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    For a limited time only, students can sign up for a full year on Tuts+ for only $45 with thanks to our friends at PayPal.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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    Take out a hosting plan with InMotion from 20 October to 31 October and you'll get a free yearly subscription to Tuts+.Read More…
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    Envato's Microlancer has just launched web development services. If you need help to find an HTML/CSS or WordPress developer, our talented service providers are available to work with you.Read More…
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    Are you thinking about ditching your mouse and replacing it with a graphics tablet? Do you need more information about features, uses and optional accessories before rushing out to buy one? Not sure which size will best suit your needs? Read on!Read More…
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    Win a Ticket to Our New Tuts+ Live Workshops!1
    This giveaway has now finished, but there are still a few tickets left - act fast to grab one! We have 5 tickets to give away for our newest Tuts+ Live Workshops, all you have to do is subscribe to our newsletter. Be quick though, this giveaway ends in 24 hours! We have two superb new Workshops starting in less than a week, An Introduction to Adobe InDesign and Professional Photo Retouching with Photoshop. This is your chance to win a free ticket to whichever one you'd like to attend, simply subscribe to the Tuts+ Live Workshops newsletter and we'll pick the winners on Friday 22nd (tomorrow). Read on to find out more about the Workshops and for more details about the giveaway!Read More…
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    Using a Stock Base to Create a Playful Cat IllustrationSharon promo harley preview
    My pets often inspire my animal illustrations, and this one is no exception. As do most cats, mine loves chasing flies, so why not turn my Harley into a pop culture icon while she's chasing one? In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, I'll show you how I've created this illustration from a sketch and stock image, in my own cat's colors. This tutorial is an exclusive free tutorial from my book, Adobe Master Class: Illustrator. This is used with permission of Pearson Education, Inc. and Adobe Press. Copyright © 2013.Read More…
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    We have an exciting Illustrator video training series to give away to 2 lucky Vectortuts+ readers. It's packed with 111 training videos created by professional illustrator Brian Zaikowski and released through Cartoon Smart on the Tuts+ Marketplace.Read More…
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    Hope for Japan, Artists and Designers Show Their SupportPreview
    On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9 Earthquake hit Japan. The Earthquake and the subsequent Tsunami caused wide spread damage to the country and many people lost their lives. As the shocking events unfolded, artists and designers from across the globe created images to show their support for the people effected by this disaster and began to raise funds for the Japanese disaster relief efforts. Find out how you can help.Read More…
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    Using Social Promotion for Online Exposure of Your ArtPreview
    Have you considered using online communities for self promotion? Today we talk about the use of social networking to help gain online exposure for your art and tips on interacting with your audience. Whether you want to promote your art for sale or for feedback, there are a variety of ways you can go about this. In this day and age, the most cost effective way is to promote yourself via the internet. Last month we talked about promoting your work and yourself via a website portfolio. This month we're going to be looking at the option of social media as a vehicle for self promotion.Read More…
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    Art wallpaper is an image designed with the specific dimensions to fit ones screen. They are also known as desktop pictures or desktop backgrounds. Whether you use a static wallpaper or shuffle it over a specified period of time, a good art wallpaper is one of the most effective ways to improve the appearance of your computer desktop. Your choice of wallpaper can really reflect your mood. A beautiful, elegant and artistic wallpaper can also be a great source of inspiration. They can challenge your imagination and provide a fresh perspective. You can also create your own art wallpaper, and then give it as a freebie, which is a great way to promote your work. In this article we will share some tips and tutorials to design a perfect vector art wallpaper. We will also talk about the benefits of promoting your vector work with artistic wallpaper giveaways, enrich your visual mind with some inspiration, and provide links to free vector art wallpapers.Read More…