A Greatly Delayed Update


So sorry, lovely followers. Autumn is always a busy time for me, between full time work and grad school work and puppet teaching and homework and half-marathon training, it may be that my schedule is a bit full.


I have to share the latest awesomeness from Hipstamatic. Two words: Multiple. Exposures.

The double entendres alone from that phrase can be entertaining, but just WAIT til you see what this new tool can do!

Your pictures used to be these:



Now? You can do this:


IN HIPSTAMATIC. As you shoot!!! Not a separate photoshop or merging app required!!

I was able to download the Multiple Exposures Pak for 99 cents this past weekend. I did upgrade to an iPhone 5, and my friend with iPhone 4 (jeandayfriday – have you read her blog? You should!!!) wasn’t able to download the Pak, so I don’t know if that’s a phone issue or a temporary site issue.

Try it. You’ll love it! I am working on dissecting just how it works so I can post another update later on about composition tips and tricks, so stay tuned!!!




Inspiration Station: Made with Paper (by 53)

Stumbled upon a great new app this week (the basic version is free, the paid version with all the bells and whistles is $7.99 and SO worth it).  Paper, by 53.

Paper is, simply, one of (in not THE) easiest, most intuitive art app’s I have.  I love it’s ability to just have 5 tools, 9 colors, and pinch-and-zoom interaction.  The pen action and watercolor brush are so expressive and fluid.  Here’s a few examples of what I’ve made so far:

And here’s the link to their blog, where you can see artwork made by lots of others using the Paper app.  I love sites like this.  They give a great assembly of different artists and styles.  I always see techniques and new styles I want to experiment with.

Also, 1.5 million downloads of the app in two weeks? I’m impressed! And looking forward to seeing what Paper drums up next!