I found myself wanting to make a quick sketch to get an idea out of my mind, while I got on with something else. I could have gone and got my Moleskine, but it’s nearly full and I didn’t want to start a new project in there. I could have opened up GIMP, but it’s […]
Wired.com is having a water photo contest. Sometimes Wired manages to promote some excellent and unique photographs; sometimes they rehash ones that have already been seen. 😉 I’ve entered my photograph Floating in colour. I also have some very cool photos of birds and ducks in water, which I might enter if I have the […]
Design ripping is a big topic in some circles. There’s even a whole blog, You Thought We Wouldn’t Notice, dedicated to it. There’s probably other blogs about it that I haven’t seen. I read YTWWN because, initially, I thought it was well researched. However, it turns out there’s lots of authors and only a few […]
I saw this great concept via i love typography. Select five words and explore their expressive quality by manipulating the letter forms. Expressive words. I thought it looked like a bit of fun and a thoughtful exercise, so I gave it a go. I only did four words, three of which Karly did (to see […]
In this post I’ll be going through making my April calendar wallpaper; as both a demonstration of some tools in the GIMP and a translation of a great photoshop tutorial.
As I mentioned on the weekend, I saw a photoshop tutorial for halftone text. I thought it was kind of cool… retro. So I decided to try it out in GIMP (v2.4). It’s really simple!