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TagRef 2.1 is out now!

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  • #software
  • #free
  • #art
  • #blog

TagRef is a small app, similar to Gesture Drawing and TagSpaces, that allows you to organize and display your own curated reference images for practice sessions.

Blender to Cura Scaling

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  • #3d
  • #blender
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A non-rant! Wow! I’ve been working on some 3d printing miniature sculpts for D&D using Blender, and since my slicer of choice is Cura, I decided to spend some time to really get to know the scaling between the two.

This Thing That I Need

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  • #software
  • #rant

This blog is rapidly devolving into a series of rants. I’m sorry.

Why Corel Painter Pisses Me Off

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  • #rant
  • #blog
  • #art

Spoiler Alert: I like it, but I don’t. It’s complicated. even 2018 is slow and stuttery on my machine, which runs Clip Studio Paint and Adobe Photoshop just fine Even just doing simple UI things take a long time Jitters and UI stutters drive me insane Various layer blending problems white edges around some transparent layers Why have “Default” and “normal” both?

Computer Color Is Broken

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  • #rant
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Another art software rant This is the title of a MinutePhysics video that talks about how most color blending done on computers is mathematically incorrect, leading to ugly, muddy colors when blended together.

Vendor Lock In

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  • #rant
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A brief rant on software selection & data control. I hate vendor lock-in.

Acrobat Rage

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  • #software
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This is about desktop publishing, not a Bard/Barbarian build. Oh my god I hate Acrobat.

Learning to Love Document Generation

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  • #tabletop-rpgs
  • #blog
  • #software

Hi. I’m Joe, and this is now my blog. For my sketchblog that was previously on write.