Jennifer Farley is a designer, illustrator and design instructor based in Ireland. She writes about design and illustration on her blog at Laughing Lion Design.

Jennifer's articles

  1. Five Free Colour-Picker AIR Applications

    There are tools available to help you with many aspects of design. In this article, Jennifer takes a look at five applications, based on Adobe AIR that can help you choose colours, palettes and patterns.

  2. Selections In Photoshop, Part 2: Freehand Tools

    The freehand selection tools in Photoshop, namely the Lasso, Polygonal Lasso and Magnetic Lasso, offer more control for selecting in more challenging situations. Jennifer looks at how to use each tool, and shares some tips on how to use them together to speed up your workflow.

  3. 5 Slick Alternatives To Google Image Search

    Google’s Image Search is always a stalwart when it comes to seeking specific images. But what other options are there? In this article, Jennifer gives an overview of some search engine alternatives to Google that return results in a visual form.

  4. How To Use Icons On Your Web Site

    We all know that a picture tells a thousand words … but what’s the best way to incorporate graphical icons into your web site? In this post, Jennifer describes, with examples, the various approaches that you can use icons to enrich the user experience.