Backpacking, hiking, mountain biking, or snowshoeing – one of the greatest things about living in the Pacific Northwest is the access to some of the most beautiful outdoor areas in the country. And of course, I take my camera along with me whenever I head out the door. Over the past few years, I have [...]
Archive for 2003
Digital photography gives you the freedom to take lots of pictures without worrying about the costly price of film, or film development. However, more often then not, you end up with tons of photographs and face the tedious task of post processing them all one-by-one. PhotoButter is an open source program for batch editing single [...]
There are many great image creation applications out there such as Adobe Photoshop and the Gnu Image Manipulation Program. These are great for working with photographs, but for drawing I prefer vector based programs such as Flash and Illustrator. With the aid of a tablet, vector drawing can be as easy as sketching with pen [...]
The original splash page for my home site: DilateYourMind.com. This flash example loads variables from a PHP page and then creates random size gears to represent the links to the separate sections of the site. The Flash movie automatically creates a new gear-link each time that a section is added to the site.
Another picture of Sam, this image contains more detail such as shading and highlights. While more complex then the previous, it incorporates minimal colors and use of line, compared to most bitmap art. I enjoy the way that vector art allows you to use these simple elements to compose complex drawings