ASCII Video Projector « earthlingsoft Homepage Present films using characters Download (Version 3, 508KB, Mac OS X.4) Donationware buy us a drink – you know we want it. ASCII Projektor presents films by drawing them with characters. The application accepts films from the computer’s camera as well as from QuickTime files. Previous versions of ASCII Projektor played films in a Terminal window. If you are running Mac OS X.3, please download version 2 of the application which can only play films in the Terminal. Screenshots • E-Mail • Leave a comment • flickr group • Donate Funky Ways to Express Yourself
piq X24 Designs » Blog Archive » A lesson in typography. I’ll split this into 2 parts. Mostly because it’s late and I want to go to bed at a reasonable hour. There are a few words to know about typography before we get into the subject. It is very subjective, but there are some rules that need to be followed. This may be confusing but I’ll try to make understanding the core concept easy. Words I will be using: Typeface: Often used incorrectly as an interchangeable word with font. Font: Is a specific representation of a typeface. San Serif – Or without a Serif. Serif – Has the small ending stroke. Kerning: The spacing between the letters. I’ll go into more detailed explanations in my 2nd lesson. Now to some Type Pointers. Don’t stretch your typeface. It looks bad, and it will come across very unprofessional. Always Kern. It really makes a difference between a good large text heading and a bad one when you look at kerning. Always kern your numbers!!! Adjust Rag When you are typing a paragraph. With the rag adjested Line things up. Use of lines Cutting text.
Image-to-Image Demo - Affine Layer Interactive Image Translation with pix2pix-tensorflow The pix2pix model works by training on pairs of images such as building facade labels to building facades, and then attempts to generate the corresponding output image from any input image you give it. The idea is straight from the pix2pix paper, which is a good read. edges2cats Trained on about 2k stock cat photos and edges automatically generated from those photos. Some of the pictures look especially creepy, I think because it's easier to notice when an animal looks wrong, especially around the eyes. facades Trained on a database of building facades to labeled building facades. I didn't have the names of the different parts of building facades so I just guessed what they were called. edges2shoes Trained on a database of ~50k shoe pictures collected from Zappos along with edges generated from those pictures automatically. edges2handbags Implementation
Photoshop Secret Shortcuts It is proven that by using software shortcuts can boost up productivity. Here are 30 secret Photoshop shortcuts that I’ve learned from years of experience. Well, what I mean by "secret" is that these shortcuts are not documented in the menus. Note: this article is written in Mac Photoshop format. Drag selection With the Marquee tool, drag on the document (do not release the mouse yet), now hold down Spacebar, it will let you drag the undefined selection. Do you know more Photoshop shortcuts that are not listed in this article?
Create Web 2.0 Stickers in Illustrator I wonder how long the Web 2.0 style will be around. All those shiny graphics are great to look at and create, but it can’t last. In some respects, it’s good to capitalize on the trend, but it the same respect it’s good to explore new techniques and styles. Notes This tutorial was created in Adobe Illustrator CS3. Keyboard shortcuts are displayed in orange. ⌘ is displayed for the Command key (mac), with the Ctrl key being the Windows equivalent (not displayed). Step 1: Create The Sticker and Fold Shapes Create a box with rounded corners with the Rounded Rectangle Tool. Step 2: Create The Shimmer Shape Use the Ellipse Tool (l) and draw a circle half way down the sticker overlapping the left, top, and right corners of the sticker shape generously. Step 3: Create The Shiny Effect In this step I am briefly going to explain using gradients to create the shiny effect. Use the follow steps for the shiny effect. Again, if that was too brief, refer to Step 3 in the Shiny Button post. Step 5: Expand
Concert Ticket Generator The server is working. I'm sorry for the "server busy" messages; the server is working, but if it gets too busy, it gets overloaded, and so you get that message. There's not much I can do about it right now. If you get that message, just be patient and try again later. Make your own virtual concert ticket Now you never have to admit you missed the show. Choose your style: Concert From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. More info How to turn your photo into movie-like effect using Photoshop? « ebin What you need to have: Adobe Photoshop What you will learn: colour mood adjustments + depth of field effect + film effect PS: ⌘ key for Mac users / CTRL key for Windows users Colour mood adjustments 1. Adjust the Hue/Saturation: ⌘U/CTRL-U 2. Adjust the brightness and contrast: Menu > Image > Adjustments > Exposure… Depth of field effect 3. 4. 5. 6. Film effect 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Cinemascope (optional) 12. You can also add an extra step to twist the colour into this mood by using ‘Color Balance’(⌘B/CTRL-B). I like this post I’d like to donate to ebin.wordpress.com for the contribution.digg Like this: Like Loading...