Tag Archives: GIMP

More Stop Motion Animation – Crush Stuff!

Here’s another experiment with stop motion animation:

Jason Underwood of Broken Bulb Comedy did most of the acting for this project, although I stepped in for one scene.  The process is explained pretty well in this post (plus there’s some other videos there), but Read more »

Change the Link Color on the Zbench WordPress Theme

wordpress-appearance-editorThis trick, although kludgy, should work for many WordPress templates.  Zbench, the template that I use for this site, comes by default with link colors that aren’t very distinguishable from normal text.  After searching for a solution to this, I finally figured it out using GIMP to help me.

In order to edit the link color, on your WordPress dashboard menu, go to Appearance ==> Editor, then open “Style.CSS.”  You’ll see all kinds of color codes, but you only want to edit those that correspond to the links.  The question is, what color code are your links? Read more »

Create A Multiple Exposure Shot with GIMP

light painting multiple exposureMultiple exposure, or “double exposure” shots may not be possible with most digital cameras, however, they are easy to do after the fact using the GIMP photo editing tool!  It is really simple, and I’ve used it to do some cool light painting combinations that I’ll display after the “read more” button.

The process for doing this is pretty easy, you’ll just need a camera and a (free) copy of GIMP.  If you have a Canon DSLR, I would highly recommend a remote trigger, as the one linked is dirt cheap, and will allow you to take shots without actually touching the camera.  Important for light painting, but especially if you’re going to combine photos like the one (from this radial-engine model light painting article) above.  In this case the camera was held still while the vise was rotated, making a painting of the rotary engine cycle at three points.

If the photos are aligned Read more »