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    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…
  • Adobe InDesign
    Quick Tip: Perfect Your Designs With the Measure Tool in Adobe InDesignPreview image revised2
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    The Measure Tool is an often overlooked InDesign feature, which can be really useful for documents where you need to keep a close eye on dimensions. It can save you from making measurement errors that often show up, disastrously, only after you’ve sent something to print (or even worse, once the item’s been printed!). Let’s explore how to use the Measure Tool and what you can do with it.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Make Your Own Watercolor Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Creating custom watercolor brushes is as easy as dripping ink or watercolor paint onto paper. You will have custom, ready-to-paint brushes in no time thanks to this simple tutorial. Download the attached watercolor scans and follow the steps to create your own set of drippy, splashy, and splattered brushes.Read More…
  • Animal Anatomy
    How to Draw Animals: Small Rodents and Their AnatomyHow to draw rodents prev
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    Learn how to draw small, cute rodents accurately. Starring: mice, rats, gray and red squirrels, chipmunks, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, and chinchillas!Read More…
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    For one day only all Tuts+ video courses will be reduced to just $3 (normally $15). That's all 430+ courses across all topics.Read More…
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    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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