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  • Design & Illustration
    Quick Tip: Preparing Line Drawings for Coloring in PhotoshopPreview
    In this tutorial, we'll be learning how to take a paper line drawing and preparing it for coloring in Photoshop. Learn to take your line drawing and clean it up in Photoshop. The image we'll be using is an original hand drawing provided by myself. The end result is left open for experimentation. Let's jump into it!Read More…
  • Code
    How to Create A Simple Web-based Chat Application200x200
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    In this tutorial we will be creating a simple web-based chat application with PHP and jQuery. This sort of utility would be perfect for a live support system for your website. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Convert a Photograph into Abstract Line ArtPreview
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    Line Art is an ancient and basic form of generating large graphics. This art is often seen on tiled walls, bamboo stick designs and on your blanket embroidery. In this tutorial, we will cover the same technique to convert a photograph into vector line art. Let’s get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Shuffle Gallery in Flash Using XML and ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial I'll explain how to access and use the Display List whilst creating an XML based image gallery with ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    25 or so Presets/Project Files to Wet Your AE WhistleThumb
    You might have noticed the Freebies tab in our navigation menu. When we run across any great free plugins or preset we list them there but today Topher brings you a bunch more in this awesome roundup.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Benefits of Learning to Play MusicThumb
    Is today’s consumer mentality robbing us of musicians? In the past, there seemed to be more motivation and more reasons to become a musician, so more people learned to play a musical instrument. I think it is a shame that a relatively low number of people are musicians in our consumer world today, and we are missing out on something. Back then, to hear music someone had to play it - live. Today we just flick a switch. Most people are consumers of music, but not musicians. Musicians are seen as being the talented few. Is there any way we can change this mentality, and any reason to?Read More…
  • Code
    20 Ruby on Rails Tuts to Rule Them All200x200
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    Today, we'll review twenty incredible Ruby on Rails tutorials that every developer should consider reading. Whether you're a beginner who prefers video tutorials or an experienced dev, you'll find an applicable tutorial here!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Semi-Realistic Scissors in IllustratorPreview
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    In this tutorial, we are going to create metallic scissors. I decided to create somewhat used and old looking scissors. We'll use some basic Illustrator tools, as well as simple shading and highlighting effects to create this illustration. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong!Cssprev
    Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong! - Free 37 Page Preview! For web designers and developers who want to ensure they're using the very latest, best-practice CSS techniques. Everything You Know About CSS Is Wrong! is an eye-opening exposé on CSS as we know it today. You'll discover a fresh approach to coding Cascading Style Sheets where old hacks and workarounds are just a distant memory. You'll learn how to start taking full advantage of the very latest CSS techniques while still catering for older browsers and discover what's put the final nail in the HTML table-based layout coffin. Offered Free by: SitePoint Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Sexy Web DesignSwd
    Sexy Web Design - Free 71 Page Preview An easy-to-follow guide that reveals the secrets of how to build your own breathtaking web interfaces from scratch. You'll be guided through the entire process of creating a gorgeous, usable web site by applying the timeless principles of user-centered design. Even if you're short on design skills, with this book you'll be creating your own stunning web sites in no time at all. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Live Sound International MagazineLivesoundprev
    Live Sound International magazine is the world's leading publication for sound reinforcement professionals. Live Sound International is dedicated to the art and science of sound reinforcement. Each issue provides current and proven techniques, analysis, applications and business insight specifically intended to assist live audio production and installation professionals stay on top of industry trends and further their business. Geographic Eligibility: USA (Print or Digital Edition Available), Canada, Mexico, and Selected International (Digital Edition Only) Offered Free by: EH Publishing Inc.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    50+ Kick-butt Book Cover Designs53prev
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    Have you ever been seduced to buy or borrow a book, simply because the cover was so well designed? That's why it's worth getting cover design right. In this post, we've collected 53 excellent book covers in many different styles. These covers will inspire not only any book cover design you do, but your designs in other areas as well.Read More…