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Easiest Orton Effect for Photoshop or GIMP

A lot of tutorials cover the coveted “Orton Effect” for Photoshop and GIMP, but they also make things sound so complicated, far more than need be. Well, I have a habit of getting long-winded, but let’s see how much I … Continue reading

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Computer Basics – Keeping Your Computer Clean and Efficient, Part 2

As we talked about recently, one of the most basic things you can do with a computer is just general maintenance – like getting regular oil changes for your car, maintenance keeps your computer running more efficiently, and often faster.

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Computer Basics – Keeping Your Computer Clean and Efficient, Part 1

OK, so after another hiatus… Here we go again. This is Techie Beginners, so let’s take a moment to stop toying around with blogging and image editing; let’s get back to basics.

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A Simple Explanation of Layers and Masks in GIMP or Photoshop

OK, so this isn’t exactly a how-to on blogging, computers, or anything else I would normally cover, but it does cover something that could be helpful in your blog. After reading many examples and explanations of layers and masks, they … Continue reading

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How to Hook Up a New Computer

For starters, let me apologize. In my last post I said I’d be gone for so long and then return and get back to blogging. I did the returning part, but I didn’t follow through with the blogging part. I … Continue reading

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