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  • Design & Illustration
    Big Time Eye Candy from CreatticaPreview
    For those who are not in the know, Creattica is a great place to drum up some inspiration or to just browse through some amazing work. Recently, Creattica has added a whole bunch of new categories, including one for top-notch Photoshop work. Here's a rundown of some of the best work submitted so far. Be warned. Some of these images are massive as well as outstandingly beautiful. Your monitor may get jealous.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    Microphone Technique for VocalistsMic
    Last week we looked at how microphones work and covered everything you need to know to decipher how a microphone works from its name. This week, we’re looking at vocal microphone technique: how you might select a microphone for various vocal situations, and how to work with the microphone to get the best results. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How To Create An Academy Icon From Simple ShapesPreview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to construct a cool academy icon by putting together simple shapes in Illustrator and then applying layer effects on them in Photoshop. I'm using a German versions of both Illustrator and Photoshop, so some screenshots are in German. You should be able to understand it fine though, as I provide detailed instructions and numerous sample images. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Photo & Video
    Quick & Flexible Photo Colour ManipulationPreview
    In this video tutorial, we look at a quick, simple and very flexible way to manipulate colour within an image. We're focusing upon two example photographs to demonstrate the effect.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Model a Photorealistic Swiss Army Knife in Modo: Part 1Thumb
    Subdivision modeling is an extremely powerful tool that can allow you to add high levels of detail to your models in a relatively short amount of time. In order to use it effectively, however, one must know when, and more importantly, when not to use it. In this three part, beginner to intermediate tutorial series, professional Modo artist, Matt Braeley, will demonstrate how to model a photorealistic Swiss Army knife, using polygonal and subdivision modeling in Luxology's Modo 302.Read More…
  • Code
    5 Super Helpful Web Development Video Quick Tips200x200
    It occurred to me that many of you might not be aware that, once a week or so, I post a five minute web development video quick tip for our Twitter followers. From now on, I'll make a posting on Nettuts+ after every five new quick tips - for the rest of you. Here's the first set. We cover a variety of neat CSS3 features, Photoshop, and more! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Dark Blue Rust TexturesThumb
    File Type: JPEGSize: 3072 px by 2304 pxLicense: Free for Personal and Commercial UseRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    A Clever Collection of 40+ Inspiring AmbigramsPreview
    An ambigram as defined by Wikipedia, "is a typographical design or artform that may be read as one or more words not only in its form as presented, but also from another viewpoint, direction, or orientation." To simply put, an ambigram is a typographical creation where the word reads the same when upside down, or flips to create a whole new word. Ambigrams are often very sophisticated and very imaginative typographical style of visual design. So let's take a look at some delightful graphic logotypes that read the same when they are reversed or flipped upside-down.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    A Beginner’s Introduction to Home RecordingThumb
    Home recording technology seems to get better and cost less every year. It puts power in the hands of ordinary people. You’ve probably found this article because you want to get into home recording. Most of our tutorials here at Audiotuts are at the intermediate or advanced level. And that’s OK, because you won’t be a beginner forever. But we do have some more basic tutorials and articles aimed at the beginner. This article will refer to many of them, and hopefully give you an overview of what’s involved in getting into home recording.Read More…
  • Code
    Flash Freebie: Flex 3 Books!200 contest
    Packt Publishing has generously donated a few copies of the newly released Flex 3 with Java to give away to some lucky FlashTuts+ Twitter followers! Read on to find out how you could be amongst the lucky winners...Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    45 Magnificent Modo TutsThumb
    Hey everyone! I'm back with another huge tutorial roundup of Luxology Modo goodness. This time I've found around 45 (give or take) top-notch tutorials for you to check out...and some have up to 50 parts to them! You have my guarantee on this one, you will not be bored!Read More…
  • Code
    30 CSS Best Practices for Beginners200x200
    CSS is a language that is used by nearly every developer at some point. While it's a language that we sometimes take for granted, it is powerful and has many nuances that can help (or hurt) our designs. Here are thirty of the best CSS practices that will keep you writing solid CSS and avoiding some costly mistakes.Read More…