Mark Armstrong Illustration | Because Nothing Succeeds Like Humor And Good Illustration

This is a mini Photoshop tutorial that contains a larger lesson: when you paint yourself into a corner, you can sometimes paint your way out of it. That’s good to know if you’re an illustrator who sometimes makes poor color choices. via Mark Armstrong Illustration | Because Nothing Succeeds Like Humor And Good Illustration.

Gallery Makeover for WordPress.com

The WordPress.com Gallery feature has had another makeover. You can now choose to display your “thumbnails” as circles or as squares rather than the default thumbnails, which until now have been either landscape or portrait according to your uploaded image. Read about it and view some samples here > Circles, Squares and Mosaics! The Gallery…

Blogging and Using Media Effectively

I’m always looking for way to enhance the value of the content in my blog and that includes being privileged to receive and publish posts by guest authors. Today I’m issuing a guest blogger invitation to regular readers and subscribers, who have some specific skills. Those who have the skills required and who will agree become…

WordPress.com: How to add more photos to a slideshow

One of the ways to enhance the way you present information on your blog is by creative use of images. WordPress.com slideshows are simple and straightforward. Upload your photos as a gallery, then click the “Insert slideshow” button, or use the shortcode. The slideshow automatically adjusts its dimensions to fit your blog’s theme. You can…

WordPress.com Followers Widget: No Thanks

Followers Widgets have become ubiquitous sidebar decorations in blogs as more blogging platforms and social networks are providing them. Followers Widgets dynamically display the visits to the blog by the people behind icons (avatars, gravatars).  Bloggers display them to demonstrate connections other bloggers  that range from mere acquaintanceship to friendship with subscribers who regularly read…

Grab my button code, generator and tutorials

Would you like to allow your blogging buddies  to copy a button/banner code so that they can help promote your blog by linking back to your blog from theirs? If so, then if you use Blogger or WordPress there are tutorials for creating your “grab my button” code and displaying it, and a generator too.