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  • 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…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web – June 2009Preview
    Each month we round up some of the best vector content on the web and post it here for everyone to enjoy. This month we had a lot of fun identifying the best vector tutorials, freebies, and articles. Please take a moment and review some of the best vector content from around the web for the month of June.Read More…
  • Code
    ActionScript 3.0 WYSIWYG Text EditorPreview
    Hey guys, this is an ActionScript 3.0 WYSIGYG text editor. It loads all of the fonts from your system, includes color-changing, adding links, bold, italic, underline, alignment, and font size. It's a complete OOP Class, with Event Listeners built in and ready to go! (Unlimited use).Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Mold Paint Splatter to a Face in Photoshop - Screencast272 paint splat
    "In this tutorial, we'll learn how to take splattered paint Photoshop brushes and apply them to the contours of a model's face. This is a relatively simple technique, which yields excellent artistic results. Let's get to it!" Justin Van GenderenRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Cute Vector Penguin FreebiePenguin200
    File Type: EPS (compatible with AI8)License: Creative Commons LicenseRead More…