Corel Painter Essentials 7

Introducing the new Corel Painter Essentials 7

Ever wanted to start digital painting but didn’t know where to start? Myself as graphic designer, have only basic painting skills when it comes to wielding a brush or spatula filled with oil or water colour paint. But the beauty … read on

Corel PaintShop Pro 2020

PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate with Exciting New Tools and Features

Today Corel have released PaintShop Pro 2020 Ultimate. Not only does this classic image editing software swing into a new round, it also offers many new and interesting functions together with new extras in the Ultimate version. In addition to … read on

Free high res Lined Notepaper

Free High Res Note Paper Texture

High res lined Notepaper download. The Note book page is a scan of recycled note paper from a school pad, the recycling giving extra texture and interest. Scanned at 300 dpi resolution with a measurement of 2467 x 3474 pixels, … read on

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How to Create a Reflected Image in PhotoPlus X4

In just a few easy steps, you can create a modern looking reflected image in PhotoPlus X4 with a little help from masking and opacity settings. Here’s how it can be done: Create a New File Create a new file … read on

Keeping Watch: Energy Bill

If you work as a web developer, online programmer or SEO consultant, whether working for yourself or running a small company, difficulties can arise when trying to co-ordinate everything to run smoothly. On the one side, time and effort must … read on

Create an Expandable Button Using CSS border-image

Using a small image together with the CSS border-image property, it’s possible to create a flexible button that will expand to hold differing content lengths or to allow for text sizes depending on a users custom settings. In this experiment … read on

The Long and Short of Discounting Yourself

One of the most difficult parts when starting out in the design business is how much you should be charging for your services and if you should be offering, or accepting, discounted work. This is a much discussed topic on … read on

Do You Really Need a Contract for Design Work

Well, yes, really you do. A lot of designers, that’s myself included, jump head long into business full of enthusiasm, bright ideas and a nitro fueled ignition in the rear end only to find that the unexpected really does happen, … read on

Embossed Letterpress Effect with CSS

Embossed, letterpress text effects can be created as graphic work, but with just a few lines of CSS code, you can also create a this popular effect directly in your CSS code. This example covers how this can be done … read on