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Friday, April 23, 2010



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Use Stock Photography and 3D Objects to Create a Robotic Woman – Psd Premium Tutorial

Posted: 22 Apr 2010 12:45 PM PDT

Today, we have another Psd Premium tutorial exclusively available to Premium members. If you want to take your photo manipulation skills to the next level, then we have an awesome tutorial for you. Learn more after the jump!

This Premium Tutorial is Filled with Creative Tips

In Photoshop, sometimes we need to combine several types of elements to complete our compositions. In today’s tutorial, my good friend Bram Vanhaeren and I will demonstrate how to combine stock photography, 3D objects, patterns, and digital painting techniques to create a robotic woman in Photoshop.

Professional and Detailed Instructions Inside

Premium members can Log in and Download! Otherwise, Join Now! Below are some sample images from this tutorial.

Psd Premium Membership

As you know, we run a premium membership system here that costs $9 a month (or $22 for 3 months!) which gives members access to the Source files for tutorials as well as periodic extra tutorials, like this one! You’ll also get access to Net Premium and Vector Premium, too. If you’re a Premium member, you can log in and download the tutorial. If you’re not a member, you can of course join today!

Photoshop to HTML: Slice Your Designs Like a Pro! – The New eBook from Tuts+

Posted: 22 Apr 2010 06:57 AM PDT

Tuts+ has just released Photoshop to HTML: Slice Your Designs Like a Pro!

Within its pages, Nettuts+ editor Jeffrey Way takes you through the entire process of converting a design from Photoshop into a complete HTML/CSS website. If you can create gorgeous designs in Photoshop but don’t know how to convert them into solid, functioning website, this book will teach you how. With these skills in your arsenal you can begin working as a professional web designer, or increase the money you earn for every web design gig you do.

But this is NOT just an eBook. It also comes packed with extras, like a directory of Photoshop, HTML and CSS files for you to use as you work through the book AND a series of 14 screencasts (over 4 hours of training) taking you through the whole project from beginning to end. The eBook and training were created by Jeffrey Way, a superstar in front-end development and veteran editor of Nettuts+, one of the biggest web development learning sites on the internet.

You get a 145 page eBook + Example Photoshop, HTML and CSS files + 4 hours of screencasts

What’s Covered?

This eBook is for anyone who has an elementary understanding of HTML and CSS. You should be familiar with HTML tags and the most common CSS properties. Some of the topics covered in the book are as follows:

  • Different methods for slicing a PSD.
  • Create semantic mark-up, and learn how this HTML relates to the original PSD.
  • How to utilize techniques, such as background replacement and sprite generation.
  • Use custom fonts with Cufon font replacement.
  • The differences between absolute and relative positioning.
  • How to compensate for the dreaded Internet Explorer 6.
  • Take advantage of advanced CSS3 features.
  • How to take advantage of a variety of helpful browser extensions to expedite your coding.
  • Utilize the jQuery library to add a touch of interactivity.

And there's plenty more!

Sample Pages

To get a feel for the book you can Download the Sample Pages (17 pages).

About the Author

Jeffrey Way is part of the Envato team. He is the Editor of Nettuts+, a web development tutorials blog with over 50,000 daily readers, and he's also the manager of two marketplaces for web developers: ThemeForest and CodeCanyon. He has been in the web industry for over 5 years, with expertise in HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CodeIgniter, Database Development and WordPress.

PDF eBook, $29 – Purchase


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