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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
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23 Best Abstract Tutorials in Adobe Photoshop
Abstract Tutorials in Photoshop. Here is an inclusive collection of some of the most useful Abstract Tutorials. These Abstract Tutorials will guide you and help you to design and demonstrate your inner creativity through the stunning world of abstract art. These tutorials have been gathered through Google search.
Best Matte Painting Tutorials in Photoshop
Matte Painting Tutorials in Photoshop. This is a collection of some of the many magnificent Matte Painting Tutorials for Photoshop users. Matte painting allows you to create stupendous scenarios that cannot and do not really exist in real life. The following tutorials are great starters for those of us who are generally new to the idea of Matte Painting.
Spec Maps and Masks in UDK
In this lesson, Ricardo Rambarran is going to demonstrate how to use color channels within specular maps to create masks inside of UDK. A cool tips for sure, so don't miss it!
Design Process: How to Draw the Super-Villain Megamind in Illustrator
In this tutorial we will create a vector drawing of the super-villain Megamind. Along with this, you will learn how to observe the “hidden” technical details a design needs to alter the audience’s reaction the way YOU want.
Tips and Tricks for Tilt-Shift Timelapse Videos
If you’ve ever wanted to make your subjects look small–like, miniature-toy small–you may have investigated buying a tilt-shift lens for more than $2,500. But there are cheaper options. This video gives a host of helpful tips for achieving an awesome tilt-shift style using a normal DSLR lens:
Interesting Photo of the Day: Volcanic Lightning in Iceland
The image was taken in April 2010, during the most recent eruption of Eyjafjallajokull, an Icelandic volcano covered by an ice cap. Volcanic lightning–also known as a “dirty thunderstorm”–occurs when static charges are produced by rock fragments and ice particles colliding with the ash in a volcanic cloud.
Rescued Pelican Taught How to Fly and Documented on Camera
The staff at the park said they asked for permission from the park authority, Tanapa, to feed Big Bird fish since he was unable to fish by himself. The Great White Pelican, unlike the Brown Pelican, do not dive for fish individually. Instead, they work together to corral the fish into a single area, then scoop them up into the large, stretchy pouches below their bills.
What is the Slowest Shutter Speed You Can Use for Handheld Photography?
Shutter speed and aperture (f-stop) are the two main things we must concern ourselves when aiming for sharp pictures. Shutter speed is responsible for the amount of time that the shutter is open. Aperture is responsible for depth of field and the amount of light coming into the sensor.
How To Combine Daylight With LED Lights
When combining window light with any kind of studio light, you want to make sure that the studio light is daylight balanced so that it matches the outside light. Morgan uses the Photoflex NorthStar LED light coupled with a Photoflex LightDome to achieve this look.
Got Milk? Quirky Photos of Milk Being Thrown at People
The Grand Spectacle began when Bradley was visiting Australia in 2011. He was planning a friend’s party and, quite arbitrarily, decided he wanted an image of milk being thrown on someone. After being unable to find any such photo online, he decided to take one himself. Then another. Then another.