designs and techniques being taught and to share them with the rest of the community. Check out an assortment of tutorials results below created by you, our readers!Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: ClosuresPreview image@2x
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    If you've worked with blocks in C/Objective-C or lambdas in Ruby, then you won't have a hard time wrapping your head around the concept of closures. Closures are nothing more than blocks of functionality that you can pass around in your code. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about closures to get you started.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Painted Pet Portrait Effect in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Learn to use the smudge brush along with several other photo manipulation techniques to create an easy painted pet portrait in Photoshop. This tutorial is one part of a larger set of instructions for the course: Creative Photo Effects in Adobe Photoshop.Read More…