Sony has released a tiny application that allows you to create your own themes. Although the instructions provided on the page are in Japanese, the program actually runs in English. It's not a very intuitive GUI, but it'll allow theme artists-to-be the tools they need to get started. Granted, it's a lot of work -- there are a surprising number of buttons on an XMB menu.

Get to work on your theme -- we'll love to see your creations. Who knows? Maybe we'll give away a prize for the best one ...

[Thanks to everyone that sent this in!]

[Update: A great tutorial has been made by reader Jay Lee. Check it out!]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

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