All Posts in Tuts+

  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    3dOcean, Envato's Newest Marketplace, is Launching in Private Beta3docean 200x200
    If you're interested in making passive income from your 3d work - meaning you make something once, then sell it many times - we have an exciting announcement for you. 3dOcean is looking for talented 3D/2D artists to help set the standard for a new 3D online marketplace. Envato (the makers of Cgtuts+) are developing this site for all those who are looking for quality 3D stock and those who want to become authors in this field and earn money by selling their work online, again and again. 3dOcean will complement the existing Envato marketplaces ActiveDen, AudioJungle, ThemeForest, VideoHive and GraphicRiver. Read on to learn how you can get a head-start on the competition by joining the exclusive private Beta.Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Developing a Kick-Ass RAW Workflow: Part 2Preview
    In the second part of this RAW tutorial, we will continue our post-production workflow to create a stylized final product. We will begin with the the final image of the first part of our tutorial, and jump straight into Photoshop!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Sander Rietdijk InterviewP
    Sander Rietdijk is not only an artist with a knack for creating amazing art, but he is also very wise and has learned a lot of interesting things in his few years exploring the world of graphic design. Sander has partnered up with a friend Thimo Smit to create their own graphic design studio named Edberry Creative. On top of that Sander will discuss the benefits and disadvantages of collaborating with another artist. We'll learn about how he creates an amazing typographic piece. So lets get into this great interview!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Pasquale D'SilvaPreview
    Pasquale is an illustrator and animator raised in Australia and currently residing in Vancouver, Canada. He has training in animation and loads of experience illustrating. His work is often humorous and super-fun. He talks about his workflow, background, current creative projects, and more in this interview. Let's have a chat with Pasquale D'Silva!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super-Fun Monsters - Exclusive Vectortuts+ Pack Available for Free DownloadPreview
    This is a new Pack of Vector Freebies is available exclusively from Vectortuts+. We have a new set of vector monsters. If your looking for high-quality monsters for your next fun design project, then check out these illustrations. This set of freebies is available for you to download today!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Friday Photo Critique #3Preview
    Friday Photo Critique is our weekly community project, where we publish a photograph submitted by one of our wonderful readers, then ask you all to offer constructive feedback on the image. After a few days, I'll update the post to feature the most helpful and insightful comments. You will also be credited with a link to your website or portfolio, so be sure to enter it correctly when submitting a comment!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super-Fun Monsters - Exclusive Vectortuts+ PackPreview
    File Type: Illustrator EPS and AILicense: See Download FileRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Get that Anime Look in Photoshop Using a Flexible WorkflowPreview

In this tutorial, we'll learn how to get that smooth shiny Anime look. We'll start with a simple character outline and build the correct hierarchy for the base colors, tones and highlights. Also, we'll learn how to work with this "method" for later projects in case the client or director will ask for changes, it will be easy to replace colors for a specific part of the character without redrawing all the tones and highlights again! You are about to learn one of the many techniques from the Anime industry. Let's get started!

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  • Code
    Control a Flex Video Application Using Mouse GesturesPreview
    Almost all PC user interfaces are designed around the notion of moving a cursor and clicking on objects. Buttons, menus, combo boxes, lists and every other standard UI control work in this way. The mouse is used to position the cursor, and the position of the cursor is used to perform an action. It’s a design paradigm that has worked well, but lately new technologies like touch screens and motion sensors (think the Wii) have challenged the notion of using a mouse, or even having a cursor on the screen at all..Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Quantizing Audio with Logic Pro 9's Flex TimeThumb
    Logic Pro 9 introduced the “Flex Time” feature which is a set of tools for manipulating audio rhythm and timing data the way you would edit MIDI. I’m going to be covering Flex Time in detail and how you can use it in detail, but in this tutorial we’ll get our feet wet with some basic audio quantization.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Use Lights To Project Your LogoThumb
    This tutorial basically involves three things that could be useful - Use of Light Projections (text projected onto white solids), Text Writing with particular and Use of Exported Camera from cinema 4d. There are some good principles you can take from this example. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Making of “The Tunnel” in Maya and Photoshop: Part 3Titleimage
    In this tutorial you will learn how to create a fantastic tunnel scene in Maya, and then add some final lighting touches in Photoshop. You will follow Abed Ibrahim through his process of modeling, texturing, shading, and rendering techniques, and finally arrive at the spectacular result that is shown here. Read More…