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Friday, August 2, 2013

#Musicproduction: #Logic Pro Tips: X Coexists Peacefully with Previous Versions; Unsolicited Advanced Tools Advice - Create Digital Music

As a follow up to CDM’s Logic hands-on, here are some additional notes. First, we can confirm that you can keep your old Logic with the new one if you’re afraid of losing compatibility with a plug-...

#Musicproduction: #Logic Pro Tips: X Coexists Peacefully with Previous Versions; Unsolicited Advanced Tools Advice - Create Digital Music

#Musicproduction: #Free Sledgren Beats Drum & Sound Kit

Free sledgren drum kit. Sledgren is a famous taylor gang producer. I first heard about him while listening to Wiz Khalifa mixtapes. This is a really dope kit and I use it for a lot of my beats now. It has some nice kicks, snares, 808′s, and some cool random sounds like the Cardo cow bell.

#Musicproduction: #Free Sledgren Beats Drum & Sound Kit

How to Put an Image Inside Text in #Photoshop Elements

This video tutorial shows you how to put an image inside text in Photoshop Elements…

How to Put an Image Inside Text in #Photoshop Elements


#AfterEffects: Creating a realistic human iris

I’ve always wanted to attempt a realistic human iris in After Effects and last week I got my chance. In this walkthrough video I discuss how I created an iris using Turbulent Noise and other defaul...

#AfterEffects: Creating a realistic human iris


#Photoshop: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Layers

You might be surprised what you don’t know about Photoshop’s Layers Panel. In this tutorial, we will share 10 incredibly useful layer editing and management techniques that most Photoshop users pro...

#Photoshop: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Layers


#Photoshop: How to create a Droplet Tool in Photoshop

Drag your folder of images onto the droplet icon and watch the magic work This project is a continuation from the Batch Converstion I did previously in Photoshop. I am using the same principals of ...

#Photoshop: How to create a Droplet Tool in Photoshop

#Musicproduction: Recreating the Deadmau5 Veldt Pluck using NI #Massive

Try setting the macro controls to easily manipulate the cutoff, vibrato, reverb, lowpass and highpass! In this tutorial, YouTube user TuenStudios shows how to recreate the NI Massive Veldt Pluck wh...

#Musicproduction: Recreating the Deadmau5 Veldt Pluck using NI #Massive


#Photography: 3 Tips for Creating Outstanding Portraits, Inspired by the work of Dutch Artist Van Gogh

Few months ago I visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC. Upon arriving there, I immediately ran to see the work of the artist who influenced me the most: Vincent Van Gogh; the artist who cha...

#Photography: 3 Tips for Creating Outstanding Portraits, Inspired by the work of Dutch Artist Van Gogh

#Photoshop: Freebie: 8 Special Effects for Photos

Looking for some fun photo effects? This set of 8 Photoshop actions will let you apply a variety of effects such as Harris Shutter, pencil sketch, digital display, and more. These actions are excit...

#Photoshop: Freebie: 8 Special Effects for Photos

#Musicproduction: Embertone releases Intimate Strings Solo Cello LITE - free Kontakt instrument for Facebook fans [Win|Mac]

Embertone released Intimate Strings Solo Cello LITE, a free solo cello for Kontakt, available for all of their Facebook fans.

#AfterEffects: Free Color Grading Presets for Premiere Pro and After Effects

In this post I’ll share a few resources for free Premiere Pro presets and how to install them on your system. Then we’ll tackle free AE presets, with installation instructions as well

#AfterEffects: Free Color Grading Presets for Premiere Pro and After Effects

#SocialMedia: 7 "How-To's" to Create a Rock Star Social Media Strategy

I have to admit, I am starting to see it more and more. Many people are FINALLY realizing that they need to do a little planning and actually have a strategy if they are going to be successful using social media to boost their businesses. It is

#Musicproduction: Do some microphones respond to EQ better than others?

Conventional recording wisdom says that you should choose the mic that sounds right in itself, rather than expecting EQ to solve any problems. But do some mics work better with EQ than others?

#Musicproduction: Do some microphones respond to EQ better than others?

How To Create a Lomography Photo Effect in #Photoshop

Lomography and the lomo effect is massively popular in Photography circles. The origins of the lomo effect come from a budget Russian camera called the Lomo LC-A, but we can recreate the imagery pr...

How To Create a Lomography Photo Effect in #Photoshop





#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Create Engine Sounds Using an Analogue Synthesizer

Today I will show you how to create engine/vehicle sounds using an analogue synthesizer. For this tutorial, I am using the Digidesign Vacuum instrument in Pro Tools, because it offers a nice tube s...

#Musicproduction: Quick Tip: Create Engine Sounds Using an Analogue Synthesizer

#Photoshop: 160 Must Have Free PSD Files Every Designer Should Download

Here we have an awesome assortment of 160 high-quality free PSD files that you can download and use for free. For a graphic designer, PSD files can come very handy because they can easily edit, mo...


#Photoshop: 160 Must Have Free PSD Files Every Designer Should Download 

#Writing: Linking Verbs and Action Verbs

Verbs are divided into two functional categories: copular verbs and action verbs. This post discusses their differences. Copular, or linking, verbs, which express a situation or a state rather than...

#Writing: Linking Verbs and Action Verbs

#Photography: How Tough Are Canon Lenses?

If you’re like most photographers on a budget, you’re instinctively protective of your camera lenses. They seem so delicate. They are meticulously cleaned with air blowers and special microfiber cl...

#Photography: How Tough Are Canon Lenses?


#Photoshop Tutorial: Idea of Making Splashes Refraction on an Image

In this tutorial we’re going to go a bit retro. You’ll learn how to create halftone patterns and creatively cut up an image of a model holding a boombox. The effects are fun and you can apply these...

#Photoshop Tutorial: Idea of Making Splashes Refraction on an Image

#AfterEffects: Getting Started with After Effects CC and CINEWARE

We’ll create an impressive 3D logo animation that you can easily adapt to your own logo. You’ll also learn how to speed up the After Effects Cinema 4D live pipeline with mamoworld’s CINEWARE proxy.

Incl. download source files and tutorial.

#AfterEffects: Getting Started with After Effects CC and CINEWARE