Category Archives: Graphics

Any technology related to computer graphics such as Flash, animations, etc…etc…

PetBots – DIY Drawing Robots for Art!

At Maker Faire this year, there was a TON of stuff see, perhaps too much for my naked eye.  Anyways, one of the gadgets that caught my eye were these DIY drawing robots.   When you need to draw a lot of circles, these will surely help.

PetBots is a workshop for kids that allow them to build a working ArtBot. Using a simple collection of surplus/recycled motors and switches along with laser cut parts kids can build a working spinBot, jumpBot or even a combination of both or their own creation. A simple Zip-tie/double sided tape construction method allows for easy building an

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Photoshop DIY – How to Fake Depth of Field using Photoshop!

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For those of you lucky enough to own a DSLR camera, you probably are amazed at your photos with great focus and depth of field.  But others who are using regular point-and-shoot cameras, you can also “fake” depth-of-field manually by photoshopping it.

I won’t get into the details but WonderHowTo has a great tutorial on how to do this in 2 different ways.  (S

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Photoshop DIY – Top 10 Useful Photoshop Tutorials You Don’t Want To Miss!

1) Learn how to make a virtual iPad with Photoshop.  I know, you can make a Papercraft iPad but wouldn’t it be nicer if you customize the buttons/menus yourself?

2) How to use selective coloring in Photoshop: [VIDEO] – This one is essential to learn since you can block out colo

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DIY Animated Optical Illusions! [MAGIC]

Check out some of these great DIY animated optical illusions.  What can I say, this could be the future of handheld powerless LCDs.

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Photoshop DIY – How to Process/Edit Photos in Photoshop!

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I’ve been snooping around for some DIYs on YouTube and found this great Photography DIY on how to edit photos in Photoshop.  I find out that it’s actually channel of Lilian, one of our bloggers on BagWhiz and Mattresszine.

Anyways, Lilian has some really great photography/Photoshop skills I didn’t know about, watch this video on how quickly/efficiently she processes/edits a photo.

I have be

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Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet Reviewed!

If you are looking for a new pen tablet for your photoshop work, Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablet might not be a bad choice.  It comes in small,

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DIY Sheep LED Art!

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Check out this Sheep LED Art, made using real sheeps and LEDs, fantastic!

We took to the hills of Wales armed to the teeth with sheep, LEDs and a camera, to create a huge amazing LED display.

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Photoshop DIY – How to Create Windows Vista Aurora Effect!

Impressed by Vista’s background images?  Well, it’s not too hard to replicate them yourself on Photoshop, here’s a DIY guide on how to create Windows Vista Aurora effects.

If you’re a Windows Vista user, you’re probably familiar the eye catching graphics shown off on the box, and in some of their wallpapers/screensavers. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create that effect yourself.

This Vista Lighting Effect, sometimes referred to as the Aurora Effect, can really transform an ordinary wallpaper to somet

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Photoshop DIY – How to Create Smoke!

Here’s a great tutorial on how to make smokes with your Photoshop program.  I will have to try this on future blogs.

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How To Send Secret Messages Through Hacked Digital Images

Hack Digital Pictures To Send Secret MessagesWatch the best video clips here Send secret messages, such as, “your face is ugly”, t

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