February 2016

  1. Creative Mother’s Day Ideas

    Creative Mother’s Day Ideas

    Mother’s Day is fast approaching and this year the celebrations are happening even sooner than you think. This year Mother’s Day is taking place on March 6, but don’t panic, you’ve still got plenty of time to find that perfect personalised present. This year we’re ditching flowers, chocolates and perfume, and opting for a more creative gift that your mum...
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  2. How To Avoid Flash Photography Mistakes

    How To Avoid Flash Photography Mistakes

    If you’re a novice when it comes to photography, then you’ll understand that mastering your camera’s flash can be harder than you think. Just like any intentional lighting set up, you’ll find that even when you’re experimenting with various light sources it can result in blurry images, flashbacks and worst of all, annoying red eye. Although these mistakes ruin most...
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  3. Half term illustration projects for kids

    Half term illustration projects for kids

    Half term is upon us, which means there are kids up and down the country demanding extra entertainment. Whether you’re hoping to save the pennies or you’d like to unleash your child’s inner creative, we’ve put together a few ideas to keep them busy with drawing or painting. Whatever illustration project they plump for, perhaps you could transfer their best...
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  4. Could colour therapy improve your mood?

    Could colour therapy improve your mood?

    Here at ParrotPrint, we love sharing new interiors trends and photography techniques but today we’re taking things right back to basics and getting to grips with a little colour therapy. So, instead of focusing on tips and tricks for use behind the camera, today we’re considering whether you might want to select a particular colour theme and what the impact...
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  5. Romantic canvas print ideas for February 14th

    Romantic canvas print ideas for February 14th

    If love is in the air for you this Valentine’s Day and you’ve still not got your special someone a gift, read on for a few personalised print ideas that might just make the perfect present. A heart print You could give your Valentine a copy of your favourite photograph of you two together or better still, why not capture...
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  6. A Beginners Guide To Vector Art

    A Beginners Guide To Vector Art

    Vector art, also known as draw graphics, is a style of artwork that has been created using a vector graphics program, such as Illustrator, CorelDraw or InkScape. You may not have heard about Vector art until today, but we can assure you that you’ve probably interacted with it or seen it in action without even realising it. Vector art is...
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