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29 octobre 2008


Like I promised, let's create a Telecommunications Antenna using Inkscape, I'm using Inkscape 0.46 Let's begin. Pick the Bezier Path Tool and while pressing the CTRL key draw a line at 75 degrees. Notice that when you hold the CTRL key you can draw straight lines and also the angle of the line change at 15 degrees when you move the mouse. (FIGURE 1) FIGURE 1  Drawing a straight line at 75 degress with the Bezier Path Tool. Now select your just drawn line and go to the Fill and Stroke dialog and change the line's... [Lire la suite]
Posté par coche à 06:13 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]

27 octobre 2008

Being a Jack of all trades...

Hi :), the other day I was reading about the English phrase "Jack of all trades, master of none" (and really was a new phrase to me, in Spanish I've never heard something similar before) and I felt some how identified with this description, although a little bit later I found in Wikipedia something like this: "The 'jack of all trades' part of the phrase was in common use during the 1600s and was generally used as a term of praise, rather than disparagement, as it is often used today. 'Jack,' in those days was a ... [Lire la suite]
Posté par coche à 04:23 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
13 octobre 2008

Music banner using Line Nova

Lately in my work I did some banners for mobile Web sites and just like everything I do with Gimp, experimentation and playing around are my steps to create nice banners and pictures (some times are not that nice, but :) Ok, let me show you how I did one of my first banners using Gimp. Start with an empty canvas, mine is 1008x252px (4:1). Then pick a color and drag it from the toolbar to the canvas (the canvas contains at this time only one layer, usually white), the color that I've chosen is a light blue (#6CB5ED). (FIGURE 1) ... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2008

Old Airplane Watercolor - I've finally delivered it

Today was a nice day, I finally get away from my laziness and visited my teacher José Brizuela in my old school "Colegio Don Bosco". I remember most of my teachers, but from the time I was in high school (those critic years), José Brizuela was my favorite teacher. I met him when I was studying 7th grade, he taught me a class related to society, geography and other stuff. Then in my second year in high school I found myself in one of his classes... psychology. Psychology was a really cool class, because was aimed to... [Lire la suite]
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