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Andy Warhol – Renaissance Man of the 20th Century

Andy Warhol coined the expression “15 minutes of fame” but left behind a legacy that will keep him alive for much more than that. He was a painter, author, avant-garde movie maker, record producer, sculptor and a celebrity in his own right- quintessentially a Renaissance man of the 20th century. Much credit goes to Andy …

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Plugins to Power Your WordPress Blog

An excellent plugin architecture and template system, backed by an Open Source platform makes WordPress as the most popular blogging platform. The popularity of WordPress is indicated by the fact that over three hundred of the top ten thousand sites use WordPress today. Currently, it is used by over 202 million websites around the world. …

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Glow Effects In Photoshop: Surreptitiously Beautiful

The beauty of Photoshop lies in the surreal transformation of a mundane image into a thing of breath taking beauty. While virtuosos and geniuses can take a figment of their imagination and with the masterly stroke of their brush or the tiny scrape of their mallet can endow a nondescript easel or a block of …

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Adobe Photoshop CS5 and the Refine Edging filter

Out and Out explication of Refine Edging in CS5

What do billowy hair, fur coats and horse manes have in common? They used to be the bane of designers who had a rough time selecting these sorts of complex edges from the surrounding background. An under billed, yet, one of the most path breaking features of CS5, the Refine Edge feature has finally put …

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Charcoal Effect Adobe Photoshop Tutorial

God used the night sky as a canvas to paint his masterpiece; man not to be outdone, has not been far behind. Although the vast expanse of the sky is denied to us,  we have strove to leave our imprints on caves, walls, parchment and paper ever since the beginning of our civilization. The same …

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