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  • Design & Illustration
    Video Added to Psdtuts+ via Our New Vimeo Channel!Video
    When it comes to learning, everyone has their own preference, whether it's through images, words or ... by watching! That's why I'm happy to announce that we've opened a Photoshop Video Channel at the very cool Vimeo video site for anyone and everyone to contribute to!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Transforming a Daylight Image Into a Wild NightPreview
    In this tutorial we'll learn how to convert a plain daylight shot into a night shot and add some special effects to it. We'll not only turn a daylight image into a nighttime image, but we'll also add add some stormy rain to the scene.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create A Jeweled Dollar SignPreview
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to create a Jeweled Dollar Sign. This tutorial uses some basic Illustrator features like Gradients, Offset Paths, and Divide. The image might look complicated but when you break it down, it is relatively simple, and easy to apply to other fonts and objects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Sin City Style PosterTut 200
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    Sin City was a really cool movie, at least visually. I really liked the stylish scenes and colors. A few months ago I saw a poster of another Frank Miller movie called "The Spirit." The poster is titled "My City Screams." It really caught my attention because of the way the design played with typography to recreate buildings. Also, the perspective was really well done. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create that effect in Photoshop, but this time we'll use Illustrator to create the perspectives and text. I'll walk through the process of creating the effect; However, it's always good if you play around and test different settings to see how it works. That for me is the best way to learn.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Detailed Vector Traffic Light with Simple Shapes, Gradients, and GlowsTrafficlight%20preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll see how creating this detailed traffic light is just a matter of building up layers of simple shapes, custom gradients, and the Outer Glow effect.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    15 Ways to Diversify Your Mix06 diversifymix
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    Sometimes when you're recording an artist or a band, it's easy to fall into relaxed habits and forget how important it is to give each track its own unique flavor and excitement. It could be that you've stopped pushing yourself, or it could just be that the artist has written an album of really repetitive songs. Either way, here are 15 tips for adding some excitement and diversity to otherwise tired recordings. Photo: York Tillyer.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    AudioJungle Wallpaper Contest UpdateContests
    We have a resolution to the search issue that participants have expressed understandable concern about. Also, we'll need a bit longer to decide the winners and launch the next contest. Great job to everyone that has participated! The contest has ended and we're working on choosing the winners.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Sidechaining and Ducking in Reason04 sidechaining
    Side-chaining and ducking is certainly a popular topic amongst today's production fraternity. Mainly used to create pumping effects in electronic music, the process still remains a mystery to a lot of people. Things can become especially confusing when a program has its own tools for the job. Mo Volans gives you a Reason to duck...Read More…
  • Code
    Best of the Web - June 2008Botw
    It's time for a web roundup for June 2008. Like Collis' mentioned in last month's roundup, these take a long time because there's so much reading material to distract from the main goal: a list of relevant links for you NETTUTS readers. Enjoy.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Realistic Blackberry Style Mobile Phone From ScratchPreview
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    If you ever have to create a slick phone or Blackberry design, and you don't feel like buying stock images, then this tutorial is for you. I will show you how to use Vector Shapes, Masks, and mostly Layer Effects to create this elegant design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating Realistic Texture and a Sharp Vector KnifePreview
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    Creating convincing vectors can be a daunting task. I will show you how to make wood and metal textures for a vector knife using the Gradient Mesh Tool, layering Gradients, and the Pathfinder Tools.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Make and Mix a Running 16th-note Bassline01 trancebassline
    In this tutorial, we're going to learn how to make and mix a “running” 16th-note bassline. You'll hear this in countless dance genres such as techno and even breaks, but it's become synonymous with trance over the years.Read More…