All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Seamless Vector Patterns Premium Pack - Botanical PopPreview
    We have a new set of seamless vector patterns available exclusively for Vector Premium members. These are great for using in your work, adding to your blog background design, or twitter page. There are numerous plants, flowers, and pop elements making up each design of this set. You can use them in your next project to add a bit of happy, organic, vector goodness! Learn more at the jump!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Vlad GerasimovPreview
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    I'm sure some of you might have heard his name, seen his awesome wallpapers, or are already using one of them. Psdtuts+ is pleased to bring you an interview with this digital artist, Vlad Gerasimov, who is from Irkutsk, Russia. He runs Vladstudio which specializes in creating wallpapers for computers and mobile devices. In this interview, Vlad shares with us his humble beginnings as a designer and how he got started with creating wallpapers as full-time self-employment. He also shares his ideas, inspirations, and future plans. Vlad has a unique style of illustration, with simple lines and shapes. His work has great themes, which promises to win the hearts of viewers and make them happy! So let's move on to have a digital chat with him!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Giulia BalladoreThumbnail
    Giulia Balladore is an illustrator based in Italy. She has a extraordinary and hyper-realistic style of illustration which possesses the rare talent of breathing personality and life into her vector drawings. Her illustrations are beautiful, alive and captures the spirit of modern women. Giulia's work has the ability to grab your attention and her choice of software to create the vector illustration is Flash. She eloquently uses Flash's vector capabilities to create amazing still images. This stands as proof that the software is indeed more than an animation tool. So, let's move on to this interview with Giulia Balladore.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    The After Effects Output Module ExposedThumbnail
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    We get tons of questions on how to output After Effects project renders, mainly which format and codec to use. Topher decided to do some research and wrote this long article that aims to try and answer some questions. It is worth noting that the After Effects built-in help has improved dramatically in recent versions and it is constantly updated online. We urge anyone reading this article to also read the AE help for additional reference.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Guide to the Electric GuitarThumb
    This article is a general overview of the electric guitar. We cover the woods, acoustic sound, construction, necks and fretboards, pickups and hardware and show you how to purchase and maintain an electric guitar that you'll love for years to come.Read More…
  • Code
    Develop a Useful Font Picker App with ActionScript 3.0Preview
    When working with typography, like designing logos, choosing the correct font is crucial. The selection process can be a little slow if you're testing each font in a design application. This tutorial will help you create your own font-testing app using Flash and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Cute Elephant Character FreebieElephant200
    File Type: Illustrator CS3License: Creative CommonsRead More…
  • Code
    Easy Development With CodeIgniterCodeigniter
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    In this week's 30 minute screencast, I'm going to show you how easy it is to work with the MVC pattern and CodeIgniter. This video is aimed at beginners who have no experience with a PHP framework. For demonstration purposes, we'll be building a simple image upload utility. We'll then perform some validation, save the file to our uploads folder, and automatically create a respective thumbnail. With raw PHP, this can be somewhat time-consuming. However, with CodeIgniter, it's simply a matter of referencing the correct library, and passing in some configuration options! Let's dive in. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create Your Own Abstract, Music DesignPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll learn how to create some abstract shapes and combine them to create a funky music inspired design. This illustration, could serve as a good starting point for a flyer or other design. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    53 Crazy-good Digital Photography TutorialsDpprev
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    Though Photoshop has grown over time to become a many-armed beast of a program, it was first created with the modest aim of helping users to modify and improve their digital photography. In this post we return to Photoshop's roots with a wonderful collection of digital photography and photo editing tutorials.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    50 Breathtaking CG ImagesThumb
    After hours of tirelessly scouring the web, I have done it! Below is a compilation of 50 of the most stunning pieces of CG artwork in the world. Composed in an array of different applications and styles, there is artistic inspiration here for everyone! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Who Should Win $3,500? Vote Now!Winitallthumb
    During our very awesome Graphic Design Week we offered a $3,500 USD prize to the person who could create the best and most original collection of Envato marketplace files. Literally thousands of entries poured in, and now we have chosen the top 10. Cast your vote to determine who will win an incredible $3,500 to spend on the ultimate graphic design setup!Read More…