The Best of 10 great examples of graphic design portfolios

When it comes to creating a stunning graphic design portfolio, there are a number of tips you should follow, but there’s no ‘one correct way’ to lay it out. In a way, that’s good; it means you’re free to experiment and showcase your creativity in designing your website. But it …

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The Best of Master large-scale environments in 3ds Max

The aim of this piece was to produce a piece of 3D art that’s ready to go straight from the frame buffer, with little or no post-production. Zagreb-based Studio Niskota (now Polymachine) created the project as a test bed for their no-post pipeline, and all the assets are modelled and …

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The Best of 3 tips for designing tattoos

If you’re a working illustrator then there’s no reason why you shouldn’t expand your remit to include tattoo design. But having an incredible design portfolio doesn’t necessarily mean your work will translate well onto bodies. So before you jump straight in, you should take some time to consider the differences …

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The Best of Create ripple effects with PixiJS

There are a lot of interesting effects that can be added to a page to increase engagement, but it is important to pick effects that combine well with the overall aesthetic of a site. Here we demonstrate how to introduce displacement ripples with JavaScript. Check out MustafaCelik for a great …

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Buy the Wacom Pro Pen 3D at Amazon for $84.34 / £78.46 Built on the foundations of the Pro Pen 2, the Wacom Pro Pen 3D is only partially a new device. This means that it benefits from many similar specifications to its sister product, which is itself a step …

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The Best of Free textures: 40 top textures to download today!

If you’re after some fantastic free textures to use in your 3D art, you’re in the right place. There’s no catch: all of these free textures can be used in both personal and commercial work. You can’t sell on the images, or distribute them via a link or any other …

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The Best of How to get more from your print projects: 5 top tips

In an ever-evolving digital world, it’s easy to overlook the power of print. But the medium is far from dead, as many a designer will tell you and these amazing print ads prove. Here, freelance designers Clementine Carriere and Caterina Bianchini, reveal the best ways to get the most out …

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The Best of Instagram takes on YouTube with new video channel

If you find yourself frustrated by the short time limit of Instagram Stories and videos, then you’ll be pleased by Instagram’s latest announcement: the launch of IGTV. That’s right, Instagram TV. This exciting new tool lets you watch and share videos of up to an hour in length.  Using IGTV, …

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The Best of Amazon Prime Day 2018 date leaked as 16th July

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is set for Tuesday 17 July, with deals due to start rolling at midday on Monday 16 July. That’s according to our sister site TechRadar, which discovered an Amazon Prime Day 2018 banner published on the UK site “presumably in error” this morning. At 36 hours, …

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The Best of Black Panther’s epic VFX

Black Panther has become the fifth Marvel Studios movie to cross the $1 billion global box office mark. “It’s unbelievable that the world has such a huge reaction to a film and I can’t help but feel proud to be part of it,” says Method Studios associate VFX supervisor Todd …

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