All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Barbed Wire Text Effect in Adobe IllustratorBarbwiretextpreview
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    In the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed barbed-wire pattern brush and how to use it to create a nice text effect in Adobe Illustrator.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New Course: Character Design & Animation for GamesChar animate 1
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    Ever wondered how to create and animate characters for video games? In Character Design & Animation for Games, concept artist and animator Jonathan Lam will take you through a step-by-step process, from learning how to design your character to managing your assets in animation programs such as Spine. Read More…
  • Web Design
    Web Design for Kids: Getting Ready to Build a WebsiteWeb design for kids 02
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    Welcome to the second lesson in our Web Design for Kids series! In this lesson we will learn all about some things we need to do and the tools we need before we start writing the code for our Tuts+ Town website; we are getting there, I promise! Also, don’t forget to ask any questions in the comments area at the bottom of this page. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a French Movie Poster in Adobe InDesignPreview image
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    Giving a nod to the golden era of French cinema, this New Wave-inspired poster picks up on the graphic elements and je-ne-sais-quoi charm of 1960s independent film. C’est magnifique, non? In this beginner’s tutorial we’ll be using Adobe InDesign to enhance a simple poster layout with vintage textures, playful graphics and cinematic fonts.Read More…
  • Code
    New Course: Create a Custom Yeoman GeneratorYeoman 1
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    In this course you'll learn how to create a custom generator for the web app scaffolding tool, Yeoman. We'll start by looking at how to use Yeoman with community-built generators, and then we'll move on to implementing a custom generator that scaffolds my favorite stack for web application development.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Making Sounds With ZebralettePreview
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    In this lesson I will show you how to make a short music piece using the Zebralette instrument in Ableton. After listening back to the song, I found that the mood and the sounds got a bit of earlier electric breaks feel, although it wasn't a conscious decision. I will program leads, pad, bass, and fx track for the composition.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Modelling & Rigging a Cartoon Parrot in Maya: Part 10Untitled 2%20copy
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    In this part of the tutorial, I'll show you how to make auxiliary control curves to control the movement of the joints. Making controls for rigging is a very important task and it saves not only the time of the animator but also keeps the confusion away and makes the animation process easy. With the help of controllers, you can pose the character much better.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Radiant Owl iPhone Case Template in Adobe IllustratorPhone6 template400
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    In this tutorial we’ll go through the process of creating a stylish smartphone case with a colorful, detailed owl. We’ll work with gradients to create a vivid color palette, use the Blend Tool to simplify the process of making the feathers, and add some mesh and other effects to give our case a completed look. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    How to Rescue Under-Exposed JPEG Images with Adobe PhotoshopJpeg restoration tutorial
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    Learn how to recover lost elements of an under-exposed JPEG using levels, curves and vibrance adjustment layers.Read More…
  • Code
    An Introduction to AppiumPreview image@2x
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    Automated testing is known to be very valuable to any programmer. It is a tool that allows the simulation of a person’s actions on a specific device and it’s favored because it lacks the errors or speed limitations of an actual person. In this tutorial, you will learn how to test your mobile applications with automation using Appium.Read More…
  • Web Design
    Web Design for Kids: Welcome to Tuts+ Town!Web design for kids 01
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    Welcome to Tuts+ Town, where everybody loves web design! In this series we will learn all about designing and building a website. To help us, we’ll make a website together.Read More…
  • Business
    Networking for Introverts: How to Connect with ConfidenceNetworking connections
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    If you're an introvert, chances are you approach networking with something akin to dread or disdain. But ignoring it is a seriously career-limiting move. This tutorial will help you learn how to reshape what it means to network in a way that works for you. You will be able to start forging valuable connections, while leaving behind a lot of stress and fatigue. Read More…