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The Deli Lama

This cartoon is a shameless pseudo-hack of two jokes, so no, I didn’t think of the punch line, so sue. The first joke really isn’t a joke per se, it comes from a book called “Awakening the Buddha Within” by Lama Surya Das, aka Jeffrey Miller, aka “The Deli Lama” which is what his mom …

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HiRes Chalkboard Background Files in PSD format

Bigger, more customizable chalkboard backgrounds for designers Challenge: Lately I’ve had several requests for backgrounds that have particular features, like more “chalk” blur, or fewer scratches and specks, etc. I’ve also been asked to provide backgrounds at larger sizes for posters and signs, especially for weddings, menus, etc. So… Solution: Rather than reinventing the wheel …

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High Resolution Chalkboard Backgrounds

NEW! Now get the original .PSD files in high-res In response to multiple inquiries about a customized version of the background, I’m making the original .PSD files used to create the files available in 8.5×11 and 16×20 sizes, both high res. A little more pricey but still a lot less than on stock sites. Check …

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High-Res Chalkboard Background

How to fake a chalkboard effect in Photoshop

Resources: How to Spiff Up Your Hand Lettering in Photoshop Free Downloadable Chalkboard Backgrounds Hey look…a new Foolish file! Hi-Res Chalkboard backgrounds in 3 flavors! By popular demand we’ve added a set of high-res backgrounds for just a buck ninety-nine. These will work a lot better for anything you intend to print at 8.5×11 and …

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Free Downloadable Chalkboard Backgrounds

A few fellow letterers have asked about the chalk backgrounds I’ve been using for some recent Pinterest posts. Actually those were created using a stock photo of a chalkboard as the base file and while that’s always an option, I thought I’d try creating a convincing chalkboard image myself (sorry iStock) and make it available …

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