All Posts in Envato Tuts+

  • Code
    jQuery 1.4 Released: The 15 New Features you Must Know200x200
    jQuery 1.4 was recently released. This wasn't simply a maintenance release as some had speculated; there are many new features, enhancements and performance improvements included in 1.4! This post covers the new features and enhancements that you may find beneficial. You can download jQuery 1.4 right now, here: More…
  • Design & Illustration
    WG Watercolor Brushes Vol1Wgwatercolor 200
    Compatible: Photoshop CS3Size: 2000 px to 2000 pxLicense: Free for commercial use. Redistribution is prohibited. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Old Leather Textures200 prev
    File Type: JPEGSize: 3872 px by 2592 pxLicense: Creative Commons LicenseRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating Imaginative Typography with Adobe IllustratorDesign and illustration
    In this tutorial, I will guide you through the creation of unique typography and supporting elements, rich in the use of shape, color and pattern. The process can be applied to similar illustrative typography projects using equivalent development stages, from initial drawing to vector outcome.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Combine Synths and Samples to Create Ambient BackdropsThumb
    Even if your tracks are mixed well and the arrangements are tight often they can feel a little 2D, almost as if something is missing. Adding an ambient, cinematic backdrop to the sparse sections of your project can really bring things to life.Read More…
  • Code
    SQL for Beginners: Part 3 - Database RelationshipsPreview
    Today, we continue our journey into the world of SQL and relational database systems. In this part three of the series, we'll learn how to work with multiple tables that have relationships with each other. First, we will go over some core concepts, and then will begin working with JOIN queries in SQL.Read More…
  • 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…