Object Oriented Design: A Primer

Introduction to Object Oriented Design I remember when I first transitioned from traditional Procedural Programming to Object Oriented Programming (which may be abbreviated as OOP), the general idea of it seemed to be a bit odd. After all, a computer … Continue reading

CSS Buttons Infographic

↓ Download a Copy of the Infographic ↓   CSS Buttons – Cheat Sheet So you wanna add a button to your web project?  Here’s a little cheat sheet to help you remember all the wonderful ways you can stylize … Continue reading

17 Image Resources for Your Website

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Before you begin your quest for website resources, consider how you want to use the images that you are downloading.  Not every site that claims to be giving away “free” images is actually catch-free, so be sure to see if … Continue reading

How to Tweak a Premade Email Template

Tables_Text Editor Icon in MailChimp

Regardless of whether you’re a designer, marketer, or just an intern, it’s always a good idea to know how to spruce up your company’s email campaign with a little extra HTML and CSS. Here are a few tips on how … Continue reading

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop (Part 3 of 3)

Figure 2: Making a new canvas for the sprite sheet

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop for a Game (Part 3 of 3)   In this final installment of Creating 8-bit Pixel Art with Photoshop, I’ll go over putting your sprites into a sprite sheet—a single canvas that holds many … Continue reading

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop (Part 1 of 3)

New 50x50 pixel file in Photoshop

Create 8-Bit Pixel Art with Photoshop for a Game (Part 1 of 3) by Alexandria O’Brien In this tutorial I’ll go through how to create a few different game sprites in Photoshop CC/CS6 using that retro, 8-bit pixel look. The … Continue reading