Making Your WordPress Theme Widget-Ready


Making your themes widget-ready really isn’t as difficult as you might think. Widgetizing your theme usually involves making your sidebar items widget-ready. If you have a theme coded in clean CSS, it could even take 5 minutes or less, and I’ll show you how. Making sure your theme is “widget friendly” Creating a functions.php file… [Read More]

Creating a Progress Bar


Let us look at renderings: 1 Create a new document with the following parameters: 2 Create a new layer, filling is dark gray, Add Noise filter, the effect is as shown: 3 Create a new layer, draw a rounded rectangle, as shown: 4 Add a layer style to the current layer, the parameters are set… [Read More]

Sky Text Logo


I have seen that there are a few guys out there that are using the clear glass text tutorials as a substitute for the “sky” text effect. Well, I’ve done a bit of playing and have come up with this, my impression of the famous sky logo. So here goes… To start off, I have… [Read More]

Decaying Text Effect


Today we are going to learn how to give our text this really cool looking decaying effect. So, without any further a due, lets begin shall we… Lets start off by opening a new document with a background of #3e3e3e, any size will do, but the bigger the better, you will see why later on… [Read More]

Dragon Scaled Text


In this tutorial we will show you how to create a dragon scaled texture on text, buttons or icons, using a combination of leyer effects. Make a new document, anysize doesn’t matter. Press CNTRL+D to reset your pallete colors. Set your background to WHITE or use any color that suits you.. Start off by selecting… [Read More]

Water Droplets On A Glass


How to make water drops on a glass… Step 1 Open the picture you want to add the water drops top, I have selected this one Step 2 One your image is open, create a new layer(Shift+Ctrl+N) and name it droplets and fill it with black using the paint bucket tool(G). Step 3 Now the… [Read More]