Fat Rat 3d modeling

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Fat Rat 3d modeling tutorial explained

How to Draw an Apricot with the Mesh Tool

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/quick-tip-how-to-draw-an-apricot-with-the-mesh-tool/

Follow this simple but detailed quick tip and learn how to draw an apricot using the Mesh Tool. It includes step by step instructions about how to create all the mesh points and lines plus all the color shades used so you can draw a realistic apricot from scratch. Let’s begin!

How To Create a Vector, Wooden Axe

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/create-a-vector-wooden-axe/

In this tutorial you will learn how to vector an execution axe from a reference. Discover essential techniques that you need as a vector artist, such as creating different types of shadows, specular and non-specular highlights, bitmap textures for surfaces, gradients for metals, and more. Let’s get started

Turquoise Metallic Text Effect

http://textuts.com/turquoise-metallic-text-effect/

This tutorial explains how to use different layer styles to create a bright turquoise metallic text effect, then add a simple stroke and some pins all around it

Create A Tiny World In A Bottle

http://www.icanbecreative.com/create-tiny-world-in-a-bottle-photoshop-tutorial.html

In this Photoshop tutorial, we are going to fit an entire oceanscape into a bottle, we will realize it using a variety of blending mode tricks, photo filters and other useful Photoshop techniques. At the end of this process we will have a beautiful photo manipulation, realized in a short time and a very easily

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Creating A Stylish 3D Countdown Animation In Cinema 4D

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/maxon-cinema-4d/creating-a-stylish-3d-coundown-animation-in-cinema-4d/

In this tutorial we’re going to create a smooth, stylish countdown animation. You can use words, letters, logos or whatever you want to make this type of animation. As you can see it’s easy to set up and looks very stylish and attractive. NOTE: For the Global Illumination lighting I used the “HDRI Studio Light Kit

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Vintage Vector Design Workflow: Creating a Retro Flyer Design

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/designing/retro-flyer-design/

This tutorial will cover the process of creating a vintage inspired retro flyer design. There are four main areas of concentration to achieve this look and feel: color, type, character and texture. We’ll review a complete vintage vector design workflow to create this retro flyer design. Let’s get started

Create a Light Bulb Inspired Text Effect in Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/text-effects-tutorials/light-bulb-text-effect/

Layer styles are a powerful and time saving feature that can help you apply amazing effects to your designs. In this tutorial we will use layer styles to create a light bulb inspired text effect in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

How to Create Masks of Transparent Elements in Photoshop

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/photo-effects-tutorials/transparent-masks/

Selections are an essential part of any photo editing workflow, but often, selections aren’t as straight-forward as they might seem. In this tutorial we will explain how to make a selection of a glass that includes transparent elements. Let’s get started!

Create a 3D Micro Robotic Insect in ZBrush

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/pixologic-zbrush/create-a-3d-micro-robotic-insect-in-zbrush/

This week, Cgtuts+ has teamed up with our sister site Psdtuts+ to bring you this amazing two part, in-depth tutorial from Nacho Riesco. In this tutorial we are going to sculpt a Micro Bionic Insect with chemical war purposes using simple hard-surface modelling techniques with the Clipping Brush, Masking and much more. Head over to Psdtuts+ for the conclusion

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