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  • Design & Illustration
    Make an Awesome Military Themed Vector PackagePreview
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    Discover how to create a shiny military themed ration package. This Adobe Illustrator tutorial is ideal for advanced users. We'll use an interesting combination of techniques to create this themed package design. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Dynamic Advanced Long Lists with FlexPreview
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    This tutorial demonstrates how a developer can easily extend the prepackaged Flex library classes to achieve superior user interface results. In this case, we'll be creating an advanced datagrid which can make insanely long lists into manageable chunks and display them as paged lists. This tutorial deals with primarily AS3, but has a dose of php and mySQL to support back end functionality. The application will be able to store and recall the list's shown columns, current page, sort orders and sort fields. Let's go..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Beginner's Guide to Field Recording, Pt 1Thumb
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    Field recording seems a dark art to many sound designers and composers, yet it is one way to create rich libraries of original material. Through some simple guidance and advice, this two part tutorial will give you a brief introduction to field recording. In Part 1, we'll take a look at tools of the trade, some tips and and tricks for having a successful session, and a walkthrough of a recording session. Part 2 will address some post-processing techniques for captured sounds, librarianship, and what to do with your recordings once you've got them back in the studio.Read More…
  • Code
    Yummy Envato Freebies: ActionScript 2 XML Photo Gallery + More!Flash freefile
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Make an Impressive Exploding Text Effect in Cinema 4DThumbnail
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    Being able to animate a 3D object, both on and off the screen, is one of the most important concepts to understand in motion graphics. In this tutorial, you will learn to use the 'Explosion FX' deformer in Cinema 4D to break an object up according to it's polygons, change the parameters of how those pieces will behave, and then animate the entire explosion with a single keyframe.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Yummy Envato Freebies: 8 Audio Logos + More!Psdtuts free prev
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Yummy Envato Freebies: Modern Web UI Set + More!Psdtuts free prev
    Starting this month, Envato (the people behind Tuts+) will be giving away one free professional quality file from each of their marketplaces. This month you can download a gorgeous Modern Web UI Set, an AS2 XML Photo Gallery, a pack of 8 audio logos, a 'Nice & Clean' website template and a very cool After Effects Project File. You don't need to sign up or jump through any hoops. Each file is very easy to download. Hit the jump to grab what you want!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Yummy Ice Cream Icon with Mesh Objects and BlendsPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll explain how to create a fun icon made up of mesh object and blends. This is a fairly easy tutorial, although you should be familiar with the mesh tool. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    An A to Z Smorgasbord of Overused Graphic Concepts and ResourcesPreview
    With computer graphic being vastly popular with so many people, no doubt that techniques are being copied and re-used. Following are numerous overused computer graphic techniques, concepts, and resources of the last few years. You'll have to decide which are so overused they've become dull, those which still have life in them, and those that you can breath creativity into. This article is complete with a smorgasbord of resources and tutorials to show you how to pull these ideas off well and increase your stack of resources as well. Let's have some fun!Read More…
  • Code
    Making a Content Slider with jQuery UI200x200
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    In this tutorial we’re going to be using the jQuery UI slider widget to create an attractive and functional content slider. We’ll have a container, which has a series of elements each containing different blocks of content. There will be too many of these elements to display at once, so we can use the slider to move the different content blocks in and out of view. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Gearbox Settings Icon Using Simple ShapesPreview
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    Much can be done in Illustrator without relying on the Pen tool, as demonstrated by the recent hourglass tutorial. Utilizing only simple, predefined shapes, as well as tools like the Pathfinder and transformations, entire illustrations can be created from scratch. In this tutorial, we'll create an icon suitable for portraying options, settings, preferences, etc., similar to OS X's system preferences icon. So let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Building a Simple Driving Game with ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial I'll be going through the steps needed to build a simple driving program. You'll learn how to add keyListeners, eventListeners and a couple of other things using ActionScript 3.0. I originally wrote this program in ActionScript 2.0 and in this tutorial I'll compare the two ActionScript versions as we go along. This should therefore make for an easy tutorial to start moving your way over to ActionScript 3.0.Read More…