Kaleidoscope

A new version of Gimp has been out for around a year now, the first major overhaul in six years. I’ve put off installing it until this week, knowing I’d have to spend some time relearning my way around.

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Free Pet

While walking my city neighborhood last weekend, I did a little stoop-diving (like dumpster diving, but much easier—people leave their reusable, discarded goods on their stoops or on the curve) and picked up a few planting pots. At home, I found a small…

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Would you rather

Be physically unattractive and homeless, but highly intelligent and fit as a virile 20 year old your entire life, dropping dead of a painless stroke at the age of 99 or

Be a conventionally attractive billionaire who gets a serious and debilitating ailment once every five years, eventually developing a degenerative disease at 59 and dying at the age of 99

Clothing optional

Repeating Repeating

For the last few months, I spend most—if not all—of my creative time finessing seamless repeating patterns. When I finish one up, all I see is digital proof of my vast limitations, but it just makes me want to make the next one better, I suppose. Here’s a batch of Holiday-themed patterns.

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