Tutorials


Create a Color Palette from a Photo in Gimp

March 6, 2012
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Here’s a quick and easy way to save a palette of nice colors to use in your gimp design projects. First find a photo with some colors that appeal to you. I’ve used an image called “Tea Still Life” which you may find here: http://morguefile.com/archive/display/604588. 1. Open your picture up in gimp. From the file menu […]

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Tutorial – Coloring Design Resources in Pixlr

March 6, 2012
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I recently had an inquiry as to if I could colorize some of my design resources for a customer who does not have photoshop and does not use gimp. She stated that she’s using pixlr as an image editor and wasn’t sure if she could do this in pixlr.  After giving it a whirl I decided to write […]

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How to Make a Font with FontForge & Inkscape

February 27, 2012
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If you have ever wondered how to create a font, you may find the following tutorials useful for getting an idea of how the font creation process works. The majority of tutorials listed feature the free and open source programs inkscape (vector drawing) and fontforge (font editor). Inkscape and FontForge can be installed on both windows, mac […]

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How to Install Photoshop Shapes

October 29, 2011
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Depending on your operating system the path where your default Photo Shop custom shapes may differ. Please keep in mind that you don’t have to install your presets in this directory (folder). PS just defaults to it by nature, but will remember the path you browse to when loading resources from within PS. Edit: If […]

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How to add your Domain Email to Gmail

October 21, 2011
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Do you have a domain name but are still using the same old email address? Do you have a pop account but use your host’s webmail to check your email? Maybe you just don’t know how to connect them after you register your domain?This tutorial will help you learn to back up your email into […]

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