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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
Create an Isometric Pixel Art Billboard in Adobe Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an isometric pixel art billboard in adobe photoshop.
Get Current Server Path in PHP
We can get current server path or current working directory in PHP using getcwd function. You can change current working directory using chdir function.
Create a Funny Surreal Underground Scene With Adobe Photoshop
In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a funny surreal underground scene in adobe photoshop.
How to Create a Wet Frosted Glass Effect in Photoshop
This tutorial will teach you how to use filters, layer styles, and adjustment layers to create a wet frosted glass effect in Photoshop.
Split Long Contour feature in WidthScribe
Function Split Long Contour is designed for high precision applications of the Width Stamp Tool to very long paths, such as circular and square spirals. You will learn about the peculiarities of this feature from this article.
Large Format Photography Project Focuses on Girlhood
Sometimes it takes time to see what your images mean in the grand scheme of things. Discovering that theme can lead to powerful stories that can inspire others. Photographer Angela Strassheim‘s latest exhibit, Project Atrium, illustrates the transition from a child to adult.
Interesting Photo of the Day: Space Shuttle Transport Over LA
On September 6, 2012, Stephen Confer captured this image of the Space Shuttle Endeavour riding piggyback on a 747, accompanied by two other jets which look like bodyguards.
Portrait Advice and Inspiration from a Celebrity Photographer
One of the world’s most well-known portrait photographers—with a portfolio full of celebrities—gives us some invaluable advice on how to take an excellent portrait. Renowned photographer Jillian Edelstein talks about her encounter with Nelson Mandela and how he reacted to having his portrait taken while he was president.
Is Your Tripod Sturdy Enough to Support an Acrobat?
How sturdy is a tripod really? Photographer Joe McNally had a vision of balancing a gymnast on top of a tripod and finally had the opportunity to put his plan into action.
Diagrams of Primary Symmetry and Creating a Geometric Pattern in Illustrator with SymmetryWorks
In this tutorial, you will find diagrams of patterns of all the primary symmetry types. The diagrams will help you to better grasp the nature of symmetry, which is a good starting point for the creation of complex seamless patterns. We also create a simple geometric pattern, in Arabian style, using Artlandia SymmetryWorks. This Illustrator plug-in produces all symmetries and makes the job of constructing geometric patterns much easier.