2010 Review - 11 Best Tutorials for Learning Inkscape

thumbnail This list is not necessarily the best Inkscape tutorials per se, but this is a list that will help someone become an expert using Inkscape. ...

Tip of the Day - Scraping ice off your windshield

thumbnail Living in Utah, many mornings I get the joy of scraping ice off my windshield.  There was a trick I learned last year that was a great time ...

Enhancing the colors of your photos

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There are many different ways to enhance the colors of your photos using the Gimp.  In this tutorial...

Tip of the Day - Backing up Important Documents

thumbnail For a few years, I worked in a computer lab giving technical support. The saddest thing I would see is when students would spend hours and h...

How to remove elements from your photos without using the clone tool

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NOTE: Resynthesizer no longer seems to work well in newer versions of Gimp. It has been replaced wit...

Tip of the Day - Running Programs from your USB Drive

thumbnail One thing that I have been doing for the past 5 years or so has been running all my programs from a portable or USB drive.  This allows me t...

Tip of the Day - Using someone elses computer to use the Internet

thumbnail Ever been to a friend's place and needed to use their computer for just a bit?  You get on, then log off their Gmail, log off their Face...

How to make money from your blog

thumbnail I think there are a few types of bloggers. Those who blog because there are passionate about something, or want to share something with othe...

Edit Movie Poster Text Using Gimp - Chronicles of Narnia

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Yesterday I had a friend ask me for help editing a movie poster for Chronicles of Narnia.  This will...

Tip of the Day - How to Bowl a 200+ game

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I think that most people have the following two misconceptions about bowling: You should bowl straig...

Taking advantage of Facebook's new layout to make a cool screenshot using the Gimp

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Facebook's new layout has a bit more pictures on it, which makes it handy if you want to make a ...

How to make a flash diffuser and reflector from your existing built in flash

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  There are hundreds of easy ways you can build a flash diffuser and reflector, but I think this is ...

How to make Wassail - The cheap and easy way (the geeky way)

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Yay for Christmas!  Yay for wassail.  This is the quick and easy way to make it.  Since this is a bl...

How to make a Christmas card or flier - Elegant style

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This is another Christmas card/flier/invite tutorial using Inkscape.  This one will be a bit more e...

How to make a Christmas card or flier - Christmas present style

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For this tutorial I will show you how to make a Christmas card or flier using Inkscape.  The end res...

Tip of the Day - Portrait photography using a zoom/telephoto lens

thumbnail Usually when you want to take nice portrait pictures, you will use a nice, fast lens, and adjust your aperture to get a blurry background. T...

How to switch the face of someone famous with your face

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A few years ago I started making a lot of cheesy Valentines with my face inserted on the body of som...

Tip of the Day - File organization

thumbnail We often create folders to contain a set of organized folders.  For instance, we can create a folder called "Pictures" and have ma...

Tip of the Day - Better file navigation

thumbnail Suppose you want to go to another Window to navigate to a file, but you still want to keep your current window open. Instead of opening a ne...

Tip of the Day - Deleting files

thumbnail Next time you want to delete a file, hold the shift key down while pressing delete.  This actually deletes the file rather than sending it t...

How to eliminate your cell phone bill

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I have never had a cell phone plan.  I pay about $20 a YEAR to use my cell phone.  I always try to e...

Pimp your blog - Make your blog look less bloggy and more like an actual website

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Before and After This tutorial is to show you how to change your blog from something ordinary or bor...

Wedding Photo Enhancement using The GIMP

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I have been giving a lot of love to Inkscape lately, so I thought I would do a Gimp tutorial today. ...

How to change your Blogger Favicon - Pimp your blog Part IV

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If you look at the left corner of this open tab, or the left side of the URL box, you will see a sma...