Create a Sweet Donut Icon in Photoshop from Scratch

http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/icon-design/donut-icon/

In this icon design tutorial we will learn how to make a sweet and tasty donut icon from an initial sketch. So let’s begin, and remember: don’t try to bite the screen!

How to Create a Beautiful Printer Icon

http://photoshoptutorials.ws/photoshop-tutorials/drawing/how-to-create-a-beautiful-printer-icon-in-photoshop.html

Learn how to create this beautiful printer icon with reflections and shadows all within Photoshop. A detailed PSD is included with this tutorial

Quick & Easy Ribbons

http://www.photoshop-plus.co.uk/2011/05/17/quick-easy-ribbons/

Welcome to tutorial number 27, in todays tutorial I’ll be showing you how to create a quick and easy 3D ribbon. Lets get started…

Quick Tip: How to Illustrate a Lipstick using Gradients

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/illustration/quick-tip-how-to-illustrate-a-lipstick-using-gradients/

In the following tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh, Gradient, Shape Builder and Spiral Tool to make an illustration of lipstick. The skills you will learn can easily be transferred to creating various basic objects, so let’s get started!

Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Title Series – Jonah Hex

http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/motion-graphics/aetuts-hollywood-movie-title-series-jonah-hex/

Continuing our Aetuts+ Hollywood Movie Title Series, today’s tutorial will explain how to make the Jonah Hex – style flying logo. In this tutorial using Cinema 4D, we will model and animate the logo. Then in After Effects, by using presets and expressions, we’ll insert sparks, explosions, dust, fire and much more

Quick Tip: MentalRay Proxies

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-maya/3d_cg_vfx_autodesk_maya_mentalray_proxies_proxy_rendering/

In today’s quick tip, Dimitar Katerov will explain what proxy objects are, and how they can be used to render an insane amount of polygons in a single scene. If you’ve ever gone through the pain inducing task of trying to render a scene with a few hundred high-res tree models, then this quick tip

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Create an Organic Dissolve With Perlin Noise

http://active.tutsplus.com/tutorials/effects/create-an-organic-dissolve-with-perlin-noise/

In this tutorial, we’ll be building a class file that creates a stylized mask for any DisplayObject. The mask will be based on Perlin noise, and create an effect of growing holes that progressively “eat away” at the DisplayObject until it is completely obscured. Along the way, we’ll learn some of the more advanced techniques

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Quick Tip: How to Draw an Infinite Clock with Art Brushes

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/quick-tip-how-to-draw-an-infinite-clock-with-art-brushes/

Follow this tutorial and you will find out how to draw a clock that goes round and round to the infinite with the help of Adobe Illustrator’s Art Brushes. You will also learn some tricks on how to make all the hours and the divisions to fit perfectly

Global Illumination Techniques In Cinema4D

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/maxon-cinema-4d/3d_cg_vfx_c4d_cinema4d_lighting_rendering_global_illumination_gi/

Global Illumination can be a little confusing at first, but really helps in creating realistic, nice looking scenes. This Cinema4D tutorial by Cgtuts+ regular Konstantin Muromtsev will help you better understand Global Illumination by discussing various lighting techniques, as well as explaining some of the render settings needed to achieve a good result

Illuminate A Lovely Logo Light Reveal

http://ae.tutsplus.com/tutorials/motion-graphics/illuminate-a-lovely-logo-light-reveal/

Hey guys! In this tutorial we’re gonna show you how you can create a cool logo or text reveal with Trapcode Particular. This effect has endless possibilities, so I hope you enjoy the enjoy!