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Archive for the month “July, 2009”

Freestyle design with GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program)

Sometimes when the pressure of creating a t-shirt design is just too much, I like to freestyle create using GIMP (no, you perverts, not that gimp, I’m talking about the poor man’s Photoshop.)  I found these on my computer and realized they are from a while ago before I knew what I was doing (not that I really know what I’m doing now).

See and download the full gallery on posterous

Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

Hands down this has to be one of the most enjoyable books I have ever read. What makes it even more incredible is that is actually happened.

Check out the author’s website @ Julian Rubenstein

The main character Attila Ambrus is still in prison. You can check out
his myspace page here @ Attila Ambrus on MySpace

Oh, and did I happen to mention I sell a couple t-shirts inspired by the book?

Whiskey Robber T-Shirt

Attila Ambrus T-Shirt

Free Texture Packs!

Wow, that was easy. Created an account over at Box.net and loaded up 4 free texture packs.  Yes free for personal and commercial use.  Box.net has a very user-friendly and simple way to load files and make them available for sharing.  (note I also added their widget to my sidebar).  So if you want some free textures, here are the links to all 4 packs.  When you click the links you will be directed to Box.net to download the files.  Enjoy!  Please provide feedback.  The only thing I ask is that if you use my images, please link back to me here and also visit my t-shirt store at Check it!.

This is just a thumbnail preview from the 4 texture packs.  All 4 packs contain a total of 45 images.

Preview of available textures

Preview of available textures

Texture Pack 1

Texture Pack 2

Texture Pack 3

Texture Pack 4

The King

A picture of Elvis taken when he visited Nixon in the White House. I applied an oil painting effect using GIMP. This photo was on Wikimedia commons listed in the public domain, however your use of this image is subject to copyright laws that may apply to the estates of both Elvis and Nixon. Hey, I don’t make the rules, I just try to follow them.

Cold or hot spam hits the spot!

I can honestly say, I have never tried SPAM once in my life. But this picture makes it actually look pretty good. (make sure you turn off your spam filter so you can view this image…)

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