If you are following me in my fledgling Facebook Group, I hope you saw my post a couple of days ago about my Mini Challenge. I've been promising a Challenge, and I'm working on details for a bigger one, but I'm heading out of town for another week to a place that's not internet friendly. I really don't want to make some of you wait any longer to get started, because I hear … [Read more...] about My First Mini Challenge Is Starting … Are You Joining In?
I am playing with Photoshop Elements 13, Gimp and Inkscape right now, for differing reasons. In each of them, I'm trying to create one simple little graphic to replace the header on this site. If I were doing this in Artisan 5, I would have had it done in five minutes. I know those tools and they make sense. But I can't do it in Artisan, because I can't make a transparent … [Read more...] about How Do They Do That?
That title says 4.5 because when I first shot this video, there were most definitely 5 different improvements I showed in my video. The problem is, I had to reshoot the video because I had no audio recorded on the first video. I actually ended up having to rerecord the video four more times before I had something I could upload with audio that didn't have a glitch. In the … [Read more...] about 4.5 New Tweaks In Artisan 5 That Make Things Easier
This has been quite a week for me. About four days ago, on Saturday evening, my laptop gave me a memory failure warning when I shut it down. That's never a comforting sign. On Sunday, I booted it backup again, but every operation I attempted was like wading through quick-set concrete. I'll spare you the details, but the end result was my decision to reinstall my operating … [Read more...] about Moving to Historian and Artisan