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Monday, December 30, 2013

#Guitar: Lesson World - Slash Chords

The purpose of slash chords is to specify when the lowest pitch in a chord is not the root note. Often we call this the bass note even though a bass guitar is not playing it. For example, G/B is a G chord with a B as a bass note. When spoken, we call this G-slash-B or G-over-B.

#Guitar: Lesson World - Slash Chords

#Musicproduction: 12 sound layering tips and tricks

In your quest for richer, more 'pro-sounding' tracks, it's likely you've stumbled across the concept of layering sounds. Fundamentally, this is a basic principle: combine (or stack) two or more of ...

#Musicproduction: 12 sound layering tips and tricks

#Writing: Congratulations on or for?

Several readers have written to ask which preposition should be used with congratulations. Should we say “congratulations on” or “congratulations for”? In the singular, congratulation is the action...

#Writing: Congratulations on or for?

#Photoshop: 7 time saving Photoshop tips for web designers

As a Photoshop user for more than several years, although cannot consider myself as Photoshop experts, but I did had some tips and guides for Photoshop beginners and fresh web designers to do stuff faster and more efficient in Photoshop. With this tips, you can know more about Photoshop and learn some essential time saving skills. Here I have 7 in total.

#Photoshop: 7 time saving Photoshop tips for web designers

#Photoshop: Faded dotted pattern

This tip show cases how the dotted patterns created earlier can be faded, whilst retaining their vector and spot colours.

#Photoshop: Faded dotted pattern

#Photoshop: Creating cool push button in Photoshop

Yeah, baby, push the button!
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Recently I created a push button and I think it is quite cool and decided to create a tutorial here in my blog. There is quite a variety of styles of push button in the real world and the one I did here is more to gaming arcade push button styles.

#Photoshop: Creating cool push button in Photoshop

#Photography: Fashion Shot

Find out how this amazing image was created with Photoshop. This Photoshop tutorial will teach you many techniques that you can use to enhance your photos.

#Photography: Fashion Shot

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu releases Mantra - #Free FM and Phase Distortion synth VSTi for Windows

Mantra it´s a Synth for Windows 32-bit that fuses Frequency Modulation and Phase Distortion synthesis This VSTi is composed by two oscillator modules having three panels each.
The FM Module has the basic waveforms that are followed by three waveform carriers (Sine/Saw/Triangle).
The Phase Distortion Module has several waveforms divided in two waveform pickers. Mantra also has a short effects table.

#Musicproduction: beatassist.eu releases Mantra - #Free FM and Phase Distortion synth VSTi for Windows

#Musicproduction: Samplephonics 2GB+ Sample Giveaway

Samplephonics are giving away 2GB+ of free loops and samples to new customers signing up for their newsletter.

#Musicproduction: Samplephonics 2GB+ Sample Giveaway

#Musicproduction: WOK releases INSTABACK for Windows VST (#Free)

INSTABACK is a VST effect plugin that produces a "played-backwards" effect on the fly with minimal latency.
It is available as a 32-bit Windows VST plugin and can be downloaded for free from WOK's Facebook page.

#Musicproduction: WOK releases INSTABACK for Windows VST (#Free)

#SocialMedia: 5 Tips for Indie Social Media Etiquette

So I’ve been out of the social media loop for a little while as I tried to figure out where I wanted to go in regards to my writing career. But when I came back to the fold, to my nearly 2,000 facebook friends and Twitter Followers, I noticed that a few things had not changed. Mainly, people not following basic etiquette regarding social media....

#SocialMedia: 5 Tips for Indie Social Media Etiquette

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Welcome to After Effects: Animation, Pre-Compositing, and Nesting

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This 10-part series has been designed to help anyone starting out in the world of After Effects. In this episode, we’ll take a look at the various animation tools and how to activate animation for ...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Welcome to After Effects: Animation, Pre-Compositing, and Nesting