Just a quick note about dealing with RAW photos with open source software. I recently realised that my camera shoots RAW (in the Nikon .nef format), so I want to learn how to use this format. The version of GIMP that I downloaded from Wilbur loves Apple already includes the UFRaw plugin. So when I […]
I had no idea that Color Picker was so useful! Colour software and websites LaurenMarie from Creative Curio wrote a great article about color inspiration. After that I had a look around for a good website or program that could store your colour1 palettes and inspiration images.
Paper or plastic? I love diaries! Filofax, cheaper filofax-like products, Moleskine… it’s all great! My husband uses his computer: Google Calendar and iCal. We have a few shared calendars on Google Calendar, which means that I have to make sure that the things in my diary are on the calendar so that we both know […]
I wrote about the spiffiness of my new phone a little while ago. I just wanted to share some of the resources I’ve found for Sony Ericssons. I have even made my own theme, which is available on deviantArt. Themes There are some nice themes that you can download. deviantArt mobile9 Flash Lite mobile9 Flash […]
I’m going sailing! Well, I hope I’m going sailing. I’m leading on a children’s sailing camp until Friday. There should be sailing involved, unless it really does rain all week as is predicted. It’s not getting wet that’s a problem (obviously!), but lightning and 10-20 knot winds can be. I really intended not to be […]
After compiling a list of GIMP and Photoshop brushes, Lauren Marie and Pelf said they’d like some tips on choosing and using brushes. I linked to some instructions on installing brushes at the time. Now I’m going to give a run-down of how I use choose and use brushes. If you’re already experienced in brushing […]