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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Parrot Illustration with Custom BrushesPreview
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    In this tutorial, I will show you how I made this parrot illustration. You will learn how to use the standard Illustrator brushes and make your own brushes to add more detail to your illustrations, for example the feathers on the parrot. You will also learn how to make a thick outline around your subject and how to make a soft focus background with the Mesh Tool.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Make Your Tracks More InterestingMusic and audio
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    You're a unique artist with ideas you want to express and music you have to share. So how do you make sure that you're keeping your tracks interesting and fun for your audience to listen to?Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Top 15 Applications for 3D Artists3
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    With the variable plethora of different applications, scripts, tools, plugins, platforms, engines, and packages available on the market today, how is an aspiring 3D artist (or a seasoned professional for that matter) to know which package he or she ought to be using? In this article I have attempted to do some of the heavy lifting for you, and narrowed this list down to what is, in my opinion, the top 15 applications out there for 3D artists right now. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Code
    HTML 5 and CSS 3: The Techniques You'll Soon Be Using200x200
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    In this tutorial, we are going to build a blog page using next-generation techniques from HTML 5 and CSS 3. The tutorial aims to demonstrate how we will be building websites when the specifications are finalized and the browser vendors have implemented them. If you already know HTML and CSS, it should be easy to follow along. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On Fire - Screencast282 flying dragons
    "This tutorial is a collaboration with a good friend of mine Ciursa Ionut. This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. We also add lava and fiery effects. So, let's get fired-up for this one!" Constantin Potorac Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On FirePreview
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    This tutorial is a collaboration with a good friend of mine with Ciursa Ionut. This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. We also add lava and fiery effects. So, let's get fired-up for this one!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Spray Grunge SplatterPreview
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    We all have seen many techniques of making a vector grunge in Illustrator. Live tracing a textured image and Symbol Sprayer tool are the most common ones. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an original vector grunge from scratch using some less common tools. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Javascript and ActionScript Converse: Introduction to ExternalInterfacePreview
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    ActionScript and Javascript. Both of these languages are great on their own, but have you ever wondered what you could do if they could talk with each other? Well you're in luck! That's where the ExternalInterface Class comes into the picture. Follow me as I teach you the basics. Photo by Dave Spellman.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Learn How to Rig and Animate a Character and Create your Own Odyssey Day 1Zeglinski odyssey previewpicture2
    In this massive 2 part tutorial you will learn how to rig and animate a character using a combination of Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects and create an incredible, cinematic odyssey piece. Part 1 covers pre-production techniques, workflow overview and creating and rigging the character. It also covers creating the star field background and creating the eye close-up.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    CG Award Winner 'Fredi Voss' Shows How to Make a Dead Tree Trunk in Cinema 4DPreview
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    In this tutorial, "CG Choice" award winner, Fredi Voss, will teach you how to model and texture a detailed, dead tree trunk, which could be used as a foreground object in a landscape, or even as a stand alone portfolio piece.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Boost Your Audio's Stereo ImageThumb
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    There's no doubt that wide stereo sounds are pleasing to the ear. It can bring a mix to life or make individual elements shine. It's certainly a subject I get asked about a lot and something that many producers seem eager to be able to master. Here's a rundown of the different methods we can use to boost the stereo image of both our whole mix or individual instruments. Of course some of these are more sensible options than others when it comes to producing a coherent, intelligible mix. It's worth taking a minute before you turn your new stereo enhancer plug-in up to 11.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    New! Navigate Audio Tutorials by Software16
    Due to popular demand, you can now find tutorials for your preferred software easily. Previously, we categorized only by tutorial type — production, mixing, sound design and so on — but not software type. Now all you need to do is click on the Tutorials tab under the site's logo, and choose your software from the Categories dropdown to see every tutorial we've ever published for that program.Read More…