Showing how to place text on a path. Path can be drawn with the pencil (n) or the pen (p), or be a shape.
Dr. John Mortensen, professor of piano, drops truth bombs about using your practice time effectively. The first part -- The Artistic Vision -- is about things to do before you go to the piano.
This playlist includes recommendations for practicing. The suggestions are primarily meant for classical players but many of the ideas work for jazz as well.
Dr. John Mortensen, Professor of Piano at Cedarville University, explains how you can think of piano technique as having four pillars.
I find this guy's videos to be immensely helpful! I hope you will too :)
Two retro "Quality" badges.
I enjoyed this first attempt at a timeless old-style logo. Notable lessons learned were creating an artistic brush by creating a small filled ellipse, then setting the end points to straight angles. Drag that shape into the brushes panel. You can then apply this to paths, giving a calligraphic quality to flowing line ornaments.
The repeated wavy background line was created by pen tool line as long as the box, then applying Effect: Distort: Zig Zag
Resulting line was copied to bottom, then a Blend applied of 20 steps.
Continuing the Botanical Garden tour on Easter Monday.... there really is a lot to do there. The day was a bit grey and threatening to rain, but it was still nice walking weather.
A knitted bench! And why not?
Following on from a conversation on Easter Sunday about nice places to walk nearby, I had it in mind to explore the Botanical Gardens at the top of Byres Road. I feel I barely scratched the surface, but it was a refreshing environment and plenty to see.
The famous Kibble Palace glass houses.
This is a reproduction of a stunning design from the great book on the language of images, Lingua Grafica from the German MUTABOR design house.