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  • Design & Illustration
    It's Going to Be Brilliant: Adobe Illustrator CS4Preview
    Some of us have been eagerly awaiting it, others have been casually disinterested, and some have even expressed irritation. The fact of the matter is, though, that this September 23rd saw the official announcement of Adobe's latest release of their Creative Suite. Here at VECTORTUTS we thought it fair to give vector fans a taste of what's new in Illustrator CS4.Read More…
  • Code
    Using the Wonderful jFlow Plugin200x200
    It seems that the obsession of the web design industry right now is the ability to create a "featured section". While it once may have required a great deal of skill, that is no longer the case. In this screencast, I'll show you how to easily create a scrollable featured section using one of Theme Forest's popular themes as a reference. Let's get into it! Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    5 Most Pointless Solo Albums of All TimeSoloprev
    The time comes for every band when they reach a crossroads. Tensions mount, creative differences start to boil over, and inevitably, someone decides it's time to go solo. It's a natural progression and some of the greatest albums of all time have come about as a result. But not all solo albums happen that way. Sometimes, people go solo for no damn good reason at all. For example...Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Best of the TUTS Sites - SeptemberPreview
    With four TUTS sites already established (and a fifth, and more, on the cards) it can be tricky to keep track of them all. In this post we take a look back on September so far and highlight the best content from VECTORTUTS, NETTUTS and PSDTUTS. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Grunge Web Design in PhotoshopPreview
    Photoshop is often the right tool for web design, especially if you're creating a design using numerous images and brush effects. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a complete grunge home page design. We'll design the header, sidebar, body, footer, and style everything to work together in a heavily textured and worn design.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Envato Incubator & Creattica Daily LaunchIncubator
    Here at Envato we have what we call 'the Incubator'. It's a part of the business that has a limited flow of money where we experiment with new sites and give things a try, even if it doesn't look like they have much chance of actually generating any revenue. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create Crisp, Controlled Effects with Dynamic Effect BussesSpacedesigner
    There are times during the production process when you may want to use really intense delay and reverb effects with extra long tails. Using these sorts of effects on vocals, synths and even drums can create real atmosphere and depth but you may find that your signal can become swamped, resulting in a loss of clarity. Luckily, there is a technique you can use that will help you retain the definition in your mix whilst using these special effects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Make a Shiny Gum Ball Machine with Mesh Gradients200gumball
    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a gum ball machine with mesh gradient. We'll create the base, the glass casing, the money slot, and the opening where the bubble gum balls come out. This is an advanced tutorial and the pace is fairly quick. Intermediate Illustrator knowledge is required.Read More…
  • Code
    10 Essential Principles of the Javascript MastersJs prev
    JavaScript is one of the most widely used languages in web development. It's simple, yet very powerful, and the number of ways that it can be used are almost limitless. That's why it's so important to gather advice from those who have gone before you. Here are 10 tips from well-respected web developers within the JavaScript community.Read More…
  • Code
    ThemeForest Updates - TechCrunch, Competition, WordPress Book + Stats!Code
    It's been three weeks since we launched ThemeForest our marketplace for Web Templates & WordPress Themes and a lot has happened! Since NETTUTS is sort of the unofficial blog of ThemeForest, I thought I'd write up some updates here. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Custom Mac OSX Style Ring Binder Address Book IconRing binder book preview
    Today I'll show you how to create an Address Book replacement icon for Mac OSX. When you are a beginner, it's better to start with designing replacement icons to get some practice. Let's get started with personalizing the icons in our workspaces.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    15 Steps to Pulling Off a Stunning Performance in the StudioStudio
    Pulling off an excellent studio performance can be difficult. The environment is, for most of us, daunting and cold, even if we’ve spent a lot of time in it. But there are many ways you can give yourself the advantage and improve your comfort with that environment. Give them all a shot, and what could go wrong?Read More…