Back for a moment…

February 24th, 2008

Well, it’s been nuts around this household lately. For the whole story, peek at the other blog.

I’ve been looking at graphics tables for a long time, but just haven’t bitten the bullet. I hate to spend that kind of money on something I’ll just use from time to time. Wacom has released a new entry tablet though – the Bamboo Fun line. (where do they come up with these names?) My Amazon linkage: Bamboo Fun (Medium) Black Tablet with Pen, Mouse & Graphics Software This one isn’t quite so heavy on the price tag, so I’m thinking I’ll grab one.

I’ve also recently stumbled into Inkscape. Inkscape is an open source Illustrator clone, used for creating SVG images and whatnot.

UPDATE: I ordered the tablet. Should be here 2/28 – 3/4 timeframe. Looking forward to seeing how that helps with Gimp and Inkscape work, since I have a couple of projects going in those areas.

Busted days.

February 14th, 2008

As a parent, I’m involved in my kid’s education. Somebody’s got to make sure homework is done, and that school material is being understood.

Yesterday and today have been…busy.

Sorry for the break from the Symfony App Days of learning, but, life does that. I’ll do what I can to crank out another suspense-filled episode tomorrow night. (Her scrapbooking habit may be good for something after all!)