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“With simple shapes, gradients, and vector textures, this simple tutorial will show beginning illustrators how to create an hourglass icon. There is a whole lot you can do without the Pen Tool. 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 get started!” – Sean Hodgeview tutorial
When looking for top quality content, you’re usually forced to pay for your resources. They’re generally better and easier to work with, and offer a wider range of use. Sometimes though, you can find the same level of quality at zero cost, and it’s exactly what we’re going to do today. We’re going to create a detailed illustration with free gifts and self made goodies.view tutorial
Today marks the beginning of a brand new series that will show you EXACTLY how to get started with PHP. Just as with the “jQuery for Absolute Beginners” series, we’ll start from scratch and slowly work our way up to some more advanced topics. I hope you enjoy it. As always – feel free to make requests via the comments form.
We’ll get started by downloading WAMP/MAMP and echoing out a simple string to verify that PHP is working.
Those of you who’ve already downloaded the Flashtuts+ freebie XMLLoader Class 3.0 will know what a handy tool it can be. In this screencast, its author Clemente Gomez will take you through some features of the XMLLoader Class, building a useful multi-RSS reader in the process. Make some time, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy.view tutorial
Other recent tutorials
How To Quickly Watermark Your Photos in Photoshop
Photographers have mixed opinions on whether or not you should watermark your photos. Some think they can help protect your images from digital theft, while others think they are a distraction to the image itself. Of course, it all boils down to personal opinion.
Daring Photographer Shares How He Captures the Right Moments
There are certain risks that come with the job. Peter has learned to accept the injuries which can vary from broken bones to diseases. He also has accepted that the traveling portion of his job means missing important people and events in his life.
How to Use a Softbox and Photoshop for Retro-Style Portraits
One of the questions that is most commonly asked when shooting in a small home studio is, “Should I use a softbox or an umbrella?” In this video, photographer Gavin Hoey explains the effects of both and delves deeper into how to use a softbox.
How to create animated GIF tutorial for Adobe Illustrator
All tutorials can be separated into two types according to the method of their production. These are written tutorials and video tutorials. Both of these types have their drawbacks. For example, it is sometimes very challenging to describe some techniques in written tutorials, however such techniques are very easy to demonstrate in video tutorials.
How to Create and Use Photoshop Actions
Photoshop actions allow you to record a series of steps that you can then play back on other images, that way you don't have to manually apply the same steps to multiple files. This tutorial will teach you how to create your very own Photoshop actions.
Vary Width Markers Feature in WidthScribe Plug-in
Vary Width Markers Tool allows adding width markers randomly to your selected paths. This feature has several parameters which allows us to adjust variation and create thousands of new width markers in a few seconds. In this article we will discuss how to manage and use the Vary Width Markers feature. I’m hoping that you have
Photoshop: Rain Text! How to Write Text on a Foggy, Rainy Window Pane
Photoshop CC 2014 tutorial showing how to create the look of a handwritten message on a foggy, rainy window pane.
How to Add Rain to a Photo in Photoshop
Capturing rain in a photograph can sometimes be tricky. Without the right lighting and camera settings, your photo will still look wet, but you won't see any of the actual rain drops. This tutorial will teach you how to create some realistic rain drops to instantly enhance the mood of any photograph.
Using Handlebars Templates with Webix UI
Webix template is good for simple customizations. If you want to have more complex templating logic you can use Handlebars templates with Webix UI. The results will impress you.
Photoshop: How to Make a Stunning, Glossy Black Text Effect
Photoshop CC 2014 tutorial showing how to create a sleek, sexy, glossy, black text effect over distressed metal with a custom-beveled border.