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  • Design & Illustration
    How a Simple Layout Can Be Mixed 'n' Matched with Patterns, Photos and Backgrounds1
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    It's pretty amazing how much colour and background can change the look and feel of a website. In this tutorial we're going to put together a quick, simple but effective layout and then create variations using backgrounds, photos and patterns. We'll also look at how to make seamless tiled backgrounds out of a photo, methods for ending a single photo and simple ways to create pixel patterns. In short it's a jam packed tutorial!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Turn a Texture into a Seamlessly Tiled Background9
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    Tiled backgrounds are great for both website backgrounds and in all kinds of Photoshop work. They are particularly useful when working with textures where you need a larger overall background than the small image you have to work with. In this quick tutorial I'll take you through taking a texture and turning it into a background image ready for seamless tiling. It's a useful little technique that's been around forever. We need this technique for today's other tutorial - How a Simple Layout Can Be Mixed 'n' Matched with Patterns, Photos and Backgrounds. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Christmas Vector PackPreview 200
    File Type: Illustrator CS compatible AI , EPS and PNGLicense: Free for commercial useRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make Realistic Skate Wheels in IllustratorPreview
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    Using Illustrator's 3D Revolve tool, we will create a set of realistic skateboard wheels and map our own artwork on the wheel. We will cover advanced techniques, such as using the revolve tool, preparing the artwork, mapping it to the 3D surfaces, and some cool tricks for adding the finishing touches.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Web Design Week on Psdtuts+ + You Can Now Sell Photoshop Templates via ThemeForestWdw 200
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    For as long as I can remember we've gotten requests for more web design posts here on Psdtuts+. Well web design fans, it's your lucky day because all this week we'll be bringing you articles and tutorials on just that topic. What's the occasion? Well today our sister site ThemeForest is adding a whole new section - Photoshop Templates - meaning you can now sell your straight Photoshop designs via ThemeForest.Read More…
  • Code
    Prototyping With The Grid 960 CSS Framework200x200
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    Grid 960 is a CSS Framework that enables developers to rapidly prototype designs. They are excellent tools for creating mock ups. Why? Because they do all the heavy lifting allowing you to get faster results.Read More…
  • Code
    1000 Free Icons200x200
    Cost: Free, links backFound Via: www.pinvoke.com/ Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web – November 2008Preview
    November was another exciting month for the vector design community. Every month the vector content around the web gets better and better. There were tons of great tutorials, free downloads and articles this month to choose from. This round up features some of the best vector content from around the web for the month of November.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web - November 2008P
    November was a month filled with tons of good material worth featuring in this wrap up. I narrowed down the best tutorials, free downloads, and articles on the web for this month. We have an article featuring our editor Sean, a interesting tutorial on a planet scene, and some cool free brushes and textures. Lets get into the content.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    New VECTORTUTS Freebie: Exclusive Tattoo Vector FreebiePreview
    This is a new Pack of Vector Freebies available exclusively from VECTORTUTS. We have a new set of Illustrator tattoo illustrations for you. If you're looking to add a stylish feel to your work, then check out these rockin' graphics. This set of high quality freebies is available to download today!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    VECTORTUTS Freebie: Exclusive Tattoo Vector FreebiePreview
    This is a new Pack of Vector Freebies available exclusively from VECTORTUTS. We have a new set of Illustrator tattoo illustrations for you. If your looking to add a stylish feel to your work, then check out these rockin' graphics. This set of high quality freebies is available to download today!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Designing a Synthetic Machine with AbsynthThumb
    Absynth is one of my favorite tools for sound design, though I don't get a chance to use it nearly as often as I'd like. It has an extremely deep and flexible synthesis engine, yet remains accessible and fun to work with. In just a short amount of time you can have a unique, original sound to use in almost any musical or sound design application. In this tutorial, we'll be working exclusively inside of Absynth 4, creating a synthetic mechanical sound by using Absynth's amazing breakpoint envelope system.Read More…