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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Spectacular VFX and Design Studio RoundupThumb1
    In the United States it's Independence Day this weekend which is a day spent celebrating. In that spirit we decided to celebrate design studios doing some of the most inspiring work at the moment. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a Detailed, High-Poly Camera in 3ds Max 2010Thumbnail
    This massive, 117 step tutorial covers the entire process of modeling a detailed DSLR camera, that would be suitable for use as a high-poly scene object in a render, or for generating normal maps to be applied to an in-game model. We will also be going over some of the ins and outs of 3ds Max 2010's new graphite modeling tools!Read More…
  • Code
    Easy E-Commerce With Magento200x200
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    Hundreds of ecommerce systems exist, but very few can match the power of Magento. In this screencast, I'll demonstrate how to download and install Magento to a local host, configure some of the site options, and create simple and configurable products and categories for our test e-commerce site. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Julian DoradoPreview
    Julian Dorado is a talented illustrator and graphic designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He started a character design project that merges typefaces into unique monsters, cute animals, and various other font inspired character creations. Let's learn more about Julian and the Typefaces project in this interview!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    'Quick Tip' - How to Create Awesome Looking Imprints Using 3ds Max 2009 & Thinking Particles 3Small%20preview
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    In this tutorial, you will learn how to create realistic imprints, such as tire tracks or footprints, on surfaces like snow, mud, or other deformable materials. This technique can be used on a variety of objects, rigid or deformable, or even adapted into other interesting variations of your own!Read More…
  • Code
    10 Tips for New iPhone Developers200x200
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    Making a webapp for the iPhone is a lot like making a normal web site, but with a few quirks to abide by. In this article, I'll give you a wide variety of tips, covering things such as: "must-haves", usability guidelines, testing/debugging, pitfalls, and performance issues. I hope you enjoy it! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make the Vector Character "Cactus King"Design and illustration
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    In this tutorial I show how I create a character I've named the "Cactus King." My normal approach to designing is to create a sketch on paper first, scan and then build in digital form. However for this character project I wanted to explore creating in vector right from the get go.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating and Texturing a Cube in Away3DPreview
    We're going to create a cube in the Adobe Flash (or Flex) environment using the Away3D engine. We'll choose the necessary texture and superimpose it onto the cube's faces. We'll also make the cube rotate and rule the scene via a camera. Let's get stuck in..Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Radar Screen Logo RevealThumb2
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    Using only built in plugins, learn how to create a radar screen which then reveals a logo. You will learn how to use 32-bit mode and few other tricks to simulate a real screen glow.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Advanced Edge Control and Texture Mapping in BlenderThumbnail
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    There is no precise way to control the auto-generated edges in Blender, thus reducing the edge generation feature's efficiency. You may, however, create and control your own edges, using multiple materials, and advanced UV mapping techniques. In this tutorial we will thoroughly explore this technique.Read More…
  • Code
    Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API200x200
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    In this tutorial, we will go through the process of creating a small widget that allows users to retrieve turn-by-turn directions to a specified location. We'll be using the Google Maps API, via JavaScript, to provide this rather advanced functionality. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web - June 2009P
    With another month in the books comes the roundup of the best content on the net for June. The tutorials featured this month explain basic and advanced techniques for Photo-Manipulation, as well as two types of digital painting tutorials - that each have very different results. There were also some very interesting and informative articles featured this month, for example who knew that Twitter could make you a better designer? Read along and find out how. Finally, we have a set of freebies that will keep you busy downloading all day!Read More…