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Showcase: Inappropriate Corporate Sponsors



Corporate sponsorship is a great way for poor, fledgling startups (like Major League Baseball teams) to get some money in their pockets while rich, greedy corporations who nobody’s heard of (like AT&T) can get the word out about themselves. But we got to thinking. Not every corporation is as wholesome and appropriate as…. um…. Well …Read the Rest…


Showcase: Bad Hair Day



As the paparazzi likes to remind us, celebrities are people too(unless they are showing us how little celebrities’ lives resemble those of ordinary humans). That means just like you they sometimes make terrible choices with their hair. Wombat trainer and fine cheese aficionado Scarin put out the call for our residents to show us some …Read the Rest…


Showcase: 56 Movie Poster Typos, Part 2



And now, the highly anticipated sequel to the blockbuster article that was posted a few minutes before this one. We continue our journey through an alternate universe where our beloved classic movies are ruined, or made better, by dyslexic graphic designers. It will be up to you to decide…             …Read the Rest…


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…