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Free Tools Students Can Use to Produce Animated Videos

Creating an animated video can be a great extension to many writing projects. Students can use video creation tools to animate short stories that …

Boobs, bums and erections: 22 Disney innuendos you definitely didn’t notice until you grew up

Penis-shaped towers, ferret erections, boobs in windows and bare bottoms in the sky – you’d think we were discussing a new porn film, wouldn’t you? …

Download 500 Color Line Icons – Best Graphic Resources

Check out this amazing set of 500 well designed color line icons!Designed and published by the team of Howcolour, this modern and minimalist …

Mozilla Pushes Game-changing WebVR to Bring VR to the Masses

The web has democratized once unattainable products to people across the globe — and virtual reality is no exception. More accessible VR content …

How Adobe Wants to Turn Flat 360-Degree Videos Into True Virtual Reality (EXCLUSIVE)

Hardly a day has gone by this month without the announcement of a new virtual reality (VR) camera system. Facebook, Google and GoPro all aim to make …

Virtual Reality

VR User Interface Design | 20 Examples That Will Spark Your Imagination

Virtual reality is the future. If you’re just as excited about it as we are, then this list of awesome VR UI will surely spark your imagination.This …

Your studio... start shooting

Building an in-house photo studio, continued<p>Building the Studio<p><i>... should be done before noon!</i><p>Since you'll want this both flexible and easy to store …

How VR Holograms Can Train Everyone From Hairdressers to Astronauts

Startup 8i turned Buzz Aldrin into a hologram to train future Mars astronauts, but it's just getting started.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Virtual Reality

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

Americans Still Prefer Email to Social Media (Infographic)

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Social Media

Every Filmmaking Form You'll Ever Need in 99 Free Templates

Ease your workload (and your mind) with these free templates for everything from storyboarding to contracts to accounting.<p><i>[Editor's Note: No Film</i> …

30+ Best Infographic Templates for Illustrator

Infographics give you a way to represent information in a graphic format, designed to make it more understandable, relatable, and engaging. But they …

VRidge Lets Virtual Reality Fans Play Oculus Rift And SteamVR Games Using Google Cardboard

The current boom in virtual reality tech is progressing along roughly two lines: big, complex, and expensive VR headsets driven by full-power gaming …

The 9 Best Places to Find Motion Design Inspiration

Need motion design inspiration? Here are nine websites that will stoke your creative fires.<p>Motion design isn’t just about After Effects and Cinema 4D …

Graphic Design

How to create your first Gear VR app

One of the most exciting parts of being a developer is being able to build your own tool or game and then experience it for yourself for the first time. But creating a mobile game or a productivity tool pales in comparison to the excitement you feel when you actually get to slip on a headset and</i> …

Free Walking With the Samsung Gear VR

<b>One Russian studio is showing how you can walk around in virtual reality with the Gear VR.</b><p>Last week, SVVR kicked off in San Jose, CA with a packed …

Virtual Reality

Presentation Design: 15 Ways to Deliver the Perfect Message

<i>To persuade, inspire, or inform with a presentation requires well organized and perfectly tailored content.</i>You may have the most accurate research …

How to Create a Killer Brand Video in 2 Hours

Video is a hugely important marketing medium.<p>Websites with videos keep site visitors for 88% longer than sites without video content.<br>• 57% of customers …

Getting Started with Virtual Reality: Building for Google Cardboard

<i>This is part 2 of our series introducing Makers to Virtual reality. If you haven’t already seen it, you should go check out:</i> An Introduction To Unity.<p>The Google Cardboard headset is the perfect and inexpensive way to get started with virtual reality for anyone who owns a smartphone. Mainstream …

Getting Started with Virtual Reality: An Introduction to Unity

The Maker community is an extraordinary bunch filled with wild ideas and potential, limited only by the capabilities of the components they can get their hands on — but what if I told you there were worlds you could have complete control over? They’re out there, and over the next few years we’ll …

Getting Started with Virtual Reality: Add Interactivity with Google Cardboard

Google Cardboard continues to be one of the primary ways that many creators and the general public are getting their first taste of virtual reality. In this three part series for <i>Make:</i>, I have been exploring how people used to building things in the physical world can get involved with the exciting …

Game Development

Animation for Beginners: How to Animate a Character Walking From the Front View

In this tutorial, I will be taking you through the steps of how to animate a character walking in place from the front view.<p>I will be incorporating …

Graphics

Animation style guides for your favorite TV shows are extremely cool

The magic of animation has been somewhat simplified with the growing slate of software and hardware built specifically to beam anything you can draw …

Animation

How to Paint Realistic Hair in Adobe Photoshop: Short Hair & Beards

What You'll Be CreatingNo portrait is complete without painting a beautiful hairstyle. In this tutorial, I'll show you how to digitally paint …

18 Examples of SVG With Awesome Effects

SVG is much more powerful than other image formats we can use on the web as we can manipulate them with code (either in our text editor or with CSS / …

Danny Kleinman Shares Tips for Budding Filmmakers

Daniel ‘Danny’ Kleinman, title sequence designer for the James Bond series and director of Sony’s recent ‘Made for Bond’ advert offers his tips for …

James Bond

Digital Game-Based Learning: Still Restless, After All These Years

We have the evidence and the design tools to demonstrate that digital games are powerful learning tools. Whether we choose to take advantage of the …

The benefits of responsive learning

The benefits of responsive learning<p>Elearning<p><b>We’re now well into #multideviceweek so hopefully by now you’re aware of some of the more unusual ways</b> …