Our first project for my Graphic Design 2 class last semester (fall 2016) was a Distracted Driving Campaign. This is a subject that touches all of us, and I was really impressed with the students' level of commitment and analytical thought in tackling the … [Read more...] about Distracted Driving Project 2016
The first part of our 2-week journey to South Africa was spent doing volunteer work at Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Center and Daktari Bush School. We then entered "safari mode" and went to Kruger National Park. These pictures are accompanied by … [Read more...] about Journey to South Africa – Week 2
In Oct. 2016, I went on an incredible 2-week journey to South Africa!! The words to fully describe the experience spill out in pictures. It was a trip of a lifetime, organized and facilitated by Shayne Traviss (of VividLife) and Dawid De Wet (of … [Read more...] about Journey to South Africa – Week 1
I have created a video tutorial to show you how to change a JPG file to a PNG file and explain why you would want to do that: VIEW VIDEO! TUTORIAL SUMMARY JPGs and PNGs are both compressed file formats. I tend to use each of them exclusively for … [Read more...] about Saving a File From JPG to PNG
People ask me all the time, "How long does it take you to do a painting?" It depends. I rarely finish a painting the same day I start it. Usually, it takes 2-3 sittings before I experience that definitive moment of "it's done." Each sitting is … [Read more...] about Why Does It Take So Long to Finish a Painting?
What the heck is WordPress? WordPress is one of the most popular web applications for content management and blogging available today. There's a lot of hype about WordPress and it's well-deserved. Started in 2003 Began as a blogging platform … [Read more...] about WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com: Compare and Choose
I initially wrote this post in July 2010. I've added updated information to it a couple of times, the most recent one about Photoshop CC and OSX 10.10.5 Yosemite. I've always preferred doing my scanning from within Photoshop, since it offers a fuller … [Read more...] about How to Scan within Photoshop
As a follow-up to my previous blog post (Adding Images to WordPress Pages and Posts), I have created a video tutorial to walk you through the process of adding images to a WordPress sidebar: VIEW VIDEO! TUTORIAL SUMMARY There are a couple of ways to add … [Read more...] about Adding Images to a WordPress Sidebar