Archive for December, 2009

Dec 31 2009

Last day of 2009!

Published by under SEO,Web Design

Living in Oz means that you’re ahead of the world. Not technologically or socially or so.. but in time. There are only a few places earlier, as we all know from the millenium celebrations. So how to spend the last day of 2009? I promised I would bring some “continental style” desserts to tonight’s party […]

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Dec 30 2009

Creating seamless patterns with Inkscape

Published by under Graphics,Inkscape,Vectors

Today I messed a bit around in Inkscape. I have created a lot of seamless patterns in the past, mostly for 3D renders. I usually start with a picture and do some typical things like offset 50% vertical and 50% horizontal, blur and mask to make seams invisible. Of course image editors like Photoshop / […]

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Dec 28 2009

New Inkscape Tutorial Released

I made a cute design, with Japanese style Kokeshi as theme. Kokeshi are Japanese dolls. They are handmade from wood, have a simple trunk and an enlarged head with a few thin, painted lines to define the face. Traditionally the body was painted with a floral design in red, black or yellow and a layer […]

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Dec 26 2009

Joomla and search engine friendliness

Published by under Blender,SEO,Web Design

Xmas day, and it is kinda hot out here. It is close to 30 degC today, and for a girl that comes from the northern hemisphere, it feels quite unrealistic to have Xmas dinner in these temperatures. So we turned the airconditioner on, and we spent some time doing geeky things. The family thinks we’re […]

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Dec 24 2009

Writing tutorials is not always easy

Geez! It was not so much the tutorial actually, as the problem of getting it published decently. I guess that is my own fault, as I used a “quick fix” by using some else’s template design. Numbers: not visible, pagination: horrible, separation into sections: ugly… So i did some further template tweaking and I made […]

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