All Posts in Tuts+

  • Code
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 2Codeigniter
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    Continuing on from day 1, today, I'll teach you five different ways to write select statements for your database. If you haven't watched the first entry in this video series, don't worry; each video can function on its own as a single tutorial. Having said that, I highly recommend that you watch each screencast. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture Photograph - Screencast55 leaf warp
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    "In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer. Let's have fun with this display of greenery!" Brent NelsonRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a 3D Leaf from a Texture PhotographThumb
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    In this beginners level tutorial, you will learn how to create a vibrant 3D leaf compilation from a single 2D photograph. You will be able to manipulate the object however you prefer. Let's have fun with this display of greenery.!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Hit the Mark with a Realistic Vector DartboardPreview
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    Learn how to use Illustrator's Live Paint feature, Graphic Styles and Transform Effect while creating a realistic dartboard. All of the features used in this intermediate-level tutorial are contained in Illustrator CS2 and later.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Beginner's Guide to Field Recording, Pt 2Thumb
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    Field recording seems to be a dark art to many sound designers and composers, yet it is one way to create rich libraries of original material. Through some simple guidance and advice, this 2 part tutorial will give you a brief introduction to field recording. In Part 1, we looked at tools of the trade, some tips and and tricks for having a successful session, and a walkthrough of a recording session. In Part 2, we will examine one of my field recording sessions, address some post-processing techniques for captured sounds, librarianship, and what to do with your recordings once you've got them back in the studio.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Guide to Creating and Using SWCsPreview
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    As ActionScript 3 becomes a more popular language and Flash Player's features become more advanced and accessible, it's important to build a common workflow within your company so that projects can become more agile and, more importantly, get delivered on time. One major issues with ActionScript 2 was bridging the gap between the designer and developer. This often left developers dealing with FLAs which contained hundreds of badly named library items and no one liked that. With the advances of ActionScript 3 and the ability to code away from the timeline, SWCs have become commonly used items on large projects, but there are still many people out there who don't know what they are or how to create/use them.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Flare and Light Streak Text RevealPreview1
    Made popular in recent commercials, using light streaks to reveal text and logos is a great way to bring an extra punch to your productions. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3ds Max 2010: The Graphite Modeling Tools, Day 1Thumbnail
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    3ds Max 2010 introduces a vast array of new tools and features, not the least of which, are the new Graphite Modeling Tools. In this two part tutorial video tutorial series, professional game environment artist, Kaleb Aylsworth, will walk you through all of these new tools, and show you how to use them effectively in a practical, every day workflow. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Cgtuts+ Giveaway: CG Books from BallisticThumbnail
    We've had some incredible response since Cgtuts+ launched at the beginning of June. With nearly 2500 subscribers, about 650 Twitter followers, and 560,000 pageviews; these are no small numbers! To show our appreciation, and give thanks to our readers for their continued interest and support, we've decided to follow along in one of the great Envato traditions and give away three CG themed books to some of our lucky Twitter followers!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Tutorial Roundup: 52 Excellent Cinema 4D TutorialsThumbnail
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    Ok, so I've done it again people! There were so many amazing C4D tuts just floating around out there on the web, that I couldn't stop myself from gathering them all up, and stuffing them into one little easy to digest package for you. No no...no need to thank me...just sit back and enjoy all the Cinema 4D goodness (ok...and then you can thank me)!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Fabian Warnke, AKA InphiP
    Fabian Warnke (AKA Inphi) is a successful graphic designer who with the help of some friends has set up a very popular digital art community called DigitalFlow. Not only that but Fabian is a very talented designer who draws inspiration for his art through various channels that he will tell us about in this interview. We also focus on one of his best illustrations and discuss where the idea came about, there is a lot more interesting information in this interview with Fabian so lets get to it. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Preparing Line Drawings for Coloring in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll be learning how to take a paper line drawing and preparing it for coloring in Photoshop. Learn to take your line drawing and clean it up in Photoshop. The image we'll be using is an original hand drawing provided by myself. The end result is left open for experimentation. Let's jump into it!Read More…