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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Fantasy "Mother Nature" ScenePreview
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    This tutorial is about creating a fantasy scene called "Mother Nature." We will use well chosen images, brushes and most off all our imagination in combination with Photoshop techniques to create an outstanding image. So let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Cute Earth Illustration in VectorPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a cute earth illustration. We'll use basic shapes and some Illustrator knowhow to make this. It's a fun look at the earth, as seen from space, and interpreted in a cartoon vector style. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Peter Nowacki Interview, AKA VelendilP
    Peter Nowacki, AKA Velendil, is a 21 year old designer from Warsaw Poland. He is currently attending an arts university and is studying to become a more well-rounded designer. To achieve this goal he is studying 3D art to compliment his already amazing 2D work, as well as motion graphics and animation. In this interview, Peter discusses his inspiration for most of his work, as well as shows off one of his great free fonts. So check this interview out!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Susanne PaschkeThumbnail
    Meet Susanne Paschke from Berlin, Germany. Susanne works as a freelance Illustrator and Designer, she creates photorealistic illustrations using Path tools and simple color selections. In this interview, she talks about how she always wanted to be an artist, about her passion for vectors and challenge of making something emotional out of digital vectors.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    51 Stellar 3ds Max TutorialsThumb1
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    Since all you Max users out there begged and pleaded so much, I have have rallied the troops and prepared an onslaught of 51 3ds Max tutorials for you! Some old, and some new, they are bound to keep you quite busy for the next week....or month for that matter....well at least until I post the next roundup down the line anyway.Read More…
  • Code
    Creating Flash Charts From Google Spreadsheets200x200
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    With Google docs gaining popularity, it is anticipated that in the near future there will be a great demand for connecting it to external systems for various purposes such as data interchange, data visualization, etc. In this article, I will show you how to connect Flash based charts (FusionCharts) to Google Spreadsheets and plot live data using JavaScript. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    20 Inspirational PodcastsPod
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    Isn't it great when you wake up in the morning and have a couple new episodes of your favorite podcast waiting for you in iTunes? Well here are 20 more that you can enjoy during those painful roto sessions or rendering times! Topher has rounded up an array of production and visual effects based podcasts to educate, as well as spark some inspiration!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    MacAppStorm Lightning Themed Wallpaper ContestContests
    We have the next all new Psdtuts+ Design Contest to kick off this month. We're partnering with one of our sister sites MacAppStorm for this one. Give us your best lightening themed wallpaper design with a Mac feel that you've got. For you Mac lovers out there, this will be a fun contest! Up for grabs are numerous cash prizes, a vareity of Mac applications, and a 1-year membership to Psd Plus. This is going to be a Mactastic contest! Learn all about the contest and how to enter at the jump!Read More…
  • Code
    Create Your Own ActionScript 3.0 Pixel Explosion EffectPreview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create an effect which has surely caught your eye before (for example in files such as this one), the Pixel Explosion. During the process of making it we'll learn how to extract BitmapData from a MovieClip, how to use a tweening engine and how to use event listeners.Let's get started then!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Radial Mesh in Illustrator and Make a Vector CDPreview
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    Ever wonder about creating Radial Mesh in Illustrator? Yes, now you can and it will reveal more possibilities to you in Illustrator. In the first part of this tutorial you'll learn how to create a Radial Mesh in Illustrator (without using any 3rd party plugin), and in second part we'll create a Vector CD using that radial mesh method. So let’s do it!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Create a Headphone MixThumb
    When you’re in the tracking phases of a recording project and need to get the best takes out of each musician you’re working with, one trick of the trade is setting up headphone mixes. Musicians are able to perform at their peak when they’re getting the musical information they need to make the next take great — and that information may not make itself clear in the overall mix. Here’s how to create a headphone mix in Pro Tools.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Fluid Simulations in BlenderBlender fluids 200x200 preview
    Learning to simulate realistic fluids in any 3d app is always a challenge, but Blender's sophisticated solver allows for some very rewarding results. In this introduction to Blender fluid simulations, you will learn the basics of how to set up a fluid simulation in Blender with an obstacle, and a few fluid set ups to give you an idea of some of the other things that you can do with Blender fluids.Read More…