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  • Design & Illustration
    Demolition Made Easy in PhotoshopDesign and illustration
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    For my particular shot I've selected three images we'll be using in this tutorial: shot of some buildings, some sky, and of course some demolition in progress.Read More…
  • Code
    Learn How To Develop For The iPhone200x200
    Today I'm going to show you how to build an alternate page and style sheet for the iPhone and iTouch. We will cover how to detect if the user is using an iPhone to view your page as well as the orientation of the device - whether it be landscape or portrait. To accomplish this we will be using javascript, and some Safari mobile specific CSS tags. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Create a Mysterious 'The Matrix' Style Scene-transition FXMatrix transition 2
    In the world of sound design and music for media, there are two basic classifications of sound: diegetic and non-diegetic. Diegitic sound or music occurs within the story, i.e. a piano being played on screen, a boom-box playing a hip-hop beat. Non-diegetic sound occurs outside of the world of the story, and is perceived only by the audience, rather than the story's characters. With this in mind, this tutorial will look at creating a transition sound-effect in Logic Audio. These sounds can assist in helping the audience change focus from one scene to another, from one virtual space to another, etc. These techniques can also be used in music, where one might want interesting transition between musical sections.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a See-through Information GraphicPreview
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    This tutorial will cover the techniques used to create see-through information graphics. You'll need a strong familiarity with Adobe Illustrator's Pen Tool to complete this tutorial.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Inspiration: Water and IcePreview
    About six months ago Sean posted Inspiration: Fire, Flames, and Infernos. I thought it would be appropriate and fun to take a look at the opposite end of the spectrum for some additional inspiration. Much like fire and flames, water and ice are prevalent in web and graphic design. Here is a showcase that will give you a taste of what is possible.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Author Comment Styling in WordPress200x200
    An often-used feature in WordPress blogs is the ability to style comments made by the post's author differently from the others - helping replies to stand out. Here, we will edit the default WordPress to add some subtle styling to author comments. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    11 of the Best Studio Microphones Ever + How and When to Use ThemStudiomics
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    Finally, your project has the budget for a nice studio with a good microphone closet. When you get there, you want to make sure you are acquainted with common studio microphones so you make wise and informed miking decisions when it's time to record. Here is a casual rather than technical walkthrough of some microphones you are likely to encounter in any professional recording studio, and how to get the most out of them when the time comes. Plus: prepare for some eye-candy!Read More…
  • Code
    Win Two Tickets to the Hottest Flash Conference Ever!!!Fitc
    FITC Seoul is a one-day flash design event featuring seven of the world’s top designers and developers. Among those scheduled to appear are perennial favorites Joshua Davis and Erik Natkze, creative guru Kyle Cooper (Imaginary Forces), Papervision 3D team member Ralph Hauwert, digital storyteller and creative director Euna Seol (PostVisual.com), and from Adobe Richard Galvan and Marcos Weskamp. Simultaneous translations from English to Korean and Korean to English (for Euna Seol’s presentation) will be provided throughout the event. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Design a Vector Audio Speaker Icon In IllustratorPreview
    In this intermediate tutorial, I'll show you how to create a vector speaker icon. When you break down the elements you'll find it fairly easy. We'll be using some ellipses with gradients, the Grid Tool, and the Mesh Tool to create this icon design.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Blog Action Day 2008 - Poverty - Launches200x200
    Today is a special day on our calendars here at Envato because on August 15th we launch the annual Blog Action Day campaign! As you may recall from 2007's super successful campaign, the premise behind Blog Action Day is to get the world's bloggers to unite to post on one important issue on the same day.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Blog Action Day 2008 - Poverty - Launches200x200
    Today is a special day on our calendars here at Envato because on August 15th we launch the annual Blog Action Day campaign! As you may recall from 2007's super successful campaign, the premise behind Blog Action Day is to get the world's bloggers to unite to post on one important issue on the same day.Read More…
  • Code
    Quick Tip: Use jQuery to Retrieve Data From an XML File200x200
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    In this quick tip, I'll show you how to load data from an XML file onto a blank page. We'll work with the $.get function and will also implement a loading gif while the information is being retrieved. We'll be displaying a simple list of recommended web development books. Let's go ahead and get started. Read More…