• The Fastest Way to Center Layers in Photoshop

    • Tom Kenny

    One of the most frequent tasks I do in Photoshop is moving layers so they’re in the center of other layers or sections, so I decided to figure out how I can do it faster. If I can save a few seconds every time I need to center something, I can take less time drawing […]

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  • Work Smarter and Faster in Photoshop with Linked Smart Objects

    • Tom Kenny

    Linked smart objects start to become even more useful when working with larger sites. Imagine having to make that change across 10+ page designs? You can’t present your client/boss with different header designs across multiple pages. Now you can change one file and have it updated across all pages. Huge time-saver!

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  • Create a 3D Book Animation with CSS

    • Tom Kenny

    For my new book, Photography for Designers, I wanted to do something interesting with the image of the book itself on the website. My first thought was to perfectly render a physical book in Photoshop, right down to the very last detail but then I decided to do something interesting with CSS. With the introduction […]

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  • A Responsive CSS Background Image Technique

    • Tom Kenny

    While working my day job, I came across the need to make a background image responsive, keeping the same aspect ratio at different widths. The limitation was that we couldn’t change any HTML or back end code so changing it to a simple img was out of the question. I then found the following technique […]

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  • How to Make the Facebook Like Box Responsive

    • Tom Kenny

    One problem I came into when developing the Origin WordPress theme was integrating the Facebook like box into the sidebar and making it responsive. Turns out, there’s an easy solution with a bit of CSS and a div to enclose the iFrame.

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