All Posts in Tuts+

  • Photo & Video
    An Introduction to Photogram/Contact PrintingPreview
    In this tutorial, I will be going through a black and white printing process that does not require a great deal of equipment, time or money. This process is called contact printing, used for creating photograms (a photographic image made without a camera). This process does not require the use of a photographic enlarger nor is it absolutely necessary to use processed film. Below is a step by step explanation of how to create photograms. You will be astounded at just how easy and fun it is to print images using this method.Read More…
  • Code
    Review of jQuery Enlightenment - and Free Copies!200x200
    jQuery Enlightenment, by Cody Lindley, is a breath of fresh air when it comes to e-books. It's written by a jQuery team member, each code snippet includes a link to JSBin for live previewing, and - most importantly - there's no fluff. Ultimately, this means that you'll learn faster, and more thoroughly. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Realistic IES Lighting Effect in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a realistic IES (photometric) lighting effect. We'll be using Photoshop CS4 as well as some free plugins and software. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #6Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Free Character Design BookPreview
    We've got another giveaway for our readership, and this time we're rewarding one random commenter with a great beginner's guide to character design. Before you open up Illustrator and work to create a character you should first get a solid grounding in the fundamentals of the subject. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tuts+ Podcast Episode 2 - The Business of Logo DesignPreview
    In this episode we discuss the business of logo design. This will include information on both the create and business side of the industry. First we will talk a little about the creative process of logo design. Where do the ideas come from? How do you decide what style is most appropriate? How much input does the client get? Afterwords, we talk about how to market yourself as a logo designer. How do you get your first clients? How do you figure out what to charge? What is a logo designers best marketing tool? We have some great discussions with guests Von Glitcha and Dickie Adams, both regulars of our popular Freelance Switch podcast: Freelance Radio.Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Comment Form with Flash, PHP, XML and MySQLPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to use Flash, PHP and MySQL together. We'll build a simple comment form that takes entries and stores them in a database. We'll use PHP to retrieve the entries and format the comments into XML form. Let's get going!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Eagle Head Sticker200eagle
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create an eagle head from a photograph and make a sticker out of it. This is a fairly straight-forward process and is relatively simple to get good results with. Let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    50 Free Movie Themed Fonts You Can DownloadThumb
    Who doesn't like new fonts? I was searching through the net and realized that a lot of people use some really epic looking movie themed fonts in their projects because, well... they are just plain awesome. I have 50 fonts for you all to check out and download this week and experiment with. Try making some title treatments or some logo reveals, these are bound to spark some creativity in you somewhere! Read More…
  • Code
    Easy Website Updates with PageLime200x200
    PageLime makes the process of editing static websites laughably easy. There are times when a full CMS like WordPress is far too complicated when only simple edits are required - not to mention the fact that a static template must first be modified accordingly to work with WordPress. Wouldn't it be easier if your current static website could instantly be integrated with a service, without requiring hours of conversion time? This is where PageLime comes in. In today's video tutorial, we'll go through the process of purchasing a site template on ThemeForest, and then integrating that specific template with PageLime, resulting in a website which is super easy to update...even for your mom.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #12: Maybe by David WhiteWorkshop
    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…
  • Design & Illustration
    Dried Leaf TexturesDriedleaftexture200x200
    File Type: JPGSize: 2048 px by 1536 pxLicense: Creative Commons LicenseRead More…