All Posts in Envato Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Grungy, Translucent Web Portfolio DesignPreview
    Not only have watercolor brush strokes become a popular trend in modern web design, but so have advanced layers of transparency (or what I call, translucence). The new Envato design has received a lot of kudos for using this effect, and this tutorial will show you how to create a similar effect, while combining it with other popular web trends.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make Super-Sharp, Vector SwordsPreview
    In this tutorial I'll show you how to draw a sword in Illustrator, using the Rectangle Tool, gradients, and other Illustrator tools. Actually the tutorial isn't very hard, let's see the final result that is our goal first!Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Dynamic Video Player with ActionScript 3: Part 1 of 3Thumbnail
    Almost every Flash developer has had to make a video player at some point. There are quite a few different ways of doing this; some people use the built in NetStream Class and some use the FLVPlayback component in Flash. Either way will work, but we are going to use the NetStream Class because of how much lighter it is and what you can do with it. This is a large tutorial that will be broken down to three parts. Each part will build off the previous one until we have our final result. Our player will be able to use an XML file to populate three galleries with an unlimited amount of categories, and an unlimited amount of videos in each category.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Cool Tips for Shooting in the SnowPreview
    With all the wintery weather across the world at the moment, we thought that it may be useful to offer a few tips for capturing images in snow and ice. Hopefully these will ensure you're venturing out into the snow with the right kit, and the right eye to shoot a stunning photograph. If you're lacking any sign of snow or winter, be sure to bookmark the video for later this year!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a High Poly Airframe Missile Launcher in 3ds Max: Part 1Launcher preview 200px
    In this six hour long, intermediate/ advanced level tutorial you will learn to model a high poly RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile Launcher step by step. You will learn to use many of 3ds Max's poly and spline modeling tools, while keeping the model as light weight and simplified as possible, and only using subdivision in the areas that require it.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #33: Delusions by John Michael RoseWorkshop
    At Audiotuts+ we irregularly put up a reader track for workshopping and critique (find out how to submit a track). This is how it works: you upload your song, and every week or so we'll publish one here and step away from the podium. The floor is yours to talk about the track and how the artist can fix problems in and improve upon the mix and the song.Read More…
  • Code
    We Need a Weekly Writer200 news
    A weekly writer position has just opened on Nettuts+. If interested in filling the spot, your duties, should you choose to accept them, will be to submit one design-focused article each week. Mostly, you'll be free to choose your topics, as long as they'll appeal to our audience. We're in need of articles which focus on advanced CSS, HTML 5, the intricacies of a design, typography, adding depth to a layout, round-ups, and anything else you can think of! Read More…
  • Code
    ASP.NET for PHP DevelopersPreview
    This tutorial, for PHP developers, will provide you with an introduction to ASP.NET using the C# language. If you've wondered what ASP.NET is about, this tutorial will strive to answer at least some of your questions. Even if you're an ardent open-source fan, ASP.NET contains some techniques and features that are useful to know about. And, as some might say, it's good to know your enemy! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Max Subscription to VectoriousPreview
    We've got another giveaway for our readership, and this time we're rewarding three random commenter with an awesome subscription. With this subscription, winners will have access to over 10,000 vector illustrations from Vectorious for a six month subscription period. Get this free membership today. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    40 Fantastic Female PortraitsPreview
    Today we've pulled together an inspiring collection of gorgeous female portraits. Photographing people can be a challenging and rewarding art, and these photos will hopefully inspire you with new techniques, lighting examples, and composition. I hope you enjoy the roundup, and feel free to share your own examples in the comments!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Become a Better Musician in 2010Music and audio
    In a compelling article at Scorecast Online, founder and composer Deane Ogden challenges his readers to take their work and their music to the next level. He essentially asks the question "If you want your business to do better, what are you going to do to have a better business?".Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Linear Workflow for Gamma Correct Lighting in Cinema 4DThumbnail
    One of the most critical elements involved in creating realistically lit interior environments is exposure control. In this tutorial you will be introduced to using the linear workflow for gamma correct lighting in Cinema 4D, allowing you produce more photorealistic renders, as well as improve specular highlights and anti-aliasing.Read More…