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Tweetie-Pie Birds (Bars, Badges, & Icons)

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Tweetie-Pie Birds (Bars, Badges, & Icons)

2009/11/03 - Yay! It’s freebie time again! I have some sickeningly-cute, original Twitter graphics for you, plus a nice bonus: the original PSD files are included! That means you can use these illustrations in your own designs, and can arrange them the way you like, no need to thank me! / 2 / More

Cotton Candy Clouds

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Cotton Candy Clouds

2008/11/17 - A few months ago, I was playing around with various background extraction techniques in Photoshop. I gathered some stock photos of clouds, and attempted to separate them from other elements in the composition (particularly the sky). This wallpaper was the result of those trials. So far, I have been using it as my custom Twitter / 4 / More

The Business Approach to Poverty

The Business Approach to Poverty

2008/10/15 - If I told you that selling things to the poor could relieve their poverty, what would you think? It seems counter-intuitive at first glance, but there is wisdom behind the idea. This past week, my friends and I have been reading Paul Polak’s book, “Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail”, and Polak / 5 / More

Create an Engraving in Photoshop: PSDTUTS

Create an Engraving in Photoshop: PSDTUTS

2008/08/22 - I have a new tutorial up on PSDTUTS. It’s titled “Create the Classic Look of an Engraving in Photoshop”. It shows the absolute best and only way to automate the distinctive texture of engraving in Photoshop (I’m open to challenges!) This tutorial could be used to make some really awesome fake money, or any number / 6 / More

Blog Action Day, 2008

2008/08/21 - On October 15th, Micronicon will be participating in Blog Action Day, a day when websites around the globe will be discussing a topic of importance. In 2007, that topic was “The Environment”, and this year the topic will be “Poverty”. What is the Goal of Blog Action Day? By focussing on important global issues such / 4 / More

UPDATE: Social Charms, Pack 1

2008/08/20 - I’ve received some requests for shadowless versions of the Social Charms pack. That was easy enough to accommodate, so now you will find that the download contains both shadowed and shadowless versions. Bon appetite! / 5 / More