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  • Photo & Video
    Want Better Color? Use Neutral Gray Themes in Adobe Photoshop and LightroomNeutral ps bg logo daniel sone
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    It's a well-known fact that the environment affects our perception of color. This extends into your software's workspace as well. Working in a neutral grey environment is a good idea when color-correcting your images. It'll improve your accuracy even if your monitor isn't calibrated. Here's how to create and use a neutral grey workspace and why it's good.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Export JPGs for the Web from Adobe Photoshop LightroomUntitled 3
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    How to find the sweet spot when exporting between image quality and file size to make your images load quickly.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create an Isometric Pixel Art Office Building in Adobe Photoshop00 preview
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    Learn to create a high rise office building (with multiple building materials) in isometric pixel art. We've already created a character with a home and a car in earlier tutorials, so now we'll be creating a place for him to work.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    So You Want to Be a Freelance Illustrator?Hanna3
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    This post gives you a guide to freelance illustration as a career. We’ll discuss freelance illustrators' training, daily tasks, how they source clients, the media they work in, self-promotion and motivation, and more. Freelancers need to manage their time, money, and client base wisely in order to keep things running. They are often their own boss and take on multiple roles in order to keep things moving throughout their career. Read More…
  • Code
    An 8-Step Checklist for Publishing a WordPress Theme on ThemeForest: Part 2Publishing on themeforest thumb
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    In this two-part series, we're looking at a checklist for creating WordPress themes that can be published and sold on ThemeForest. Part 2 continues where the first part left off, with four more checklist items to ensure your theme is rock-solid and ready for approval.Read More…
  • Code
    Swift from Scratch: Delegation and PropertiesPreview image@2x
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    In the previous tutorial, you created your first Swift project in Xcode, a simple to-do application. In this installment of Swift from Scratch, we're going to add the ability to create to-do items. Along the way, you will learn about actions, delegation, and properties.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Diptychs and Triptychs: Playing with Photo Stories and Unexpected CombinationsPreview
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    These words come from the Greek meaning two or three fold. This usually referred to a work of art that was divided into sections and hinged together but has come to be something that is widely used in photography and the art world. Many modern artists have created pieces that were designed to be displayed together and the diptych and triptych have become very popular story telling devices.Read More…
  • Web Design
    CSS Feature Detection: Modernizr or Feature Queries?Supports
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    In this tutorial, I’ll go over two approaches for detecting whether a browser supports certain CSS features or not. The first one takes advantage of Modernizr, a popular JavaScript library and the second one feature queries, a promising CSS solution.Read More…
  • Code
    Diagnose WordPress Performance Problems With New RelicPreview
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    Understanding what makes WordPress fast or slow requires a broad understanding of web infrastructure, and New Relic makes finding problems within your configuration much easier.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    The Complete Guide to Instagram for Professional PhotographersInstagram thumb s?height=300&width=300
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    Whether you want to use your DSLR exclusively or are open to taking spontaneous photos with your phone's camera, Instagram is a useful tool for sharing photos, finding inspiration, and promoting your photography business. It now has over 300 million users so there’s no shortage of powerhouse creatives, potential collaborators, and prospective clients within reach.Read More…
  • Computer Skills
    Keyboard Maestro I: IntroductionPreview
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    Keyboard Maestro is a productivity and automation app that lets you trigger a series of actions in response to a key press, a system event or almost anything else. In this tutorial, the first of the series, I take you through the very basics.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Modelling & Rigging a Cartoon Parrot in Maya: Part 8Untitled 1%20copy
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    In this tutorial, in the series, I’ll you how to edit the maps for the distribution of fur on the parrot's body.Read More…