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  • Design & Illustration
    Publishing a Multiple Paged PDF Document Using IllustratorPreview
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    One of Illustrator's lesser-known functions is it's ability to produce and publish multiple paged documents in PDF format. Why is it a lesser known function? Well because applications such as InDesign and Quark Xpress are dedicated to producing such documents and it's unlikely you'll ever be advised to use Illustrator. It is possible though, and in a pinch this technique may come in handy, especially when you're creating documents that are only a few pages long. This tutorial will explain how it's done, while discussing some grid layout theory to produce an Annual Report.Read More…
  • Code
    Ruby on Rails from Scratch Week 3200x200
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    Welcome to Ruby on Rails From Scratch Week 3! This week, we'll focus on specific things that you need to know about the framework. For example, we're going to talk about manipulating the structure of the project in two ways (rendering & redirecting). We'll also talk about how you add links in rails, and how to comment code. Let's get started already!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Detailed Compass Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    Another drawing tutorial for icon lovers in which we'll be illustrating a metallic compass. We'll be controlling shadow and reflection to add realism to the illustration. As with any icon design, it's a combination of the overall design and subtle details that gives quality results.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Announcing the Launch of VECTORTUTS Premium16
    We've been hard at work over at VECTORTUTS building a great site and vector community. Now that we've published over fifty vector tutorials, we're happy to announce the launch of VECTORTUTS Premium, which will be releasing high-end exclusive tutorials, vector design resources, and downloadable source files for each member. And yes existing Psdtuts+ Premium members can join at a discount. Find out all about how to sign up!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Brilliant Mid + Hi-Res Wallpapers for Photoshop LoversWallpapers prev
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    If you love Photoshop, you need a desktop wallpaper that demonstrates your allegiance to killer digital art. Something that inspires you every time you look at it, to be better, more skillful, work harder. You will find that here.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Announcing the Launch of VECTORTUTS PremiumShield general
    We've been hard at work here at VECTORTUTS building this great site and community. Now that we've published over fifty vector tutorials, we're happy to announce the launch of VECTORTUTS Premium, which will be releasing high-end exclusive tutorials, vector design resources, and downloadable source files for each member. Find out all about how to sign up!Read More…
  • Code
    Building a Custom Lifestream Website with SweetcronSweetcron 200x200
    Sweetcron is "The Automated Lifestream Blog Software". It is still in public beta, but is already a very nice blog software package. The beauty of Sweetcron is that new posts are created automatically from your activity elsewhere on the web. New photos on Flickr? Tweets on Twitter? Thumbs up on StumbleUpon? Blog posts on Tumblr? Add them all to your Sweetcron-powered site and they will appear on your site in minutes.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Design a Set of Multicolored Buddy IconsPreview
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    In this Illustrator tutorial, I'll show you how to create a set of multicolored buddy icons. This tutorial uses some basic shapes, gradients, Feather, and Illustrator's powerful Live Color feature. These techniques are easily translated into other designs and illustrations.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    It's Going to Be Brilliant: Adobe Photoshop CS4Preview
    Some of us have been eagerly awaiting it, others have been casually disinterested and some have even expressed irritation. The fact of the matter is, though, that this September 23rd saw the official announcement of Adobe's latest release of their Creative Suite. Here at Psdtuts+ we thought it fair to give fans a taste of what's new in Photoshop CS4.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    It's Going to Be Brilliant: Adobe Illustrator CS4Preview
    Some of us have been eagerly awaiting it, others have been casually disinterested, and some have even expressed irritation. The fact of the matter is, though, that this September 23rd saw the official announcement of Adobe's latest release of their Creative Suite. Here at VECTORTUTS we thought it fair to give vector fans a taste of what's new in Illustrator CS4.Read More…
  • Code
    Using the Wonderful jFlow Plugin200x200
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    It seems that the obsession of the web design industry right now is the ability to create a "featured section". While it once may have required a great deal of skill, that is no longer the case. In this screencast, I'll show you how to easily create a scrollable featured section using one of Theme Forest's popular themes as a reference. Let's get into it! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    5 Most Pointless Solo Albums of All TimeSoloprev
    The time comes for every band when they reach a crossroads. Tensions mount, creative differences start to boil over, and inevitably, someone decides it's time to go solo. It's a natural progression and some of the greatest albums of all time have come about as a result. But not all solo albums happen that way. Sometimes, people go solo for no damn good reason at all. For example...Read More…