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  • Design & Illustration
    Learn a Professional Workflow for Illustrating a Comic-Style Header ImagePreview
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    In this tutorial, we'll review a professional workflow for illustrating website header images in comic style, which are destined to integrate into Wordpress themes. This is a great way to make your blog stand out and get promoted on the top web design galleries. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Code
    Create a Dynamic Slideshow with ActionScript 3.0 and XMLPreview
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    In this screencast I'll show you how to create a dynamic slideshow using ActionScript 3.0 and how to grab the images from an xml file. We'll keep the FLA empty except for the path to our Document Class and also create a custom class that will act as the engine for the slideshow. This is a file you can use over and over again, I hope you find it useful!Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Social Network Using Joomla!Joomla
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    Social network implementation has become a necessity for successful websites. Joomla!, the popular Open-Source CMS, has some great and affordable ways to bring your site to the social networking level. Let's review how.Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    The Process of Score Composition, Part 1Thumb
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    This tutorial marks the first in a series of tutorials on composition - specifically composition that might be appropriate for film and television. In this piece, we'll talk a bit about the philosophy behind this particular series of tutorials, and get into the process of composition itself.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Zach Bush InterviewP
    Zach Bush is a self proclaimed perfectionist, and we can not help but see perfection in his artwork. Zach has an amazing gift for creating realistic, detailed and original illustrations that not a lot of designers can really match. In this interview Zach will give the readers some sound advice on how to improve, and progress as an artist. So let's start the interview!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with Rod HuntThumbnail
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    We are pleased to bring you an interview with Rod Hunt, who is a London based illustrator. This talented artist has an extensive portfolio and has successfully represented clients like BBC, British Airways, Maxim, IKEA, Vodafone, and more. He's designed the cover art for the widespread publication "Change the World 9 to 5′ "His illustrations have a colorful retro-isometric style with detailed character filled landscapes. So without further ado, let's have a chat with him!Read More…
  • Code
    404/403 Website Error Pages With PHP Auto-MailerTutorial intro image
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    Website error pages are perhaps one of the most overlooked pieces of a fully rounded website. Not only are they important but they give you the opportunity to have a little fun. Although many web developers rely on server logs to keep an eye out for hits on error pages, I'm going to take a different approach by using a PHP generated email. In addition, we will spice up the design a bit, add basic navigation and link to the website sitemap.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Alarm Clock Icon - Screencast003 alarm clock
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    "With simple shapes and gradients, this easy tutorial will show you how to create an alarm clock icon. We'll be using Illustrator CS4 for this tutorial, but those of you with older version should be able to follow along as well. Let's jump into this tutorial, which beginning illustrators will find especially useful!" - RypeRead More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create an Alarm Clock IconPreview
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    With simple shapes and gradients, this easy tutorial will show you how to create an alarm clock icon. We'll be using Illustrator CS4 for this tutorial, but those of you with older version should be able to follow along as well. Let's jump into this tutorial, which beginning illustrators will find especially useful!Read More…
  • Code
    Build a Versatile ActionScript 3.0 Menu with MaskingMenuscreenshot
    Navigation is a crucial part of your website, but often a bore to build and maintain. In this tutorial I'll describe a quick and solid way of using basic ActionScript skills, blended with a bit of your creativity, to construct intuitive & user friendly navigation systems. Okay, time to get our hands dirty, well... sweaty maybe...Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    The Venti AE Tutorial Roundup from Around the WebPreview
    If you ever wondered why the large is called venti at a certain coffee shop, it's because venti means 20 in Italian and a large coffee is 20 ounces. This week's roundup comes in at an even 20 tutorials, hence the Venti Roundup! First on the list is a tutorial that answers a question you have either already had to ask or will soon: The new (corrected) Pixel Aspect Ratio's introduced in CS4. Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Apple-themed Photoshop TutorialsMactuts
    Many designers love Apple products for their simple yet powerful functionality and sleek design aesthetic. Apple has also been skillful at using Photoshop to create gorgeous product mock-ups, advertisments and web designs. In this post you'll learn how to create some of these brilliant designs for yourself.Read More…