Sweethearts, You're My Valentine!

Sweethearts, You’re My Valentine!

We’ve gone and done it. Shot an arrow through the heart of every cutie-patootie feature you’ve ever dreamed of, so you can fall in love with Valentine’s Day all over again. “Sweethearts,” our...

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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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PicMonkey Royale Yearly Plan Hits the Streets

PicMonkey Royale Yearly Plan Hits the Streets

We’ve been tweaking PicMonkey 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%...

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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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Get to Know PicMonkey Royale Features

Anatomy class! If you signed up for PicMonkey 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...

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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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Help Articles Can Save Your Bacon

You’ve gotten pretty far in editing an image on PicMonkey, and you suddenly realize you’re at a complete dead end. You have no idea what to do next, and you wish you’d taken...

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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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Vampire Weekend!

You’re probably thinking: I needs me some vampire effects again. I’m so vamped up I need an exclusively vampire photo editor, like, for vampires only. PicMonkey people, did you take my vampire stuff away...

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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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Resistance is Futile

In an effort to stave off computer-related posture damage, Brian got a fancy contraption that lifts his monitor and keyboard into a standing desk. The best part is that it’s called The Ergotron....

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Word from the Monkey

Let me tell you a little something about the big world out there. A little something about a monkey we’ll call me, who just wants to do some good, make a few people...

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Halloween Effects for the Hurried

Sometimes you don’t want to follow a detailed recipe, you just want to cook. Our super-visual Effects Lists show how we made four great costumes with Halloween effects. See these in large size,...

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Extreme Makeover, Halloween Edition

Extreme Makeover, Halloween Edition

You have all the tools you need to completely change your look.  For the better?  Hay-ull no, for the horrible-er!  Peep this slide show of all our Halloween effects:  vampire, ghost, demon, witch,...

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Make Dramatic Eyes

Tutorial: Make Dramatic Eyes

Altering the eye of your subject gives you a major bang for your Halloween buck. Here are expert tips from PicMonkey designer Jen Shetterly, on how to get realistic but dramatic looks from...

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Tutorial: Make a Photo Collage

They say a butterfly dies every five minutes*. But you only need about four minutes to learn how to make a collage with PicMonkey’s easy-peasy tutorial, and then you can create the most awe-inspiring...

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