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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? …

Graphic Design

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 …

Virtual Reality

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 …

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 …

UI Design

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 …

Digital Cameras

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 …

Americans Still Prefer Email to Social Media (Infographic)

Social media may be a mainstream communication platform, driving news coverage and consumption and awareness of social movements. But when it comes …

Public Relations

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 …

Infographics

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!

Videography
Game Development

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 …

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 …

Infographics

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 …

Game Development

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 …

Game Development

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Graphics

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 / …

Graphics

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 …

Filmmaking

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> …

How To Tell Stories That Resonate With Learners in Online Courses

Author Philip Pullman wrote, “<b>After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.</b>” Whether it is our …