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Talmage McGoulager: A Short Story

Tweet Talmage McGoulager was not special. He was exceptionally normal and unimpressive. A sympathetic couple once suggested that perhaps his name was special. “Is it T-H-A-U-M-A-G-E  M-C-G-H-O-U-L-A-G-E-R?” His reply was an apathetic monotone, “No. It’s with an ‘L’, and my last name is one letter shorter.” They stared at him and lowered their inquisitive eyebrows,…

an ugly design

Tweet This is a set of hideous pink psychedelic dolphins with the phrase “hire us” written twice in the same size of comic sans. I hope it bothers you.

free hi-res st. patrick backgrounds

Tweet This is a St. Patrick background I created. The shadowy figure is my brother-in-law.

a new blog design

Tweet I just did a redesign of my wife’s blog. You can check it out by clicking on the image. Tell me what you think. I’ve really been into these swirlies lately. I will probably hate them in a year. As always it was built entirely with PhotoShop and Headway for WordPress. 

a fun project my wife had me put together

Tweet This is a project I recently finished for my wife. She wrote the text and told me what she wanted. Feel free to steal our ideas or take credit for this.

easy rounded corners using Paint.net

Tweet I was asked for an easy way to make rounded corners on a picture. Here is a tutorial: We will turn this Into this 1. First of all, download the free program Paint.net In case you didn’t notice the words “paint.net” above are a link to the download screen. So are the ones I…

easy Facebook fan page fbml

Tweet I needed to learn how to make fancy Facebook pages really quickly, because I like money. Apparently you can make a pretty penny for them. Anyway. I thought it would be kind of me to give you the basic html to make one for your client. Charge them a few hundred dollars, and then…

free backgrounds

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free high resolution backgrounds

Tweet These are some backgrounds I recently made. I considered putting them on Deviant, but then I would have to sign up for an account.

swallowing the impossible pill

Tweet This is the first of a new category of post. I decided today that I want to offer my simple perspective on more than just graphic design. I will still primarily blog on design, but these posts on “life things made easy” will pop up as needed. Now for the post. I recently started…