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  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Bubblefriends Creator Sascha PreußPreview
    Meet Sascha Preuß from Germany. Sascha works as a freelance Illustrator. He creates massively cute characters and in the case of the BUBBLEARMY, evil cute characters. In this interview, he talks about his training in drawing and design. Also, we'll discover where he finds inspiration, his workflow and work environment, his passion for drawing and character design, as well as what we can expect from Sascha in the future.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Michal Sycz, AKA NoeekoP
    Michal Sycz (AKA Noeeko) is a popular designer currently residing in Poland. From his work you will quickly notice his love for art as well as his spirit for perfection. Michal strives to create different styles of artwork so he can expand his creative world. In this interview Michal will give us a few pointers on how to improve in the Photo Manipulation field, and he will also describe how he made one of his best illustrations "Order vs Chaos." Lets get into this interview!Read More…
  • Code
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 5 - CRUDCodeigniter
    The most requested tutorial for day five of our CodeIgniter screencast series was for an introduction to CRUD operations. We'll review how to easily create, read, update, and delete records using CI's active-records class. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    12 Making Ofs and Behind the Scenes Featurettes6
    Since I am not a Mac guy, I didn't have much to say last week, but this week I got a handful of juicy featurettes for you all to dive into and waste your Friday away. Get ready and strap in, were gonna see how some of the biggest blockbusters in the movie business are made.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Severed Arm in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial we will explain how to create a severed arm with fleshy stumps and strings of sinew. This will be created by using some basic Brushes and Layer Masks. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Coupon in InDesignPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a coupon, double-sided in InDesign. This is a beginner level tutorial and by no means meant for print. It gives you a small intro into tabs, style sheets and glyphs. Let's get stared.Read More…
  • Code
    AS3 101: Arrays - BasixPreview
    In this installment of AS3 101, we'll spend the entire tutorial exploring a single type of data available to most programming languages: the Array. Arrays are ways to keep lists of values. Arrays are useful to keep an arbitrary number of related items grouped together, and can represent complex data structures though nesting. In ActionScript, Arrays have quite a bit of flexibility and functionality, as we'll see. After the usual abstract introduction, we'll apply what we've learned (whilst also learning some more along the way) by building a rather simple puzzle game. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Record Vocals in a BedroomThumb
    Recording vocals can be one of the more challenging tracking phase processes you may run into. If it wasn’t enough of a tough cookie in the studio, you can be sure it’s a daunting task in a bedroom (or a home office or any other room you’ve set aside for recording fun that wasn’t purpose-built for it). The sad truth is that you can’t get pro quality vocals happening at home. But you can improve the sound by a mile if you’re armed with a few tricks and tips, and that’s what I intend to give you.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Learn to Make a Custom 3D Wall Text RevealPreview
    Using basic AE tools and some expressions you will learn how to create this 3D wall made of custom shapes and a nice laser beam to reveal your text. Read More…
  • Code
    Top 10 Most Usable Content Management SystemsCms
    There are plenty of options when it comes to picking a content management system for a development project. Depending on how advanced you need the CMS to be, what language it's built in, and who is going to be using it, it can be a nightmare trying to find the "perfect" CMS for a project. However, some CMSs have a slight edge over the rest of the competition because of the usability of the software. Some are just easier to install, use and extend, thanks to some thoughtful planning by the lead developers. Here are 10 of the most usable CMSs on the web to use in your next project.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Diverse Vector Masks from Across the GlobePreview
    Asian dragons, latin lucha, opera faces, and other masks from all over the world. There is a wide variety of mask styles displayed here, like horror, comics, line art, shiny gradients, highly personal work, and pure commercial gold. Take a look at how numerous artists have created vector masks. There are quite a few ancient mask traditions one could research for further inspiration from various county's cultures. After viewing this collection of vector art, dig deep and then get expressive with your own mask. First, let's check out all this awesome vector artwork!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Meet our newest site - Web.AppStormWebappstorm
    Since we launched Mac.AppStorm early this year it's been growing really rapidly and rapidly getting a reputation as the leading blog on Mac Apps. This is in no small part due to our very talented editor David Appleyard who has steered this blog from strength to strength. With Mac.AppStorm doing so well, we've decided it's time to branch out into another great area of apps - the Web! Meet Web.AppStorm.Read More…