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  • Geometric
    Geometric Design: The BasicsPrev
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    Geometry may be a bad high school memory for some of us, but it is the key to a very old, fascinating and endlessly creative art form, that requires no other skill than patience. This introduction lays down the very basics of this discipline, as a warm-up for bigger things.Read More…
  • Community Projects
    Tuts+ Community Project—Past and Present: Show Us Your First Creations!Past presentart preview
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    With 2014 coming to a close, we want you to share your journey with us! For this month's Tuts+ Community Project we want readers to submit examples of their first and most recent creations for an inspiring stroll down memory lane.Read More…
  • Drawing Theory
    Live Perspective: Draw Animals in 3D SpaceLive perspective prev
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    Learn how to draw simple shapes in perspective and build complicated animal skeletons out of them. Add depth to your animal drawings and create interesting, dynamic poses—all without vanishing points!Read More…
  • Thanksgiving
    How to Create a Modern Hand Turkey in Adobe Illustrator023
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    In this tutorial we'll take a simple image of a traced hand, palm-side down, and transform it into a beautiful turkey, ready to celebrate Thanksgiving in classic four-feathered style, tacked up on the refrigerator for all to see. With the use of textures, brushes, and symbols, we'll create a design that gives a nod back to its arts and crafts roots.Read More…
  • Adobe Photoshop
    Design Course: Mastering 3D in Adobe PhotoshopMastering3d
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    One of the features of Adobe Photoshop we often overlook is the 3D feature. Photoshop lets you position and animate 3D models, edit textures and lighting, and choose from several render modes. In this course, Kirk Nelson will show you some cool things you can do with Adobe Photoshop's 3D tools while creating two projects along the way.Read More…
  • Blog
    The Life of a Tuts+ Editor: Meet Sharon MilneSharon milne thumbnail
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    What's it like to work remotely as a Tuts+ Editor? The latest Envato Stories is all about the life of Sharon Milne, Design & Illustration Editor for Tuts+. She lives in Newcastle upon Tyne in the United Kingdom and has been obsessed with vector for over 14 years. Sharon works remotely most of the time, but recently visited the Envato headquarters in Melbourne, Australia.Read More…
  • Interviews
    To the Point: An Interview With Ellinoora LainePreview
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    An interview with Finnish artist Ellinoora Laine, aka Dashiana. Dashi works for the mobile games company Rovio Entertainment, and takes us through her experience working for the company that created Angry Birds, Juice Cubes, and more. Get the lowdown on her inspiration, work process, and life as an artist.Read More…
  • UI Design
    How to Create a Simple Player Bar UI in iDraw for iPadPlayerbarpreview
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    In the following tutorial you will learn how to create a simple player bar UI in iDraw for iPad.Read More…
  • Text Effects
    Create a Fire and Rust Text Effect Using the Flame Filter in Adobe Photoshop CCPreview
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    Create a flaming rusty text effect using a couple of layer styles, textures, and the new Flame filter in Photoshop CC.Read More…
  • Print Design
    Create Beautiful Wedding Invitations Using Adobe InDesign and TypekitPreview image revised
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    Adobe has recently released a new update for its InDesign CC software, including enhancements to Typekit. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a small, ornate wedding invitation step-by-step, and use some of the most stunning typefaces at your fingertips in CC and Typekit. Whether you want to create something formal, vintage-inspired or kitsch, there’s an invitation style here for you.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Custom Smoke Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewimage2
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    Smoke trails are elegant, beautiful, and amazing to watch. Thin wisps of smoke dancing through the air reveal just how fluid our atmosphere really is. The effect is deceptively simple, and the dynamics of it are dizzyingly complex. Recreating believable smoke in a digital environment is no easy task. However, capturing the practical effect is a much easier prospect. In this quick tip, I'll share a technique that I use to create stunningly beautiful custom smoke brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Art
    Defining and Valuing ArtWhat is art prev
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    What is art? Can it really be defined? And if not, how can it have any value? How to tell whether you're a bad or a good artist? In this article I'll explore one of the most mysterious topics of art, trying to define art itself.Read More…
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    Check out our handy comprehensive "A to Z" guides for the main design software applications available.

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  • Nucleus

    2014 has witnessed some grand changes made to Adobe Muse; the web design application for Graphic Designers. It's seen an improved interface, greater integration with other Adobe services and all this has helped its vibrant community grow even stronger. We've featured Adobe Muse in several ways recently, and there's more to come!

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    Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing application for the Mac. In this series, we will explain everything you need to know to get started working with this application.

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