How to create amazing surreal images in Photoshop

Cut-&-paste montages in Photoshop are probably the first creative exercise new pixel jockeys do, after cut-outs and colour conversion. And while it can be a quick process to seamlessly blend a multitude of

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Mike Harrison

How to create stunning retro art with Photoshop and Illustrator

The retro aesthetic of the 1950s and 1960s is currently back in vogue and it's set to be a great trend for 2010. It's not hard to see why retro design is so

Published on: February 25th, 2010 Gordon Reid

Photoshop turns 20 – How the Adobe app has changed our lives

Adobe Photoshop is so intrinsic to our daily digital lives these days, you might find it hard to believe that the program is just two decades old. In the 20 years since its

Published on: February 19th, 2010 Pamela Pfiffner

How to create an eye-popping Twitter page in Photoshop

Creating a compelling background design can be a challenge. Your followers will come to associate you with this image and color scheme, so you'll want to craft a background that has character, that

Published on: February 2nd, 2010 Digital Arts Staff

How to create stunning sci-fi art in Photoshop

Traffic lights are everywhere aren't they? No matter where you go, or how deserted the place is, the ubiquitous evil devices make their presence known, and for David Cousens, they always seem to

Published on: January 5th, 2010 David Cousens

Online coupon use may take off in Canada with launch

Canadians may start printing more coupons from the Web and clipping less of them from the weekend penny saver if gets its way.Launching this Fall, the site is currently live in demo

Published on: June 11th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Did Office Depot alter price tags to deceive customers?

Another big box electronics store is facing accusations of lying to customers to try and reel in business. Office Depot "encouraged" its associates to deceive potential purchasers about pricing, an investigation by Laptop

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 J.R. Raphael

Free photo, video and Web editing tools that make you look like a pro

A small business operator, quite often, has to be a "jack of all trades" – deftly juggling the skills of an accountant, communications guru, and full-on multimedia publishing expert. But to accomplish key

Published on: March 23rd, 2009 Brian Jackson

Kick that vexing Windows habit with these Linux applications

For many users, getting started with Linux is surprisingly easy. New, friendlier versions of the free operating system, such as Fedora and Ubuntu, feature straightforward menus and automated installations that make switching from

Published on: April 14th, 2008 Scott Spanbauer

Photoshop Elements 6.0 promises big payoff

Patience can indeed have its rewards, and when it comes to the newly unveiled Adobe Photoshop Elements 6.0 the payoff promises to be big.Adobe announced the latest version of its consumer-level image editor,

Published on: January 14th, 2008 Lesa Snider King