Draw a Shiny Make-Up Mirror with Adobe Illustrator


In this tutorial we’ll create a pretty make-up mirror using mostly grayscale and hard shapes to achieve a shiny metallic effect, also we’ll be using gaussian blur effects and the mesh tool for a better result

How to split an image into Polaroid photos


I’ll show you how to divide an image into a group of Polaroid photographs. You can use the image I took or your own

Create a Cube with Embossed Letters on Each Side


Hi there. In this week’s tutorial I will show you how to create a nice cube with some embossed letters on each side. First, you’ll learn to create some simple symbols then using the 3D Extrude&Bevel effect you’ll create the rough cube shape. Next, using basic tools, effect and options you will reach the final

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Quick Tip: Create A Basic Render Setup Using Cinema4D


In today’s quick tip, new Cgtuts+ author Santiago Degetau will show new users how to create a basic render setup with lighting and Global Illumination in Cimema4D. Although there are a many ways to create a render setup, what we’ll be creating today is going to be very simple, but will be a good fist

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How to Make a Dazzling Golden Pearl Teapot in 3D StudioMax


This is the first of its kind post on Designzzz.com It is a tutorial of 3D Studio Max. Today I decided to share something new, something unique for our visitors – so here I am presenting a great article for making a teapot made of Dazzling Golden Pearls

How to Make a 3D Stone Effect Typography in 3ds Max


Time for some 3D now. In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create a stunning 3D grungy stone typography using 3ds Max. This is a quick tutorial and does not require much of your time. It is also an easy one, so don’t hesitate to try it, even if you are at the beginner level

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Quick Tip: Custom Crosshair Cursor and Gunshot Sound


In this Quick Tip we will create a custom crosshair along with a gunshot sound. This could be the basis for a shoot-’em-up game. In this example, we place bullet holes on the stage at the point where you click

Quick Tip: How to Create a Paper Style Alphabet using Illustrator 3D


In this tutorial we will learn how to create letters of the alphabet and the shadows of them using 3D modeling. The created style, as I see it, is perfect for creating logos, but you may also like to use it for a custom font or illustration

Alexa logo photoshop tutorial


Learn how is the alexa.com logo created in this Adobe Photoshop tutorial. It’s a glossy blue icon that contains a few different sized circles filled with blue gradients. It has a glossy finish. Download psd source for better understanding of the tutorial

Create an Open Book Icon In Photoshop


Most people don’t realize how much time and effort goes into creating something like an icon. Icons can take many hours to complete and the techniques used can take a long time to perfect. In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to create an open book icon in Photoshop. Let’s get started!