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  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Learn How to Rig and Animate a Character and Create your Own Odyssey Day 2Thumb pt2
    This is part 2 of this very comprehensive tutorial where you will learn how to rig and animate a character using a combination of Illustrator, Photoshop and After Effects and create an incredible, cinematic odyssey piece. Part 2 breaks down the compositing techniques used in all the shots.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model, Texture, and Render a Photorealistic Kitchen in Blender and YafarayThumb
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    In this 96 step mega-tutorial, you will go through all the motions necessary to construct a complete, photorealistic kitchen scene in Blender, and then render it with Yafaray (a free ray tracing, open source rendering engine). Make sure that you have Yafaray and Python 2.5 installed. For more information on installation check out www.yafaray.org.Read More…
  • Code
    Authenticating Users With Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect200x200
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    Most social networks have API tools that allow almost any website to authenticate users through their system. In today's tutorial, we will learn how to use these tools. Using a simple comment model, users will learn how to leave a comment within their Facebook or Google profiles. Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Use M/S Processing in MasteringThumb
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    Mastering is always a hot topic. Most of us love to use the latest technique to make our masters bigger, badder and usually louder. Unfortunately, not all mastering techniques get as much airtime as others, and M/S processing is one of these lesser known subjects. It's likely that a lot of budding producers who do their own mastering won't be aware of M/S processing and its benefits. If you're not taking advantage of what this technique has to offer you could be missing out, so let's take a look at how it works and its practical applications.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Dark, Post-Apocalyptic City IllustrationPreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll change a full of sunshine, ordinary photograph into a gloomy image of the world after destruction of mankind. Using simple tools, we'll turn lively streets into abandoned ruins overgrown with weeds. A number of stock images and a few little tricks will let us optimize our work and make this job more interesting and spectacular. So let's go!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Parrot Illustration with Custom BrushesPreview
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    In this tutorial, I will show you how I made this parrot illustration. You will learn how to use the standard Illustrator brushes and make your own brushes to add more detail to your illustrations, for example the feathers on the parrot. You will also learn how to make a thick outline around your subject and how to make a soft focus background with the Mesh Tool.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Make Your Tracks More InterestingMusic and audio
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    You're a unique artist with ideas you want to express and music you have to share. So how do you make sure that you're keeping your tracks interesting and fun for your audience to listen to?Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Top 15 Applications for 3D Artists3
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    With the variable plethora of different applications, scripts, tools, plugins, platforms, engines, and packages available on the market today, how is an aspiring 3D artist (or a seasoned professional for that matter) to know which package he or she ought to be using? In this article I have attempted to do some of the heavy lifting for you, and narrowed this list down to what is, in my opinion, the top 15 applications out there for 3D artists right now. Enjoy!Read More…
  • Code
    HTML 5 and CSS 3: The Techniques You'll Soon Be Using200x200
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    In this tutorial, we are going to build a blog page using next-generation techniques from HTML 5 and CSS 3. The tutorial aims to demonstrate how we will be building websites when the specifications are finalized and the browser vendors have implemented them. If you already know HTML and CSS, it should be easy to follow along. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On Fire - Screencast282 flying dragons
    "This tutorial is a collaboration with a good friend of mine Ciursa Ionut. This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. We also add lava and fiery effects. So, let's get fired-up for this one!" Constantin Potorac Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Flying Land Illustration On FirePreview
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    This tutorial is a collaboration with a good friend of mine with Ciursa Ionut. This tutorial is about creating a fantasy illustration using some dragon images and a few cliffs for creating the land. We also add lava and fiery effects. So, let's get fired-up for this one!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Spray Grunge SplatterPreview
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    We all have seen many techniques of making a vector grunge in Illustrator. Live tracing a textured image and Symbol Sprayer tool are the most common ones. In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an original vector grunge from scratch using some less common tools. Let’s get started!Read More…