All Posts in Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Export 3d Camera Data from Cinema 4D into After Effects - Day 2Preview image
    The key to good project management is workflow, and also to ensure that all your pieces and parts will all come together in the final assembly. Design is no different. This tutorial deals with some more advanced compositing techniques, and hopefully after watching the first tutorial, you'll have a good grasp of the basics and be ready to dive into this 3 video tutorial featuring advanced compositing using tags, multi-pass renders, and expressions in After Effects.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Pure Web Icon Pack200
    Format: PNG and ICOSize: 718x718, 512x512, 265x256License: Free for personal and commercial work. No attribution required.Read More…
  • Code
    20+ HTML Forms Best Practices for Beginners200x200
    Working with XHTML forms can be somewhat daunting; they not only use some niche HTML elements, but also blur the line between static content and user interaction. Let's review some things to remember when creating your next form.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Is CorelDRAW Awkward?Preview
    CorelDRAW had its 20th anniversary just recently. If a software can stand for 20 years it couldn't be that bad, right? But yes, it looks awkward and many people simply ignore it, since it is not "cool" enough. Its designer community isn't large and the software itself has some disadvantages, which make it look a bit awkward. Let's reviews some advantages and disadvantages of using this software.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Buyers Guide: Audio Interfaces over $1000Digi003g
    Quality costs. And if you’ve decided to spend over USD$1000 on an audio interface, you’ve decided that when it comes to music you’re serious about quality. By making this decision, you have left a lot of compromises behind: just about any audio interface over $1000 will be at least 24bit/96KHz, have a generous number of inputs, and have good quality audio to digital converters. And there are very few USB interfaces over $1000 - almost all have low-latency Firewire or PCI interfaces. But budget will still be a consideration. $1000 is just the starting point, and the prices go up quite a long way from there. What are you hoping to gain in return for all of that money? Lots of inputs? High quality and better reliability? Additional features? Some combination of these?Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    100 Artworks from the Top Digital Artists in AsiaAsia prev
    Last time we honed in on some of the best Photoshop talent coming out of the USA and Canada. This week we turn to Asia - and since everything we learned about geography we learned from FIFA - Asia also includes Australia. Hit the jump for some sweet, sweet eye-candy!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Sir Charles - Vector CatPreview
    File Type: Adobe Illustrator CS2License:Attribution-Non-Commercial-No Derivative Works 2.0 UK: England & WalesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Tattered BannersPreview
    File Type: EPS and AI compatible with AI CSLicense:Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeRead More…
  • Code
    Learn 3 Excellent JavaScript Libraries at Once200x200
    Let's go with a hands-on approach today. We are going to write a tiny snippet of code in jQuery and then port it over to several different libraries. Outside of that chunk, we are going to look at how to implement some basic, necessary functionality in each of these libraries. Sounds fun? Let's dive in! Read More…
  • Code
    Earn Fame and Fortune in the Nettuts/Screenr Screencast Competition200x200
    We've paired with Screenr to launch our second screencast competition; but this time, it's easier than ever to participate. By using Screenr, recording your screencasts becomes laughably simple. "Just click the record button, and you'll have your ready-to-tweet screencasts in seconds!" To enter, all you must do is hit record, and teach us something related to web development in five minutes or less. That's it! We'll then filter through the submissions, and choose the top five winners. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Otherworldly 3D Composited ArtworkDesign and illustration
    Though I am a diverse artist who works in many styles, my forte has always been mixing 3D elements with photos to create surreal artwork. If you're interested in such artwork but had no idea how they are done, here is your step through that door.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Yellow Submarine Icon with Gradient MeshesDesign and illustration
    While spaceships, rockets and UFOs are all the rage in the icon world these days, submarines have been inexcusably neglected. Let's correct this situation immediately by drawing a fun submarine using gradient meshes, pattern brushes, opacity masks and blending modes.Read More…