WordPress Title Trimming Tutorial

02.06.2010 Comments Off on WordPress Title Trimming Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to trim title lengths for long post or page titles, which can be helpful for keeping the layout of your website consistent. My example uses the WordPress get_the_title template tag, but this could easily ...Read More

WordPress Post Thumbnails Tutorial (Using Custom Fields)

10.05.2009 Comments Off on WordPress Post Thumbnails Tutorial (Using Custom Fields)

This tutorial will show you how to add thumbnails for each post using a custom field, then output the thumbnails in your WordPress loop.  Many people prefer browsing using thumbnails, especially for something like a portfolio site where visuals may ...Read More

CSS Sprites Tutorial

09.12.2009 Comments Off on CSS Sprites Tutorial
CSS Sprites Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to use a sprite for a set of icons. Sprites are generally preferred rather than using separate image files since less HTTP requests are made. In addition, from a graphic design standpoint I personally ...Read More

WordPress Featured Post Tutorial (Using Custom Fields)

08.02.2009 Comments Off on WordPress Featured Post Tutorial (Using Custom Fields)

This tutorial will show you how to modify your WordPress loop to only display posts that are marked as featured. We will be using a custom field to set posts as featured and in turn, featured posts are not limited ...Read More

10 Photoshop Shortcuts for a Faster & More Efficient Workflow

07.29.2009 Comments Off on 10 Photoshop Shortcuts for a Faster & More Efficient Workflow

As we all know, shortcuts are a substantial part of an efficient workflow. I’ve been trying to keep track of the Photoshop shortcuts that I use most regularly. After a couple of weeks I’ve narrowed it down to the following ...Read More

Illustrator Blend Tool Tutorial

07.12.2009 Comments Off on Illustrator Blend Tool Tutorial
Illustrator Blend Tool Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to use the blend tool in Illustrator. The blend tool will create transitions between two lines, colors, and paths. It will take between 15-45 minutes depending on experience.

1. Create a circle with a ...Read More

After Effects Rotoscoping Tutorial

07.11.2009 Comments Off on After Effects Rotoscoping Tutorial
After Effects Rotoscoping Tutorial

This tutorial will take around 2-4 hours for most people to complete. 90% of the time will be doing the actual rotoscoping. Unfortunately, there’s no easy way to rotoscope footage. A few hours is relatively little when it comes rotoscoping ...Read More

WordPress Looping through specific Category Tutorial

06.19.2009 Comments Off on WordPress Looping through specific Category Tutorial

This tutorial will show you how to create a WordPress loop for getting posts from a specific category / categories. It’s similar to an archive page displaying a certain category, but by creating a custom loop there is more flexibility ...Read More

Photoshop Layer Styles Tutorial

06.14.2009 Comments Off on Photoshop Layer Styles Tutorial
Photoshop Layer Styles Tutorial

This tutorial will give you an introduction to the layer styles feature of Photoshop as well as creating custom patterns and making selections. Layer styles can be used for many uses, but this tutoiral will be focusing on how layer ...Read More

Photoshop Vector Mask Tutorial (changing a car’s color)

06.02.2009 Comments Off on Photoshop Vector Mask Tutorial (changing a car’s color)
Photoshop Vector Mask Tutorial (changing a car’s color)

This tutorial will show you how to make changes to an image by using vector masks. Vector masks are just like normal masks, but use paths which gives more flexibility and control. With print work especially, you’ll notice your edges ...Read More