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  • Music & Audio
    Make Stock Loops Sound Unique with Rhythm Treatments in LogicThumb
    Logic Studio provides fantastic value for the hobbyist and professional musician alike. With over 18,000 loops, it also provides a huge variety of samples that can be used to lay the foundations of new songs, beats and scores. That said, it is easy, in the world of digital audio, to become a victim of 'preset-itis' - using loops, samples, and software instrument presets that can be heard throughout today's film, television and popular music. With just a few simple tricks up your sleeve, however, you can turn boring, heard-it-a-million-times presets and turn them into something unique.Read More…
  • Code
    Chatting With Chris CoyierChristhumbnail
    Many of us here at Nettuts+ are big fans of Chris Coyier and his work on CSS-Tricks.com. Throughout the years Chris has published many tutorials, websites, and scripts to help designers and developers improve their skills. Today, we will sit down with the man behind these articles, and chat with him about CSS, design, and life in the town of Portland.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Angry-Clean Bar of Vector Soap200soap
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a bar of soap and give it a retro look. This isn't just any soap though, but vector soap that has a stylistic nod to Fight Club. I am jacks clean, calm, vector rage! Let's get to it!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Meet the New Tuts+200
    Today across the Tuts+ network we're rolling out some changes to our brand and how our sites work together. These changes include a rebrand of our logos, a shift from multiple domain names to a single top level domain, a universal Plus membership, a Plus Affiliate Program, updated Plus interface, a Twitter Tuts+ news stream and a new tutsplus.com site complete with a rearrangeable dashboard. In other words, a whole bunch of stuff!Read More…
  • Code
    How to Create Your First Joomla Template200x200
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    In this tutorial , you will learn about the basics of a Joomla template, and create one from scratch. We will quickly go through installing a local server and Joomla itself, and then create a basic functioning template.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Rinspeed Chopster - PinkChopster vt tn
    File Type: Illustrator CSLicense: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Malaysia License.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Splattered Vector and Photography Mash Up - Screencast24
    "Mixing Vector work with Photography is a great way to produce a fun and colorful art style. This approach is used in a variety of projects from club flyers and CD Artwork through to high-end advertising imagery. Expanding on the comprehensive guide to the Pen Tool by Ian Yates, we look at creative ways of implanting the tool. This tutorial should convince those of you lacking the confidence to draw within Photoshop to do so with style. " - James DaviesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Digital Illustration Using BirdsPreview
    This tutorial is all about creating an illustration using just a few stock images of birds. The composition is quite simple, but with a little inspiration you can create something really nice. I would like to thank Flavius for giving me a hand with this - much appreciated!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make 3D Yet Flat Looking Shopping Basket IconsPreview
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    Shopping for a new icon? Look no further. Learn how to create a custom shopping basket icon for your next web design project. We'll combine 3D qualities with a flat look. You'll need a firm understanding of Adobe Illustrators tools to complete this tutorial.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Audition Reason Combinator Blends with Your KeyboardThumb
    Finding a set of sounds that work well together can be difficult. In Reason, it can be a laborious effort to create a combination of instruments, record some MIDI on each and then play them back. In this tutorial, we’ll look at a trick you can use in Reason to allow you to hear playback from multiple Combinators in real-time from your MIDI controller.Read More…
  • Code
    5 Ways to Instantly Write Better CSSCss
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    Sure, anyone can write CSS. Even programs are doing it for you now. But is the CSS any good? Here are 5 tips to start improving yours.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Luke Feldman AKA SKAFFSSkaffsthumbnail1
    Luke Feldman is an Australian artist working professionally as a multimedia designer. He has developed SKAFFS, a collection of vibrant and quirky ideas which can be best described as beautiful, elegant and colorful. His original and distinctive style of illustration makes his work easily recognizable and immediately succeeds in grabbing full attention of a viewer. This freelance illustrator, animator and sound producer has worked for huge companies like Coca Cola, Apple, and Facebook among others. Being fun, colorful and attractive his work quite naturally translates into sculpture, animation, skate deck lines, vinyl adhesive lines, toys, and more. So lets have a digital chat with this multi-talented artist!Read More…