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  • Design & Illustration
    Get Going with Adobe Bridge CS4Preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll take a look at one of the most underestimated and unused tool in the Adobe product family called Bridge CS4. It is available in most of Adobe's professional Creative Suite applications and I'm sure some of you use it, but a lot of people just ignore it, not realizing its potential to speed up your workflow and help organize your files. What's Adobe Bridge? Why should I use it? How does it work? Where to start? That's what you'll learn in this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Illustrate a Brain Icon for OSX and VistaPreview
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    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a cartoon style illustration of a brain, then how to convert the image for use as an icon for OSX and Vista. I'll discuss some points about detailing for icon design as well. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts+ 'Delta Dawn' Video Game Cover Design Contest Winners!Contests
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    We have the results in for the Psdtuts+ Delta Dawn Video Game Cover Design Contest. I hope everyone had a lot of fun! We had a tremendous competition with loads of high-quality entries. We had a whole lot of artists enter the contest, and well over 250 submissions. Up for grabs is a Wacom Intuos4 Medium Tablet, iPhone 3G S, Nintendo DS Lite (thanks to CSSRockstars), loads of marketplaces credits, and 1-year memberships to Psd Plus. Learn all about the winning entries at the jump!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use Space Designer in LogicMusic and audio
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    Reverb is invaluable when mixing. It can add character to the song and makes an instrument come alive. Depending on what type of song and character you are after, there are different types of reverbs that you should use. Big powerful ballads require long and lush hall reverbs, rockabilly-type tunes need short slap-back room echoes.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Next-Gen Weapon Creation - Part 2: The Low-Poly ModelThumbnail 2
    Creating weaponry effectively in a next-gen workflow requires detailed knowledge of a variety of very specific skills and tools. In this, the second day of the next-gen knife modeling series, you will tackle the creation of your low-poly model, by cleverly reverse-engineering the high-poly source mesh.Read More…
  • Code
    8 Regular Expressions You Should Know200x200
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    Regular expressions are a language of their own. When you learn a new programming language, they're this little sub-language that makes no sense at first glance. Many times you have to read another tutorial, article, or book just to understand the "simple" pattern described. Today, we'll review eight regular expressions that you should know for your next coding project.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create and Use .REX FilesThumb
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    A lot of DAWs allow the user to create tempo lockable grooves within their environment. These loops will change in tempo with our DAW’s master clock. This ability can be extremely useful for quick auditioning of new grooves or experimenting with different tempos in our projects. The main problem here is that most applications use unique file formats that can only be loaded in the specific program you are using. In some cases, such as the Apple loops format, these files can even be dependent on a certain operating system.Read More…
  • Code
    Build an AS3 Photo Slider Widget for Social Networking SitesPreview
    Today we're going to build a Photo Slider widget which can be placed on social networking sites like Orkut or MySpace. This widget will be based on Google's Open Social API and contains a Flash application, which will show all photos from your public photo albums in a slideshow. "Plug-in classes" will handle the transitions of the slideshow and this tutorial will include writing two of those "plug-ins".Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fantasy "Mother Nature" Scene - Screencast296 mother nature
    "This tutorial is about creating a fantasy scene called "Mother Nature." We will use well chosen images, brushes and most off all our imagination in combination with Photoshop techniques to create an outstanding image. So let's get started!" Jürgen HeissRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fantasy "Mother Nature" ScenePreview
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    This tutorial is about creating a fantasy scene called "Mother Nature." We will use well chosen images, brushes and most off all our imagination in combination with Photoshop techniques to create an outstanding image. So let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Cute Earth Illustration in VectorPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a cute earth illustration. We'll use basic shapes and some Illustrator knowhow to make this. It's a fun look at the earth, as seen from space, and interpreted in a cartoon vector style. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Peter Nowacki Interview, AKA VelendilP
    Peter Nowacki, AKA Velendil, is a 21 year old designer from Warsaw Poland. He is currently attending an arts university and is studying to become a more well-rounded designer. To achieve this goal he is studying 3D art to compliment his already amazing 2D work, as well as motion graphics and animation. In this interview, Peter discusses his inspiration for most of his work, as well as shows off one of his great free fonts. So check this interview out!Read More…