All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Vector Portrait of a Stylish FemaleDesign and illustration
    Hi everyone! I am a vector artist currently living and working in Los Angeles. You can check out my artwork at my website, or my deviantART page and Flickr page. In this tutorial, I will show you the process I use to create vector portraits of stylish females using simple tools and effects in Illustrator. Let's have fun with this one!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Delicious Type TreatDesign and illustration
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create not one, but two type effects in a single tutorial, exclusively available to Tuts+ Premium members. Get ready to kick off this winter season with a stylish typographic treatment.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Complete Designer Set (6000+ Graphics) from Artbox7Preview
    We've got another giveaway for our readership, and again we're rewarding one random commenter with an awesome freebie. This time we have a Complete Designer Set (all vector packs, Photoshop brushes, and vector icon packs) from Artbox7 to give away. This is a big set, with 6000+ Graphics graphic elements, for one lucky winner! Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Music 3.0 - a New Book by Bobby OwsinskiThumg
    There is a lot of interest in Bobby Owsinski's new book "Music 3.0", which is the prize in this week's competition. This press release will explain more about it. And don't forget next week's blog tour event when you can ask Bobby questions about the book, and you get a second chance to win it.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Caramel Ripple Effect - Screencast203 caramel splash
    "In this tutorial, we will create a hot chocolate caramel effect using some distort tools and the 3D revolve tool. This is a simple and effective technique to obtain a quality vector ripple effect quickly. Here we go!" - Saurabh SharmaRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Web - November 2009P
    This month we have some very cool content for all our loyal readers. A little bit of everything this month, including some amazing tutorials on typography as well as Photo Manipulation. Then for the freebies we have some nice wallpapers, as well as some high quality textures. And finally some articles including a contest for Mozilla Firefox, and a look at the latest releases from DepthCore and SlashTHREE. So lets get into this months roundup.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Create a Code-Style T-Shirt Design for Website PromotionPreview
    Promotions play a vital role in marketing your product. High quality design gives a noticeable impact to your product awareness among the target audience. In this tutorial, we will design a promotional T-shirt for a website that is exclusively created for PHP enthusiasts. This is a special tutorial sponsored by Astute Graphics that incorporates the use of their high-quality Phantasm CS (Studio or Publisher) Illustrator plugins. Our aim is to show a common programmer who is very enthusiastic about PHP. If so, they shall join the website with no delay. Let's see how we achieve our goal in designing that strategic, promotional T-shirt!Read More…
  • Business
    Doubling Your Rate: A Thought ExperimentExperiment
    What would happen if tomorrow I forced you to double your rate? If you bill hourly, your rate just doubled. If you bid by the project, you have to bid twice as much as usual. If you sell a product on the side (Wordpress theme?), you have to double its price too. For the sake of exploration, let's ignore the understandable backlash from existing customers. Instead, let's focus on the more interesting question: What would you have to do to justify the rate?Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Promotional Ticker For Your Site With AS3 and the Flash IDE Preview
    We're going to be creating a simple promo ticker for a website. This is great if you are running low on space on the home page, or if you just want the latest news or products to catch the viewers eye. Let's get going!Read More…
  • Code
    HTTP Headers for DummiesScreenshot
    Whether you're a programmer or not, you have seen it everywhere on the web. At this moment your browsers address bar shows something that starts with "http://". Even your first Hello World script sent HTTP headers without you realizing it. In this article we are going to learn about the basics of HTTP headers and how we can use them in our web applications.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create Incredible Looking Hair Effects with Particles in Blender - Part 2Thumbnail
    In this multi-part, video tutorial about Blender's Hair Particles System, we will learn some very useful options to use when trying to create cool or convincing hair effects. We will also add colour to the hair, light the scene, add a few compositing nodes, and finally set the particle system as a softbody so we can animate it.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #16: They Just Wanna Touch by MezzoWorkshop
    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…