Design


Mastering the Pen Tool in Adobe Photoshop Part 2: Bezier Curves


So you’ve learned a bit about paths, and made a very basic shape that you filled with colour. Now it’s time to learn about making paths with bezier curves – don’t be frightened. It’s easy when you know how!

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Mastering the Pen Tool in Adobe Photoshop Part 1: Paths


For me, the pen tool used to be a world of the unknown. A tool that I did not know how to use, and when I tried, strange things happened. If this sounds like you, this mini series of posts should help you master the pen tool…

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Creating an offline version of WordPress


Frustrated at having to upload files when making the tiniest of changes to your WordPress site / theme, just so you can check if it looks better? Fear not! With a basic WAMP server configuration, you can install a local version of WordPress, and make all the changes you want without affecting your live site!

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First postgraduate research conference


One month into my PhD, I’m still reeling from all the paperwork and introductions and forms I need to fill in, and there’s a University wide postgraduate conference I need to attend.

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Remove white background quickly in Photoshop


Ever had an image that you want to cut out from it’s white background, but the magic wand tool wasn’t doing it’s job? Here’s a simple way of removing the white from an image using the Photoshop Layer Style.

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New Design Blog Online!


Well, I’ve been doing design as a sideline to my main job for 5 years now, and before that, I’ve always had an interest in making thinks look prettier, so I thought why not make a blog about it?

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