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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
6 Photo editing tips for website image optimization
Most of the times too many images make the website to load slowly, thus visitors get irritate. The easy solution of this problem is to optimize the images of that website. There are some tips available to optimize the website images to make the page load or upload much quicker.
10 Awesome Photoshop Tips and Tricks
Photoshop is the Lamborghini of photo editing software. It’s an amazing tool that can help you do magical things to images using a variety of tools. It’s great for creative expression and also for touch ups and edits. It is a complex piece of software, however, and many users run into difficulty finding their way around the many different tools and functions. Here are ten quick tips and tricks that can help.
Apply Filters to a Text Layer Without Rasterizing
This tutorial will teach you how to apply filters to text layers without having to rasterize them first. When filters are applied to Smart Objects, they become Smart Filters and provide added benefits that you'll also learn about.
WWW's 25th Anniversary: Make or Break Time for Desktop Website Owners
From mere data transfers to the daily interplay of data ecosystems, the 25-year-old World Wide Web has transmuted its power into the very objects and devices that represent the physical environment we live in.
Quick Tip: Easily Add Cartoon Color and Shading To Lineart
Ask any cartoonist what they're least favorite part of creating comics and they'll all tell you its adding color. It is dreadfully tedious and time consuming. But not anymore. In this short tutorial, you’ll learn how to quickly add color and shading to lineart. you’ll also learn a few shortcuts that can help you on larger graphic projects.
9 Ways to Minimize File Size in Adobe Illustrator
Large files can significantly slow down your workflow. Editing, zooming of the screen and just saving the file may take several minutes. In addition large file sizes are often the reason of application crashes
Using The Contour Control Feature in Stylism
In todays article you will learn how to use a flexible contour control in the Stylism plug-in to achieve the levels of subtlety direct in vector art.
How to Shoot Hand-Held Photos at Low Shutter Speeds
Holding a camera seems like a no-brainer, right? If you’re just grabbing the grip and snapping shots on your DSLR, you might not be getting the best possible shots–especially in low-light conditions.
Photographing Moments of Crisis to Help Save Lives
Photographer Brent Humphreys and his team recently had the chance to work on a huge photo project for AARP Magazine about crisis moments and how to survive them. The large scale project had them coming up with feasible ways to capture four completely possible—and believable—scary moments.
A Must-See Roadtrip Timelapse of North America
Two years and thousands of miles later, this passion has led him from Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada down to the border of Mexico and the desertscapes of Arizona and New Mexico, and back up again– all the while capturing spectacular mountain tops, canyons, and beaches through the lens of timelapse photography.