Calibrating Your Monitor
Calibrating Your Monitor

It’s really obvious when you think about it but many people seem to forget about calibrating their monitors when working with graphics and photographs. It’s OK setting your monitor to what looks nice for when you are watching video or surfing the Internet but that isn’t going to really help when it comes to working […]

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Colour Shift Effect
Choosing the Right Graphics Program

Firstly, it’s worth pointing out that a graphics program, even a good one, wont turn a bad designer  / artist  in to a good one. Graphic Design, digital painting, digital drawing, photo manipulation etc. are all skills which need to be learned whatever you use to do it. You couldn’t expect to become a great […]

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PhotoSketcher 2.09
Graphics Programs: Changing your software.

So for 10 years I used the same Graphics Program, one an employer bought for me when it was new out Paintshop Pro 8. I suck with it because it did everything I needed and I got to know it inside out.  Basically I was comfortable with it. Apart from that after version 8 had […]

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Photo Correction.
Should I edit my Photographs ?

Should I edit my Photographs ? Well it is really down to personal choice.  Some people seem to be adamant that is isn’t “right” to change a photograph in any way. That the camera catches what it sees and it’s dishonest to change it. Well that would be a reasonable argument if the first part weren’t […]

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Bear Father Christmas.
Simple Christmas Cards to Make.

Well in crafting terms Christmas is getting quite close so we have a reminder about our simple Christmas cards to make. All sized and available to download as 3 A4 sheets. In addition to that we have more dog papers and, after a bit of a wait, the last set in our new Birth signs […]

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