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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

After reading many examples and explanations of layers and masks, they all struck me as confusing. Now, if you have read my blog before, you’ll probably know I do a lot of things while tired. I was reading tired too. … 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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