All Posts in Tuts+

  • 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…
  • Music & Audio
    47 Sites Every Recording Musician Should VisitThumb
    In a recent “Open Mic” we asked you, “Which music-related sites do you visit regularly?” This article is a summary of the great suggestions given in the comments to that article. You can make the list even longer by commenting on this article.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Grab Some Inspiration with Over 25 Yummy Vector Characters!Preview
    GraphicRiver hosts a truckload of vector characters. In this post we've rounded up some of the most inspiring of them. They are all available for a reasonable price. Let's check out some characters that have been created recently by numerous artists from GraphicRiver! Maybe one day you'll see one of your characters featured on Vectortuts+.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Jerico Santander InterviewPreview
    Jerico Santander is an illustrator from Spain. His works includes 3D, illustration, drawings and much more. Own World and Open Source are some of his most famous artworks. Jerico Santander talks about his fantastic works and his design life. Let's have a chat with him!Read More…
  • Code
    Inside the Mind of ThemeForest's Top Selling Author200x200
    Kriesi is ThemeForest's top selling author; he, last month, broke the record of most sales in a single month, across all of the Envato marketplaces! It's even more shocking when we consider the fact that he's only 27 years old! In this interview, we'll dive into his work process, and hopefully steal some tips and inspiration! Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Simple Password Strength Checker200x200
    Providing instant feedback is the in-thing right now. Why limit yourself to checking usernames and email addresses? Why not extend this to provide quick visual feedback about the strength of the password the user has input? Today, we'll take a look at how to create a simple password strength checker using the jQuery library, regular expressions and a simple algorithm. Read More…
  • Code
    Winners Announced: O'Reilly's ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook - Comment to Win One of Three Copies!Cookbook
    There's more literary goodness up for grabs on Activetuts+! This week will see copies of (hang on, this is a mouthful) O'Reilly's ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook: Solutions for Flash Platform and Flex Application Developers being given away to three lucky readers! To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment at the bottom of the post. At the end of the week we'll collect up the entries and randomly select the winners.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    25 Examples of Infrared PhotographyInfrared examples
    Infrared photos are unique, because they take capture a type of image that is impossible to see with the naked eye alone. Here are a collection of infrared photos, shot by professionals and amateurs to help inspire you. We've also included a few tips about how you can experiment with infrared photography if you'd like to give it a try!Read More…
  • Business
    DMCA: Is It a Muzzle or Security?Muzzle
    Since the advent of the Internet as a wide-open information conduit there has been a lot of worry amongst legislators, media corporations, and others with a stake in preventing content piracy to create a law that would add teeth to copyright for electronic communications. The long discussions, lobbying, and heated arguments between interested parties were loud and public. The end result was the passing of a complex law called The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or DMCA.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Professional Workflow for Creating Photorealistic Portraits in IllustratorDesign and illustration
    Creating photo realistic portraits in Illustrator may seem to be a difficult task in the beginning. But a well modularized and simplified approach from start to the finish can give you the desired results.Read More…