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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Terminate Your Footage With Expressions – Day 1Thumb1
    If you're wanting to help to save Sarah Connor then maybe this tutorial will give you an insider's perspective on what to do. Ben McEwan has created a 3 Day Series crammed full of useful expressions to create the UI found in the Terminator. He'll skim over some of the basics of shape layers, as well as touch on some more advanced stuff like displacement mapping.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create A Swanky Coffee Table Icon in Photoshop - Screencast310 swanky coffee
    "What would your icon collection be without a swanky piece of contemporary furniture? In this simple, yet effective tutorial we will learn to incorporate the power of subtlety into icon design. We'll be creating an icon similar to the design of Isamu Noguchi's 1944 classic coffee table. Let's get started!" Andrea AustoniRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create A Swanky Coffee Table Icon in PhotoshopPreview
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    What would your icon collection be without a swanky piece of contemporary furniture? In this simple, yet effective tutorial we will learn to incorporate the power of subtlety into icon design. We'll be creating an icon similar to the design of Isamu Noguchi's 1944 classic coffee table. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Vector Hand From a Reference PhotoPreview
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    In this tutorial I am going to show how I use a reference photo to create a realistic yet stylized illustration. There are a tons of different ways that people use reference images in their illustrations. Below I'll show you how I go about it. Let's get started!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model and Texture a Posh Living Room Scene in Maya: Part 1Preview
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    In this tutorial you will go through the process of modeling and rendering a Living Room in Autodesk Maya. You will also learn to use Mental Ray (along with the new architectural materials), create realistic fur, and implement studio lighting to create nice and soft shadows and highlights.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    80 Examples of Stunning HDR PhotographyPreview
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    After hearing a large number of requests for HDR photo inspiration, we've decided to put together a selection of some stunning examples. What follows is a collection of beautiful HDR pictures in a variety of different styles and settings - both by professional and amateur photographers. It's worth a look for some great inspiration.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Dan Wiersema of GuifxPreview
    In this interview, Dan Wiersema shares with us the structure of an effective interface design team, the working process of such a team, and how to bring together an effective project. We'll learn about the touchscreen design company Guifx, of which Dan is the Creative Director. Dan is filled with creative energy, a strong design eye, a well-rounded background in various art and design fields, and a strong attention to detail - all of which he feels are important components in a successful designer. If interface design is a subject that captivates you, then jump into this interview to learn more!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Tom Whalen of StrongStuffPreview
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    Tom Whalen is a talented designer and accomplished illustrator from Pennsylvania. Tom has made a career out of illustrating his passions for such things as comic books, poster art, movies, pop art, toy packaging, and more. He's as passionate about drawing and illustration as he is art and design. He's masterfully fused these passions in his distinctive poster designs. Learn about Tom's work and workflow, shows and galleries he's presented in, also learn about the organizations that have helped him network and grow in the industry. Discover what drives him with his vector work and how he escapes the computer by creating hands on wood characters. Let's have a chat with Tom!Read More…
  • Code
    Checking Username Availability with Mootools and Request.JSONPreview
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    This tutorial will teach you how to check username availability with Mootools' Request.JSON and PHP/MySQLRead More…
  • Code
    Create a Customizable Tooltip in ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    A Tooltip is a graphical user interface element. It activates by hovering or rolling over an item, showing a box of text which displays information about that item. In this tut, I'll show you how to create an easily customizable tooltip using Classes in ActionScript 3.0. Take a look!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Who's Who in the After Effects WorldThumb
    We learn from a lot of people on the internet, but a lot of us don't really know WHO they actually are. I have been fortunate enough to befriend some of the aforementioned members of my list, but just for you, now you know who is filling your brains with all that AE-goodness.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Big Time Eye Candy from CreatticaPreview
    For those who are not in the know, Creattica is a great place to drum up some inspiration or to just browse through some amazing work. Recently, Creattica has added a whole bunch of new categories, including one for top-notch Photoshop work. Here's a rundown of some of the best work submitted so far. Be warned. Some of these images are massive as well as outstandingly beautiful. Your monitor may get jealous.Read More…