With a growing number of TUTS sites in our network, it's getting easy to miss some of the great content published every month. That's why starting this month we're introducing a monthly "TUTS Roundup" post showcasing the best posts from the _other_ sites!
PSDTUTS - Photoshop
Create a Complete Vexel Image Using Photoshop
This tutorial will instruct the reader on how to take a picture and create a vexel image out of it, through Photoshop. Numerous vexel techniques are taught. You'll learn how to use the Pen Tool, and then put it to good use to construct hundreds of shapes that will compose a full vexel image.
Create a Mobile Phone Styled Like the HTC Touch Diamond
I must admit that there is no other love for me rather than the iPhone but when I first saw the HTC Touch Diamond mobile I was amazed because it looks so good. It looks so good that I decided to write a tutorial to show you how I made it. This will be a long tutorial so go get some coffee for this.
10 Techniques That are Essential For Successful Photo Manipulation Artwork
Photo manipulation techniques can be difficult master, but not hard to experiment with. Once you get the hang of it, anyone can transport their dreams onto the computer screen using Photoshop. For beginners in this field, there are ten main points to consider in photo manipulation. Let's review these to help you make successful photo manipulation based artwork.
18 of the Best Photoshop Videos Online
Photoshop's all about the visuals, so it's no surprise that it makes for some good videos. Today PSDTUTS is launching it's video addition to the sidebar and video channel at Vimeo, so what better time to take a look at some of the great PSD Videos around the web! But be warned, surfing these video sites is a great way to kill your productivity!
Create a Realistic Blueprint Image From a 3D Object
In this tutorial, we'll create a a quick mock-up of a 3D car blueprint. Then we'll place it on an image of a drafting table. This time we'll use a particular Photoshop 3D Render Mode to create this awesome effect. Let's get it started!
VECTORTUTS - Vector & Illustrator
Creating an Environmentally Friendly Green Type Treatment
With oil prices the way they are today, everybody is thinking Green. There are many projects that require a Green style applied to the design. In the following Illustrator tutorial, you'll learn how to create a Green type treatment. It works great for logos and other design elements.
Create a Stylized Gradient Mesh Soccer Ball Illustration
In this tutorial, we'll show the advanced Adobe Illustrator artist how to create a realistic looking soccer ball with mesh objects. You'll learn how to create reflections with the Opacity Mask. We'll also make our own swooshes and custom brushes.
Maintaining Rhythm and Flow in Vector Character Design
With the digital age of illustration, the efficiency and aesthetic of design has been shaped by the functionality of tools. Though it does provide relief for laborious tasks; we all too often receive a payoff that lacks spontaneity and life. Rather than working rigidly and formulaic, it is more rewarding to produce art in a pliable and organic manner. You'll learn some helpful character design techniques in this article.
Make a Fairy-Tale Inspired Magical Hand Shaped Vine
In this tutorial, we'll show the intermediate to advanced Adobe Illustrator artist how to make a fairy-tale inspired magical vine that is shaped like a hand.
Create a Detailed Vector Traffic Light with Simple Shapes, Gradients, and Glows
In this tutorial, we'll see how creating this detailed traffic light is just a matter of building up layers of simple shapes, custom gradients, and the Outer Glow effect.
NETTUTS - Web
Create a Simple, Powerful Product Highlighter with MooTools
15 Resources To Get You Started With jQuery From Scratch
Maybe you’re a seasoned jQuery pro. Heck, maybe you’re John Resig. On the other hand, maybe you read words like “Prototype”, “jQuery”, and “Mootools” and think to yourself, “What the heck are these?” Now is the time to learn.
Can You Hack Your Own Site? A Look at Some Essential Security Considerations
Version one goes gold! Visitors are landing from every corner of the globe. You know there are likely to be a few teething problems, I mean, this is 188.8.131.52… all those zeroes are meant to allow us a little grace right?
Solving 5 Common CSS Headaches
CSS is a relatively simple language to learn. Mastering it, on the other, can prove a little more difficult. Compensating for various browser inconsistencies alone can produce a migraine. In this article, we’ll demystify five of the most head thumping issues that you’ll encounter when building web applications.
Submit A Form Without Page Refresh using jQuery
In this tutorial I’ll show you how easy it is to do just that — submit a contact form that sends an email, without page refresh using jQuery! (The actual email is sent with a php script that processes in the background). Let’s get started.