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There is much on this site that may not be readily apparent. There are several ways to find your way around.You can use the links bar above to visit my most popular pages, use my archives or simply do a keyword search using the search engine in the navigation bar at the very top of the page.

If you find problems with any of my links not working, please do not hesitate to contact me by email or via my guest book and I'll will try to rectify the problem as soon as possible :)
I have had some problems recently with downloads from 4 shared and am in the process of moving them to another web storage. Please be patient.

And come back soon!

Monday, 25 January 2010

Australia Day 2010 Desktop wallpaper

Click to Enlarge On a warm day like today, I can only dream of the beach!

A desktop wallpaper created to celebrate Australia Day tomorrow.

ZIP to DOWNLOAD has 4 different sized images:

1280 X 1024

1280 X 960

1440 X 900

1024 X 768

Many thanks to Nick Monaghan of Life Unseen, for use of his Christmas beetle, Anoplognathus porosus :)
We have some great Australia Day e-cards in our TOC Gallery too!

Sunday, 24 January 2010

4 Shells for Scrapbooking

Created using my SHELL SCRIPTS.
These .png files are here shown reduced 30%.
Free for Personal Use.

Friday, 22 January 2010

Printable Card featuring Sea Shells

CLICK TO ENLARGE This pretty printable card measures 5 inches X 7 inches when folded.
It has no text so that it can be left without and used as a note card, or you can add your own :)
Best results on card with some gloss. I use 230 gsm weight card.
I have provided 2 layouts [for A4 and American Letter sized card] in my ZIP TO DOWNLOAD
Free for Personal Use Only

Thursday, 21 January 2010

Beside the Seaside -Scrap Elements by Ann

CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE I am proud to be able to host these bright little scrap elements by my friend Ann!
Each of these beach sheds is approx 500 X 1200 pixels at 300 dpi...so suitable for an album page or will reduce nicely for a digital tag or card :)


Friday, 15 January 2010

Free Fish Text Brushes/Overlays and January Calendar to print

These transparent .png files are qite large..here shown at 10% of their size.
You can use them to make brushes or simply as an overlay layer and experiment with your blend modes :) I often use blend modes "overlay" "burn" or "dodge".
In my Calendar below, I have recoloured the text, selected and then overlaid with a pattern from the background of my reef image.

I have made 2 different styles of calendar. ...one with week starting Monday and one with week starting Sunday. The images are 1600 X 2000 at 200 dpi and will fit on A4 or American Letter sized paper. I have successfully printed it out on semi gloss card.
Click to enlarge

Monday, 4 January 2010

"Summer Surf" card to print

Click to Enlarge
Based on my previous desktop design but a little more muted, this is a fairly large folded card without text. Card is at 200 dpi and prints well on glossy or semi gloss card.

I have included a layout for A4 and also American Letter size in my ZIP TO DOWNLOAD

Click on the image below to enlarge the card front

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Sunday, 3 January 2010

A Summer Surf Desktop Wallpaper

It is certainly Summer here in Queensland..and Surf is high :)
Several images were blended and rendered to produce this desktop wallpaper which I hope you will enjoy. [Even if where you are, Summer seems a long time away]
I've put 4 different sizes together with TOU in a ZIP TO DOWNLOAD