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  • Design & Illustration
    Web Ads Via BuySellAds Now Available Here on VECTORTUTSShield general
    A quick announcement today: we've added web ads to the sidebar via BuySellAds. Advertisement purchases will help insure the long-term success of the site. Check out the Ad Sales page for more information. Also, we've prominently added a design Float button to the bottom of posts.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts+ First Tutorial Writing Contest Announcement!Contests
    We'll be announcing the winner of the AudioJungle Wallpaper Design contest this Friday the 18th of July. Now it's time to launch the next contest as well. If you have a great tutorial idea you've been working on, then now is the time to pull it together. The first Psdtuts+ Tutorial Writing Contest is underway. We're accepting completed tutorials for a chance at publication and great prizes!Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Simple, Powerful Product Highlighter with MooTools200
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    Believe it or not, there's a lot of powerful interactivity you can bring to your site using javascript besides slick navigation menus! This tutorial will help you find your inner cow by introducing you to one of the most powerful and modular javascript libraries—MooTools! We'll be creating a flexible tool for highlighting your sites products or services using the MooTools javascript framework. Also, learn some of the many reasons why MooTools just might be the right javascript library for all of your future projects!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    240 Free Albums, Tracks and Links for Music Mashup LoversMashups
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    A mashup is a piece of music formed by mixing elements of at least two existing songs together, usually by combining the acappella part of one song with the music track of another. If you're at all interested in sampling, or if you're curious about this fascinating and controversial musical genre, these 18 albums, around 200 tracks and extra bonus links should provide plenty of inspiration!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Gaining Mastery Over Microphone Preamps03 micamps
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    How much do you know about micamps? Should technology guide your choices? Or maybe you’re happy to use whatever is around, but sometimes you’d like to have a more informed approach to recording? This tutorial will help you choose the colour you’re missing from your canvas.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Using Ink Drops in Your Digital CompositionsPreview
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    We all love Photoshop and its effects, but sometimes it's great to get your hands dirty when creating elements for your graphics. Ink drops can add a creative and energetic element to your designs. This tutorial demonstrates techniques to creatively work ink drops into your compositions.Read More…
  • Code
    Adding Form Validation to WordPress Comments using jQuery200
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    When it comes to simpler user experience, having your form validation happen instantly on the same page is a lot cleaner than reloading pages and possibly losing some form content. In this tutorial I'll show you how to use jQuery to do some instant checking on an example comment form.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Glowing Surreal Planet DesignPreview
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    This time I'll show you how to create a glowing planet design. You'll learn how to create a planet from a panoramic picture, use the Lens Correction Filter, create complex background patterns, and more.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Can of Beans by Mapping Vectors to a 3D ObjectPreview
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    Illustrator has offered a range of 3D tools for some time and this tutorial aims to get you started familiarizing yourself with them. We'll be creating a can of beans, built entirely from vectors, using the Symbols palette, the Extrude tool and Illustrator's Image Mapping. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Create a Vocal Glitch Sequence09 vocalglitch
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    Glitch processing is a popular technique in contemporary electronic music. Although this method can be used on any sound it is often most effective when applied to vocal sounds. In this tutorial, Mo Volans shows you how...

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  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Coffee Cup with InkscapeInkscapecup400
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    Inkscape is an open source alternative to Adobe Illustrator and other programs for creating vector graphics. In this first Inkscape tutorial for Vectortuts+, we'll create a beautiful coffee cup and show off some of Inkscape's features. We'll mostly be drawing shapes and using the Gradient Tool to accomplish the desired effect. If you're familiar with Illustrator or a similar program, you should be able to follow along relatively easily.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    10 Techniques That are Essential For Successful Photo Manipulation ArtworkPreview
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    Photo manipulation techniques can be difficult master, but not hard to experiment with. Once you get the hang of it, anyone can transport their dreams onto the computer screen using Photoshop. For beginners in this field, there are ten main points to consider in photo manipulation. Let's review these to help you make successful photo manipulation based artwork.Read More…