June 06, 2013
Top Ten Tutorials Made by You

Top Ten Tutorials Made by You

There are way, way more PicMonkey pros out there in world than there are here at PicMonkey HQ, and we’re pretty humbled by the quality and variety of the work people are putting...

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May 15, 2013

The Monkey’s Commencement Speech

Editor’s note: What follows is the Monkey’s 2013 commencement speech, which he was prepared to deliver at Frankenvort Bialys University. He had to step down when The Situation became available for the gig,...

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May 10, 2013
Using Touch Up Wisely

Tutorial: Using Touch Up Wisely

If you’ve seen Kung Fu movies, you know the bow. The left hand, in a fist, is met by the palm of the right hand, with fingers wrapped around it. Some say this...

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May 01, 2013
Eight Ways to a Mom's Heart

Eight Ways to a Mom’s Heart on Mother’s Day

Your mother! That’s not an epithet, it’s a reminder. Mother’s Day is on May 12th, friends. Whether the mother in your life bounces her kids on her knee or chats over a cuppa...

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April 01, 2013
PicMonkey New Product

PicMonkey Hits the Streets with Huge-o New Product!

PicMonkey.com is proud-to-the-point-of-bursting to announce our newest product: PicMonkey Glass. These software-enabled glasses let you perform stunning visual edits on the world around you, totally hands-free. Orton, Cross Process, Touch Up — all...

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March 18, 2013
Getting the Most out of Textures

Tutorial: Getting the Most out of Textures

Admit it: sometimes you forget about textures. Effects, overlays, and touch up features have your attention 24/7. Basic edits and frames are there when you need them. But do you regularly go to...

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March 14, 2013
Photo Walk to the Pie Shop

Photo Walk to the Pie Shop

The PicMonkey team went for a photo walk in our sweet lil’ neighborhood, and learned several important things: Photo walks are supa cool! We looked at all our photos together and were amazed to...

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March 08, 2013

One Year of Photo Mojo

The Monkey got his shorts stuck in the paper shredder in a failed attempt to make confetti blast out of your USB port. Alas, our one year anniversary hijinks had to be canceled....

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January 21, 2013
Using Sweethearts' Two-Color Overlays

Tutorial: Using Two-Color Overlays

There’s an episode of the old “Star Trek”—the one with Captain James T. Kirk—in which adorable, furry little animals called “Tribbles” come on board the ship, and reproduce crazy-fast.  Oh, the merry mix-ups...

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January 15, 2013
The Royale Yearly Plan Hits the Streets

The Royale Yearly Plan Hits the Streets

We’ve been tweaking Royale, and today we’re rolling out our new yearly plan. It’s $33 a year, which works out to be $2.75 a month. Pretty sweet. “It’s a great price point—45% off,”...

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January 06, 2013
Yo Valentine!

Yo, Valentine!

You don’t have to be head-over-heels in loooove to get psyched about Valentine’s Day. If you’re a maker, every chance to flaunt your creative chops is a good one. So we’ll let you...

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December 21, 2012

Get to Know Your Royale Features!

Anatomy class! If you signed up for Royale, we bet you are loving the ads-free experience. But if you still aren’t quite sure which effects are Royale, here’s your answer: look for the...

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December 18, 2012

Royale Enters the Scene, All Handsome and Stuff

(Cue movie trailer voice-over guy) In a land where the big corporate players came and left…  In a time when people craved something awesome… In a place where no one thought anyone cared...

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November 21, 2012
Designers Guide to Winterland

Designer’s Guide to Winterland for Holiday Cards

Oh no we di-int.  Oh yes we did bring you a lustrous new theme: Winterland!  Use these efffects to start making your Christmas, Hanukka, Kwanzaa, and New Year holiday cards now. Jen Shetterly...

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November 16, 2012
cover image for vampire weekend article

Vampire Weekend!

“Breaking Dawn, Part 2″ has hit the movie theaters and we finally get to find out what happens when two vampires have a baby and have to deal with spit up and tummy...

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November 07, 2012

Movember: We Grow Hair Because We Care

“Movember” has been designated to bring attention to men’s health issues  (Men + November = Movember, get it?), particularly testicular cancer and prostate cancer.  Join the effort by helping to raise funds and...

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