All Posts in Tuts+

  • Music & Audio
    How to Record and Mix Stereo Backing Vocals - Part 1Vocalprocessing
    Recording backing vocals in stereo has been a tried and tested technique for years. Some of the greatest singers have done it – Michael Jackson, Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet), Mick Hucknell (Simply Red), Seal, Madonna, Christina Aguilera – and they've done it well. But how do you get that layered, wall-of-sound backing vocals without clouding the lead? How do you choose how many and which ones to do? Read on… I chose to record an acoustic version of Liberian Girl by Michael Jackson. Listen to the whole thing, here: [audio:]Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Workshop #15: Mythic by Terry VinyardWorkshop
    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…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Create a Photorealistic Car Render using 3ds Max and VrayPreview
    Whenever you see highly realistic images of CG cars, you may think that it is an incredibly difficult process to arrive at such a high quality result...this is not actually the case. In this tutorial, Sumeet Gupta will show you how easy it can be to create a photorealistic car render using 3DS Max and Vray, as long as you know the right steps.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Winner Announced: Win Bobby Owsinski's Newly-released Book "Music 3.0"Thumg
    This book is perfect for everyone wanting to be successful making music in the Internet Age. To enter, all you’ve gotta do is comment! One random commenter will be chosen as winner. Too easy.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Best of the Vector Web – November 2009Preview
    Each month we round rockstar vector content from around the web. This month we had a lot of fun identifying awesome vector tutorials, freebies, and inspirational articles! Jump over to tutorials on creating happy monsters, seamless patterns, rocking tongues, and more. Download freebies like unique snowflakes and sketchy heraldry. And check out articles on various topics, such as big type, vector inspiration, and grunge design. Take a moment to review a bunch of super-yummy, vector content from around the web for November 2009!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Mihai's Muted Trumpet Solo Loops in CCover t3
    Number of loops: 11Audio format: WAVGenre: JazzRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Custom Horror November Freebie PackPreview
    File Type: EPS CS2 compatibleLicense: Creative Commons license, for business use please subscribe to license at customhorror.netRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Comment to Win a Complete Brush Set from Go MediaPreview
    Go Media Arsenal is offering it's latest complete brush set to one of our lucky readers! Once again, a random commenter will be rewarded with a special prize. Read all the details at the jump.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Book Review: The Essential Guide to Portrait PhotographyPreview
    Digital Photography School, a remarkably popular and highly renowned online photography blog, have recently released their very first stand-alone eBook. Entitled The Essential Guide to Portrait Photography, it covers everything you need to know about portraiture and taking photos of people. In this review, I'll be offering my thoughts on the book and highlighting a few parts that really stood out and taught me something new. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Creating the Spoiled Princess Fashion Poster - Screencast336 spoiled princess
    "This is another collaboration with Toma Alin Gabriel. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fashion advertisement poster. We'll be combining multiple images, finding the perfect stock, and unifying it with just the right colors. Let's get started!"Constantin PotoracRead More…
  • Music & Audio
    An Introduction to Logic Pro 9's Amp DesignerThumb
    With Logic Pro 9, Apple introduced the Amp Designer. The Amp Designer is a big improvement on the legacy Guitar Amp Pro plug-in, but it’s also quite different. Let’s take a look at it.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Automatically Define Photoshop Brushes by Using ActionsThumb
    In this tutorial we'll see how to automatically define a Photoshop Brush through an Action. Using a shortcut we'll be able to Save a Layer and/or a PSD document into a perfect and clean brush ready to be used in our projects. This Action is useful because it allows you to save time during the definition of a Photoshop Brush and put together a versatile brush collection. Let's see how!Read More…