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    Our 1 Year Anniversary, and a Huge CompetitionAnniversary
    Believe it or not, we are rapidly approaching our one-year anniversary! What better way to celebrate than to raffle off some prizes and host our biggest competition yet? Most notably, we have a $2000 RAGE server to award, courtesy of Media Temple! This is a competition you don't want to miss out on! Read More…
  • Code
    9 Extremely Useful and Free PHP Libraries200x200
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    A lot of functionality is shared among applications - like sending emails or preventing spam. In the spirit of reusing the wheel instead of reinventing it, here are nine free web libraries that you can use in your next program which will dramatically increase your efficiency. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Construct C4D Renders and Integrate them into a Photoshop CompositionPreview
    After looking through different pictures of old Roman culture, I was inspired to create this design I call "Hail Caesar." I will instruct you on how to create this whole design including creating your own C4D render in Maxon C4D. Very simple techniques that all newcomers to Photoshop can understand will translate into an amazing design. So get inspired, open Photoshop and lets get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Retro Vector Illustration with Stylized LinesPreview
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    In this tutorial, I will explain you how to vectorize an image with Corel Draw from scratch a photo reference. We'll give the image a stylized retro look with simple shapes and stitched design elements. Let's get started with this tutorial targeted at entry level artists.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Foolproof Flowery Wallpaper Pattern - Screencast008 flower pattern
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    "Pattern possibilities in Illustrator are endless and knowing them back-to-front can only be a good thing. The key lies in perfect tessellation and while there are several ways of achieving this, it needn't be more complicated than the following steps describe" - Ian YatesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    MacBook Pro FreebiePreview
    File Type: Illustrator EPS and AI Compatible with CSLicense: Creative CommonsRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Space-Helmeted Future Retro Illustration - Screencast022 future retro
    "I don't know about you guys but I'm loving the work of Electrik Suicide and Sakke Soini at the moment. I'm going to call it Future Retro for the sake of this tutorial. I employed my take on the style in pitching a poster and overall look for a night at a local club. This tutorial goes over the meat and potatoes of it's creation!" James DaviesRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating a Space-Helmeted Future Retro IllustrationPreview
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    I don't know about you guys but I'm loving the work of Electrik Suicide and Sakke Soini at the moment. I'm going to call it Future Retro for the sake of this tutorial. I employed my take on the style in pitching a poster and overall look for a night at a local club. This tutorial goes over the meat and potatoes of it's creation!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Cartoon Character with Expressive LinesPreview
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    Cartoon character drawing covers a lot of techniques and styles from one color characters to multilayered colorful ones. In this tutorial, I will cover the necessary steps for creating a colored multicolor cartoon character that includes shadings. I used Adobe CS3, a Wacom tablet, an inked drawing, and scanner. With your tools ready, let's get to it!Read More…
  • Code
    Create an iPhone-like Flip Effect in Flash Using ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial, we'll recreate the Flip Effect used in the iPhone's UI using Flash CS4 and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Beginner's Guide to Acoustic TreatmentThumb
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    After touching on the critical subject of acoustics and room treatment in a few recent tutorials, I felt it was fitting to create a basic guide to acoustically treating your work space. I get asked about this subject a lot so I'm hoping a run down of the essential technique and kit needed will be of some help to readers. Of course this is an extremely technical subject and this tutorial in no way claims to be the definitive guide to acoustic treatment, but these tips and guidelines should get beginners up and running and generally help to clarify the whole subject of room acoustics. I'll run through the basics of choosing the right space, positioning your kit and then look at different types of treatment techniques and materials.Read More…
  • Code
    Learn How to Style Articles for Print and EmailImage
    When designing websites, a commonly desired feature is the ability to dynamically print or email any section of a webpage. Unfortunately, this idea is usually scrapped later in the project due to a lack of time or knowledge. Formatting the text for printing is more difficult than it might initially seem. Today, we will use JavaScript to automatically search for certain page elements and format them correctly for a printing. Read More…