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Sketch for Beginners: Design a Login Form Interface

What You'll Be Creating Sketch, made by the nice folks at Bohemian Coding, is an excellent program for interface design. This beginner-level tutorial will introduce you to designing with Sketch. You won't need any previous experience with the program, just some free time to spend learning something new. Show More Summary

Back to School: 28 Easy Inkscape Tutorials

No matter how advanced or novice of an Inkscape user you may be, the basics are absolutely essential. Let's go over some of the best Inkscape tutorials and courses to get caught up on everything you need to know. Basic Tools and Methods...Show More Summary

How to Draw Animals: Domestic Pigs, Wild Boars, and Warthogs

What You'll Be Creating Pigs are a big family of characteristic animals with short legs and special snouts. Domestic pigs, also called hogs, are a popular theme of many childish drawings, yet few adults can draw them properly. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to draw a domestic pig, a wild boar and a warthog. Show More Summary

How Photographers Can Turn Their DSLR Videos Clips Into Movies in Just 5 Minutes (using, believe it not, just Photoshop)

This is a short clip from an episode of “The Grid” (hosted by RC and me) that has gotten a ton of buzz, mostly because so many Photoshop users had no idea that Photoshop could even do this (I think it’s the best-kept secret in Photoshop). We start a five minute timer, and even with meContinue...

10 Tricks From 3D Modeling That You Can Use in Digital Painting

What You'll Be Creating The biggest problem with digital painting is that it's seen as quite a spontaneous activity—you don't think, you just get an idea and try to present it with all the resources available. When the outcome is far from your expectations, you just consider yourself talentless and lose heart. Show More Summary

LIGHTROOM TIP: Organizing Collections From Folders

Hey everyone. Sorry for being away lately. If you follo […]

A Recipe for Creating an Epic-Looking Shot

Above: Here’s the final image. Click on it so you can see it larger (it makes it much more epic).  Now, you’ll notice I didn’t see “the” recipe — I said “a” recipe (because there are many), but this is one I use again and again, in lots of different situations, that’s surprisingly quick and easy toContinue...

Freebie: PotPourri Texture Pack

We have decided to post a new texture pack for free, this time including 5 potpourri textures. TextureQualityPro is the creator of this pack and was founded by Andrea Donetti, an italian photographer. TextureQualityPro offers free and premium Textures and Backgrounds for creative works and is regularly updated. All images are in jpeg format. All [...]

Create Sticker-like Music Icons in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating It's time to update the look of your desktop icon set starting with the icons for your music player or MP3s. With this sticker-style icon tutorial, you'll learn how to combine gradient shapes, effects in the Appearance...Show More Summary

Check Out the Cutting-Edge Inkscape Features Coming Soon

Today, we're going to do something a little different. Let's take a look at the upcoming Inkscape 0.91 (that's currently in development) and explore some of the best new features that will make our vector lives that much better. If you'd like to follow along, I'm going to be using Inkscape 0.91 pre 1.0 which you can grab right here. Show More Summary

We're Hiring Design & Illustration Course Instructors for Tuts+

If you have an overflowing design or illustration portfolio, and a craving to share your knowledge, then we have an opportunity for you. How would you like to work with a dynamic team of instructors, whose mission is to educate a large,...Show More Summary

It’s Free Stuff Thursday!

Hacking Photoshop and Hidden & Hard To Find Features in Photoshop with Ben Willmore Hacking Photoshop means changing existing features to make them do things they weren’t originally designed to do, finding little hidden gems that can be used in different ways, and discovering new ways to think about Photoshop. Photoshop is jam packed withContinue...

How to Create Summer Road Trip Illustration in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating Like traveling, and designing classic cartoon-style artwork in InDesign? Then you'll love this tutorial. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a fun summer road trip cartoon-style illustration. You will draw a sketch using the Pencil Tool (N) and then outline it with the Pen Tool (P). Show More Summary

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Pete Collins!

This picture is a reminder of what it is all about… the joy of the moment, not the size of the fish! What do you do when your creative tank is empty? How do you recharge? Most of us tend to try to be fiercely independent and when we can’t seem to find the motivation,Continue...

Packaging Design in InDesign: Create A Grunge-Effect CD Cover

What You'll Be Creating Packaging design can be an intimidating subject for new designers. Visualising how something may appear and function as a 3D object can be difficult when creating flat templates, particularly in absence of any industrial-scale printing equipment at home. Show More Summary

Create 5 High-Impact Typography Effects in Adobe InDesign

What You'll Be Creating InDesign is the best Adobe tool for creating traditional and expertly crafted typography. Designers often are quick to jump over to Illustrator or Photoshop if they want to create more unique and contemporary text effects. Show More Summary

My First Football Shoot of The Season is This Saturday. Whoo Hoo!!!

Oh man, it’s been a long time since last football season — nearly seven months, but preseason has already started and next Friday I’m shooting my first Tampa Bay Buccaneers home game (I’m shooting the Bucs for Zuma Press again this season, and I’ll be picking up some other games when the Bucs are onContinue...

The A to Z of Pixelmator

Pixelmator is an easy-to-use, fast, and powerful image editing app for the Mac. It is packed with useful tools, some of which you might be familiar with and some you might have never used. This A-Z list breaks down these tools with a link to a Pixelmator tutorial here on Tuts+ or a description of what each tool can do. Show More Summary

How to Draw Animals: Cows and Other Bovines

What You'll Be Creating Although cows may not seem like the most graceful animals, they're a great material to study. In this tutorial I'll show you everything you need to know about anatomy of cow, but also American bison, cape buffalo and yak. Show More Summary

BREAKING NEWS: Announcing My 7th Annual “Worldwide Photo Walk”

NOTE: Sign-ups for the walks will be open today at 3:00 PM (New York Time). I’m very excited to announce the official date for: Scott Kelby’s 7th Annual Worldwide Photo Walk™ (the world’s largest Photo Walk, with walks in over 1,200 cities last year) and  we want you to be a part of this fun, free, global,Continue...

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