All Posts in Envato Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    101 Super Realistic CG VehiclesThumb
    It never ceases to amaze me how consistently blown away I am whenever I browse through the multitude of spectacular vehicles that people create across the CG community. Some of them are so fantastic and stylized that you can't believe a human thought of it, and others are so perfectly textured and rendered that you could swear they were photographs. I went a little crazy this week and found you 101 incredible vehicle renders to feast your eyes on! You got something better? Post it in the comments!!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Role of the Manager in the StudioManager
    When it comes to the role of the manager in the studio, the first question to ask is: should managers be in the studio at all? At the end of the day, it depends on whether the artist is comfortable with their presence. Forgetting the manager’s professional role for a moment, an artist’s good performance in the studio depends on many factors and that includes whether they feel comfortable expressing their creativity in front of those certain individuals they’re with at the time. This is a personal matter, not a professional one.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    The Making of GUI Design Icons FontPreview
    Icons are inseparable part of a GUI (graphical user interfaces) design. I was downloading, buying and creating icons for ages, then one day I decided to make my own usable icon set. Something to help other GUI designers make work faster and better. This article explains in detail the process of creating and phases I was going through with this project, and may act as guidance when you decide to make something similar. I went down more than one creative path before finalizing this "GUI Design Icons" font.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Creating Comp Tracks in Pro Tools 8Thumb
    Until version 8, Pro Tools didn’t offer any effective comping tools to its users. Now, that’s changed, and you can throw out the old convoluted comping workflows and do it this (much easier) way.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    An Introduction to Maxwell Renderer and Maxwell StudioThumb
    In this tutorial we will take a look at the workflow between Maxwell Render/Studio and 3D Studio Max. Although we will be using Maxwell 2, the information should be applicable for earlier versions as well. We will explore materials, lighting, and most environment and camera setups. But more than this, you will learn all that you need to get you up and running with Maxwell Render, and the Stand alone application Maxwell Studio.Read More…
  • Code
    JavaScript from Null: Chapter 5 – EventsJavascript from null
    As we move forward with JavaScript University, today, we'll learn how to add event handlers to elements on the page. Unfortunately, this can be more cumbersome than we'd hope, due to the fact that Internet Explorer must always be the black sheep. Nevertheless, we'll learn how to abstract these inconsistencies away to our custom utility function. As with every JavaScript from Null screencast, it's not essential that you view the previous entries in the series before watching. Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: JavaScript Event Delegation in 4 Minutes200x200
    Event delegation can be a confusing topic for those who are unfamiliar with the concept. But, luckily, it's really simple. In this quick tip video tutorial, I'll demonstrate the concept in just under four minutes. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Electronic Piano in IllustratorPreview
    In this tutorial, I'll show you how to make your own realistic, electronic piano in Illustrator. We'll create quite a few shapes and apply various gradients and blends to make this vector instrument. Even though it's a bit of work to put all this together, the techniques used in this tutorial are fairly simple. Set aside a couple hours for this one!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Realistic Fountain PenPreview
    In this tutorial, you'll learn to design a realistic calligraphy pen from scratch. The tutorial involves a simple use of the Pen Tool and a few flexible Layer Styles. Lighting and reflection techniques are explained throughout the tutorial. This might be a quite useful for icon enthusiasts. Let's dive in...Read More…
  • Code
    R.I.P. .flaThumb
    Just before Adobe announced that there was to be no Flash CS5 Public Beta, Lee Brimelow, a Flash Platform Evangelist at Adobe, released a Sneak Peek of Flash CS5 on his site In the overview Lee spends some time talking about the fact that the .fla format is about to become extinct and replaced with a new one named “XFL”. What you may not know is that this format had already found its way into the CS4 studio. In this article, I'm going to give you a chance to see what all the chatter is about and to prepare yourselves for the slow disappearance of the .fla format.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #17Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. It's a great way to learn more about photography, express your viewpoint, and have your own image critiqued. Your response will also be displayed with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    32 Fantastical Demo ReelsThumb
    I know you were itching for another Demo Reel Roundup... I could just feel it from the innermost cockles of my being. Well I got 32 more for you to take a good gander at, get some ideas, and go out and make some AWESOME! That's right I just used 'awesome' as a noun. Now do it! Read More…