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  • Design & Illustration
    How to Make a Vector Diamond Ring in IllustratorPreview
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    If you love jewels, like I do, then this tutorial will be interesting. By the end of it you will learn how to make two vector diamond rings and the details that give them realism. This tutorial is about making two diamond rings with all their component parts, starting from the ring, the big diamond with the base where it sits and the little diamonds applied with an extra shine. I paid attention to the details so they look realistic and I will show you the tips and tricks that I used to make them. Let's get started!Read More…
  • Music & Audio
    How to Write an Instrumental Underscore TrackMusic and audio
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    In this tutorial we'll walk through the entire process of creating an instrumental composition, from the first sketches of an idea through to the final mix. Of course there are a thousand ways to write a piece of music, this is just one method.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Construct a Detailed Type 97 Hand Grenade in Cinema 4D, BodyPaint, and Photoshop: Part 2Thumb2
    In this two part video tutorial, you will go through the complete process of modeling, unwrapping, and texturing a Type 97 hand grenade, the standard fragmentation grenade that was used by the Imperial Japanese Army in WWII. In the first part, you learned how to create the model using the lathe and boole functions in C4D, and now you will learn how to unwrap it in BodyPaint and paint the texture maps in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Smoke Brush SetThumb
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    Compatible: Photoshop CS3Size: 700 pxLicense: Credit and License Details HereRead More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    Aetuts+ Logo Reveal Contest Winners!Thumb
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    First place winner of the Aetuts+ Logo Reveal Contest goes to Morten Kühl Christensen. Morten is a part of Two Penguins VFX, an internet based FX house with artists located Sweden, Germany and Denmark. Check out their work! Thanks to all who participated! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo Manipulation - Screencast294 dark ravens
    "This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation. Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair, blend different objects in the background, and more - all to create a moody illustration. So, let's start!" Loredana Papp-DineaRead More…
  • Code
    Design and Code Your First Website in Easy to Understand StepsPreview
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    In this tutorial, we're going to design and code our first website in simple, easy steps. This tutorial was written for the beginner with the hope that it will give you the tools to write your own standards-compliant websites! It's a brand new week; maybe it's time to learn a new skill! Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    How to Create a Dark Emotional Photo ManipulationPreview
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    This is a tutorial with a simple idea: to create an emotional photo manipulation. Following this tutorial, you will learn how to blend different images to make a dark atmospheric background, modify the dress of the model, apply makeup, paint hair,  blend different objects in the background, and more - all to create a moody illustration. So, let's start!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Super-Slick, Screen Printing Separations with IllustratorPreview
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    For today's designer a versatile range of mediums exist to get your artwork seen. The problem with this versatile range of mediums is that they do not all exist on hi-res monitors. In this tutorial, we will explore the process of taking your design from the screen to the shirt. Specifically, we'll address one of the biggest headaches for a designer - separating your design for print. The steps in this tutorial will show you how to keep your clients looking good, and your screen-printers sane.Read More…
  • Code
    Create Your Own Adobe AIR Application with FlashPreview
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    In this tutorial we'll create a Twitter Reader application, fed from your own Twitter updates. We'll look at some of the features of the nativeWindow class, how to sign it and make an install package.Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    50 Mind Blowing Maya TutorialsThumbnail
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    True to form, and as promised, I have gone and prepared a variable feast of delicious Maya morsels for all you starving Maya users out there. The table is set and the plates are full...so what are you waiting for...dig in!Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    Theo Aartsma InterviewP
    Theo Aartsma is an accomplished veteran in the design world. Theo has a bachelors in multimedia and his art focuses on blending illustrated typography with 2 and 3D art that he creates himself. You can learn more about detail about his techniques in the tutorial How to Illustrate Type Using Cinema 4D and Photoshop - Psd Plus Tutorial. In this interview, Theo will describe why he loves using nature as a theme in his work, as well as tell us about one of his most visually stimulating illustrations called "Digital Heroes." This is another great interview so lets begin!Read More…