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Stick Figure Animation: A Day in the Life in File Manager

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, May 30, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Stick figures crossing Abbey Road
This is what happens when you come down with a nasty bug and lose internet connection for a few days. Actually, this has been a random work-in-progress for a while now, and I finally had a reason to put it all together.

I've dabbled some in novice machinima as a hobby, but I've never created animation on a frame-by-frame basis -- and this video will make that fact glaringly obvious. Not as easy as it would seem given it's a simple stick figure, but hopefully I've at least gotten better at ph...

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MS Paint Art

Posted by Trixie on Sunday, January 31, 2010, In : FunStuff 
Woman in MS Paint

I love to draw, sketch or paint - it relaxes me a great deal. Temporarily all my art supplies are in storage which isn't overly convenient. And on my laptop, the only thing I have installed that could even be remotely considered digital art software is MS Paint. I have dabbled in that app a few times just for fun, but thanks to search engines, I was amazed at what you could actually do with it.

It's not easy to do, but I was able to create the above from scratch based on the instruction from t...

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Name that Person.

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, January 21, 2010, In : FunStuff 

100 Famous People

I found the above image on my computer the other day. Even though it can be found all over the internet, I don't know its origin, so I can't give it its due credit. But I know why I saved it...I love anything puzzle-like. Perhaps you do as well, and if that is the case, check out the image below (click on either pic to enlarge the image, which can then be further enlarged in Picasa) and name as many of these people as possible.

100 Famous People

So, if you are so inclined, knock your socks off. As someone has ...

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