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Showcase: Summer Roundup!



Fall is just around the corner, and what better time to clean a little Mad-house. Showcases have been building up around here, so we thought why not combine them all in a bloated, hilarious, “fine, we’ll go ahead and post that” style article. We’d also like to thank the many contributors to this site for …Read the Rest…


DOS FX: King of Chicago

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I decided to take a break from The Manhunter Chronicles. Don’t worry. Part 4 is set to be published in the next couple years. In fact, I’ve been MIA from for pretty much the whole summer. Everyone needs a break. And just because I was away, it doesn’t mean I wasn’t toiling in the …Read the Rest…


And Now…Your Random Gif Of The Day




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  Monday, March 7, 2016      Vying for the last two Elements of Harmony, Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton attended another CNN hosted debate last night. Bernie scored another upset over Hillary last week, when he obtained the backing of the Element of Laughter. “People just think I’m funny,” remarked Sanders, upon …Read the Rest…


And Now…Your Random Gif Of The Day



Latest Tutorials

Tutorial: Beginning Color Correction



In our never-ending quest to understand all things Photoshop, one of the most-requested tutorials has been for me to break down the basics of color correction for those of you who’ve never had the opportunity to learn any part of the world of color. A better understanding of color will take your ‘shops to a …Read the Rest…


Photoshop As A Weapon: Episode 1 – The Headswap



Oh boy….you’ve had it now. The Commander’s here, and he’s NOT looking very happy. If you’d like to learn Photoshop, but you’re the kind of person who needs whipped into shape, boy, did you come to the right place.


Tutorial: Light Sources, Drop Shadows & Cast Shadows

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Take a look at this shop. I’ve seen this same problem asked about in numerous help threads thoughout the years. Pretty straightforward, simple headswap I knocked out in three minutes depicting that great religious leader Pope House The First. But something about it looks really “off”. I get this all the time, people can tell …Read the Rest…


Latest Blog Posts

Requiem For A Lucky Guy



Note: While the good folks over at Cracked remain our BFFs and soulmates (despite the restraining order), we make it a conscious effort to not BE Cracked. Therefore, as this blog post may reveal my secret identity as Christina H. when you see it’s about my cat, feel free to ignore this post entirely. Could …Read the Rest…


Doctor Dickwad & The Temple Of Dim



Listen, my child, and you shall hearOf the midnight ride of Paul… uh, Mad The Raccoon. Image courtesy of the Philadelphia Historical Rodent Society Hmmm, that’s not really working. Maybe I’ll just tell the story. Strap in, this is going to take awhile. It’s a little tale I’m calling… Those of you who frequent this …Read the Rest…


“Unlikely” & “Improbable”



My entire existence can be classed as a bunch of components  best described as “unlikely” or “improbable”.  I’m a blue-eyed Indian. I watched my grandmother graduate from high school, and I was best man at my parents’ wedding. I’m balding, yet I have more hair on my head than most women I meet (Yes, I …Read the Rest…