All Posts in Tuts+

  • 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…
  • Code
    Build a Smooth Hot Products List with the Caurina Tweener ClassPreview
    In this, his first tut at Flashtuts+, Yanko takes you through building a dynamic 'Hot Products' list using old favourites ActionScript 3.0 and XML. He also smoothes things out by utilizing the Caurina Tweener class. Enjoy..Read More…
  • Code
    Learn How to be a TextMate ChampionCode
    TextMate is, by far, the preferred text-editor for most web developers on the Mac. In today's screencast we'll be taking a look at some of the features most developers simply don't use which can massively increase your productivity by allowing you to type less!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How Good Monitor Mixing Enhances a PerformanceThumb
    You’re in a darkened concert hall, your favorite band rocking out on stage. You get chills running down your spine as the singer hits that high note and the crowd begins to cheer. You are close enough to the stage to realize that the band-members are enjoying themselves immensely on stage, smiling to each other, locking into a groove that’s so tight it sounds like it could have been taken off their studio record. You look to the side of the stage, following the guitarists line of sight and spot a guy off the side of the stage, barely noticeable. The guitarist gives him a signal, nods his head in satisfaction and rips into his outro-solo. Who is that guy? That guy is the monitor mixer.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Animate Your Logo Into CharactersPreview
    In this tutorial, we will learn some of the cool new features introduced in Trapcode Particular v2.0. Inspiration for this tutorial is from the logo reveal of the Digital Domain Animation Company. It may not be as good as that (since it had been done completely using a 3d software), but I thought to give it a try in After Effects.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Rocky Video Game Terrain in Blender: Part 1Terrain preview
    In this series of tutorials you will learn how to create a finished environment for Blender's Game Engine. The main focus of the series will be texturing and lighting, with the use of some custom 2d filters to enhance the result.Read More…
  • Code
    How to Design and Code a Flexible WebsitePreview
    In this tutorial, we're going to be designing and coding a simple blog-style web-page. We'll pay special attention to making our design flexible and accessible by using clean and simple XHTML and CSS. This tutorial is aimed at beginners, and anyone looking to improve the accessibility of their web designs.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Caramel Ripple EffectPreview
    In this tutorial, we will create a hot chocolate caramel effect using some distort tools and the 3D revolve tool. This is a simple and effective technique to obtain a quality vector ripple effect quickly. Here we go!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Create an Awesome Fire Effect Using Maya FluidsPreview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fire animation inside Maya, and adjust the settings for your own projects. We will create the fire from scratch using Maya Dynamics and Fluids. The fire animation we will create can be rendered using both Maya software and Mental Ray.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Open Mic: Tell Us About Your Music Listening Habits?Openmic
    Music makes the world go round. Most of you, our readers, make music - but I’m curious about where music listening fits into your life. And has making music changed the way you listen to it? Each week we open our mic to readers and lurkers alike to come out of the woodwork and tell us your thoughts and opinion, your experiences and mistakes, what you love and what you hate.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Psdtuts+ and ThemeForest Presents: Portfolio Themed WP Design Contest!Contests
    We have the next all new Psdtuts+ Design Contest to kick off this month. We're partnering with ThemeForest for this one. Give us your best portfolio themed blog design. The winning entries will then be converted into WordPress themes, sold on ThemeForest and YOU get the earnings! Up for grabs are numerous cash prizes, video game consoles, and 1-year memberships to Psd Plus. This is going to be a great contest! Learn all about the contest and how to enter at the jump! Read More…