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  • Design & Illustration
    The Basics of Clipping Paths and Opacity MasksOct
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    In this tutorial, we're going to cover the benefits, some uses, and the 'how-to' of two powerful methods to hide or show areas of an Illustrator document without deleting objects that you want to be invisible, which allows you to go back and re-work more easily.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Burning Building VFX ShotBurning building thumb
    Starting with nothing more than a few still photographs, learn how to create this dynamic burning building VFX shot.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    40 Sites that Help You Choose the Right MicrophoneHomemicspreview
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    If it’s worth recording, it’s worth recording well. To do that, you need a quality microphone. Purchasing your first microphone is a lot more complicated than you may have imagined. And discovering your favorite mic can take years of experience and experimentation. The job of buying a new microphone is an important one—and an expensive one. It can be a very complicated one. Fortunately, the Internet is filled with pages of useful advice and recommendations about microphones.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    'Quick Tip'- How to Make a Shaky Camera Effect in BlenderPreview
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    Camera handling is one of the most important parts of animation. Using an arsenal of little camera effects and tricks, we can achieve very dramatic results. In this tutorial we will learn a few camera handling techniques to make our animations more believable and have a greater impact on the viewer. We will also learn a bit about Blender's particle systems too.Read More…
  • Code
    The PHP Anthology: 101 Essential Tips, Tricks & Hacks, 2nd EditionPhpanth
    The PHP Anthology - Free 207 Page Preview A compilation of the best solutions provided to common PHP questions. The PHP Anthology will save you time, and eliminate the frustration of completing PHP tasks, with a comprehensive collection of ready-to-use solutions. If you're building web applications with PHP you'll never let this book out of your site! Read More…
  • Code
    10 Ways to Instantly Increase Your jQuery Performance200x200
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    This article will present ten easy steps that will instantly improve your script's performance. Don't worry; there isn't anything too difficult here. Everyone can apply these methods! When you're finished reading, please let us know your speed tips. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Making Sense of the Warp Tool - It's All About the LinesPreview
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    Every now and then a project comes along that challenges me to use one of Photoshop's tools more than ever. This particular image was part of a series of ads I was working on with photographer Richard Radstone for a clothing line based in Colombia, South America. Each of the ads featured a surreal representation of a different region of Colombia and was created by compositing various stock images and photos Richard shot for the job. The challenge with this one was to wrap an accordion around the palm tree like a giant snake. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fresh Mojito Cocktail GlassPreview
    In my latest tutorial, I show you how to create a cocktail glass from scratch. This tutorial is aimed at intermediate illustrators. I approached this project by doing a quick hand drawn sketch of the glass and its elements just to break down the illustration to different stages, then I built it in Illustrator, which this tutorial covers. Let's get going!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create More Expressive MIDI MusicMusic and audio
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    A MIDI orchestra isn't a real orchestra. That might not sound very helpful: you know that MIDI is no replacement for the power and humanity of real musicians. But it seems that despite this reality, many people waste their time trying to force their music to sound as "real" as possible by obsessing over the nuance of every single note and beat.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Spectacular Crash Animation With Maya Dynamics: Part 2Mayadynamics screenshot
    It is always great to learn new animation tools and techniques that can help you to bring your creations to life. In this tutorial we will learn how to use Maya's powerful animation, dynamics, and camera tools to create an explosive crash effect between two vehicles.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Pool Table Scene in 3ds Max 2009Pool preview 200x
    A 3d Pool Table scene in 3ds Max 2009. It includes the 3ds Max 2009 file, and texture files for the pool balls. File type: .JPG; .MAX License: Esta obra está bajo una licencia de Creative Commons.Read More…
  • Code
    "Outside the Box" Navigation with jQuery200x200
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    Just about every website uses the regular navigation concepts we're all used to. After awhile this can get pretty boring, especially for designers who thrive on creativity. While mimicking the OS X dock and stacks isn't new, it's certainly not common.Read More…