Sunday, November 30, 2008

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!


Hello all! I wanted to pop in and wish all of my readers a joyous, pleasant, happy and safe Thanksgiving! Take a moment and think about all the things you are thankful for. I know my list keeps getting longer as I get in touch with all the goodness in my life that we all take for granted. Okay, enough mushy stuff...Be safe and Have fun today!!!

Monday, November 24, 2008

Free CSS E-Book download!

This book comes from Sitepoint which is a great company for computer books. All 208 pages are free in the download. The book costs $29.95 so it's a great deal! Hurry up..only 8 days left in the free giveaway!

Go here to download the e-book

Top 10 Photoshop brush tips

Thanks to Stephanie over at Obsidian Dawn for these wonderful tips on how to use your Photoshop brushes in unique ways!

Click for brush tips!

Friday, November 21, 2008

Image slicing in Photoshop

Slicing a Web layout in Photoshop can be rather confusing at first. This article explains in simple detail how the process works with integration into Dreamweaver.

Image slicing article

220 Free Photoshop Layer Styles

Free photoshop Layer Styles download

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Do you love striped backgrounds? Free software!

Free Stripe Generating software list

Cool social networking music site>Blip.fm

Finally got around to joining Blipfm.com
It's a site where you create a profile that makes you a "dj". You browse other people's music they have bookmarked or by subject. Free listening to all sorts of music and a great way to meet other like minded "dj's".

Check it out!

10 Useful color palette tools for designing

This is a collection of websites that help one pick out a color scheme to develop in. Very useful!

Online color resources

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Free Sitepoint CSS e-book download>>Limited time!

This is a great company for technical and design books. This free offer lasts only 11 more days so hurry soon!

Free CSS book from Sitepoint

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Free Photoshop Brush viewer software

I am a total nut when it comes to collecting free Photoshop brushes! The problem is, I have so-o-o- many that I haven't even got around to weeding thru and seeing what I have.
Problem solved!!! I found this free open-source software download that lets you view the brush before installing the brush into your Presets folder. Very Very cool!

Also, it's avail for Mac and Pc!
Click for download and install

Learn how to save your own patterns in Photoshop!

Create neat effects w/ Photoshop Lighting filter!

I can't believe all the creative things you can do with this filter. Definitely one to play around with!

How to turn a photo into a paintbrush in Photoshop>video

This is amazing!!!! Love it!

19 Photoshop tutorials to create your own business cards

These are cool!

Photoshop tuts on business cards

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Understanding Bevel and Emboss in Layer styles

This is a great tutorial from http://www.psdtopblog.com utilizing layer styles.

Click here!

Monday, November 10, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Photoshop Layers tips



I know the palettes can be rather confusing at times since PS is such a powerful program. Hope this helps!
I'm in Michigan and the weather is great today! Going to the cider mill and taking some fall pics.

Have a beautiful day!!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

The 100 top Web applications for 2008!

Okay, if you haven't noticed...I am a BIT of an information junkie! I LOVE searching the Internet for more information. Lucky for you..I like to share..:)

This list has some great sites that I use on a regular basis. Yeah, I am cool like that!
Enjoy!!

Here's the list!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Ha...funny joke!

This came from the artists at http://www.brainstuck.com Great stuff!

How to use the clone stamp in Photoshop!



This is a great tool for hiding objects we don't want in our photos! Be sure to use a soft brush and sample several times around the area you are trying to correct.