Archive | December, 2014

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Create a Glamorous Sparkling New Year Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will show you how to use a couple of layer styles and brush settings to create a glamorous, sparkling text effect. Let’s get started! Tutorial Assets The following assets were used during the production of this tutorial. SansBlack Regular font. Grey sparkle texture by stocks-for-you. 30 Simple Patterns by mslooten. Stars […]

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What’s new for designers: The best of 2014

Every month we bring you the best new apps, frameworks, design and mobile resources, business resources, and more. Now that 2014 is coming to a close, we’ve compiled a roundup of the best of what we’ve featured this year, a total of 70 resources, carefully curated to make sure it’s the best of the best! […]

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4 simple ways to perfect the UX of mobile ecommerce

4 simple ways to perfect the UX of mobile ecommerce

Shopping on a mobile device can be a nightmare. It’s possible however, to create a smooth and delightful shopping experience. Mobile devices are small and have little screen real estate so it’s important to embrace this limitation instead of fighting it. Oftentimes, apps clutter the small space with as many things as they think a […]

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2014: A Year in Tuts+ Content

As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to step back, take stock of what’s happened in the past twelve months, and plan ahead (at least, that’s what most people think). And there’s one thing we do at Tuts+ in great quantity that gives us plenty to reflect upon: publishing content. In […]

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Our favorite tweets of 2014: January 1   June 30

Our favorite tweets of 2014: January 1 – June 30

Every week we tweet a lot of interesting stuff highlighting great content that we find on the web that can be of interest to web designers. In case you’ve missed some of our tweets from the past year, here’s a list of the best or most interesting tweet from each week. Stay tuned next week […]

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How to Create a Photo Caricature in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Caricatures are a fun alternative to traditional portraits. The idea is to comically exaggerate particular features to create a humorous representation of that person. Adobe Photoshop’s transform, warp, and liquify features are perfect for creating caricatures from a photographic portrait. This tutorial is part of a larger set of instructions found […]

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Fractal Art: Advanced Flowers in Apophysis

What You’ll Be Creating This tutorial will take you on a journey to create an advanced flower style in the fractal program Apophysis. We will first explore the 2D principles of this flower style. Then we will expand upon the idea using the same fractal to create a 3D version of the flower. Let’s begin. […]

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