6 time-saving Photoshop hacks

27 May, 2014

Whether it's for work or play, chances are you're probably already quite familiar with Photoshop and most of its basic functions. However, like all good programs, there are some lesser known features that can make your life just that little bit easier. Here are 6 handy Photoshop hacks you might not have been aware of.

Opening a business from the kitchen table

20 May, 2014

Setting up a business online would seem, on the face of it, like something that is actually quite easy to do. You need a website or reliable web developers, a product and a market. Simple. Of course, anybody who has ever undertaken such an endeavour knows that this simplicity is skin deep at best, and that setting up even a simple online business represents a huge amount of struggle, stress and risk.

Panda, Penguin and Google animal magic

15 May, 2014

As we await the arrival of Google’s next furry animal, for it will surely come, it is worth perhaps reviewing the post-Panda and Penguin Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques that may improve your site's performance in a Search Engine Results Page (SERP)

Photoshop Tutorial: Creating a Vignette effect with Curves

3 April, 2014

This quick & simple tutorial will show you how to adjust an image's brightness or saturation at the periphery compared to the image centre, this is a process known as Vignetting.

Design Inspiration #9

19 February, 2014

Welcome to the 9th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

Design Inspiration #8

14 January, 2014

Welcome to the 8th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

Tips for sending artwork to print

9 January, 2014

Here are some tips and information for preparing and sending your artwork to a printers. It's by no means a comprehensive list but covers areas that have come up over the years that you may find useful.

Tutorial: How To Create Your Own Custom Photoshop Brushes

2 January, 2014

Welcome to another Think Tank blog post. This simple tutorial explains how to create your own custom Photoshop brushes and explores brush preset options.

Design Inspiration #7

21 November, 2013

Welcome to the 7th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

How To Resize Images In Photoshop

20 November, 2013

This simple tutorial is aimed at Photoshop beginners and novices. It explains how to resize images and optimise them for use on the web.

Design Inspiration #6

22 October, 2013

Welcome to the 6th installment of the Design Inspiration series, a regular selection of recent sites that have caught our eye for their aesthetic and technical brilliance.

Google launches 'Web Designer'

4 October, 2013

Google have just released the BETA version of Google Web Designer. This is a visual tool for building HTML5 animated content. You can download this right now for both Windows and Mac.