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  • Code
    6 Ways To Improve Your Web TypographyPreview
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    Typography on the web is anything but simple, and for many, it is a troubling mystery. Today, we're going to review six ways that web designers and developers can improve the typography of the sites they create.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How To Create the Photo Manipulation "Brightness Tomorrows"Preview
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    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a futuristic looking photo manipulation using some special tools, such as the Background Eraser Tool and how to blend pictures properly using Match Color Adjustments and Lighting Effects. So let's start! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Realistic Candle in InkscapePreview
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    Discover how to draw complex shadows, highlights, and even flames in Inskscape. We'll be using gradients, blurs, and clipping to simulate the effect of Illustrator's gradient mesh in Inkscape. Let's jump into this tutorial!Read More…
  • Code
    Plotting Points Using Yahoo! Maps and RSSMain page preview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to get started with the Yahoo! Maps API in Flash. We'll load a couple of RSS feeds and plot some natural disaster warnings using their longitudes and latitudes.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Peaceful SunsetScreenshot
    In this tutorial James will show some practical techniques in creating a lovely sunset scene. He will cover extracting a tree image from the sky background within Photoshop and animating a realistic sunset.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Making Realistic Water in 3ds MaxThumbnail
    In this tutorial we will be looking in depth at the water space warp in 3D Studio Max. We will first dive into the theory of the space warp, and fish out all of the little details that most people only swim past. Then, after we've had our fill of theory, we will look at how to practically apply that theory in a realistic pool scene, and render in Maxwell Render for our final result. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Code
    Next Week it's Envato's Birthday! Here's a Preview of What's Coming Up ...Maingraphic 200
    It was back in 2006 that Envato first launched with our very first site FlashDen. That means next week we'll be turning 3 years old! Since web years are much like dog years, by my count that makes us pretty darn old. Given how we've grown, we've decided that this year it's time we really kicked our celebrations up a notch. Next week for 3 days we're going to have a massive sequence of birthday events, read on to find out what's happening ...Read More…
  • Code
    30+ PHP Best Practices for Beginners200x200
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    PHP is the most widely-used language for programming on the web. Here are thirty best practices for beginners wanting to gain a firmer grasp of the fundamentals. Editor's Note: The "Best Practices" series has been my baby for three articles now. However, due to my focus on the CI video series, I've decided to hand off this next entry to Glen. Having said that, I'm not very good at keeping my mouth shut! I thought it might be fun to sporadically add a few rebuttals to his tips. I hope he doesn't mind! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create Music Without Playing an InstrumentThumb
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    There is an old corny joke: “Can you play music?” “Yeah, I play the radio.” The modern equivalent would go something like this: “I create my own music.” “Which instrument do you play?” “My computer.” More and more people are using computers to create good music, without knowing how to play a musical instrument. I was recently setting up a computer training room with a talented guy named Jeremy. We got to talking about our hobbies and interests, and he told me that he used to write and record his own heavy metal music. “Do you play an instrument?” I asked him. “No, I just use computer software.”Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Vector Illustrations, Furry Critters and Fuzzy CreaturesPreview
    Creating fur and fuzziness in vector graphics can be a challenge. You can approach the challenge by analyzing real furry animals. You can also work on stylizing your approach to fur by creating symbols that represent fur, like triangular shapes and pointed edges, which you'll see in quite a few vectors on display here. This collection of 50+ furry vector illustrations are assembled here for you enjoy. This is a huge collection of lovable furry critters and stylized fuzzy creatures. There are realistic animals, like dogs, pandas, squirrels, and more. There are also some wildly imaginative creatures on view as well. Time for some furry vector goodness!Read More…