Archives for September 2011

5 of My Favorite Brushes from BrushKing

This week’s Photoshop resource is a collection of my favorite brushes from BrushKing. These brushes are free. Some have requirements on how you use them, some do not. Before using them, make sure to look closer at how you can use them, if you are not sure, email the author and ask them. Photoshop Brushes […]

5 Premium Dark WordPress Themes

When you’re looking for dark WordPress themes it can be a challenge to come up with just the right look. Well, look no further – this collection of dark WordPress themes represents five, top-notch themes that are ready to go out of the box. Dark-Folio This is a simple, three-column theme that puts your sponsor […]

Mash Up #20: Toics in Design, CSS3 and Inspirational Art

This week’s Mash Up is a short one with only seven articles and several bonus articles attached to the listed articles. The mash up includes articles I found helpful or interesting. As the title says, I found some great articles in design, CSS3 and two great inspirational articles. Both of them are worth checking out. […]

QuickTip: How to Add Patterns To PhotoShop

In response to a question I received about adding Patterns to Photoshop, I decided to write a quick beginner tutorial on how to add patterns to PhotoShop and how to use patterns in PhotoShop. Earlier this week I shared an article about grunge patterns and textures. Today, I will show you how to add those […]

5 Beautifully Designed Grunge Seamless Texture and Pattern Packs

I have decided to change up Texture Wednesdays a little. To avoid repeating texture packs and individual textures collections, I have decided to share other design resources on Wednesdays as well. So if I haven’t found a great set of textures to share with you, I will create a collection of patterns, Photoshop actions, brushes, […]

Klout Now Integrates with Google Plus

Earlier today Klout announced that they have integrated Google Plus with the Klout system. Klout says that Google Plus was one a feature that was highly requested. Naturally I had to integrate my Klout profile with Google Plus. It will take some time before Klout can accurately record my Google Plus usage. I will give […]

WordPress Mondays: Self Hosted Vs. [Infographic]

One of the most asked questions I get from brand new bloggers and clients is “What’s the different between Self hosted and” This is an important question and it needs to be answered in a way that your clients will understand. Each service has its pros and cons. If the client chooses incorrectly, […]

What is Lomography

It’s amazing how the world of photography has grown in just a short amount of time. It seems like only yesterday that I got my first SLR manual camera and started taking pictures like a pro. Of course I wasn’t and I am still just an amateur. But today, you don’t have to be a […]

WordPress Mondays: Anatomy of a WordPress Theme

This week’s Wordprss article is  about the layout of a wordpress theme. Last week, I wrote an article about Yoast’s Anatomy of a WordPress Cheat Sheet at WordPress Junkies and why its so important to know the layout of a WordPress theme. Why is Knowing the Layout of a WordPress Theme Important? It’s important to […]

Blog Engage is Offering a Free One Year Membership At Elegant Themes

Today I want to let everyone know that Blog Engage is offering a free giveaway and that give away is a one year membership at Elegant Themes. The one year membership will be paid by Brian, owner of Blog Engage. This membership will give you access to Elegant Themes all year. This means you will […]

WordPress Mondays: StudioPress Releases Scrible 1.0 Child Theme

Earlier this month StudioPress released another great skin for the Genesis Framework. That new theme is the Scribble child theme. This theme has seven color styles (blue green, lavender, orange, pink, red, and teal), 3 layout options, custom header, feature images, fixed width, theme, and threaded comments. This skin has a classic look with a […]

Mash Up #19: Topics in Freelance, SEO Photography, Photoshop Resources, WordPress, and Inspirational Art

Its been about a month since our last Mash up, but I have been collection some create articles since the last one was published. This week’s Mash Up has 10 great articles with a few bonus articles that in topics of freelance, SEO, photography, photoshop resources, WordPress, and two great inspirational articles that are about […]