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Links of Interest — July 21, 2014

Willard Mouse making a face

Welcome to another edition of Links of Interest. I honestly had no plans for one this week, but today gave me some golden nuggets. Enjoy!

Inkscape 0.48.5 is Here! Inkscape OS X

Inkscape OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Okay, maybe a point release or a bug fix release won’t amp you up. But it contains over 60 bug fixes to help improve stability and functionality across all platforms. The OS X version has had an…

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Book Review: Basic Perspective For Comics & Illustration

Pat Quinn’s Basic Perspective For Comics & Illustration

Pat Quinn's Basic Perspective for Comics & IllustrationAs some of you may know, I’ve posted a series of articles in Yes, You Too Can Draw! covering one-point, two-point, and three-point perspective. Basic Perspective for Comics & Illustration was one of the books that I referenced while writing the article on three-point perspective. It’s one of the books I’ve often looked back to whenever I’ve…

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Links of Interest — July 4, 2014

Willard and Hopper marching to the spirit of '76

Happy 4th of July to everyone in the United States! As for the rest of you… I have some more nuggets of gold to share with you in today’s edition of Links of Interest.

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Yes, You Too Can Draw! – Ch 11 — How To Draw In Three-Point Perspective

Yes, You Too Can Draw logo   Welcome to the next, long-awaited edition of Yes, You Too Can Draw! If you could nail down the two-point perspective lesson from the previous chapter, then this lesson on Three-point Perspective will be a piece of cake. (more…)

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Inkscape Experiments: Enable Saving to XCF Inside Windows 8.1

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My Thoughts on Windows 8.1!

When Microsoft first released Windows 8, my reaction was more of a, “meh!” I’m a Mac guy, but I was perfectly copacetic using Windows 7 under [amazon text=Parallels&amazon template=preview script&chan=amazon default&asin=B00ENFVLAQ]. Windows 7 does everything that I could ask for. Plus it’s pretty stable. It really only serves two purposes: One, to run programs that…

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Links of Interest (The eBook Edition) — April 6, 2014

The Screaming Mouse

Hey gang! Welcome to another edition of Links of Interest! I dubbed this “The eBook Edition”. 

A Few Comments First

Thankfully, it doesn’t matter if I ever post anything again on this site. The stats seem to fluctuate in a pattern now. I guess that’s a good thing. Anywho, this month I’ve been bogged down with all sorts of stuff, including the day-job, oDesk, the unrelated ebook, and my federal…

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The State of the Website — Feb 7, 2014

Welcome to this year’s State of the Website. For those of you who haven’t read the previous State…

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Book Review: Crush It!

Crush It!: Why NOW Is the Time to Cash In on Your Passion by Gary Vaynerchuk

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Inkscape Experiments: Scale with Create Tiled Clones Window

This is the second in a series of articles covering Inkscape’s Create Tiled Clones window. It’s a…

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Sorry for the Down-time

The server ChrisHilbig.com had recently experienced some down-time this evening. I would like to…

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