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  • Gimp Fire Effect & AnimationGimp Fire Effect & Animation
    Fire Effects in Gimp using Filters Make 2D still and animated fire! You will learn to use simple tools like a Confetti brush with red, yellow and while colors. Blur and Noise filters do the rest to make your job easy. ...
  • Illustrator Example of Angry BirdIllustrator Example of Angry Bird
    In this drawing with Illustrator tutorial, you will see how easy and fun drawing a red angry bird vector (from the popular Angry Birds ™ game) really is. Using the Pen tool in Illustrator, we start drawing an Oval shape for ...
  • Gimp LayerFX Script — Get Photoshop Quality Layer Effects!Gimp LayerFX  Script — Get Photoshop Quality Layer Effects!
    The LayerFX script give Gimp all the Photoshop Layer Style effects. Now you ca use Gimp for serious textured text and graphics. Includes EndTable texture demo. View Video Steps https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UJHyAvTmjl0
  • Gimp Flaming Text Effects Tutorial Using FiltersGimp Flaming Text Effects Tutorial Using Filters
    In this tutorial, learn a cheap and easy way to add fire and flames to your text in Gimp 2.8 using just filter effects. All you need to do is print text on a black background, and apply a Wind ...
  • 24 Tutorials on Designing Photoshop Animations24 Tutorials on Designing Photoshop Animations
    The following are 24 good tutorials on animation with Adobe Photoshop. Whether beginner or advanced, or somewhere in between, this list will give you something your looking for in 2D and 3D animation.  Photoshop is a powerful tool to design impressive animations for ...
  • Blog & Website Image Optimization Tools & TipsBlog & Website Image Optimization Tools & Tips
    One of the most common things that webmasters, bloggers, and online marketing professionals need to do when working on their websites is to optimize images and pictures. Since images can affect load time for the page, it has become necessary ...
  • 24 FREE Text Effects Tutorials for Gimp – Any Skill Level!24 FREE Text Effects Tutorials for Gimp - Any Skill Level!
    Welcome to this awesome list of FREE GIMP text effect tutorials. All these tutorials have been painstakingly compiled for you the aspiring GIMP artist. We have tried to make the list as diverse as possible, so you will find something you really ...
  • 24 3ds Max Modeling Tutorials for the Beginner24 3ds Max Modeling Tutorials for the Beginner
    Welcome to our roundup of 24 beginner tutorials on 3D modeling in 3ds Max. These free tutorials were carefully selected for the beginner in mind, but a few of the tutorials will be a challenge even for intermediate and advanced ...
  • Setting up WordPress (.org) with a Shared Hosted ProviderSetting up Wordpress (.org) with a Shared Hosted Provider
    So you want to start a website or Blog? There are so many solutions out there. CMS’s (Content Management Systems), and lots of simpler website builders. In this tutorial I will show you how to easily set-up a genuine WordPress site ...
  • Migrate your Office 365 Public Website to a Shared Hosted WordPress siteMigrate your Office 365 Public Website to a Shared Hosted WordPress site
    If you have not heard yet, Office 365 is ending its support for a Public Website feature. So now you have an Office 365 Public Website, and less than two years before Microsoft shuts it down. What to do. What ...
  • Gimp Text Effect Logo TutorialGimp Text Effect Logo Tutorial
    In this Gimp Text tutorial learn how I made my Logo for this website in Gimp 2.8. I show you how to create a text cut-out with a punched-in effect into a wood texture. To achieve this you will learn ...
  • Create Animated Gif in Photoshop using FramesCreate Animated Gif in Photoshop using Frames
    In this tutorial I will show you the basics of creating a GIF animation. I created a simple GIF for my Photoshop 3D text tutorial. So I thought it would be easy to make a short tutorial on Frame Animation ...
  • How to Fix Error 404 on Google Webmaster Tools
    How to fix 404 errors: It is probably safe to assume that the first time you took a look at the crawl errors displayed on your Google Webmaster Tools, you felt like throwing up your hands in despair. That sinking feeling ...
  • 3ds Max Licenses to Save Money
    3ds Max Purchase & Licensing: In this article we will walk you through all the available licensing options available for Autodesk 3ds Max (or any Autodesk product). Whether you are just curious and want to try the 30 day trial, or ...
  • Web Color Design For Website or Blog
    Web Colors: In this article, you will get some insight on how to effectively use colors in your web design layout. You will learn a lot about website color palettes and color combinations for website or blog themes. We put a ...
  • Adobe Photoshop Text Effects with a cool Hexagonal BackgroundAdobe Photoshop Text Effects with a cool Hexagonal Background
    In this tutorial, you will learn to design cool Photoshop text effects. And a really awesome background pattern for the glossy metal text. Not the most advanced tutorial of this type, but it looks great. Just take a look at the ...
  • Animated Clock in FlashAnimated Clock in Flash
    Use the video as a complement to the tutorial. If you have any problems with the tutorial, you will find out how it was done in the video. This tutorial is not just an analog clock animation, but you learn to ...
  • Call By Value Function Calls in C++
    In Functions, by default, C++ lets you pass variables by value (Call by Value). This is to make sure it is more difficult to inadvertently create bugs in the code. These bugs would come easy if the default was a ...
  • Make your own Flash Game TutorialMake your own Flash Game Tutorial
    This is a cool tutorial for Flash game programmers and designers. Learn how to make a simple Flash game. All the game assets and code are free to download. Use and alter the design. Change the code the way you ...
  • Call C++ Functions by Reference or Pointers
    This tutorial is on C++ Call By Reference. In C++ programming, parameters of a function can be called in two ways, by value or by reference. Read more on Call by Value. When the function is called by value, a copy of ...
  • 3ds Max Character Clothing Tutorial3ds Max Character Clothing Tutorial
    In this 3ds Max tutorial we will create a simple t-shirt for a character model. We have supplied a “human_figure.obj” file for you to import your model. So all this tutorial is going to focus on is creating a garment ...
  • Examples of the ‘const’ Statement in C++
    In the examples below, we show how useful the feature of using a C++ constant can be. When you use const in a program in C++, for example a global constant, the value in it cannot be changed while the ...
  • FumeFX Explosion in 3ds MaxFumeFX Explosion in 3ds Max
    FumeFx is a powerful plug-in for 3ds Max and Maya. You can create very realistic explosions, fire and smoke animations with real-time physics. It supports 3ds Max Particle Flow, and Space Warps and Mental Ray as well. There are so many ...
  • Make Animated Fire in 3ds MaxMake Animated Fire in 3ds Max
    In this 3ds Max fire tutorial, learn how to animate fire effects like a fire pit and flaming torches. This feature is built into 3ds Max, and there is no need for an expensive plug-in. It’s easy to do if you ...
  • Actionscript 3 Tutorial (Bubble Collision Game)Actionscript 3 Tutorial (Bubble Collision Game)
    Learn how to program Flash apps in this tutorial. We will go through the creation of circle collision physics using Adobe Flashand Actionscript. Upon clicking on the stage a new circle with random properties will be created. You will learn ...
  • 3ds Max Cloth Tutorial – Flag Simulation3ds Max Cloth Tutorial – Flag Simulation
    This is a cool tutorial on creating a Flag animation in 3ds Max. We do this by modeling a simple Flag and pole. Then applying the Garment Maker modifier and increasing the density of it (more geometry). We need to ...
  • Learn Flash Programming – Make a Drawing ProgramLearn Flash Programming - Make a Drawing Program
    In this tutorial we will create an Adobe Flash drawing program using Actionscript 3.0. It was to be a real paint program, but it is very simple and a good project a beginner can start on. It will consist of a ...
  • Make it Rain with 3ds Max Particle FlowMake it Rain with 3ds Max Particle Flow
    Creating this 3ds Max rain tutorial was fairly easy. Basically, I just set up two plane objects, one smaller and above the bottom. Then I open the Particle View in 3ds Max for editing events. I can set the position and ...
  • CSS3 Navigation Bar TutorialCSS3 Navigation Bar Tutorial
    Since the introduction of the “Web 2.0” concept, navigation styling with CSS has been a basic part of web design. CSS is a powerful and incredibly flexible tool for this kind of task, especially since the release of CSS3, which ...
  • Where to Start Learning Programming
    Creating programs that computer users utilize in their various activities is at the heart of programming. Programmers perform tasks such as writing code, creating user’s manuals, testing and troubleshooting programs.  The desire for services offered by programmers has steadily increased over ...
  • Flash Rollover Button TutorialFlash Rollover Button Tutorial
    In this tutorial you will learn how to make Flash animated buttons for the web. It’s easy to make a rollover button animation for your website. This will involves using a “Tweener Class” you can download from the link below. We ...
  • Photoshop Glossy Button TutorialPhotoshop Glossy Button Tutorial
    This tutorial is on how to make buttons in Photoshop. With Photoshop it is easy to make glossy web buttons. You can make use of buttons on your website or Blog. While this tutorial will only show you how to create a ...
  • Smiling Face Logo in 3D Illustrator TutorialSmiling Face Logo in 3D Illustrator Tutorial
    In this interesting Illustrator logo design tutorial, we will combine a smiling 3D emoticon with text to create an exceptional logo for your website or business. If you have any trouble with the tutorial, don’t worry, we have a detailed ...
  • Render 3ds Max Materials in Mental RayRender 3ds Max Materials in Mental Ray
    This tutorial is continued from Mental Ray Lights and Camera. Check it out for details on lights and camera setup. Scroll to the bottom for the other tutorials in this series. Applying and rendering Mental Ray Materials for 3ds Max ...
  • Animated GIF Banner in Adobe Photoshop CS5 (Frames)Animated GIF Banner in Adobe Photoshop CS5 (Frames)
    In this tutorial we will create a 728×90 animated banner GIF like the ones you see on blogs and webpages. I will use my own Logo “TutorialBoneYard.com” and just use simple text animation. Then we will save it as a ...
  • Logo Design in PhotoshopLogo Design in Photoshop
    To create a logo in Photoshop can intimidate you at first. But, remember it is all about font selection, and whether you choose to add designs like symbols or icons for different effects. In this Photoshop logo tutorial I will ...
  • Glossy Photoshop Text TutorialGlossy Photoshop Text Tutorial
    In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make glossy text. We will make use of the Glass Filter and other methods, to create some cool Photoshop glossy text effects. You can’t do without Layer Styles, which comes into play ...
  • Photoshop Timeline Text AnimationPhotoshop Timeline Text Animation
    In this tutorial we will create some awesome text animation effects using a new feature in Photoshop. This is called the Video Timeline. It is like the Frames animation, but much more flexible to use.  So we will focus on animating ...
  • Adobe Flash Water Effect with Ripples (Ocean Sunset Scene)Adobe Flash Water Effect with Ripples (Ocean Sunset Scene)
    In this wave ripple effect in Flash tutorial, you will learn how to animate ocean waves with a sunset background. This is an easy tutorial, very similar to the Animated Flag. We will use an ocean image which you can download ...
  • 3ds Max Lighting Tutorial using Mental Ray3ds Max Lighting Tutorial using Mental Ray
    This tutorial continues from the last one which starts here. And the next tutorial starts here. They are all about car modeling in 3ds Max, and all the different aspects like Mental Ray lighting and camera setup that we will ...
  • Flash Animated Flag TutorialFlash Animated Flag Tutorial
    In this Flash 2D animation tutorial you will learn how to make a simple Flag animation. This involves masking and motion tweening to create a looping animation. Basic knowledge of Flash is required to optimally follow this tutorial (MovieClips, layers, frames, ...
  • Adobe Illustrator Landscape TutorialAdobe Illustrator Landscape Tutorial
    In this easy to follow vector graphics tutorial in Adobe Illustrator, I will show you how to design a cartoon style landscape background, and make it look professional. Using the Symbol Library and choosing nature symbols in Illustrator for the landscape, ...
  • Golden 3D Text Photoshop TutorialGolden 3D Text Photoshop Tutorial
    This Photoshop lesson is easy to learn using the tools available to you. I will show you how super easy it is to create 3D text in Photoshop. I will use my own website name and turn it into a golden ...
  • Seamless Illustrator Pattern TutorialSeamless Illustrator Pattern Tutorial
    Learn how make a pattern in Illustrator. Basically, you create a rectangle and fill it with shapes (squares, circles, hexagons, stars), and other patterns and shapes that you can easily create. Then it is just a matter of arranging the shapes ...
  • 3ds Max Grass, Sky & Sun Environment in Mental Ray3ds Max Grass, Sky & Sun Environment in Mental Ray
    A tutorial on how to make a grass and realistic sky environment with Mental Ray in 3ds Max. Cool sun and halo effects. First, you will create a Plane object, and then add a Noise modifier. On top of that apply ...
  • Cool Text Animation in Flash TutorialCool Text Animation in Flash Tutorial
    In this Adobe Flash animated text effects tutorial, we will make a cool text animation. We will use our website name and animate the text just using layers and various tools and animation effects available in Adobe Flash Professional. Check ...
  • 3ds Max vs Maya, Which is Better?3ds Max vs Maya, Which is Better?
    Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya Comparison: 3DS Max and Maya are two of Autodesk’s most prominent 3D animation and rendering software programs. Many aspiring graphic artists and animators are often confused about which software is the best for their purposes whether it is ...
  • How to use Illustrator to Draw a FlowerHow to use Illustrator to Draw a Flower
    In this tutorial, we will use Adobe Illustrator to create a vector drawing of a simple flower. In contrast to bitmap images, vector images can be re-sized up or down without losing any visual clarity. Illustrator is one of the ...
  • Illustrator Image to Vector TutorialIllustrator Image to Vector Tutorial
    In this Adobe Illustrator tutorial you will learn how to vectorize an image. You will use a simple reference bitmap image of a cartoon cow, and then use Illustrator to trace over it to make a simple vector image. Vectors are ...
  • A Reactor 3ds Max Animation TutorialA Reactor 3ds Max Animation Tutorial
    3ds Max Reactor is a toolset that animators use to simulate realistic physics in an animation scene. For this 3ds max animation tutorial, you will learn how to create a realistic fracture and making it real with Materials and Lighting. This animation ...
  • What is 3ds Max? An Introduction …What is 3ds Max? An Introduction ...
    Introduction to 3ds Max for beginners: This awesome piece of software consists of 3D modeling design, realistic animation, and renders of 3D models. There is a free 3ds max trial version to try out (See the 3ds Max download below). You can ...
  • Microsoft Paint Tutorials for Kids or BeginnersMicrosoft Paint Tutorials for Kids or Beginners
    Below you will see a few excellent tutorial links and videos for Microsoft’s Paint program. Check them out! Please report any bad links. Thank you. Microsoft Paint Tutorial Very well done MS paint tutorial showing all the basics of the Microsoft Paint ...
  • Neon Illustrator Text EffectsNeon Illustrator Text Effects
    In this Illustrator text tutorial, you will learn how to create cool neon text. Text effects in Illustrator are easy once you learn the basics. Here is a bullet list of the steps you will take: * Download the cool font ...
  • Glass Vray Rendering Tutorial in 3ds MaxGlass Vray Rendering Tutorial in 3ds Max
    In this 3ds Max tutorial, we will model and render a wine bottle and glass using a simple Vray Glass Material. Vray is an alternative renderer to Mental Ray, and can produce very good results. Some of the things you will learn: * ...
  • Gimp or Photoshop? Lets Break-em DownGimp or Photoshop? Lets Break-em Down
    The Gimp versus Photoshop. Read this to see which is the one for you! Gimp is open source and free to download. Photoshop on the other hand is expensive (CC version), but is the choice for professional graphic designers, and photographers. Besides ...
  • How to Make a Flash Animation in Adobe Flash Professional / CCHow to Make a Flash Animation in Adobe Flash Professional / CC
    This tutorial covers a step-by-step process on how to make Flash animation. We will draw a jetpack with a thrusting animation in Flash and give it vertical flight with some simple actionscript code. The actionscript code is short, giving just vertical ...
  • What is Adobe Creative Cloud?
    Adobe Creative Cloud has been designed to avail the most powerful Adobe applications through a subscription plan online. This bundle used to cost $2599. However, there is an offer for at $49.99monthy. Students get an additional discount of $19.99 per ...
  • The Power of Functions in C++The Power of Functions in C++
    Welcome to the 8th Tutorial on C++ Tutorials for beginners series. This is the first tutorial on C++ functions, a very important aspect of any programming language. Functions are often called methods as well in some programming languages, but in ...
  • SEO Part 6 – Site Structure
    We have already shed light on some of the most important aspects of search engine optimization from using keywords and META tags to link building. However, not all these things will be of much help if your website’s structure is ...
  • Simple Card Games for Two
    Best Card games for two or more players Don’t hit the back button yet. Here are the Top 10 Best Card Game resources that you can find anywhere! We have already done the work for you…no more searching the internet. Card Games Galore! The largest ...
  • 3D Text tutorial in 3ds Max3D Text tutorial in 3ds Max
    In this 3ds Max text tutorial, I will show you the basics of rendering a 3D text animation or a still image of a 3D text logo. To create 3D text is very simple using 3ds Max. You can download the ...
  • Flash Beginner Game with Object Oriented Programming in Flash ProfessionalFlash Beginner Game with Object Oriented Programming in Flash Professional
    In this simple Flash tutorial, we will go through making a simple click-and-move-to-point game with OOP (Object Oriented Programming). At least a basic knowledge of Flash Professional, Actionscript and Math is recommended. About the game. Click anywhere on the stage and make ...
  • How to use Pointers in C++
    Welcome to the 7th tutorial in the series. We have discussed arrays and strings in the previous tutorial. Now is the time to discuss something more advanced and technical. Yes, we are going to discuss pointers in this tutorial. Pointers ...
  • Flash Beginner Animation – Layers and Keyframes Tutorial in Flash ProfessionalFlash Beginner Animation - Layers and Keyframes Tutorial in Flash Professional
    Frame by frame animation in flash In this tutorial, we will be looking at how Keyframes work in Flash layers, and how to use them to create flash animation (for beginners). The animation we will make is a simple counter. It ...
  • SEO For Beginners 5 – More Link Building
    In the last part of this series, we shed light on link building including internal and external link building. However, external link building is such a big part of SEO that it deserves another article in the series. Today, we’ll ...
  • 20 Gimp Logo Design Tutorials20 Gimp Logo Design Tutorials
    Gimp is free and just as good as Photoshop when it comes to Logo Design. When you are designing a logo, choose to use text, or both text and graphics. Learn to use shadows, textures, patterns, gradients, layers, masks, curves, ...
  • Clay render objects in 3ds MaxClay render objects in 3ds Max
    When you’re just about finished a model in 3ds max, sometimes a quick clay rendering is needed. You might need an early prototype for the model. A clay rendering is very fast (especially compared to Mental Ray or V-Ray, which can ...
  • Arrays & Strings in C++
    Here we are with Part 6 for the beginner in C++. In this tutorial we are going to introduce you with the most fundamental data structure i-e: Numbered Array in C++. We will discuss the most basic arrays along with its ...
  • SEO For Beginners – Part 4 – Link Building
    We are back with the fourth part of the series of our SEO for Dummies series. We hope that the previous parts were of great help and you have already seen great improvement in your search engine ranking. To view ...
  • Car Rigging in 3ds MaxCar Rigging in 3ds Max
    Rigging 3ds Max models consists of preparing the moveable parts of the objects so they can be animated together. In this tutorial, we will rig a car model in 3ds max to get it ready for animation. We will prepare the ...
  • Free 3ds Max Student Software
    Autodesk Student Software for 3ds Max Users Autodesk 3ds Max is a popular choice among professionals developing various types of 3D modeling content. Due to the software’s ability to comprehensively create 3D modeling, rendering, and animation, it’s truly an asset for ...
  • 25 tutorials on how to design a Logo in Photoshop25 tutorials on how to design a Logo in Photoshop
    It’s hard to find tutorial sites that teach you how to make logos in Photoshop. Because of this, I have compiled the 25 Best Photoshop tutorials for logo design.  Some of the links will give you plenty of skills for ...
  • C++ Switch Statement & Loops
    Welcome to the 5th tutorial of this tutorial series for beginners in C++. We are going to have some more fun with the control structures in this part. We will introduce you to the “Switch” statement and in the later ...
  • SEO for Beginners Part 3 >> META descriptions.
    We are here with the third part of our SEO for Beginners series. We have already highlighted the importance of proper titles, URLs and keywords (tags) in our previous parts. In this part we will take a jump and move ...
  • SEO Part 2 – Keywords & Tags
    In Part 1 of our SEO for beginner’s series, you were given the basic information needed to get started making changes that would be beneficial to your website. This chapter of the series will take a more in-depth look at ...
  • Vray for 3ds MaxVray for 3ds Max
    This Tutorial will show you how to use VRay for 3ds Max. With Vray, you can render awesome photo-realistic 3D images. It is an alternative to Mental Ray rendering. You can download the Vray plugin for 3ds Max and other 3D ...
  • SEO Part 1 – URLs and Domain Names
    In this first SEO Introduction tutorial (Search Engine Optimization), you will learn how to: * Pick the right domain name extension for your website. * Learn what free domains and paid domains are. * What is a sub domain? * Using SEO Friendly URLs & Permalinks Introduction to ...
  • The Gimp Normal Map Plugin TutorialThe Gimp Normal Map Plugin Tutorial
    What is a Gimp Normal map? It is a texture you can make in a paint program like The Gimp. When you apply the Normal Map to a model, it can give you a lot of extra detail. This is ...
  • Gimp Tutorial – End Table Texture using Layer Effects ScriptGimp Tutorial - End Table Texture using Layer Effects Script
    In this Gimp tutorial, you will see how an End Table texture can be created using Layer Effects. If your Gimp does not have the LayerFX script, then download it below and you will have some of the best tools ...
  • 3ds Max Tire Modeling Tutorial3ds Max Tire Modeling Tutorial
    …continued from the previous tutorial. This tutorial will show you how to model a tire in Autodesk 3ds Max. It is not hard either. Creating the model in 3ds Max starts out as a Cylinder object, and is modeled in ...
  • C++ else if, else, and if nesting
    This is Part 4. We go into detail on the “if” statement. This includes the statements else, else if, and nesting if-else statements. After these concepts are covered, we will start a new programming Project: Metric Converter. You will see ...
  • 3ds Max Car Modeling Tutorial Step by Step3ds Max Car Modeling Tutorial Step by Step
    Modeling a car in Autodesk 3ds Max is not as hard as you would think. This tutorial will teach you how. We start with the basics of car modeling. From setting up the background pictures, and modeling from Plane objects ...
  • If Statement in C++ Programming
    In Part 3, we start using ” If ” in C++, which compares 2 or more variables inside the parenthesis of the If statement, using the Relational Operators in C++. What you will learn, will be tested as you program ...
  • Learning the Basics of C++ Programming
    In this programming tutorial, you will start learning C++ programming basics. Starting with simple rules like the Semicolon, and how to use C++ Comments. We will cover some basics like using Variables with Arithmetic Operators and Data Types, as well as ...
  • Introduction to C++ Programming for Beginners
    Learn the fundamentals of C++ programming through our series of tutorials. You can use any C++ compiler in this tutorial series, but we will use the Visual Studio C++ compiler. In this tutorial, you learn how to download and install Microsoft ...
  • How to draw Anime characters for beginners step by step
    Don’t hit the back button yet. Below are the Top 10 best Anime drawing tutorials for beginners on the Web! Click the links below for step by step cartoon drawing tutorials on Anime, Manga, and Shippo. All easy for beginning ...
  • SharePoint Designer for Office 365: Sub Folders in the Website Image and Document Libraries
    SharePoint Designer is a powerful tool to use with your Office 365 Team or Public website. In this tutorial you will learn how to upload tons of images and documents to Libraries, as well as creating sub folders (which are ...
  • Transfer your Microsoft Office Live Small Business account to Office 365
    During my OLSB to Office 365 transition, I thought it would be easy … just copy and paste the pages over. But when I moved over my custom domain, all the images, documents, and hyperlinked pages all pointed to my old OLSB ...
  • Gimp Animated GIF Tutorial – X-ray ScannerGimp Animated GIF Tutorial – X-ray Scanner
    This tutorial is a Gimp version of the Photoshop X-ray Animation. It just shows you anything you can do in Photoshop, you can do in good old free Gimp. Create an animation in the Animation Playback window. Turn it into an ...
  • Gmax Tutorial: Bake Normal / Specular Maps into Diffuse MapGmax Tutorial: Bake Normal / Specular Maps into Diffuse Map
    Export a 3ds Max model to .3DS format (read the tutorial: Import 3ds Max models into Gmax). This makes it possible to import the .3DS file into Gmax or any other 3D modeling software. Baking Normal, Specular, and Diffuse maps will ...
  • Model a WWII Ball Turret in 3ds MaxModel a WWII Ball Turret in 3ds Max
    Actually called the “Sperry Ball Turret”, it was used on B-17 and B-24 bombers of WWII. This tutorial is on modeling the Ball Turret in 3ds Max. You will use background pictures as an aid while you model. You first create ...
  • Export 3ds Max models into GmaxExport 3ds Max models into Gmax
    Is your 3ds Max Trial running out? You could buy the full version for $4000. But if you can’t afford it yet, why not export your 3ds Max models to Gmax? You can and it is easy to do. Gmax is ...
  • Photoshop GIF TutorialPhotoshop GIF Tutorial
    This is a cool tutorial. Take any picture of a human face. Download the skull picture. Then use Photoshop to create an animation of an X-ray scanner. First you need to reshape the skull to the shape of the face. You ...
  • Use Layer Style Effects to create a beautiful wooden texture in PhotoshopUse Layer Style Effects to create a beautiful wooden texture in Photoshop
    In this Photoshop tutorial you will learn how to use Layer Style Effects to create a beautiful wooden texture. Layer Style Effects is an easy way to add depth to your textures, and makes it easy to create good artwork. You will ...
  • Preparing Background Images for Modeling in 3ds MaxPreparing Background Images for Modeling in 3ds Max
    This tutorial is for 3ds Max as well as any 3D modeling program. You will learn how to set up one, two, or three  background images for your Modeling Projects. There is a lot of material to download from the internet… just Google ...
  • Texture Map (Diffuse, Normal, Specular) the German WII HO 229 Flying Wing in 3ds MaxTexture Map (Diffuse, Normal, Specular) the German WII HO 229 Flying Wing in 3ds Max
    Part 1 … Part 2 In Part 2 of this 3ds Max tutorial, we will Texture Map the German WII HO 229 flying wing model, and use the Unwrap UVW modifier to lay out the surface areas of the model. Then ...
  • Use Gradients and Textures to Create Wooden Objects in PhotoshopUse Gradients and Textures to Create Wooden Objects in Photoshop
    In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to make Wooden Objects using outlines, gradients and wooden textures. You do not have to be a good artist. It is easy to create realistic wooden images with depth. You will learn to make ...
  • Poly Model a Flying Wing airplane with jet engines Part 1Poly Model a Flying Wing airplane with jet engines Part 1
    Part 1 … Part 2 … Poly Model a Flying Wing Jet in 3ds Max In this 3ds Max tutorial we will Poly Model a flying wing jet airplane using the Edge – Shift – Drag technique in Editable Poly mode. We ...
  • Print Color by Number Pictures in Photoshop for your Kids!Print Color by Number Pictures in Photoshop for your Kids!
    In this Photoshop tutorial we will take a clouds image, and turn it into a Color by Number picture. This Color by Number picture can then be printed, colored with any paint, crayons or colored pencils. Print on glossy paper If you ...
  • Skull Head modeling tutorial using Spline Cage in 3ds MaxSkull Head modeling tutorial using Spline Cage in 3ds Max
    Modeling the human head / skull in 3ds Max is not that hard to do. This tutorial will teach you the basics of Spline Cage modeling of a human skull using background pictures in 3ds Max. The process is the same ...
  • Gradients to create Spheres in PhotoshopGradients to create Spheres in Photoshop
    In this tutorial, you will learn to make Sphere primitives in Photoshop. You could hand draw and paint a Sphere if you are a good artist, but by using gradients and outlines, you can create realistic images with depth. The Sphere ...
  • Use Gradients to create Cubes in PhotoshopUse Gradients to create Cubes in Photoshop
    In this tutorial, you will learn to make Cube primitives in Photoshop. You could hand draw and paint a cube if you are a good artist, but by using gradients and outlines, you can create realistic images with depth. To make ...
  • Use Gradients to create Cones in PhotoshopUse Gradients to create Cones in Photoshop
    In this tutorial, you will learn to make Cone primitives in Photoshop. You could hand draw and paint a cone if you are a good artist, but by using gradients and outlines, you can create realistic images with depth. First use ...
  • Use Gradients to Create 3D PrimitivesUse Gradients to Create 3D Primitives
    https://youtu.be/lFXvrJVbp_w Using Gradients to create primitive objects (Cone, Sphere, Cube, and Cylinder) is very easy to do in Photoshop. TIFF3DObjects Photoshop3DObjects For each object, we will make one with a shadow, and another that is semi-transparent. The Line tool and the Grid, will make it ...
  • Use Gradients to create Cylinders in PhotoshopUse Gradients to create Cylinders in Photoshop
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