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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Best of the Best - AE Project Files on VideoHiveVhprev
    Welcome to the first installment of an on-going series. Best of the best will feature a few files from each category on VideoHive that are... well... the best of the best, at the time of writing (in no particular order). All files chosen excel in terms of quality, complexity, and usefulness. Not so much based on sales, and popularity. I can guarantee that any file listed below will knock your socks off, and plan to continue the BOTB installments from now on. So stay tuned!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Why Playing In The Studio Is Different From Playing LiveMusic and audio
    My new book, “The Studio Musician’s Handbook” (written with top Los Angeles studio bassist Paul ILL) is about to be released and I thought it would be a good time for an exclusive preview.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to 3ds Max: Polygonal Modeling - Part 2Thumbnail
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    In the first part of the series, professional video game artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, walked you through many of the key skills that you will need to get started modeling in 3ds Max. Now, in the second part, he will demonstrate how to apply the things that you have learned by using them to make a low-poly version of Guy van der Walt's "Retro TV Set". You can see some more examples of Guy's work at his portfolio website, Plasticboy.Read More…
  • Code
    Free Shopping Cart and Email Marketing Software From Interspire!200x200
    Interspire, providers of shopping cart and email marketing software to over 40,000 organizations worldwide, have been generous enough to give away a bunch of free prizes to one lucky Nettuts+ reader! In their own words: we create private label PHP ecommerce, email marketing, CMS and knowledge management software for designers, developers and agencies. We have 40,000 customers and have been around since 2003. Read More…
  • Code
    Supercharge Your CSS with PHP Under the HoodPreview
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    Cascading Style Sheets is a presentational style sheet language. In that sense, it does not have a lot of the functionality that many developers want to satisfy their programmer instincts. Today, we're going to go over how to supercharge your CSS by putting some PHP under the hood.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fantasy Landscape Photo Manipulation - Screencast301 fantasy landscape
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    "In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fantasy landscape using some simple and easy techniques. Everyone with basic Photoshop skills can succeed to recreate this simple image using the most important thing in this kind of photo manipulation - the right stock. So let's go!" Loredana PappRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fantasy Landscape Photo ManipulationPreview
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fantasy landscape using some simple and easy techniques. Everyone with basic Photoshop skills can succeed to recreate this simple image using the most important thing in this kind of photo manipulation - the right stock. So let's go! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Mesh Flower in IllustratorFlower200
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a flower with Illustrator's mesh tools and opacity masks. With these tools you have a high-degree of control and can create realistic looking illustrations. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Constructing Simple Vehicle SoundsThumb
    In film, television, and games, vehicle sound has evolved into a deeply creative and compelling class of design. Master sound designers such as Walter Murch, Randy Thom, and Ben Burtt have elevated the art of vehicle sound design in numerous films such as Apocalypse Now and Star Wars in a way that allows sound to, in Thom’s words, “be set free to be an active player in the process,” of filmmaking. The sound itself becomes part of the art of storytelling. Games such as Forza Motorsport and Project Gotham Racing allocate large amounts of their development budget to the recording, crafting, and highly-detailed integration of vehicle sounds in order to create a compelling and engrossing experience for the player.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Titles Series: Harry PotterThumb
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    You don't have to be a graduate of Hogwarts to create cool titles! In this tutorial you will learn the simplicity of creating an amazing looking Harry Potter "The Half-Blood Prince" introduction, using only four photographs and the power of After Effects. So quit your Quidditch and have a seat. It's gonna be magical! Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to 3ds Max: Polygonal Modeling - Part 1Thumbnail1
    Of all of the high-end 3d apps on the market, 3ds Max is by far one of the most powerful. It is, however, also one of the most complex and daunting 3d apps to learn. In this two part tutorial series, professional video game artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, will give you a detailed introduction to 3ds Max, as it pertains to polygonal modeling and the video game industry. Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    7 Tips for Taking Travel Photos Like a Pro1
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    St George's Church, Venice. One of the iconic views from the famous Italian city. If you'd like to know how to take travel photos like this, then read on. Travel photography seems so simple. What could be easier than traveling to an exotic location in a beautiful country with a camera and a handful of memory cards and taking some amazing photos? But, when you arrive at your location, you find that it's a lot harder to take a decent travel photo than it looks. In this tutorial I'll be sharing seven key tips for taking professional-looking travel photos you will appreciate for years to come.Read More…