Exciting news! I shall keep this brief, I’ve teamed up with Neil over at RMC The Cave to create a very cool colouring book of retro computers (and maybe the odd bit of associated tech too).I’m over the moon and greatly honoured to be tasked with creating all 30 (maybe more) illustrations for this book […]
Light boxes used to be quite chunky – a light bulb inside a box with an opaque panel to work on, simple but effective. The one I used to use generated quite a bit of heat due to the incandescent bulb and had only one light setting, how things have changed looking at these new […]
I’ve been a regular user of the rather excellent art package GIMP for quite some years and have found it to be a fantastic tool for manipulating digital art, touching up scanned sketches or laying out pixel art for use in a video game project; it’s never let me down. If I have ever needed […]
So it’s International Amiga day 2014! I wasn’t going to post anything, but then I thought to myself, do you know what, a good chunk of my working life was spent in front of an Amiga computer of some sorts during most of the 1990s perhaps a few lines is deserving of a machine I […]
Over the past few days I’ve been using Twitter. I can certainly see the appeal of quick easy straight to the point updates of information. I registered ages ago but never really got into it, until now! As you can see if you glance over the to the right of this blog I’ve added me […]
After the rewire and attaching of the lights to the desk, power is now back on and my desk is no longer at the mercy of the Master Control Program! When I can source the parts my next trick is to turn the desk into a giant light box to aid my illustration work. It […]
Overted a desk disaster. Wire to one of me desk led lights got severed. Works again now. Soldertastic!
Spring clean phase 1 Unplug and remove gear. So many wires. 🙁