Category Archives: Computers

Memorial Day 2023

More than half a century ago a skinny kid from Maryland found himself in a place he had probably never heard of — Phu Loi, Vietnam. This is Daniel Love who I met on a job about 25 years after … Continue reading

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The FUTURE circa 1986

Bubo the Rat is one of my earliest digital illustrations. I drew it on a digitizing tablet called The Animation Station which plugged into a Commodore 64. The print was output on a Panasonic dot matrix printer.

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Thinking Differently

We were in the market for a new computer and I was hearing great things about the current Mac mini with Apple’s new M1 chip. The video reviews I watched were mostly enthusiastic for Apple’s entry level desktop computer so … Continue reading

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One Touch Colorization

A new set of features in the recently updated Photoshop make it unbelievably easy to cheat by making the painstaking process of colorizing photos into a one button process!

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It seemed like a good idea at the time…

Behold…the FUTURE! …or at least it was about 20 years ago.

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The Widow

My latest Halloween Head is more of a femme fatale rather than a monster. Illustrated by Joe Williams using the world’s greatest vector art program Affinity Designer on a well-worn 2010 Macbook at home and a battered 2008 Macbook at … Continue reading

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J.L. Curtis, the hardest working author in The Lone Star State, has just penned a new novella in the Rimworld series, and I teamed up with him to do the cover! Roberto de Perez engineered his escape from the soul-killing … Continue reading

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