Browsers have Back buttons. Studies show that web surfers are an impatient lot. Make them wait too long for your page to load, make it difficult for them to figure out your site in a matter of seconds, and they click that back button and seek better experiences. And by “too long” we are talking around 3-5 […]
Manga Studio from Smith Micro is by far the best tool I’ve found for emulating actual inks with pens and brushes. But I was always frustrated by the pencil tool. Sometimes that pencil look is what you want for your final piece, and when you don’t know the trick, your pencils can end up looking very […]
Here’s a cool effect you can achieve quickly in Photoshop: turning a photograph into a sketch. This gives a nice “arty” effect, and if you wish you can then continue to work with the image by adding color or drawing in new elements of your own. The first step is to choose an appropriate photo. […]
What browser are you reading this with? Have a peek. Is it Internet Explorer? Any version at all? If it isn’t, good for you, lesson over. Otherwise, continue on. I’m assigning you a New Year’s Resolution: ditch that clunker and get a proper browser.
If you own Photoshop, it gives you some powerful tools to create efficient, great looking photos for your Website.
When preparing images for the Web, what format should you be using?