Replicate the Siri Icon in Adobe Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Icons by Firetuts

With the release of the iPhone 4S we saw the introduction of siri icon on our iPhone. For many of us it marks the serious initiative to implement a long talked about idea of voice controlled computing. I wanted to mark the introduction of voice controlled computing by recreating the Siri icon in fireworks.
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Apple iCloud Logo with Brushed Metal effect

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I came across the new iCloud application from apple (which is in beta at the time of writing this tut) the Apple iCloud Logo replicates the brushed metal that permeates most, if not all apple products. I thought it would be a good excuse to show some techniques for creating brushed metal effects.

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Tilt shift effect with Adobe Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Bitmaps by Firetuts

Even though Fireworks is a great web workhorse its still possible to create some nice photo manipulation effects similar to photoshop. In this article i’ll go through a simple way to approximate the tilt shift effect we see all over flickr and alike.

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Create Vista Wallpaper with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Wallpaper by Firetuts

I have noticed a considerable demand for a tutorial to create vista wallpaper, so I’ve decided to give it a try. It’s not easy, and the result is not perfect, but its a good attempt nonetheless.

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Create a Planet from scratch with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Illustration by Firetuts

In this tutorial I’ll go through completely how to completely create a planet from scratch with Fireworks. You don’t even need any images, its all there in your textures. This tutorial is inspired by this one.

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Create Mac-like wallpapers with Fireworks

Posted in Resources > Wallpaper by Firetuts

Welcome to the very first tutorial of firetuts.com to create Mac-like wallpapers. I will show you how you can easily make one of those sleek abstract wallpapers you’ve probably seen before, with Adobe (or Macromedia) Fireworks. I shall give credit to Collis for the original tutorial for Photoshop. This tutorial, however, will also teach you a trick to color it in a different way.

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