How to Create a Vivid Video Game Background in CorelDRAW

What You’ll Be Creating Get your 30-day free trial now! You will be downloading a 30-day, fully functional trial version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 . This trial is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The 64-bit version has been optimized for those with 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 7.

Windows Phone 8 Succinctly: Localization, Windows Phone Store & In-App Purchases

When we talk about mobile applications, development isn’t the only aspect we need to consider. If we want to be successful, we also have to distribute and promote our application. In this tutorial, we’re going to discuss localization, the Windows Phone store, and in-app purchases

CloudBerry Explorer: Fast, Effective File Manager for Amazon S3 and the Cloud

What You’ll Be Creating This is the third of our sponsored series on CloudBerry’s cloud backup, storage and synchronization services. In this episode, we’ll dive into CloudBerry Explorer, a Windows application that make accessing and managing your data in the cloud much easier.

Creating a Web App From Scratch Using AngularJS and Firebase: Part 5

In the previous part of the series, we designed and implemented an interface to create a blog post with a title and post.

How to Draw Animals: Zebras and Giraffes

What You’ll Be Creating Today we’re visiting Africa to learn about two unique species: the zebra and the giraffe. To draw them properly we need to understand that the zebra isn’t just a striped horse, and that the giraffe isn’t a camel-leopard hybrid. As always, we’re going to take a look at their anatomy and learn about every little detail of them

Learn How to Paint a Realistic Nose in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Many people find noses to be quite difficult, but in fact they are pretty simple: just a cone shape with two holes! Okay, maybe not that

New Course: Creative Lighting Effects in Adobe Photoshop

In our new course,

How to Create a Set of Productivity Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In today’s tutorial I’m going to show you how to create a set of flat productivity icons that might come in handy in future projects. We’ll be using Adobe Illustrator, and the process of recreating them will be based mostly on the Rectangle Tool used in combination with Pathfinder and a dash of the Direct Selection Tool here and there.

How to Create a Glowing Metal Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

What You’ll Be Creating Using patterns with different glow and texture settings can make creating interesting, detailed effects a fun and simple job.

6 Easy Tips for Making Realistic Digital Paintings

To paint art realistically is to make it almost real. Hardly poetic, I know, but for many beginners the journey to realism is full of confusion and disappointment.

Design and Recolor a Flat Precious Gems Seamless Pattern in CorelDRAW

What You’ll Be Creating Get your 30-day free trial now! You will be downloading a 30-day, fully functional trial version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 . This trial is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. The 64-bit version has been optimized for those with 64-bit versions of Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 7.

See the Amazing Winners in Our Envato Remix Contest!

Check out the amazing winners in our very first Envato Remix contest! Our

How to Get Hired: Advice From Creative Directors

Here’s the harsh reality: the job market is competitive. For any enticing position you apply for, you’ll be up against dozens of other highly qualified candidates. What makes it worse is that even if you’ve got the most talent, you still might not get the job

What You Need to Consider When Drawing Hairstyles From Scratch

Recently I created a video course here on Tuts+ called

To the Point: An Interview With Chad Sell

This month’s interview is with the extraordinarily talented illustrator Chad Sell. Delight in his depictions of RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants, web comics like Manta‑Man and his autobiographical Vreeland, and assorted projects like Dragopolis

An Introduction to Android’s Spelling Checker Framework

Introduction If you are creating a custom IME (Input Method Editor) or a language processing app, you can use Android’s spelling checker framework to quickly add spell check functionality to your app without having to deal with low level tasks, such as maintaining word-lists or determining Damerau-Levenshtein distances between words. The framework can also be used to create a custom spell checker (say for a new language or for a specific domain) that other apps can use. This tutorial first shows you how to use the framework to interact with Android’s default spell checker, and then moves on to cover the basics of developing a custom spell checker

Moving WordPress: Using Plugins to Move Your Site

If you’ve never moved a WordPress site before, you’ll find that it isn’t as straightforward as moving a static website.

Design Patterns: The Observer Pattern

Now here I come with one more behavioral design pattern in this series, which is the Observer Pattern. Observer means that someone is looking at your activity, and it may be possible that the observer takes some action depending on your activity.

How to Create a Kawaii Soda Shop Pattern in Adobe Illustrator

What You’ll Be Creating In this tutorial we’ll create a set of truly adorable soda shop inspired food icons from scratch and assemble them into a dynamic all-over print, ready for use as a desktop background or within printed media.

Fractal Art: Create a 3D Julian Fractal in Apophysis

What You’ll Be Creating Apophysis is well known for its ability to create amazingly intricate 2D and 3D flame fractals. In this tutorial you will learn how to create a 3D Julian fractal. I will be using a 64 bit version of Apophysis 7x; however, 32 bit versions will work the same for this tutorial

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